Category Archives: Personal Reflections

Pastor Appreciation Month

Scripture says, “Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life” (1 Samuel 7:15). 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. One study estimates the number of ministers who […]

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A Father’s Day Tribute

“Listen, my sons, to a father’s instruction; pay attention and gain understanding. I give you sound learning, so do not forsake my teaching. For I too was a son to my father, still tender, and cherished by my mother. Then he taught me, and he said to me, ‘Take hold of my words with all […]

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Guest Post: A Real American Hero

With Memorial Day approaching, KBC 1st Vice President Tom James, writes this guest post honoring his father: I recently had the privilege of honoring my dad, a Vietnam veteran, with a brick in the courtyard of the Warren County courthouse. My dad is a real life American hero! Heroes today are not ballplayers who can […]

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Campbellsville Update

As the meeting for representatives from Campbellsville University and representatives from the churches of the Kentucky Baptist Convention approaches, I ask for your prayers. My foremost desire is that the witness of Kentucky Baptists before a watching world will in no way be harmed. Please pray to that end. Pray also that God will grant […]

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Getting a Clearer Picture

When Michelle and I were expecting our first child, we were greatly anticipating the ultrasound that would allow us to see our baby in the womb and even know if we would have a boy or a girl. I vividly recall watching the black and white images on the screen. And I recall the exciting […]

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