Category Archives: Missions

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 short-term missions? Here are 8 reasons

Guest post from KBC Mission Strategist Doug Williams, Ph.D. Jesus’ commission to make disciples of all nations is clear. The early church saw the responsibility of Jesus’ command as given to them. But is the church today commissioned to simply send long-term missionaries, or might there be room for short-term missions teams, too? I offer […]

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Baptists in Southern Africa are shining a ‘bright light’ on a dark place

A common tendency among foster parents is that we love to talk about it. We love to talk about it in the hopes that others will see the need and opportunity to care for the countless number of kids needing a home, and we love to talk about it because each foster family’s story is […]

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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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‘For the Least of These’

I just returned from South Africa with a new perspective on the worldwide impact of Kentucky Baptists. My time in the country included days spent in and around Pietermaritzburg where I was able to trace the footprints of Kentucky WMU, Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief, KBC Collegiate Ministry, and numerous volunteer groups that have gone there […]

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