Category Archives: Stewardship

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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What happens to my stuff after I die?

What happens to my soul after I die? That’s a vital question for every person to ask. Everyone who believes the Bible, has trusted Jesus as Savior, and confessed Him as Lord knows the answer to that question. For us, the greatest desire is that others would ask the same question and, in doing so, […]

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Part 3: Mission Board Report

The Bible says, “It is required of stewards that they be found faithful” (1 Cor 4:2). In an era of diminishing resources, when times are lean and money is scarce, our faithful stewardship of what the Lord has entrusted to us is more critical than ever. In his book The Great Evangelical Recession, John Dickerson sounds a […]

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Kentucky Baptist Foundation Highlights Generational Differences in Giving

In his most recent post, Kentucky Baptist Foundation President and CEO Barry Allen shares some sobering insights into generational giving patterns in his latest post on the KBF blog: Some futurists have projected a 70 percent decline in giving over the next decade or two if giving trends do not change dramatically. … Did you […]

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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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