January 2013

RISK to Penetrate Lostness in Kentucky

The following is a guest post from Chuck McAlister, KBC Evangelism and Church Planting Team leader. American churches are in crisis. Polling organizations like Gallup, Lifeway, George Barna, and the Pew Research Foundation point to an unprecedented decline in attendance. In an article appearing in New York Times entitled “The Decline of Evangelical America,” John

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Attend ‘Seminary for a Day’

Coming new this spring is a series of events that have me very excited. As a former seminary student and professor, I knew that much of my educational preparation for ministry took place outside of the classroom. I was being prepared for ministry as I learned from lay leaders and pastors in my church growing

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Embracing the Unengaged

The Psalmist declared, “Give praise to the LORD, proclaim his name; make known among the nations what he has done” (1 Chronicles 16:8). When Jerry Rankin announced his retirement after 17 years as president of the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention, I was serving as trustee chairman of the IMB. Consequently, I

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