Monthly Archives: May 2012

Aligning Our Structure With Our Values

The Kentucky Baptist Convention is embracing the values expressed in our new vision statement: Created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ. In doing so, some organizational changes for our staffing structure are in order. I want to highlight two of those changes. Evangelism and Church Planting: Reaching […]

Posted in Church Planting, Evangelism, KBC Reorganization, Leader Training, Multiethnic ministry, Vision | Comments closed

SBC Poised to Elect First African-American President

When Southern Baptists gather in New Orleans next month, it’s very likely we’ll do something we’ve never done before: elect an African-American president. Lawrence Smith, a reporter with WDRB here in Louisville, put together this special report about this significant moment in the life of the Southern Baptist Convention.

Posted in Southern Baptist Convention | Tagged , , | Comments closed

Is Associationalism Dead?

The following is a guest post from Stan Albright, the national director for associations for the North American Mission Board. Is Associationalism Dead? Recently, I read an eye-opening and challenging article written by Matthew Spandler-Davison.  Matthew is a young Southern Baptist pastor from central Kentucky. The article was entitled, “Don’t Pull the Plug on Your […]

Posted in All Posts, Baptist Associations | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Renewing the KBC’s Historic Vision

According to North American Mission Board research, approximately 2.8 million Kentuckians have yet to place their faith in Christ and experience salvation. That reality alone justifies the existence of the Kentucky Baptist Convention as a missions agency created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ. Great Commission obedience […]

Posted in All Posts, KBC Reorganization, Vision | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments closed

Remodeling the Watchtower

In Luke 14, Jesus teaches us about the cost of discipleship, emphasizing our need to understand the cost even before we take the first step in his direction. Jesus first illustrates his point using the example of a builder:  “Suppose one of you wants to build a tower. Will he not first sit down and […]

Posted in All Posts, KBC Reorganization | Tagged , , , , | Comments closed