But one of the memorable highlights from this preaching excursion came after the worship service was concluded. Accompanied by a member of the church, we went into the community for the express purpose of knocking on doors and sharing the gospel of our Lord Jesus.
What inspires awe, however, is the countless stories of kingdom cooperation that continue to fill its pages. As we celebrate the role that the Western Recorder has played in Baptist life, may Kentucky Baptists be reminded that we are part of something much larger than ourselves. Our stories are just brief paragraphs in His eternal story of redemption.
College campuses are not only a place of learning; they are often a place to gather a perspective on future generations. Students at Kentucky State University are thinking about the climate of racism and reconciliation in Kentucky. What they're saying might refresh Kentucky Baptists.
There's a place in the Bluegrass State that few Kentuckians have ever heard of and fewer still have ever visited. It is an area that is nearly surrounded by the Mississippi River and can only be entered by first going into Tennessee. Yet this obscure place, known as "Kentucky Bend," was once the site of a mighty move of God.
Have you ever gotten nervous and felt butterflies in your stomach? Maybe you've gotten mad and felt your heart rate increase? What about tension headaches from stress? Perhaps you've worried yourself sick? These are examples of the mind and body relationship.
The statistics are alarming. Nationwide, more than 100,000 children are in the foster care system. In Kentucky alone, nearly 10,000 children remain in out-of-home care, waiting to be reunited with their family or to gain their forever family.