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Child Abuse Prevention Month

April is designated as National Child Abuse Prevention Month. It is a time when our nation turns its attention to the scourge of child abuse. You probably know the statistics. Every year in our country, more than 3.6 million referrals are made to child protection agencies involving more than 6.6 million children. On average, 4 […]

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Keep the KBC a ‘Big Tent Convention’

On May 29, I received an advance copy of “A Statement of the Traditional Southern Baptist Understanding of God’s Plan of Salvation” from David Hankins, executive director of the Louisiana Baptist Convention. Within a couple of days, that statement was released via the Internet with an invitation for people to sign indicating their approval of […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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