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Ky. Baptist Foundation: Gift annuity update

At the recent 33rd Conference on Gift Annuities, the American Council on Gift Annuities announced new suggested maximum gift annuity rates to take effect July 1. The new rates reflect an adjustment upward in most rates since the last set of suggested rates became effective in 2012.

Clear Creek Chronicle: Graduation memories

Part III

I know you will enjoy reading the final installment of favorite memories from our recent graduates.

This is Oneida: Letter to Clay Countians

The Lord planted Oneida Baptist Institute in Clay County, Ky., for a reason, and we continue to work to minister to the children and families of our local community. Acts 1:8 says, "But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth." We are challenged to begin our work at home and then to reach out into the state, country and world. The following is a letter I sent to our local newspaper.

July 4th storm damages Paintsville church

PAINTSVILLE—A severe storm swept through a small eastern Kentucky town on Wednesday, tearing roofs off homes and businesses and toppling a steeple at the downtown church.

Greear confronts SBC challenges in NPR interview

NASHVILLE—Newly elected Southern Baptist Convention president J.D. Greear addressed topics ranging from the #MeToo crisis to politics and evangelicals in a recent interview with NPR, one of his first since taking the role.

Kentucky Changers 'have an agenda'

RUSSELLVILLE—Cody Lockhart started coming to Kentucky Changers 12 years ago as a teenager. He now returns each year as a crew leader. This year, his Russellville roofing projects concludes his 30th Kentucky Changers project. He "fell in love" with the work and worship surrounding Changers, he shared.

Good Summer Reads

Looking for some great, new books to add to your summer reading list? Check out these five suggestions.

Runners raise $6,000 for hungry at Dallas

DALLAS—More than 200 Southern Baptists raised beyond $6,000 to feed the hungry by participating in the Global Hunger Relief Run June 13 during the 2018 meeting of the Southern Baptist Convention.

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Clear Creek Chronicle: Graduation memories

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