NEW YORK—Kevin Ezell, president of the North American Mission Board (NAMB), announced to trustees during their meeting that the Annie Armstrong Easter Offering for North American Missions broke the $60 million mark for the first time ever in 2018, with Southern Baptists giving $61.1 million.
Ninety-five Kentucky Mission Service Corps missionaries currently serve in Kentucky. They serve in roles from association outreach positions to equestrian ministries, to directors of food and clothing ministries, pregnancy care centers, homeless shelters, jail and prison ministries, transitional recovery programs, refugee ministries, and much more.
Football is back! For this boy with Southern roots, that's a big deal: "It's the most wonderful time of the year." Shouts of "Roll Tide!" "Go Cards!" and—now that the Wildcats have posted a 5-0 start—even "Go Big Blue!" can be heard up and down the halls. "House Divided" tags adorn bumpers, and rally flags proudly wave above car windows.
Kentucky Baptist, Southern Baptist and other Christian causes rely on charitable gifts to meet their current needs and support their future. Gifts to those causes made through the Kentucky Baptist Foundation will be managed using the highest business and Christian ethical standards and methods.
The pulpit committee at the Cumberland Missionary Baptist Church, which I chair, was searching diligently for an individual to preach for us on Sundays in early February. I called Donnie Fox, president at Clear Creek Baptist Bible College, to ask if he might have a student that he would recommend to us. Why a student? We felt led by the Lord not only to address our needs for someone to fill our pulpit but to also serve as a source of encouragement to a young person who was studying for the ministry.
Oneida Baptist Institute is a Christian boarding and day school for students, Christian or non-Christian, in grades K-12. Our mission is to provide a structured living, learning and working environment in which each student is challenged to grow mentally, physically, socially and spiritually in order to acquire an "Education for Time and Eternity."