ALPHARETTA, Ga.—Southern Baptists are poised to respond after Hurricane Michael made landfall with sustained wind speeds just two miles per hour short of a Category 5 storm on Oct. 10.
LOUISVILLE—Four Southern Baptist church leaders and a national evangelism director shared stories of how real-life churches are doing things to reach the lost to hopefully spark ideas for others during the Engage 24 event in Louisville last week.
LOUISVILLE—"This workshop was exactly what we needed, but we didn't know it," Jamie Reynolds, pastor of Premium Baptist Church in Whitesburg, said following the Understanding and Engaging Poverty seminar at First Baptist Church of Hindman on Oct. 4.
The Annual Meeting of the Kentucky Baptist Convention is now less than a month away. Although there's always a possibility of some surprises, here are a few business items to watch for at this year's convention in Pikeville:
LOUISVILLE—Joy Bolton, champion of missionaries everywhere, is stepping down as leader of Kentucky Woman's Missionary Union after 19 years.
OWENSBORO—Jerry Tooley retires this month as director of missions for Daviess-McLean Baptist Association. His last day in the office will be Oct. 23, following the association's annual meeting.