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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By Todd Deaton Campbellsville—Representatives from Campbellsville University met with Kentucky Baptist Convention leaders Aug. 13 to report that the university’s board of trustees has voted to remove the school from its covenant agreement with the KBC. Both groups, however, are involved in ongoing discussions for forming a new partnership arrangement. Campbellsville’s trustees voted July 15 to revise the school’s bylaws to allow the possibility of seating its More...
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
By Roger Alford Bowling Green—U.S. Sen. Mitch McConnell told Kentucky evangelicals Aug. 14 that he’s “100 percent pro-life” and that he defines marriage as “between one man and one woman.” McConnell, queried by evangelical leaders during a forum at Eastwood Baptist Church in Bowling Green, shared details about his religious background, including his baptism as an 8-year-old in a Southern Baptist church, his current involvement at Southeast Christian Church More...
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Tuesday, August 19, 2014
Bells, books, backpacks and lunchboxes. Yes, a new school year has begun. But, there is much more to a good education than these. From almost the time we first sit down at a desk with 64 crayons and a math or spelling workbook, we begin learning that a good education is a ticket to the future of our choosing. With the right knowledge, we can go far in life. We’ll be successful … and profitable. We can go anywhere our imaginations can soar if we work hard. But even More...
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Thursday, August 14, 2014
By Roger Alford Sandy Hook—A building that once served as a doctor’s office could be just the prescription for reaching the lost in Kentucky’s Appalachian foothills. Ronald Pearce, an Ashland-based optometrist, donated the building to First Baptist Church of Sandy Hook after he closed his satellite office. Charles Johnson, pastor at First Baptist Church of Sandy Hook, said he plans to create an outreach hub with the building donated by a local More...
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
By Todd Deaton Louisville—Campbellsville University and the Kentucky Baptist Convention reached an accord Aug. 9 in the ongoing standoff over their future relationship following the university’s announcement of its intention to form a self-perpetuating board. “While the university’s future relationship with Kentucky Baptists will probably look different than the past, I truly believe we can walk forward supportive of one another and engaging in a ministry More...
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Louisville—Tom Townsend, the Western Recorder’s marketing and business manager, has announced his plans to retire. He will step aside at the end of October. “It has been such a joy serving the Lord with our staff, convention and churches,” Townsend said. “It can be a daunting task to communicate the activity of the Lord and our response to Him, but I have experienced our team working together for the glory of God and the enlightenment of our More...
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Tuesday, August 12, 2014
By Todd Deaton This past weekend, my son and I attended a round of the PGA Championship at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville. It was my first PGA event since I was Caleb’s age. I quickly observed two types of golf fans: Those who follow a favorite golfer—Tiger Woods, Phil Mickleson, Rory McIlroy, Bubba Watson, Jason Day—around the course; and those who, like us, pick a challenging hole or two and watch as each golfer, including their favorite, plays it. Yet, we More...
 
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