Sunrise does so much better when we have great folks walking alongside us and partnering with us. The partnerships we have within our communities are vital, especially now when trying to give the kids we serve a sense of normalcy.
When the coronavirus resulted in churches suspending in-person worship services, a significant decrease in giving was expected — and the domino effect would result in less money given by Kentucky Baptist churches to the Cooperative Program.
There are abundant examples in this month's issue of how the Lord's kingdom benefits when Kentucky Baptists work together. Indeed we are Better Together when churches mobilize to get the gospel to every home, to have gospel conversations with family, neighbors and co-workers and when we give generously and willingly through the Cooperative Program.
Recently I had the privilege of meeting one of our great Kentucky Baptist pastors who is a product of your Cooperative Program investment. In fact, he would probably say that CP has helped raise him for ministry.
Coy Webb, who led Kentucky Baptist disaster relief efforts for more than 12 years, finds himself in a new role that began Oct. 1 — leading a new disaster relief initiative that will serve not only North America, but the world.
A church plant in southeastern Kentucky is making great strides to meet the housing needs of people recovering from addiction and other life struggles. Meeting those needs is giving an eastern Kentucky church opportunities to share the gospel and provide hope in what many consider to be hopeless situations.