More than 870 Baptist Collegiate Ministry students took part in Beach Reach 2015, including 105 from Kentucky. The servant evangelism ministry, a LifeWay-sponsored event, offered free transportation and breakfast for two weeks in March to college students on Spring Break in Panama City, Fla.
It was a bittersweet celebration for Andrew Baptist Church as members met once more before handing the building keys, and their evangelism legacy in Bowling Green, to a multi-ethnic church plant a half-mile away.
Larry Baker has announced his intention to retire as director of missions for Tates Creek Baptist Association. He anticipates wrapping up his tenure with Tates Creek, one of the state's largest Baptist associations with 43 churches and two missions, by mid-August.
Tom Shelton, retired director of missions for Ohio County Baptist Association, died March 10 at Beaver Dam Nursing and Rehabilitation Center following a lengthy illness. He was 76.
A Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief trip to help a Greenup County woman with a fallen tree on her mobile home ended with her being left with verses reassuring her, "once saved, always saved."
Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers came to the aid of hundreds of residents in eastern Kentucky following the latest winter storm by offering clean water, free labor and the gospel.
The combination of March Madness, former University of Kentucky basketball star Cameron Mills preaching revival services, and a desire to have his congregation sit up front led David Tucker, pastor of Second Baptist Church of Hopkinsville to get creative.
Greg and Alice Whitetree, who operate the Freeda Baptist Center deep in the heart of Appalachia, have been selected by the Kentucky Baptist Convention to receive a missionary service award.