Category Archives: Christian Education

A Welcomed Breakthrough with Campbellsville

Friday evening I received a much welcomed call from Charles Barnes, one of our past Kentucky Baptist Convention presidents and a well-known lay leader in the KBC. Barnes called to inform me that Campbellsville University had agreed to our requests for a meeting. Saturday, at 3pm, that meeting took place. KBC leaders present were Garnetta […]

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Oneida Baptist Institute changing lives for ‘time and eternity’

I recently traveled out of Manchester on Highway 11 to the Oneida Baptist Institute, a boarding school for students grade 6-12. Founded in 1899, OBI has a rich history of ministry to children in the mountains that has grown into a school boasting graduates from around the world. OBI’s stated mission is “to provide a […]

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Kentucky institutions stepping up to help Mid-Continent students

Mid-Continent University in Mayfield, Ky., recently announced that it will close its doors on June 30, leaving many students scrambling to figure out how and where they can continue their studies. Several Kentucky Baptist institutions have already stepped up to extend help to Mid-Continent students: Clear Creek reaches out to former Mid-Continent students Campbellsville University […]

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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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