Category Archives: Vision

CCR team exists to equip and strengthen Kentucky Baptist churches

Two years ago, the Kentucky Baptist Convention adopted a new mission statement: “The Kentucky Baptist Convention—created for churches, by churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ.” We also adopted a new, streamline organizational staffing structure of five teams to facilitate our focus on helping the local church. The largest among the […]

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Evangelicalism in Recession

I just finishing reading John Dickerson’s book, The Great Evangelical Recession: 6 Factors That Will Crash the American Church…and How to Prepare. Under that shocking title, Dickerson argues that the six downfalls of Evangelicalism in the United States are over-inflated numbers and influence, the reality of a post-Christian culture, division, financial strain, the inability to […]

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Our Values

Since the mission of the Kentucky Baptist Convention is summarized by the statement: “Created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ,” how our Mission Board staff members serve our churches is of the utmost importance. To help ensure that we do our best, we have developed five core […]

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KBC Mission Board Staff Report

It was my pleasure to offer my second KBC Mission Board staff report to messengers at the recent Kentucky Baptist Convention annual meeting.  You can view my report here:

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God Is Still Working

Many of us use the phrase, “God is at work.” Is he? In John 5:17, Jesus says, “My Father is working until now, and I am working.” In the context of that passage, God was at work, first, in healing an invalid. John 5 begins with Jesus at the Sheep Gate Pool commanding an invalid […]

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