Monthly Archives: May 2013

Structured to Serve Churches

The new staffing structure at the Kentucky Baptist Convention is designed to accomplish the mission described by our new mission statement: “The Kentucky Baptist Convention—Created by churches, for churches, to help churches reach Kentucky and the world for Christ.” Our goal is to keep the local church at the center of everything we do. Why? […]

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Guest Post: A Real American Hero

With Memorial Day approaching, KBC 1st Vice President Tom James, writes this guest post honoring his father: I recently had the privilege of honoring my dad, a Vietnam veteran, with a brick in the courtyard of the Warren County courthouse. My dad is a real life American hero! Heroes today are not ballplayers who can […]

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Barber: For the Propagation of the Gospel

Earlier today, blogger Bart Barber posted this excellent piece on SBCVoices.  It’s a piece I think every Southern Baptist should read, and I’ve reposted it here with his permission: At its formation in 1845, the Southern Baptist Convention was consecrated to the cause of “the propagation of the gospel.” The convention existed to enable local […]

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Doing the Math

With lostness growing in our state and Kentucky Baptist Convention agencies and institutions always in need of additional funds, are we investing too much in mission work overseas? Let’s consider the math. The average KBC church gives 6.75 percent of undesignated receipts through the Cooperative Program. That means the average church spends 93.25 percent of […]

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CPR: Giving Life to the Great Commission

Churches of the Kentucky Baptist Convention have a long history of making a sacrificial commitment to the Great Commission. They support in-state colleges and universities and Southern Baptist seminaries training the next generation of Great Commission Baptists. And they support the Southern Baptist mission boards commissioning them. They believe Great Commission work begins in Kentucky […]

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