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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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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

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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

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Emanuel massacre prompting change a year later

Russian law would restrict evangelism

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Korean Council discusses bridging the generations

Ramadan attacks reflect need for Christians to pray

Bible Study: July 3, 2016

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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

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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

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