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Up for a challenge? So. Baptists aim for 1M gospel conversations

The GC (Gospel Conversations) Challenge launched during the Kentucky Baptist Convention annual meeting, in partnership with the North American Mission Board, is an effort to help Kentucky Baptists be more intentional in the sharing the gospel. The GC Challenge invites every church to set a goal for the number of gospel conversations their members will […]

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My favorite question of all time

I’m occasionally asked, most often by young pastors, “How can I get involved in the KBC?” I love that question. In fact, it is one of the most gratifying and hopeful questions I’m asked. When more people get involved in the cooperative mission work of Kentucky Baptists, more of that mission work gets done. More […]

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Unprepared & scared: Lessons learned after 24 Halloweens

I was called to the pastorate of Southfork Baptist Church in Owen County on Halloween in 1993. I was a newly married, second year seminary student with a clear sense that it was time I move from supply preacher to undershepherd. As Michelle and I drove back to the Louisville after the evening service, we […]

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Pastor’s Appreciation Month

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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KBC Annual Meeting: Join us for a time of celebration, renewal

The Kentucky Baptist Convention annual meeting, coming up on November 14, is hardly more than a month away. I hope you are making plans to attend. The KBC Pastor’s Conference will be held on November 13 at Highview Baptist Church East Campus and is open to all to attend at no charge. The KBC annual […]

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