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Numbers a cause for celebration and concern

Jesus said, “There is rejoicing in the presence of the angels of God over one sinner who repents.” Last week’s Western Recorder featured an article celebrating 26,567 membership additions claimed by Kentucky Baptist Convention churches through our Southern Baptist reporting system known as the Annual Church Profile (ACP). That number is eye-catching when you consider […]

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Baptist influence ends gambling push

Thank you, Kentucky Baptists, for answering my call to oppose gambling expansion. Your support, along with strong Baptist influence in Frankfort have been cited by two large daily newspapers as the reason gambling bills died once again this year. Read more: LOUISVILLE — Two of Kentucky’s largest newspapers have run stories probing why a proposal to legalize casino gambling […]

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Living Worthy of our Calling

The following is a guest post from Kevin Milburn, who serves as first vice president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention. My 10 year old daughter and 3 year old son recently found themselves in a bit of a disagreement that sent my son off into the other room crying. As he turned and fled, she […]

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Shedding Light on the Mystery of Origins

With more than 3 million others, I watched the February 4th debate between Ken Ham of “Answers in Genesis” and Bill Nye “the Science Guy” online. The topic of debate: Is creation a viable model of origins in today’s modern, scientific era? Like me, Ham subscribes to the “Young Earth” position, believing the book of […]

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Leland Conway Show: Follow Up

Last week, I had the privilege of being interviewed on the Leland Conway Show on WHAS 840 AM and on WLAP. You can listen to the full segment here:   Several callers after my interview posed interesting questions about Kentucky Baptists’ opposition to gambling expansion. These questions included some fairly common objections. Since I […]

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