LETTER TO THE EDITOR: Red wall made a lasting first impression

Monday, July 23, 2012 | 3:41 p.m. CDT; updated 7:03 p.m. CDT, Monday, July 23, 2012

My first Sunday as the new senior pastor at First Baptist Church in Columbia was July 8. Just three days later, I found out that one of my parishioners, Sterling Wyatt, had been killed in Afghanistan.