Monthly Archives: April 2013


The Bible says, “Samuel judged Israel all the days of his life” (1 Samuel 7:15). While the phrase “all days of his life” may not seem terribly significant, I contend it is remarkably significant. Staying committed and faithful in ministry, over the long haul, can be incredibly challenging. One study estimates that the number of […]

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Campbellsville Update

As the meeting for representatives from Campbellsville University and representatives from the churches of the Kentucky Baptist Convention approaches, I ask for your prayers. My foremost desire is that the witness of Kentucky Baptists before a watching world will in no way be harmed. Please pray to that end. Pray also that God will grant […]

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Campbellsville University and the Churches of the Kentucky Baptist Convention

In the next few weeks, a group of judicious and respected Kentucky Baptist leaders will engage representatives from Campbellsville University in what we trust will be an open and honest dialogue. The purpose of this undertaking is to better understand the theological convictions that chart CU’s course and whether or not those convictions are still […]

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Spring Break in Haiti with Crossings International Mission Camp

The Chitwoods, minus our six year old daughter, Cai, had the privilege of spending spring break on a mission trip in Haiti earlier this month. With the approval of Michelle’s doctors (she is doing great!), we signed up for the Crossings International Mission Camp. Not only did the trip allow us to serve the Haitian […]

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The Difference Between ‘And’, ‘Or’

This week’s column is by KBC President Dan Summerlin, pastor of Lone Oak First Baptist Church in Paducah. There is a major difference between the words “and” and “or.” For example, if you see an advertisement for eggs and ham, you know you will receive both; however, if the advertisement said eggs or ham, then […]

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