"Shine Like Stars In The World" Philippians 2:15
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LMCO gifts 4.4% ahead of last spring's receipts

RICHMOND, Va.—Southern Baptists' contributions to support international missions through the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering are 4.4 percent ahead of last year's pace, according to a report by Rodney Freeman, IMB treasurer and vice president of support services.

After Thought: A state missions leader worthy of honor

Joy Bolton has been a true friend to the Western Recorder during her tenure as executive director of Kentucky Woman's Missionary Union, and during the recent Missions Celebration in Frankfort, our Board of Trustees expressed their "great gratitude" for her faithful service to Kentucky Baptists. In a surprise presentation on Saturday morning, Bolton, who has announced her intention to retire soon, received a framed copy of "A Resolution Commending Joy Bolton," which was accompanied by a monetary gift to the WMU Heritage Fund in her honor.

Howerton named as Crossings' new president

LOUISVILLE—Lance Howerton, interim president of Crossings Ministries, has been elevated to president of the Kentucky Baptist youth outreach ministry known for its popular summer camp programs.

WMU prayer walks Kentucky State Capitol

Members of the Kentucky WMU flooded the Rotunda of the Kentucky State Capitol, hosted in part by Steve Weaver, the Kentucky Baptist Convention's Capitol Commission chaplain, during their annual meeting in Frankfort on April 6.

Orphan care highlighted at Ky WMU annual meeting

Paul and Michelle Chitwood, Dale Suttles, and Sandra Wisdom-Martin recount their adoption stories and encourage the Kentucky WMU to be involved in orphan care.

Kentucky WMU 'Rise Up and Shine' at 115th annual meeting

Members of the Kentucky Woman's Missionary Union can "Rise Up and Shine" by ministering to the "quartet of the vulnerable," Sandy Wisdom-Martin, executive director of National WMU, shared with the 445 attendees at the 115th annual meeting and missions celebration of the Kentucky WMU on April 6-7.