Category Archives: Sunrise Children’s Services

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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Time to ‘Shine’ for Sunrise

I am urging each of our 2,400 Kentucky Baptist churches to support a one-time special offering, Sunrise Children’s Services’ “Shine!” campaign! Just a few months ago, Sunrise was in the headlines. The agency’s former CEO proposed to its board of directors a change in hiring practices that was contrary to biblical principles. Kentucky expressed their […]

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Baptist Press: Interim Sunrise President Appointed

LOUSIVILLE, Ky. (BP) — Dale Suttles, Sunrise Children’s Services’ eastern region advancement director, has been named interim president by the Baptist child care agency’s trustees. Click here to read a letter from Sunrise to Kentucky Baptist pastors. Suttles, who was appointed during a special called trustee meeting Nov. 26, joined the Sunrise staff in January […]

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Gospel Faithfulness

Philip Meade, pastor of Graefenburg Baptist Church in Waddy, recently published a challenging post on his blog: “Gospel Faithfulness and Orphans.” Meade’s premise is that true Gospel faithfulness demands Kentucky Baptists do more than uphold convictions related to Biblical sexuality; we must also be at least as passionate about figuring out how to continue to […]

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