Category Archives: Religious Liberty

Reaching our Judea

“But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit has come upon you, and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the end of the earth” (Acts 1:8) I was recently asked, “What does the Kentucky Baptist Convention do with its part of the Cooperative Program and […]

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In Support of Our Governor

I am in complete agreement with the statement from Kentucky’s governor, Matt Bevin, (below) and believe Obama’s transgender bathroom edict to public schools to be the most egregious interference into the lives of everyday Americans ever suggested by a United States president. Tens of millions of innocent children and their families will be impacted, offended, […]

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Why does the Kentucky Baptist Convention still exist?

In my last article, I recounted the rich history of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and the extensive role the KBC played in the history and development of the Southern Baptist Convention. While we are grateful for our history, why does the KBC still exist today? The KBC still exists today for the same reason it […]

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Clerk Kim Davis jailed for refusing to compromise her faith

Today is a sad day for the American judicial system and Kentucky state government. Today, a county clerk was incarcerated by a judge for refusing to place her name on the marriage licenses of same sex couples. Kim Davis has stated that her religious convictions prevent her from giving her official signature of approval for […]

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Kentucky Baptists still believe same-sex marriage is wrong. Here’s why.

Last Friday’s Supreme Court ruling represents a departure from the entire scope of civilized human history as the justices turned a blind eye to the historic teachings of every major religion in the world. Determined to alter our society, they have thrown nature, the needs of children, and the rights of voters to the wind […]

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