On Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019 the atmosphere of the room was mingled with excitement and apprehension. Two Somerset congregations — Buena Vista and Faith-United — had voted on officially merging to create a new church.
LOUISVILLE—How crucial is the Lottie Moon offering to support missionaries around the world? Pastor Nate Bishop says it's "absolutely crucial" to the work of spreading the gospel to the ends of the earth.
Throughout my journey this year the most common question I have heard is, "How do you like living in Kentucky?"
There were a lot of times it didn't feel like Thanksgiving or Christmas. Returning to Granny's house for the holidays in the deep south meant it would be stuffy. If there was a chill in the air, it wouldn't be because of the temperature. More times than not, we had the windows open so the heat of the stove could drift out of the house while we ate our turkey and dressing with sweat on our brow.
Making charitable gifts is both an opportunity to express thankfulness for the blessings of life and an opportunity to make a difference in your community through a favorite charitable ministry. It's also an excellent way to reduce your tax obligation for the year.
Christians understand they may never see the fruits of their labor. But that's not the case for Wayne Myers and his wife, Barbara, who served as IMB missionaries to Swaziland for 23 years. And the joys of their labor have been shared in recent weeks with many Kentucky Baptists.