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GUEST POST: We have what it takes

This is a guest column from Andrew Dyer, pastor of Corinth Baptist Church in London and Kentucky Baptist Convention first vice president. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times,” begins Dickens’ classic “A Tale of Two Cities.” Regarding the present and future of the work of God’s people known as […]

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Baptist Fellowship Center: Celebrating 100 years of racial partnership

The Western Recorder recently reported that two Baptist church buildings in Louisville are now mosques and another is a Sikh temple. One way to turn that tide and begin to see crosses over former mosques rather than minarets over former churches is to invest in ministries that are sharing the gospel in Louisville. Through the […]

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Oneida Baptist Institute changing lives for ‘time and eternity’

I recently traveled out of Manchester on Highway 11 to the Oneida Baptist Institute, a boarding school for students grade 6-12. Founded in 1899, OBI has a rich history of ministry to children in the mountains that has grown into a school boasting graduates from around the world. OBI’s stated mission is “to provide a […]

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Numbers a cause for celebration and concern

Jesus said, “There is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” Last week’s Western Recorder featured an article celebrating 26,567 membership additions claimed by Kentucky Baptist Convention churches through our Southern Baptist reporting system known as the Annual Church Profile (ACP). That number is eye-catching when you consider […]

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Baptist influence ends gambling push

Thank you, Kentucky Baptists, for answering my call to oppose gambling expansion. Your support, along with strong Baptist influence in Frankfort have been cited by two large daily newspapers as the reason gambling bills died once again this year. Read more: LOUISVILLE — Two of Kentucky’s largest newspapers have run stories probing why a proposal to legalize casino gambling […]

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