In 1983, a presidential proclamation declared April as Child Abuse Prevention Month. Ever since, April has been a time to raise awareness of child abuse in this country and to encourage families and communities to commit together to prevent child abuse and neglect. Sunrise Children's Services joins with others to shine a light on this issue every year with the goal of one day permanently breaking the cycle of child abuse.
Nathan Young was excited. After a year of work to rehab an old building in Shepherdsville for use by Mercy Hill Church, plans were being made to meet there for the first time on Easter Sunday, 2018. And then the rains came.
"God, if this is your will that we move on campus, then I'll lose my job."
It's a bold prayer that student John Falotico prayed as he struggled with the decision to transition from an online to campus student and move from Alabama to the campus of Clear Creek Baptist Bible College.
PINEVILLE—A Baptist college could hold the key to increasing the number of churches in Kentucky's mountain region to serve an estimated 350,000 people who currently aren't a part of any Christian congregation.
ASHLAND—It was in the rugged Appalachians that President Lyndon B. Johnson declared war on poverty more than 50 years ago, yet many residents remain well acquainted with hardship. Unemployment is rampant. So is poverty and drug abuse.