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ERLC addresses religious liberty setbacks

Last year marked a setback for religious liberty in the United States, and 2016 promises more challenges for the cherished freedom, according to the Southern Baptist Convention's public policy entity.

Kentucky Baptist Foundation: Gifting real estate

Laurie Valentine, trust counsel for the Kentucky Baptist Foundation, and I had the recent pleasure of visiting with a husband and wife who were seeking guidance on what steps they should take to enable them to gift real estate property to create an endowment fund which would benefit two Kentucky Baptist causes they faithfully supported.

Financial Forum: Reviewing home owners insurance

People often take a laissez-faire approach to insurance. The bill arrives and you pay it with little or no thought to reviewing the coverage and premiums. This may not be good stewardship.

Ground up tires pave way for church-state case

A case the Supreme Court has agreed to hear is about ground-up tire rubble for a church playground, but it could be one of the more significant religious-exercise cases in a decade. The court will consider when states can provide aid to religious institutions.

Governor signs pro-life legislation at right-to-life rally

In front of a record crowd at the annual Kentucky Right to Life Rally Thursday, Gov. Matt Bevin ceremonially signed Senate Bill 4, a pro-life bill to ensure informed consent prior to abortions.

Too much time spent on sports and hunting?

How should couples navigate differences over recreation time?

Are you ready for summer?

This month, we are going to look at the two big things on the summer calendar in most youth ministries: camp and missions.

Backpacks & Bibles reach into Appalachia, Miss. Delta

More than 4,000 decisions for Christ netted

Since 2001, Appalachian Regional Ministries, a ministry of the North American Mission Board, has collected and distributed more than 140,000 Christmas backpacks and boxes filled with toys, clothing, school supplies, food and hygiene items and a Bible.

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WR Recent Articles

Religious liberty: An endangered Baptist distinctive

Fla. Baptists send additional $500,000 to SBC

'Energized churches' goal of 9-stop evangelism road trip

Kentucky DR volunteers receive national awards

CMP activists indicted by Houston grand jury

Letter to the Editor: Put Baptist in name

WMU Foundation blanket drive warms local communities and overseas refugees

For Boyce student, autism becomes 'one of God's greatest gifts'

Ashland Avenue celebrates 100 years

Judge OKs tax break for Ark park

Kentucky's new 'informed-consent' rule requires face-to-face or video consultations

Lack of support reason many pastors leave pastorate

SBC entities to court: Mandate violates religious liberty

GuideStone tax guide being released in 2 phases

MK scholarships receive boost from WMU

Cause for parental concern: Monthly porn exposure the norm for teens

Mountains to the Mississippi

29 years of service

Operation Inasmuch: Just add ’people, personality and prayer’

Seminary helping Scarlet's Bakery provide hope

International Team Leader training slated March 11-12

Rural church being planted by seminary student

Finding gratitude in all circumstances

Kentucky WMU: EBO at Work

EDITORIAL: Unanswered questions and communication woes

Williams finds new calling after Senate career

Religious liberty 'exclusion' challenged in Indiana

SCOTUS takes up exec. Orders regarding immigration

Ala. pastor with ties to Kentucky elected S.C. exec

Charitable IRA Rollover—Permanent

Asking for what you need

Becoming a better leader in 2016

Popular evangelism website debuts Spanish version

CLEAR CREEK: Student serves as NAMB summer missionary

FIRST PERSON: Babies' lives matter

Pastor retires after 23 years at same church

Spotlight talented kids, submit auditions for All-State Children's Choir

Adoption picture of salvation, parents say

Homosexual activist group targets Southern Baptist colleges & universities

Abedini released from Iranian prison

Temporary sanctuary brings church closer

In wake of missionaries leaving field, churches double, triple former LMCO goals

London's youth center gives teens support needed to survive

Sharing His message

January prayer focus: 'In All Things Pray'

Setting some New Year's goals

CLEAR CREEK: Students go on mission during break

Oneida: Year in review

Cru cofounder, Bright, dies at 89

Putting feet to faith: Hawkins' 'James Code'

Article Archive

Baptist Press (BPNews)

SBC celebrates racial reconciliation progress

Racial reconciliation: Nev. Baptists 'being proactive'

Valentine's Day: vendors, consumerism evaluated

Helping prostitutes in Indonesia leave the streets

Into the trenches: an IMB worker's visit to the streets

DR teams continue work amid Flint water crisis

Wheaton prof's departure spurs fast for solidarity

Iorg: Seminary's relocation 'has no parallel'

SBC DIGEST: Business conf. at GuideStone; photo conf. at SWBTS

FIRST-PERSON: Life and death, blessing and cursing

EDITORIAL: Poniendo nuestra mirada sólo en Dios


Kentucky Press News Service

KSP promotes 16 officers

New Corvette Cave-in exhibit marks 2-year sinkhole anniversary

Stockyards fire was an accident, officials say

Fire destroys Laurel chicken restaurant

Conn clients' hearings underway: Feds ask to enter civil case

Who?s paying to defend local right-to-work?

Economic study must be realistic

Fairy tale promises win in New Hampshire

Court ruling on CPP right call

Paul puts his focus on Senate campaign

Governor's proposed budget still looms

Some lawmakers support CVE officers over pay issue

Man facing robbery charge in attempt to steal meat from grocery

Bevin official grilled on mental health care cuts

Ripley?s exhibit coming to Louisville's Slugger Museum

Kentucky bill to require pre-abortion ultrasound goes to full Senate

Gabe's developer: Work to resume

'Leader in Me' making positive impact at local middle schools

Search for missing woman continues to yield few clues

Madisonville, Lexington to co-host KPA state awards ceremonies

Boundary Oak Distillery to premiere Lincoln spirits

UK?s Capilouto says ?draconian cuts? will affect every area of campus

Attorney general might defend consumer-protection law after Bevin drops court appeal

Kentucky bill would ban sale of tobacco, 'vaping' products to those under 21

Beshear on ending kynect: 'I cannot sit idly by'

Bluegrass Pipeline loss big win for landowners

Governor signs pro-life legislation at right-to-life rally

Broadband project case of overkill

Ky. regulator abandons consumers

For K-State, transformation now or never


Baptist News Global

Helping refugees not optional for Jesus' followers, ministers say

Mohler applauds discovery of gravitational waves but says it doesn’t prove anything

Faith groups back payday lending reform

Battle over LGBT discrimination hits Charlotte

Raising kids in changing times: a new study unpacks the landscape

Chelsea Clinton says Sunday school lesson made her a former Baptist

Work underway on sexual misconduct resource

Baptist who led West, Texas recovery becomes 'disaster pastor'

Baylor under fire for sexual assault response

Act of solidarity

Baptist church challenges noise ordinance

Faith forged in crisis helps hospital chaplain ‘model calm’ in emergencies

Seminary’s evangelistic aim at men includes gun giveaways

Baptists take sides in Texas abortion case

It takes a village to assist woman through adoption decision

LifeWay announces new headquarters site

Baptist group urges Tyson Foods to address water quality

Georgia Baptist leaders back ‘religious freedom’ bill

Jacksonville latest city to grapple with human rights ordinance

Seminary head says new governor boosting anti-abortion cause in Kentucky