Monthly Archives: November 2014

THE PURGE

Guest post by Curtis Woods, Associate Executive Director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention The movie entitled “The Purge” is not that farfetched in light of human depravity. For those who don’t know, the film’s theme centers on a citywide decree that all crime, no matter how grotesque, would be forgiven for a 24-hour period. In […]

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Part 2 of the Executive Director’s Annual Report

The KBC Communications Team and Public Affairs Committee help churches engage pressing cultural and social issues. For example, their appeal to Kentucky Baptists to make their voices heard during the commonwealth’s General Assembly helped keep casinos out of Kentucky. We expect to confront the issue again next year as the gambling industry will not give […]

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Part 1 of the Executive Director’s Annual Report

One of the highlights of our annual meeting this year was hearing the testimonies of God’s saving work in the lives of those who lead Kentucky Baptists and our agencies and institutions. I pray that hearing those stories will motivate each of us to share the glorious story of what God has done in our […]

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KBC President Chip Hutcheson’s Report on Campbellsville University

During the Kentucky Baptist Convention’s 2014 Annual Meeting, convention messengers voted to hear a report on Campbellsville University from KBC president Chip Hutcheson instead of viewing a promotional video forwarded by Campbellsville. CU president Mike Carter had been invited to present a report in person but declined the invitation and sent no one to represent […]

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A People Called Kentucky Baptists

Four decades ago, in his foreword to a book titled, Baptists in Kentucky, Franklin Owen wrote, “We believe that the moral fiber of a nation is even more important than her fiscal and military, or any other strength. We further believe that … the moral strength of a nation is rooted in her religious convictions—that […]

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