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Platt says cutting 600-800 IMB staff won't impact Gospel advance

A reduction of 600-800 International Mission Board staff and field personnel should not decrease the board's Gospel impact worldwide, IMB President David Platt told members of the media during an Aug. 27 conference call.

IMB announces deep cuts in effort to balance budget

International Mission Board leaders have outlined a plan to address IMB's revenue shortfalls and complete a reset of the organization in order to move forward into the future with "innovative vision, wise stewardship and high accountability."

Stand off continues over marriage licenses

A familiar scene repeated itself at a rural Kentucky courthouse: a gay couple marched into the clerk's office, requested a marriage license and insisted that a mounting pile of court orders proves they are entitled to one.

4 tips for fighting fear over stock market drop

Monday's (Aug. 24) stock market drop, on the heels of disappointing performance over the last few days, led to headlines and some investor concerns. But long-term investors should continue to consider their objectives and time horizons, advises an investment strategist.

Baptist leaders respond to Ashley Madison news

With the potential affairs of millions exposed by a hack of the adultery-facilitating Ashley Madison website, Southern Baptist leaders have offered counsel to affected families, churches and individuals.

Appeals court upholds ruling ordering clerks to issue marriage licenses

A federal appeals court has upheld a ruling ordering a Kentucky county clerk to issue marriage licenses to gay couples.

More than 500 protest Planned Parenthood in Louisville

A contingent of students, faculty, and staff of Southern Baptist Theological Seminary bolstered 500 pro-life protesters at Louisville's Planned Parenthood office Aug. 22.

Ky. teens reach out to Toronto murder victim's loved ones

The Kentucky Derby week murder of a coffee shop owner from Toronto caused Westport Road Baptist's youth group from Louisville to reach out to the victim's friends, family and colleagues on their Canadian mission trip.

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Rowan County Clerk sues governor over gay marriage directive

Kim Davis claims Beshear's order to issue marriage licenses violates her religious freedom.

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Kentucky Press News Service

Men who halted attack true heroes

Rowan clerk faces big decision on job

Student loan debt weighs on economy

Young volunteer an example for all to emulate

Homicide suspect waives cases to grand jury

'A huge volume'

Gunshot death still under investigation

U of L announces expansion of Papa John's Cardinal Stadium

Lexington man sentenced to 35 years in prison for murder of Henry Clay sophomore

Man charged with scamming Garrard residents

NKU observatory offers starry views in northern Kentucky

State names education commissioner candidates

Electric bike part of plan by Ford

Tax incentives approved for Heaven Hill Distilleries, SMC of Nicholasville

As heroin epidemic kills more young Kentuckians, moms lead the fight against it

Ag commissioner candidate accuses opponent's father of texting answers during debates

McCracken County attorney overpayments put at $140,000

Boating accident victims mourned

Century's struggles aren't expected to impact riverport's aluminum business

KSP expects lengthy probe into fatal crash

Ham fetches $400K at State Fair breakfast

Gay couple turned away 3rd time by Rowan clerk

Lexington airman killed in 'insider' Afghanistan attack was in Special Operations

Kroger launches online shopping in Kentucky; coming soon to Lexington, other cities

Fort Campbell division cited for success in Liberia

Arrested Radcliff officer suspended with pay

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Jefferson man arrested on child sex exploitation charges

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Jimmy Carter’s church to limit Sunday crowds

Burma conversion bill raises religious freedom concern

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SBC president talks about sex the Sunday after Ashley Madison scandal

Couple accused of stealing from church they helped plant

Opening doors — front and back — to minister

American Baptists join Baptist family in prayer for Jimmy Carter

51 Christian leaders support Iran nuclear deal

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