Category Archives: Multiethnic ministry

Southern Baptists moving from sinful past into a bright future

The ethnic diversity of the Southern Baptist Convention is rapidly growing. African American churches affiliating with the SBC and culturally diverse church plants account for most of this growth. According to the North American Mission Board, between 1998 and 2013, membership in mostly non-white churches increased by 116 percent. In 2014, more than 58 percent […]

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Guest post by Curtis Woods, Associate Executive Director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention The movie entitled “The Purge” is not that farfetched in light of human depravity. For those who don’t know, the film’s theme centers on a citywide decree that all crime, no matter how grotesque, would be forgiven for a 24-hour period. In […]

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Religious Freedom

This is a guest post by Curtis Woods, Associate Executive Director for Convention Relations & Communications In his classic work, City of God, Augustine reminds readers that even though this world is not our ultimate home, Christians have the responsibility to stand up for truth no matter the cost. Simply put, there are some causes worth […]

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Guest Post: Thanks, Lincoln

Today’s post was written by Curtis Woods, newly-appointed Associate Executive Director for Convention Relations.  Curtis previously served as campus minister at Kentucky State University in Frankfort. Whenever I depart the executive suite of the Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC), I typically breathe a prayer of thanks to God’s grace and faithful men and women who fought […]

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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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