Category Archives: Education

‘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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A Welcomed Breakthrough with Campbellsville

Friday evening I received a much welcomed call from Charles Barnes, one of our past Kentucky Baptist Convention presidents and a well-known lay leader in the KBC. Barnes called to inform me that Campbellsville University had agreed to our requests for a meeting. Saturday, at 3pm, that meeting took place. KBC leaders present were Garnetta […]

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Campbellsville Update

As the meeting for representatives from Campbellsville University and representatives from the churches of the Kentucky Baptist Convention approaches, I ask for your prayers. My foremost desire is that the witness of Kentucky Baptists before a watching world will in no way be harmed. Please pray to that end. Pray also that God will grant […]

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Campbellsville University and the Churches of the Kentucky Baptist Convention

In the next few weeks, a group of judicious and respected Kentucky Baptist leaders will engage representatives from Campbellsville University in what we trust will be an open and honest dialogue. The purpose of this undertaking is to better understand the theological convictions that chart CU’s course and whether or not those convictions are still […]

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Black History is American History

The following is a guest post by Curtis Woods, Associate Executive Director for Convention Relations. For years I have heard: Black history is American history. Black History Month invites all Americans to sit around the historical campfire and be warmed by the flames of African American achievement. When these flames are properly understood in light of […]

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