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KY Baptists ‘impact’ 2018 laws on abortion, adoption and more

The combined efforts of Kentucky Baptists’ legislative agent, Tom Troth, our news service, Kentucky Today, and our state chaplain, Steve Weaver, have created an elevated platform from which to impact state government for the sake of Christ. Here’s a quick review of some of the more significant pieces of legislation passed during the 2018 General […]

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KY Baptists are doing more together, even as the world becomes more divided

If you support the cooperative mission work of the 2,400 churches of the Kentucky Baptist Convention by tithing in a church that gives through the Cooperative Program, by giving through the Eliza Broadus Offering for State Missions, and/or by serving in a KBC ministry, thank you! For 181 years, Kentucky Baptists have remained committed to […]

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Pastors: They are there in good times and bad

We waited and waited. For hours. Hundreds of families were packed into the middle school cafeteria hoping to hear the name of their teenager called, anxious to see them and know they were okay. Besides those families, the first responders and school staff were there. And one other group was welcomed into North Marshall Middle School […]

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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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Strong first year for Kentucky Today

The changing landscape of journalism in the United States and, more specifically, Kentucky has created a great need for new ways to disseminate news. With traditional newspapers shrinking in both size and circulation and television news growing more sensational by the day, Kentuckians have had to navigate a maze of often biased, lopsided, and decidedly […]

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