Shooting personal for at least three Kentucky Baptist churches
LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) – Monday morning’s bank shooting became personal for Andy Mikel, pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church in Danville, Ky., in a short time.
Bridging generations: Getting to know each other at church
GRAYSON, Ky. (BP) – An open forum discussion at Grayson First Baptist Church on a Wednesday night turned into an opportunity for young and older members to learn more about each other.
Kentucky pastor plans to teach, encourage potential pastors
FRANKFORT, Ky. (BP) – A Frankfort pastor whose small church has members who regularly supply pulpits in the Franklin Baptist Association is planning training in 2023 for those interested in preaching and teaching the Bible more effectively.
School administrator, Kentucky pastor stands against suggested pronouns, keeping parents in dark
LAWRENCEBURG, Ky. (BP) – An Anderson County educator, who is also a Kentucky Baptist pastor, is taking a moral stand on the issue of being told to refer to students by their suggested pronouns and not being allowed to tell the child’s parents if the request was made.
Southern Baptist missionary decorated by Queen Elizabeth in 1957
A story in the Dec. 12, 1957, edition of the Western Recorder featured a story about a Southern Baptist missionary to Nigeria who trained at the Woman’s Missionary Union Training School in Louisville and was decorated by Queen Elizabeth II during the queen’s visit to the United States in 1957.
High School Seminary striking early morning chord in Ky.
RICHMOND, Ky. (KT) – Something good is brewing at Purdy’s besides coffee. The Richmond coffee shop is home to the High School Seminary every Tuesday morning, a project of First Baptist Church Richmond youth pastor Steve Coleman that far surpasses the norm.
Kentucky DR’s flag presentation provides ‘glimmer of hope’ after devastating flood
BLACKEY, Ky. (BP) – Nearly 3 feet of water had rushed into the home of Ed and Vada Rogers during the horrific flooding in eastern Kentucky last month.
Kentucky church put ‘Ready Church’ preparation to good use
GARRETT, Ky. (BP) – Garrett First Baptist Church participated in a Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief program called Ready Church earlier this year.
Kentucky, 7 other states have Disaster Relief boots on ground in eastern Kentucky
WHITESBURG, Ky. (BP) – Ron Crow, the director of the Kentucky Baptist District Relief, is coordinating teams from eight different states as they work together in eastern Kentucky’s flooded areas. He said the flooding is some of the worst he’s ever witnessed. “It’s absolutely incredible, catastrophic. A lot of times flooding happens in a community […]
Kentucky pastors in flooded areas cleaning up, reaching out, awaiting help
HAZARD, Ky. (BP) – Tim Reynolds, the pastor of First Baptist Church in Hazard, said the flood waters barely lapped up onto his parking lot.