Category Archives: Christian Education

10 Reasons to stop giving through the Cooperative Program…and why they’re wrong

As I near a quarter of a century of ministry in and to churches cooperating with the Southern Baptist Convention, I can reflect upon countless conversations about the cooperative missions offering known as the Cooperative Program. In my role as a pastor, those conversations took place in budget committee meetings, missions committee meetings, in church hallways […]

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Reaching our Judea

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth” (Acts 1:8) I was recently asked, “What does the Kentucky Baptist Convention do with its part of the Cooperative Program and […]

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KBC educational institutions: Equipping generations for gospel work

Kentucky Baptists have long believed in the value of a Baptist education. In fact, students today can begin with kindergarten and continue all the way to a terminal doctorate in a Kentucky Baptist Convention educational institution. With spring being the season for trustee meetings at our educational institutions, now is a good time to provide […]

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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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‘The Offering’ recounts remarkable life of OBI’s Barkley Moore

Several months ago, Judy Powell, a graduate of Oneida Baptist Institute, contacted me requesting that I offer edits to her forthcoming book on the life of Barkley Moore. When I agreed to do so and later shared my delight over The Offering, she invited me to write an endorsement for the book cover. I am […]

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