Category Archives: Leader Training

A Personal Invitation to Attend ‘Seminary for a Day’

I’m very excited about our upcoming Seminary for a Day events, and I’d like to extend my personal invitation to you to attend. We’re teaming up with the North American Mission Board, LifeWay Christian Resources, Campbellsville University, Clear Creek Baptist Bible College, Mid-Continent University, The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary and University of the Cumberlands to bring […]

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Measuring Ministry Success

The following is a guest post by T.J. Francis, second vice president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and pastor of First Baptist Church of Walton. The pressure is immense and at times even unbearable. You want to make a good impression and appear to be making an impact in the Kingdom. You dream of being […]

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Aligning Our Structure With Our Values

The Kentucky Baptist Convention is embracing the values expressed in our new vision statement: Created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ. In doing so, some organizational changes for our staffing structure are in order. I want to highlight two of those changes. Evangelism and Church Planting: Reaching […]

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Training for Interim Pastors Coming Up

A training conference to help prepare ministers for interim pastorates will be held March 27-28 at the Kentucky Baptist Building. The Transitional Interim Pastor Training Workshop is designed for experienced ministers interested in helping guide churches through times of transition, said Karl Babb, leader of the Kentucky Baptist Convention’s Leadership Development Team. “Guiding a church […]

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Great resource for churches planting churches!

Friend and former colleague, J.D. Payne, has made available his book, Leading Your Church in Church Planting: Taking the First Steps, as a FREE(!) download. As you have seen from my past blog posts, the need for established churches to invest in church planting is tremendous. If you are ready, here is the resource to […]

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