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Racial Reconciliation at Heart of Church Plant

I had the privilege this month to be part of an historic event at one of our Kentucky Baptist Convention churches. Consolidated Baptist Church, a predominantly African American congregation in Lexington, hosted a celebration and commissioning service for a church they planted in partnership with the KBC. Consolidated Baptist, under the leadership of Pastor Richard […]

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Basic Training for Church Planting Offered

Basic Training Journey for Church Planting isn’t just for pastors and “official” church planters! This is an equipping event for individuals or entire church-planting teams interested in starting new congregations, and also for churches who are interested in exploring planting a church. In this video, Dr. Paul Chitwood, executive director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, […]

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Nelson Association Has Strong Kingdom Focus

Attending some association annual meetings over the past few days has given me a renewed sense of the value of partnership at the local level. Churches of the Nelson Baptist Association gathered to celebrate God’s work among them on the evening of Sept. 11. My children attended a youth event with hundreds of other teens […]

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Church Planting is Key to Growth

There are five key areas I plan to focus upon as I begin to serve Kentucky Baptists. While many other important roles for the KBC will always exist, these are “opportunity areas” that can help us ensure you of the value of your Cooperative Program investment and, God willing, grow that investment. As previously mentioned, […]

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