"Shine Like Stars In The World" Philippians 2:15
Message Tab

<    >

Image of 6

Evangelism, tithing crucial, EC leader Boto tells SBC

DALLAS—Personal evangelism and tithing are imperative for reversing declines in key Southern Baptist Convention metrics, SBC Executive Committee Interim President D. August Boto told messengers June 12.

SBC resolutions affirm women, denounce abuse

DALLAS—Messengers to the 2018 Southern Baptist Convention affirmed the dignity and worth of women, denounced all forms of abuse and called for sexual purity among Christian leaders in adopting 16 resolutions Tuesday (June 12).

New international missionaries from Kentucky appointed

DALLAS—Among the 79 missionary candidates presented for appointment during the Sending Celebration at the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Dallas June 12 were seven couples with ties to Kentucky Baptist churches:

Pastors' Conf. encourages, inspires, elects Danny Wood president

DALLAS—With the theme "Fulfill Your Ministry," the Southern Baptist Convention's Pastors' Conference speakers sought to encourage and inspire pastors with their messages on Monday (June 11)—the second day of the event.

Search committee, ERLC funding mark first EC report

DALLAS—Messengers received an update of the search for a new Executive Committee president and defeated a proposed defunding of the Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission during the EC's morning report at the SBC annual meeting in Dallas June 12.

J.D. Greear seeks unity, diversity

DALLAS—On the heels of an election many Southern Baptists believe was pivotal, J.D. Greear struck a conciliatory tone in response to questions about whether his presidency signals a sea change. He fielded inquiries on a range of issues during a press conference Tuesday (June 12) at the Southern Baptist Convention's annual meeting.

J.D. Greear elected SBC president

DALLAS—North Carolina pastor J.D. Greear was elected Southern Baptist Convention president June 12 during the 2018 annual meeting in Dallas, two years after conceding a closely contested election to lead the denomination.

After Thought: Koinonia

Hard to spell, harder to practice

The winning word at this year's National Spelling Bee Championships should be familiar to most Sunday School-goers. Last week, 14-year-old Karthik Nemmani, of McKinney, Texas, outlasted 515 other spellers, winning in the 18th round by correctly spelling koinonia.

Access e-Edition


Mustard Seed Donations

Click here to donate


Do They Know? Video

Click image to view this video


WR Recent Articles

EBO at Work: NAME prayer partners

Clear Creek Chronicle: Graduation memories

This is Oneida: 'The course of my life was changed'

340 Kentucky students learn to be missional in their own community

God's 'Unshakable Pursuit' frames WMU opening sessions

Pastors' Conf. sounds call to 'Fulfill Your Ministry'

Crossover Dallas, Harvest America crusade proclaim Gospel

Bible helps NBA's Curry stay 'focus, locked-in'

Baptist Nursing Fellowship to host Refugee Loss Simulation

Evangelism leaders seek to 'Train the Trainer'

Gaines, others see God at work amid SBC's trials

KBC lauds political leaders for helping state's hurting kids

Patterson firing met with strong reactions, cancellation

KBC, Sunrise wins dismissal of adverse legal settlement

SBTS launches residential 'Evening M.Div'

Ethnic breakdown of Gaines' appointments released

Lexington pastor to take helm of Leadership Network

SWBTS: Paige Patterson terminated 'effective immediately'

After Thought: She was here before computers...and most of us

Ky. Baptist Foundation: Why the delay?

Clear Creek Chronicle: From Bell County, Texas to Bell County, Kentucky

This is Oneida: Thoughts from the Class of 2018

Bob Dixon: Disaster relief pioneer rooted in faith

REACHing Kentucky: Northern Kentucky church planting pastor "all in"

First Person: Paige Patterson, the SBC, and Me (too)

Patterson appointed pres. emeritus by SWBTS trustees

Article Archive

Baptist Press (BPNews)

Trump's 'zero tolerance' policy denounced, defended

Abuse in the church: Its trauma aired by panel at SBC

Evangelist-led worship 'hit the mark,' pastor reports

Stewardship panel: Finances & marriage discussed

'Undivided' race relations resource debuts at SBC

8 entity heads field messenger questions

Seminary luncheons: highlights & challenges

FROM THE STATES: Tenn., N.C. and La. evangelism/missions news; 'Only eternity knows the influence ...'

FIRST-PERSON: Pointed words from Brother Louis Beloney


Kentucky Press News Service

McConnell, Yarmuth back immigration fix as outrage crosses party lines

JCPS parents sue over preschool abuse allegations

Kentucky senators address Trump?s child separation policy at border

Spitting into the wind on Father?s Day

AG urges officials to stop investing retirement contributions in opioid companies

Clayton to be sworn in as chief judge of Kentucky Court of Appeals

IG report makes clear Clinton probe all show

Trump approval falls more in Kentucky than any other Southern state

When death comes to the terrarium

Crash in Hart sends five to hospital

Pursuit suspect in court

London woman, husband admit to killing mother who was reported missing

Couple accused of locking daughter in a cage in basement full of feces

Daughter fights parole for mom who killed 5-year-old

Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer is too secretive about Derby ... and other things

Comer hears concerns of small-business leaders

Daviess sheriff receives national honor

Guthrie bill making way to Senate

Former Webster County police officer convicted of wrongful arrest

Education gives former miner new opportunities

Scott property values growing at record pace

Amid hepatitis outbreak, listen to health professionals

Accused killers make court appearance

Attorney: Cop didn't read suspect his rights after fatal crash that claimed NKY family

More than 600 line up in 2 days for free care at Eastern Kentucky clinics

Barr breaks with Trump over policy that splits families

Cawood Ledford?s widow dies at age 90

Poor People?s Campaign says progress made with weekly protests

Hedge fund advice didn't wreck Kentucky pension system, advisers say

How a McDonald's receipt crippled an elite Louisville drug-fighting team


Promotional Video

This promotional video is available to use with church announcements or at an associational event to encourage readership of the Western Recorder.