Category Archives: Sunrise Children’s Services

‘Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world’

Like so many others, my earliest memories of music include the lyrics, “Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in His site. Jesus loves the little children of the world.” From Sunday School and Vacation Bible School lessons, I knew that song […]

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Will you ‘Be the One’?

More than 7,500 kids are currently in the care of the state of Kentucky. Most of these children have been removed from their homes because of abuse and neglect. A child’s average age when removed from his or her home is 6. James 1:27 teaches us that caring for children like that is one of […]

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Sunrise revival

Michelle and I are nearing the halfway mark in our training to become foster parents through Sunrise Children’s Services, a Kentucky Baptist Convention agency. We are also encouraging other families to join us in this journey as a part of the “Be the One” campaign. At any given time, approximately 300 children who are victims […]

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2014 Equip Tour

The Apostle Paul reminds in Ephesians that the Lord “gave the apostles, the prophets, the evangelists, the shepherds and teachers, to equip the saints for the work of ministry, for building up the body of Christ (4:11-12).” To fulfill our commitment to “help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ,” the Kentucky Baptist Convention […]

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Part 2: Mission Board Report

Today’s post is part two of my three part series based on the report I delivered to the KBC Mission Board at the May meeting. The changing culture creates greater challenges in some areas of our work than others. The drama surrounding Sunrise Children’s Services in 2013 is a perfect example. While Sunrise still has […]

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