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Pastor Appreciation Month: ‘God, thank you for our pastors’

Nearly every Sunday I have the privilege of preaching in a different church in Kentucky. The pastor is often present. While a few minutes of interaction before worship and casual discussion over lunch afterward does not provide the opportunity to see deeply into any man’s heart, what I have seen gives me a growing love […]

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Kentucky Baptists doing a great work

I have the privilege each year to prepare an executive summary of my work at the Kentucky Baptist Convention to a special review committee appointed by the chair of the Administrative Committee of our Mission Board. Because of the nature of my role, I am blessed to be able to include highlights not only my […]

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Meet me in the mountains, Kentucky Baptists

Kentucky Baptists, we hope to see you in the mountains! The annual meeting of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and the Kentucky Baptist Pastor’s Conference is less than two months away and I want to encourage you to join in us in Pikeville for a celebration of all God is doing through the cooperative mission efforts […]

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The essence of Christianity in found in the local church

Several times a year I have the opportunity to preach, bring greetings, or send a video recording of congratulations to Kentucky Baptist Convention churches celebrating significant anniversaries. From church plants hitting the one, two, three, or five-year mark, to legacy churches celebrating anniversaries of 50, 100, 150 or even 200+ years, these significant milestones are […]

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What your church gets from KBC & the Cooperative Program

I was recently asked, “What does my church get from being a part of the Kentucky Baptist Convention of churches and giving through the Cooperative Program?” I love that question! Here’s my reply. First and foremost, your church gets to be obedient to Acts 1:8 and the Great Commission. While your church is busy reaching […]

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