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WMU: Reaching the nations in Kentucky

During this Week of Prayer for International Missions, it is fitting for us to note some of the ways that the Eliza Broadus Offering helps to reach internationals in Kentucky. At the top of my list is the work of Baptist Campus Ministry.

Benton First's vision: 'Pay the Way'

What happens when a pastor challenges his church to quadruple its Lottie Moon Christmas Offering goal?

FIRST PERSON: Seeing the faces behind the numbers

Several years ago I was pastor of a small church in East Texas. Our annual budget was slim, yet a stout conviction of our fellowship was giving to missions. We designated 10 percent of our annual budget to it. I sometimes wondered if our tiny church with our even tinier budget really made a scratch on the proverbial surface of the lost world.

Unto Me Shelter residents thankful for chance to make fresh start

Since early October, the Unto Me Shelter has become a temporary home to five (and counting) persons, who are grateful for a chance to get back on their feet.

Bigotry? Hatred? Christians say they're tired of being 'the bad guys'

Some Christians say they're tired of being made into the bad guys, bigots, haters.

Patterson, Kentuckians urge pastors to preserve Baptist identity

"What is it that we see in the Great Commission that Baptists have done right across the years?" asked Paige Patterson, president of Southwestern Baptist Theological Seminary, speaking on "Baptist Identity in the 21st Century."

Wherever you go, we go

Strong partnerships with churches at home have helped Jeff and Liesa Holeman on the mission field.

Kentucky churches use Inasmuch model to reach thousands

What would it take to reach more than 34,000 people across the Bluegrass state with God's love? How do believers get the chance to share the gospel in an increasingly anti-Christian culture? Both questions were answered recently by 104 Kentucky Baptist churches with "Operation Inasmuch."

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Kentucky Press News Service

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Man killed in crash on I-75 identified

Knox superintendent, board members cited for numerous state violations

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USPS to handle 600M-plus packages during holidays

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Apartment owners sued for 2014 homicide

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Woman arrested after buying items through Facebook with fake bills

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