Monthly Archives: June 2015

‘Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world’

Like so many others, my earliest memories of music include the lyrics, “Jesus loves the little children, all the children of the world. Red and yellow, black and white, they are precious in His site. Jesus loves the little children of the world.” From Sunday School and Vacation Bible School lessons, I knew that song […]

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Kentucky Baptists still believe same-sex marriage is wrong. Here’s why.

Last Friday’s Supreme Court ruling represents a departure from the entire scope of civilized human history as the justices turned a blind eye to the historic teachings of every major religion in the world. Determined to alter our society, they have thrown nature, the needs of children, and the rights of voters to the wind […]

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Today’s Supreme Court Ruling

The hope of the gospel of Jesus Christ and our confidence in the sovereignty of God gives Baptists in Kentucky joy and optimism even in the face of today’s ruling. I don’t think many people in America are surprised by the SCOTUS ruling in favor of same sex marriage. Given the tenor of the court […]

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Why I go to SBC annual meetings

As Southern Baptists gather in Columbus, Ohio, for this year’s annual meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention, I’ll be in attendance. With plenty else to do, why use the time and money for a trip to Columbus? First, I go to the SBC because I believe in the Great Commission work of Southern Baptists and […]

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Summer is for missions!

More than any other season of the year, summer is the time for Kentucky Baptists to be on mission! Volunteer mission trips in and out of the state and overseas are on the calendar for most of our churches. Here at home, probably the biggest mission event in our communities is Vacation Bible School, a […]

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