As August winds down, we will soon close the books on the 2017-18 Eliza Broadus Offering year. Thank you, Kentucky Baptists, for giving to state missions. When I came in 1999, EBO for 1998-99 stood at $747,254. Since 2008 EBO has exceeded 1 million dollars annually, but not reaching our goal of $1,250,000. I had hoped for this before retirement.
2,300 miles from Clear Creek Baptist Bible College, Camp Joy is nestled into the Mammoth Mountain area of Northern California.
As summer draws to a close and another school year begins anew at Oneida, I am reminded of how God always provides for this unique ministry. As our teachers and support staff frantically make preparations for another school year, I spend much of my time interviewing and subsequently hiring new staff members. One of the greatest professional responsibilities I have is securing and maintaining a quality staff for our ministry.
LOUISVILLE—Around 10 p.m. on Tuesday, Aug. 21, a joy-riding young man and his friends crashed his mom's car into the corner of Temple of Faith Baptist Church in South Louisville.
Gasper River Baptists hold one of the earliest fall associational gatherings in our state. While many annual meetings kickoff in September and October, their 207th annual meeting was hosted by Rochester and Rock Spring Baptist churches on Aug. 9-10.
LOUISVILLE—Crossings, the Kentucky Baptist Convention ministry to school-age kids, is reporting a record enrollment of 14,501 in summer camps at its Cedarmore and Jonathan Creek locations.