Richard Carnes, vice president and senior client advisor for PNC Bank in Louisville, was unanimously selected April 23 by board members to become KBF president. If approved by members of the Mission Board of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, when they meet May 4-5 in Louisville, Carnes will return to the helm of the agency he previously led for seven years.
WMU exhorted to live a missions lifestyle
"All for You: Surrender, Sacrifice, Serve" was the theme of the Kentucky Woman's Missionary Union annual meeting April 10-11 at Sand Spring Baptist Church in Lawrenceburg.
Joyce Flaugher felt God pulling her toward missions most of her married life, and she said that call only grew stronger after her husband died.
On Saturday, April 11, more than 500 people joined Walnut Street Baptist Church in Louisville for live music, hot dogs, inflatables and a host of block party activities to kickoff a series of events celebrating its 200th anniversary.
Music ministers and musicians from Kentucky Baptist churches gathered for a day of refreshment, reflection and instruction on April 9.
The article, "Baptists credited with beating marijuana push," which appeared on the front of the April 7 issue of the Western Recorder, has been met with very strong reaction from proponents.
Despite rains dampening the turnout at Benton's annual "Tater Day," members of the town's New Bethel Baptist Church still handed out 170 bottles of free water, gospel tracts and information about the upcoming Encounter WOW at a Kentucky Lake state park.
Kentucky Baptist churches gave nearly $1.5 million through the Cooperative Program in March, continuing a slight upward trend that has been underway since the start of the fiscal year last September.
Barry Washington sees West End restaurant as a platform for ministry