Category Archives: Pastoral Resources

KBC Annual Meeting: Join us for a time of celebration, renewal

The Kentucky Baptist Convention annual meeting, coming up on November 14, is hardly more than a month away. I hope you are making plans to attend. The KBC Pastor’s Conference will be held on November 13 at Highview Baptist Church East Campus and is open to all to attend at no charge. The KBC annual […]

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Who would miss the Kentucky Baptist Convention?

If state conventions went away, would we miss them? That question might sound strange coming from an executive director of a state convention. Nevertheless, I think it is a fair and helpful question that I like to ask from time to time. Might I propose some answers? Before I do, keep in mind that, like […]

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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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Thoroughness, mindfulness & leading of God’s spirit are keys to filling ministry positions

The Kentucky Baptist Convention was created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ. One of the ways we help churches is by assisting them in times of pastor/staff transitions. A host of KBC staff members are equipped to train search committees and assist churches in various ways during […]

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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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