Category Archives: Leader Training

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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2014 Equip Tour

The Apostle Paul reminds in Ephesians that the Lord “gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ (4:11-12).” To fulfill our commitment to “help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ,” the Kentucky Baptist Convention […]

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CCR team exists to equip and strengthen Kentucky Baptist churches

Two years ago, the Kentucky Baptist Convention adopted a new mission statement: “The Kentucky Baptist Convention—created for churches, by churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ.” We also adopted a new, streamline organizational staffing structure of five teams to facilitate our focus on helping the local church. The largest among the […]

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The Tangled Web ‘We’ Weave …

Guest Article by Curtis Woods, KBC Associate Executive Director In 2012, our mission board staff adopted five core values—trustworthy, encouraging, accountable, mature, and sensitive—the first letters of which spell the word “Teams.” Every team member evaluates ministerial effectiveness according to these core values. Our core values guide our conduct as we help churches reach Kentucky […]

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