Category Archives: Vision

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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Aligning Our Structure With Our Values

The Kentucky Baptist Convention is embracing the values expressed in our new vision statement: Created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ. In doing so, some organizational changes for our staffing structure are in order. I want to highlight two of those changes. Evangelism and Church Planting: Reaching […]

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Renewing the KBC’s Historic Vision

According to North American Mission Board research, approximately 2.8 million Kentuckians have yet to place their faith in Christ and experience salvation. That reality alone justifies the existence of the Kentucky Baptist Convention as a missions agency created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ. Great Commission obedience […]

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Preparing for Strategic Reorganization of the KBC Mission Board

In a little more than a decade, the average percentage of undesignated offerings that Kentucky Baptist Convention churches are giving through the Cooperative Program has been reduced by one third. At the same time, our churches have expressed a growing burden to get the gospel to the unreached and unengaged people groups of the world, […]

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It’s Time to Light the Beacons

In this video, Dr. Paul Chitwood, executive director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, challenges Kentucky Baptists during the evening session of the KBC Annual Meeting held on Nov. 15, 2011, at Florence Baptist Church, Mt. Zion. He delivered this sermon minutes after he was encircled by pastors and directors of missions in a prayer of commissioning […]

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