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Graham's passing sparks memories of crusades, legacy

"America's pastor," Billy Graham, went to be with his Savior on Feb. 21. He was 99 years old. During his ministry, he conducted 417 crusades total. Four of those were in Kentucky. But his impact on Kentucky pastors and leaders goes far beyond his crusades, Kentucky or even the nation. Kentucky pastors and leaders recount what his ministry meant in their lives.

Billy Graham had 'something worth saying'

Kentucky Baptist Convention Executive Director, Paul Chitwood, reflects on Billy Graham's legacy and his impact on his life.

Prestonsburg pastor to run for KBC president

Tim Searcy, pastor of Allen Baptist Church near Prestonsburg, will be nominated for president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention at their annual meeting in Pikeville in November.

Church plant finds success in being intentionally multiracial

A vacant building and vision for a multisite church led to Woodburn Baptist Church planting what would become Franklin Community Church seven miles down the road but across the county line.

Churches weep and minister after Fla. school shooting

Florida Baptists are reeling along with all of Florida and the nation after a gunman opened fire at a Parkland high school Feb. 14, leaving 17 dead and 14 injured.

The Far-Reaching Impact of Billy Graham's Ministry

Almost 70 years after he began his public ministry, Billy Graham continued to impact the faith of millions with almost half of all Protestant churchgoers saying they have watched one of his sermons on television.

Billy Graham, dead at 99, in 'the presence of God'

Legendary evangelist Billy Graham — whose preaching may have been heard by more people than anyone in Christian history -- died Wednesday, Feb. 21. He was 99. During 80 years of ministry, Graham's down-to-earth, homespun sermons filled stadiums across the world, leading to the salvation of untold millions.

Disaster Relief deployed in east Kentucky floods

BARBOURVILLE—Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers moved quickly to assess flood damage in eastern Kentucky, where heavy rains over the weekend pushed mountain streams over their banks.

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