Proverbs 11:30 says, "The fruit of the righteous is a tree of life; and he that winneth souls is wise." Pastor Steve Curtis was identified by all who knew him as a man who won souls for Christ, having served as pastor of Providence Baptist Church, a rural congregation outside of Franklin, Ky., for 36 years.
My name is Matthew Nix and I am the new assistant professor of music and worship at Clear Creek Baptist Bible College.
As the calendar turns to 2019, much of our nation is likely considering resolutions, improvements, weight loss, new commitments, etc. I have never been a big fan of New Year's resolutions because I'm not sure why we need to wait for the turn of a calendar year to make changes in our lives.
LOUISVILLE—Resumes have already begun arriving from potential candidates to lead the Kentucky Baptist Convention.
LOUISVILLE—Kentucky Baptists saw their executive director elected president of the International Mission Board and welcomed a new Woman's Missionary Union leader in 2018. They also cut ties with their university and dismissed churches that were also affiliated with an alternative missions network.
Here are the top headlines for Kentucky Baptists during the past year:
During our December trustee meeting, I made an offhand remark that "we've been through a lot together." In the 10 years since I became editor, "much, indeed, has changed," I added. My observation drew an unexpected chuckle. They evidently thought it something of an understatement. Looking back, here's a cursory overview of some Baptist happenings that Western Recorder covered in the past decade: