Category Archives: Pastor

Join me for a tour of the Holy Land

Michelle and I were blessed to tour the Holy Land in 2001. I agree with Dr. Steve Rice who says, “The best way I can sum up the trip is that it changes you. I am not the same guy I was when I left. I will never read the Bible the same, I will […]

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Upcoming opportunities for pastors

Join other Kentucky Baptist churches and show appreciation for your pastor during the holiday season. God has blessed us with faithful, fearless men who love the Lord Jesus and His church. Two opportunities are coming up for churches to bless their pastors with times of retreat and learning. First, registration is now open for the […]

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When the power’s out, spiritual truths reveal themselves

By Tom James, KBC president Warren County, where I live, has been rocked by several storms over the past few weeks, producing three separate power outages in our neighborhood. One of the outages lasted 10 hours. God used this lengthy power outage to remind me of some spiritual truths. Sometimes it takes storms to make […]

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A prayer for our pastors

The Bible says, “Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life.” While the phrase “all days of his life” may not seem terribly significant, I contend it is remarkably significant. Staying committed and faithful in ministry, over the long haul, can be incredibly challenging. Year after year, studies indicate that the number of ministers […]

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This October, Remember Pastors’ Wives

The following is a guest post from Dan Summerlin, president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and pastor of Lone Oak First Baptist Church in Paducah. Focus on the Family launched “Minister Appreciation Month” in 1994, suggesting churches set aside October as a time to say thank you to their pastors. Since initiating this endeavor, many […]

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