The Kentucky Baptist Convention evangelism team, in cooperation with Kentucky Baptist associations and associational mission strategists, recently completed a 14-stop training tour to equip, encourage and inspire Kentucky Baptists to utilize the North American Mission Board's evangelism mobilization resource known as "Who's Your One?"
In January 2014, our home was broken into by three young teenagers. My husband and I arrived home just in time to see two kids being placed in handcuffs. Our world changed.
"I can really see His hand"—those are words spoken frequently and fervently by Linda Cooper, reflecting on God's work in her life from the days of her youth until now as she begins her fifth year as president of the national Woman's Missionary Union (WMU).
It's never too early to begin planning for your Eliza Broadus Offering campaign! The year's theme is called "Equipping To Go!" As Kentucky Baptists, we are called to boldly share the gospel. No matter where we are, God is calling us to be on mission through praying, learning, giving and going. While the theme challenges us to support ministries across our state, which equip believers for making disciples who live on mission, it is also a personal challenge to ready ourselves to go!
No matter how spiritual someone is, there probably have been times the person has questioned God's presence in his life. We are prone to wonder—is God at work in my life? Has He forgotten me or has He abandoned me?
As I was sitting in the waiting area of a doctor's office, my mind was on the subject of the various ways in which God works. It was during that time that I received a text message from Kentucky Today's Mark Maynard. The text message read as follows: "Hey Brother, Harold Cathey is in hospice. His homegoing is imminent … he may not make it through the day."