Monthly Archives: February 2012

New Pastors, Staff Invited to ‘Get Acquainted’!

Kentucky Baptist pastors, church staff members and their spouses who are new to their churches are invited to attend “Get Acquainted Day” at the Kentucky Baptist Building on Tuesday, March 20. Get Acquainted Day is designed to help build relationships and welcome new church staff members—especially those who have not served in Kentucky before—to ministry […]

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KBC Leaders Speak at Anti-casino Rally

Kentucky Baptist Convention Executive Director Paul Chitwood and President Adam Greenway spoke at a rally Feb. 21 calling for state senators to oppose a bill designed to bring up to seven casinos to Kentucky. The rally, organized by former KBC President Hershael York, was held Feb. 21, 2012 in the Kentucky state capitol building rotunda. […]

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SBC Name Change

I was in attendance as the Executive Committee of the Southern Baptist Convention heard a report from the Name Change Task Force appointed by SBC President Bryant Wright. This discussion isn’t new to Southern Baptists. At a press conference following the committee meeting, Task Force chairman, Jimmy Draper, reminded us that the issue was first […]

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Gambling Is More than a Values Issue

As the gambling expansion drama continues to unfold in the Kentucky legislature, I want to share excerpts from a timely piece recently posted by Russell Moore on his blog, Moore to the Point, at www.russellmoore.com: …gambling isn’t merely a “values” issue. Neither is it primarily a “moral” issue, at least not in terms of what […]

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Displaying the Gospel through Diversity

I kissed the little Asian girl goodbye, loaded up the dog and a couple of teenage boys, and headed to the woods. There I met up with two Ethiopians and a few others. Is that not the strangest beginning to a story you have ever heard? It’s actually a true story. The “little Asian girl” […]

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