The application deadline for college and seminary scholarships available through the Kentucky Woman's Missionary Union is Feb. 15.
Eldred Taylor also served as pastor of FBC Somerset from 1958-1981
Eldred Taylor, a former executive director of the Kentucky Baptist Homes for Children and a former president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, died Jan. 16 in Louisville. He was 93.
Dick Ham was the only music minister to serve as KBC officer.
Richard Wendell "Dick" Ham, 79, retired minister of music of First Baptist Church of Richmond and the only music minister to serve as a Kentucky Baptist Convention officer, died Jan. 13. He had served as the KBC's 2nd vice president in 2001.
In 2014 Kentucky Baptists dealt with one of their schools that moved to elect its own trustees, parted ways with a church that decided to perform same-sex marriages, and collected more than 3,400 Buckets of Hope to send to Africa.
A shift in the way Kentucky Baptists take the gospel to colleges and universities has led to an explosion in the number of new Christians on campuses across the state.
On Oct. 31, 2012, Naomi Hetrick, of Richmond, was making a routine morning commute to Bluegrass Technical and Community College in Lexington, where she was studying social work. What seemed like an average day, quickly turned awry as Hetrick pulled out of the parking lot and was blindsided by another vehicle.
In October, Brian and his sister Sarah were legally adopted by Justin and Ashley Padgett of Richmond. A few weeks ago, he was told he is cancer-free. Life is good for Brian and his sister as the family begins the new year.
A Newsweek cover article calling conservative evangelicals "God's frauds" and characterizing the Bible as full of errors has drawn a range of corrective responses from Baptist commentators.