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3 jobs...All focused on blessing the Lord

SCOTTSVILLE—A story published by Lifeway in 2014 made the statement "as a bivocational pastor, you can be many things but you cannot be lazy." If there's anyone who is testimony to the truth of that statement, it's John Mark Williams.

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Frankfort pastor leads well as lobbyist for KBC

FRANKFORT—For one Kentucky Baptist, leading well is evidenced in his role not just as a pastor, but as a lobbyist in Frankfort.

Training leaders to be biblical counselors

One of Clear Creek's core values is the trustworthiness of scripture. "We are a community of learners who affirm the total trustworthiness of God's revealed word as the guide for our lives and the foundation of our equipping ministry."

Equipping church staff, leaders on legacy planning

As the development agency for Kentucky Baptist churches, the Kentucky Baptist Foundation (KBF) helps equip a church's staff and lay leadership on effective ways to implement intentional legacy planning programs for church members.

3 ways to minister to leaders in your community

It is generally accepted that we live in contentious times politically. Some argue that there has never been a more polarized time in our history. Historians of the political history of the U.S. will be quick to point out other periods that were similarly acrimonious. What if I were to tell you that there is a way to be involved in the political process in your local county that is non-combative and will produce far more important and lasting changes than any of our angry social media posts or protests?

Livermore pastor leads the charge for evangelism in his church

If you ever have the privilege of eating lunch with Pastor Clive Bell, you will more than likely hear him share the gospel with his server. Pastor Clive serves as the senior pastor of Livermore Baptist Church and is passionate about evangelism. He doesn't limit his evangelism to servers, but attempts to bring evangelistic passion into his church.

Blessed by good leaders

The Kentucky Baptist Convention, formerly known as The General Association of Baptists in Kentucky, began in 1837 and was made up of 57 members – 20 ordained preachers, one licensed preacher and 36 private church members. They organized their efforts around four priorities – to encourage churches to financially support their pastors, to foster the education of ministers and church members, to distribute Bibles among the people and to support foreign missions.

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