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Chitwood: SBC annual meeting was a display of Baptist polity

Convention messengers approved 12 resolutions on topics including the freedom of the press, biblical sexuality, women and the draft, the Confederate flag, and evangelism. If you haven't already, I would encourage you to go online and read through the resolutions adopted in St. Louis.


'The SBC & the 21st Century' book released

Midwestern Baptist Theological Seminary has announced the release of a book featuring key Southern Baptist leaders addressing the Southern Baptist Convention, its heritage, identity and future.


Northern Ky. church celebrates mortgage milestone

"The Lord received our gifts of faith, and with His blessing what had taken the previous 11 years to accomplish was achieved in four years," noted Forman.


FIRST PERSON: Reflections of a stats guy

My long history of being the bearer of bad news as the denominational stats guy is coming to a close.


Ky. Baptists building missions pipeline to Alaska

First Baptist Church of London has built a missions pipeline to Alaska and the spigot twists open on Saturday.


Pineville church starts new chapter with new building

Mill Creek Baptist Church's new building, which replaces one that burned to the ground in February 2015, was built by volunteers from all over the United States. Volunteers from Alabama to Colorado and other places were involved in the project.


Kentucky Baptists encouraged to participate in Prayer Across America initiative

Cayce Baptist Church is calling for a simultaneous prayer effort for the upcoming presidential election on July 3, a date strategically selected before the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. People living in the Eastern Standard Time Zone are called to pray at 2 p.m., people in the Central Time Zone are called to pray at 1 p.m., people in the Mountain Time Zone are called to pray at noon and those in the Pacific Time Zone are called to pray at 11 a.m.


171 Changers making a difference in Hopkinville

Kentucky Changers kicked off their summer of service with 171 participants in Hopkinsville. Before the summer is complete, they will have around 700 more students, grades 8 through college, join the efforts in Calloway, Greensburg and Frankfort as they repair houses and share the gospel with homeowners.


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WR Recent Articles

Letter to the Editor: Prostituting rainbow


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Lottie Moon offering reaches $165.8 million


Fresh Ideas: Who pampers youth campers?


'We the People' stirs state legislator's loyalty


McAlister leaves role as KBC's evangelism team leader


Revival key for family unit, pastor says


Crossover St. Louis sees increase in faith decisions


SBC renounces displaying Confederate flag


WMU urged to 'not grow weary in doing good'


WMU highlights missional discipleship


Traylor calls for Baptists 'to dwell in unity'


Resolutions address culture, ministry concerns


Southern Baptists honor Pearl Harbor survivor, veterans


Endurance, gospel-centrality spotlighted at Pastors' Conf.


'Pass the Salt': Racism cure resides with church


Moore defends religious freedom for Muslims


Russell Moore awarded alumnus of the year at annual SBTS luncheon


IMB, NAMB celebrate partnership, disciple-makers


'The stakes are high,' Floyd says


Young musicians embarking on 4-city tour


The 'forgotten' mark young couple's ministry


Motorcycle ride tool for promoting Sunrise Children's Services


From disappointment to fulfillment: Rick and Stephanie's story


'Sunburn trailer' offers relief, witness


Dozen states suing Obama administration over transgender directive


A turnaround story: Mike Boyd & Lebanon Baptist Church


Lexington church group uses quilting as outreach tactic


No regrets as Ky. pastor leaves statehouse seat


Summer at Oneida


'Jesus in fur' brings comfort, joy, healing to veterans


Retiree: Mission:Dignity aids 'folks like us'


FIRST PERSON: Good ideas from the past


Celebrating Students


Seven facts about wills you might not know


Crestwood archer places among top 50 in national contest


Tuning up marriage in the 'good-ole summertime'


CLEAR CREEK: Graduates share favorite memories from the "Creek" (Part 3)


Chitwood: Join me in prayer


ERLC's 'Psalm 139 Project' & Focus on the Family grants ultrasound machine to Thrive St. Louis at SBC Annual Meeting


'We need You, Lord'

Baptists plead for national revival


Appeals court orders Lexington clinic to halt abortions


In 'special moment' of unity, Greear steps aside and Gaines is elected SBC president


Southern Baptists oppose Confederate flag, talk racial unity


Retired KBC evangelism director dies


Southern Baptists invite black Baptist leader to drive home message on race


Greenway, Decker named to Committee on Nominations


Father's Day: Still wanting to call & talk


Article Archive

Baptist Press (BPNews)

Emanuel massacre prompting change a year later


Russian law would restrict evangelism


Korean fellowship vote echoes SBC annual meeting


Korean Council discusses bridging the generations


Ramadan attacks reflect need for Christians to pray


Bible Study: July 3, 2016


MOVIES: Good days vs. bad days

 

Kentucky Press News Service

Health and Family Services Cabinet announces two top appointments


Money, polls spell big trouble for Trump


Bevin ignores recent Kentucky history at his own peril


College's CDL class big asset for region


Hearing postponed for man accused of planning to blow up school


No new leads turning up in Manning cold case


French manufacturer to locate plant in Corbin, hire 90


Man killed by Knox County deputy after reported kidnapping


New technology used to repair old bridge


Floyd County school jobs not renewed


Old Bridge deck removal is almost 50 percent complete


Owensboro 35th best place to teach in America, GoodCall says


Summertime, and the stealin' is easy


Regional parks set to receive nearly $4 million in upgrades


Weekend road travel expected to set record


Parklands on pace to top 1.8M expected visitors


Louisville minimum wage to go up Friday


Critics find much to dislike in Gov. Bevin?s Medicaid proposal


Trainer and her father charged after 43 horses abandoned on Mercer County farm


Woman charged in bank robbery; man still at large


Naked man enters ?not guilty? plea in attempted rape case


Henderson man convicted in hatchet assaults


Lexington man clocked at 111 MPH in chase


Top Kentucky high school scholars study at NKU


Four Western Kentucky parks receiving improvements


Global Brexit freak-out likely an overreaction


Other 'famous' Kentuckians


Sham dunk on women?s rights


Overcoming hate is worthwhile goal


AG should step aside in U of L case

 

Baptist News Global

Donald Trump interviews with a pastor search committee


Church seeks to ‘out’ minor victims of sexual abuse


Transitions for the week of 07.01.16


Conservative Christians grapple with whether religious freedom includes Muslims


Being lost, being found


Support Conversations That Matter


Congregations should keep eye on the (golf) ball for survival clues, church coach says


Son of executed woman says no one has the right to say someone cannot change


Maligned editor says free speech slipping away


Where do Southern Baptists go when they leave? The answer in one chart