Monthly Archives: September 2011

Kentucky Changers at Work in Louisville

Dr. Paul Chitwood, executive director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, gives a video update from the site of a Kentucky Changers project in Louisville’s Shawnee neighborhood and encourages Kentucky Baptists to find ways they can do more for Christ.

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CP Vital for Meeting Needs in Kentucky

I was privileged to spend time recently with dozens of our in-state missionaries at their annual retreat. The meeting served as an excellent reminder of why some of the Cooperative Program dollars given by our churches are needed right here in Kentucky. While I am still excited about the decision of Kentucky Baptists to get […]

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Meeting About More than SBC Name Change

While discussion of a possible name change for the Southern Baptist Convention overshadowed the SBC Executive Committee meeting last week, the meeting entailed much more. Other pertinent issues dealt less with debate over the relevance of our brand and more with the relevancy of the gospel for a lost world. Tom Elliff, the new president […]

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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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Mercy Banquet Invitation

I had a great visit this week with John Fergusson, Executive Director of Jefferson Street Baptist Center. In their own words, Jefferson Street Baptist Center is a ministry of Southern Baptists extending gospel-centered mercy to the homeless and hurting of the greater Louisville area. Officials estimate that each year roughly 9,000 people in the Louisville […]

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