Monthly Archives: August 2011

KBC Organizations Are Valuable Partners

As I have mentioned in previous articles, there are five “opportunity areas” I want to focus upon as I serve Kentucky Baptists. The final area regards our existing relationships with KBC institutions and agencies. I have been very encouraged by the many ways Campbellsville University, University of the Cumberlands, and Clear Creek Baptist Bible College […]

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Disaster Relief volunteers working in N.D.

I had the opportunity this morning to get an update via Skype on Kentucky Baptist disaster relief work in Minot, North Dakota, from volunteer Karen Smith. More than 130 Southern Baptist volunteers in disaster relief units from 20 state conventions are currently deployed to assist flood victims in the city. Kentucky has 16 volunteers on […]

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A Denominational Niche: Connecting Partners

Among the key areas I plan to focus upon now that I have begun to serve Kentucky Baptists in my new role are embracing the Great Commission Task Force report, strengthening the relationship between the Kentucky Baptist Convention and local churches and their pastors, and starting new churches. While many other important roles for the […]

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Campus ministries in Jerusalem, Judea, Samaria, and to the ends of the earth!

I recently had the privilege of attending the celebration service for the 1:8 Leadership Experience. The 1:8 Leadership Experience is the Kentucky Baptist Convention Collegiate and Young Adult Ministry’s summer missions program. Following the Acts 1:8 model, this ministry is a way for students from our university and college campuses in Kentucky to spend their […]

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Crossings Camp numbers are in!

E-mails. A necessary means of communication and an incredibly time-consuming task for most ministers. Maybe even drudgery. Buried in the inbox this morning, without bells, whistles, or even that annoying little red exclamation point marking an “urgent message,” was the following report from David Melber, president of Crossings Ministries:                                                    2010                       2011                       Total Campers                   8,699                     […]

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