FRANKFORT—A student ministry leader serving a five-county area who has seen more than 1,980 students accept Christ during the past decade was named the 2018 Kentucky Missionary of the Year.
NASHVILLE—Public schools in Tennessee soon could be required to post "In God We Trust" in a "prominent location" if the governor signs a bill that cleared the state legislature this week.
Bivocational pastors are the "Iron Men of the SBC," according North American Mission Board President Kevin Ezell in a July 5, 2012 article in "The Courier." Ezell was further quoted in the same article as saying, "If we're really going to penetrate the lostness of North America, it's going to have to be with the help of bivocational pastors." Pastor David Little, of Dexter Baptist Church in Calloway County is one of these Iron-Men bivocational pastors whom the Lord is using to get the job done.
The very word means a place of refuge or safety. It is somewhere someone can go to escape the insanity and chaos of the world outside. After all, a "sanctuary" is a holy place consecrated for worship and prayer, God's house. Inside, peace and reconciliation abide.
I was in a meeting the other day at Jenny Wiley State Resort Park in Prestonsburg where the discussion centered around a new Baptist initiative called Multiply East Kentucky, which focuses on planting new churches in the mountain region.