Monthly Archives: October 2013

It’s About the Kids

“It’s about the kids” is the oft-repeated mantra of Sunrise Children’s Services, formerly known as Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children. It’s a slogan we have always affirmed. Pray with me that the board of trustees will continue to put the kids first and provide them with caregivers who share and model the gospel. Secular agencies […]

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CP Investment in University of the Cumberlands

I recently attended the board of trustees meeting at University of the Cumberlands. Dr. Jim Taylor, UC president, invited me to serve as a board member some years ago. After resigning that position to become executive director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, I continue to be involved in the life of the university as an […]

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This October, Remember Pastors’ Wives

The following is a guest post from Dan Summerlin, president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention and pastor of Lone Oak First Baptist Church in Paducah. Focus on the Family launched “Minister Appreciation Month” in 1994, suggesting churches set aside October as a time to say thank you to their pastors. Since initiating this endeavor, many […]

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Pastor Appreciation Month

Scripture 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 the number of ministers who […]

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(Executive Director-)Treasurer’s Report

My official job title is Executive Director-Treasurer. About this time each year, I am reminded of what it means to serve as the treasurer of the Kentucky Baptist Convention as I work closely with our staff and the Business and Finance Committee of the Mission Board to set budget goals, review year-end receipts and spending […]

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