Category Archives: Personal Reflections

The Christmas Story Needs the Easter Story

Christmas is a sentimental holiday, filled with childhood nostalgia, plenty of commercialism, and more opportunities to enjoy tasty treats than most of us need. More importantly, Christmas is also intricately tied to Easter and, together, the events memorialized in our Christmas and Easter celebrations are the source of eternal hope for sinners in need of […]

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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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