Oneida has been blessed with many servant leaders throughout our 120-year history. We recently saw one of those servant leaders earn his eternal reward. For two decades, Mr. Dan Midkiff served humbly and tirelessly in the Oneida ministry.
In the fall of 1999, Bro. Jerrell White began volunteering at the Earle C. Clements Job Corps in Morganfield, Ky. Serving as chaplain at the Job Corps, he worked in a variety of ways to reach the students for Christ. With 1,600 students in the program at any one time, and with approximately 100 young people moving in and out of the program each month.
In 1 Tim. 5:8 we are instructed, "If anyone does not provide for his family, especially for his immediate family, he has denied the faith and is worse than unbeliever." When that verse says "take care of the needs of," in the original language it implies with forethought toward the future. Having adequate income in retirement is one way Christians can "take care of the needs of their family" with forethought toward the future.
SCOTTSVILLE—A story published by Lifeway in 2014 made the statement "as a bivocational pastor, you can be many things but you cannot be lazy." If there's anyone who is testimony to the truth of that statement, it's John Mark Williams.
FRANKFORT—For one Kentucky Baptist, leading well is evidenced in his role not just as a pastor, but as a lobbyist in Frankfort.