Monthly Archives: March 2012

People Want Us to Share Jesus with Them!

An article in USA Today reported on a survey about evangelism conducted by LifeWay Research, a research firm of the Southern Baptist Convention. The survey polled more than 15,000 people and found two ways most people said they were willing to “receive information” about Jesus: 63 percent would hear it in a “personal conversation with […]

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Media Campaign Helping People Find Hope

If you’re in the Louisville, Lexington, Bowling Green or Paducah television markets, keep your eyes out for a television spot that’s currently running. Produced by the North American Mission Board, the Kentucky Baptist Convention is running the ad as part of the ongoing God’s Plan for Sharing evangelistic emphasis. The 30-second spot directs viewers to […]

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Call Now to Support Payday Lending Cap

As the state legislative session in Kentucky continues to progress, we have been able to celebrate some significant decisions for the families of the Commonwealth. The Religious Freedom Amendment was passed overwhelmingly by the State Senate. The Senate also soundly defeated the casino bill, as well as the so called “Bullying Bill” that sought to […]

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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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Stories from the Storms

Tornado victims are finding help from Kentucky Baptist Convention churches, churches like First Baptist Church East Bernstadt. I talked today with Rev. Tommy Tapscott. Brother Tommy is the Associate Pastor of FBC East Bernstadt. Brother Tommy shared with me about a woman who came to the church yesterday and began to look through the mounds […]

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