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Thursday, October 30, 2014
Williamsburg, KY- University of the Cumberlands (UC) alums Drew Mahan ('04) and his brother Barry ('01) recently took a step in faith and character and accepted the challenge from Kentucky Baptist Convention's (KBC) Bucket Project. UC had committed to the Bucket Project and once Drew heard about it, he knew he and his brother had to get on board and help the cause. "I attended the Creech-Boswell Luncheon this year during UC's Homecoming week with my pal, Dr. Travis More...
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Monday, October 27, 2014
By Robin Cornetet Bowling Green—Kentucky Baptist churches have packed more than 2,000 Baptist Global Response buckets this year, and they are encouraged to continue their efforts by bringing at least 800 more to the Kentucky Baptist Convention Annual Meeting in Bowling Green Nov. 11. More than 1 million people in sub-Saharan Africa die each year as a result of the AIDS virus, and most leave this world having never hearing the name of Jesus. Each bucket shipped More...
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Monday, October 27, 2014
Nashville—Princeton editor Chip Hutcheson has been elected to serve as chairman of the Southern Baptist Convention's Committee on Nominations. In the new role, Hutcheson, president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, will lead the panel that nominates individuals to serve on the SBC boards, commissions and committees. Hutcheson will present those nominees at the SBC's annual meeting in Columbus, Ohio, next year. "I am very honored and humbled to be chosen to chair More...
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Monday, October 27, 2014
By Kristen Camp Engage24, an evangelism movement that began on college campuses, challenges Christians to share their faith with someone within a 24-hour period. Oct. 14 marked the observance on several college campuses this year. This year's observance also saw participation expand to churches too. (Photo courtesy Engage24) Alpharetta, Ga.—College students across the United States were joined by believers of all ages as they participated in More...
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Monday, October 27, 2014
Tom James, pastor of Eastwood Baptist Church in Bowling Green, will be nominated as Kentucky Baptist Convention president when the KBC annual meeting convenes Nov. 11 in Bowling Green. He is currently the only announced candidate. James has led Eastwood Baptist as pastor since 2004. Prior to that, he served churches in Tennessee and South Carolina. He was elected the KBC's first vice president in 2012, and was chosen to preach the convention sermon at the 2011 annual More...
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Monday, October 27, 2014
Elizabethtown—Bill Langley, pastor of Severns Valley Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, will be nominated as president of the Kentucky Baptist Pastors' Conference. Dan Summerlin, senior pastor of Lone Oak First Baptist Church in Paducah and a former president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, will nominate Langley when the pastors gather at Living Hope Baptist Church in Bowling Green Nov. 10. Langley is the second announced candidate. Kenny Rager, pastor of Life More...
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Monday, October 27, 2014
Mark Payton, pastor of Dry Ridge Baptist Church, will be nominated as second vice president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention. Payton will be nominated by Greg Nimmo, director of missions for Crittenden Baptist Association, during the KBC annual meeting in Bowling Green Nov. 11. He is currently the only candidate for the office after two earlier nominees, Patrick Butcher and Larry Workman, have withdrawn. In an email to the Western Recorder, Nimmo commended Payton as More...
 
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