Category Archives: Church Planting

Executive Director Report highlights from the May Mission Board Meeting

I am pleased to update you on our cooperative mission work, particularly as we look back over the past year. First and foremost, totals from the most recent Annual Church Profile give us much cause for celebration. In three key categories, KBC churches continued to see increases for a second straight year. Baptisms are up […]

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Why does the Kentucky Baptist Convention still exist?

In my last article, I recounted the rich history of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and the extensive role the KBC played in the history and development of the Southern Baptist Convention. While we are grateful for our history, why does the KBC still exist today? The KBC still exists today for the same reason it […]

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Kentucky Baptists celebrate victories

Winter may have brought some brief interruptions to life in Kentucky, but with the exception of a few days of unusual snowfall, the work of your KBC staff was not hindered. I want to give you an update on that as we look back over the past year. As we embraced our new mission statement […]

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Reports of Our Death are Greatly Exaggerated

The 2013 Southern Baptist Convention annual meeting kicked up very little Texas dust. Other than a resolution about the gay agenda finding a home in Boys Scouts of America, the biggest news coming out of Houston was the scarcity of Southern Baptists who showed up in Houston. Low messenger registration, along with reports about declining […]

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At Bicentennial, Buck Creek Still Growing and Going

I was privileged recently to join Pastor Thomas Webb and Buck Creek Baptist Church for their bicentennial celebration. Buck Creek originated as a plant from Beaver Dam Baptist Church and made its mother church a grandmother eight times over during its first century in existence. In addition to planting churches, Buck Creek was instrumental in […]

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