Associational Missions Emphasis Week is observed each year in May on the SBC calendar. For many, the week goes by with little notice. But from May 21-28, 2018, I would encourage you to take note of your Baptist Association.
Clear Creek has alumni serving in many areas of ministry where God is using them in great ways. I wanted to share with you an alumni spotlight from 1998 graduate Emery Minton.
"For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them"—Ephesians 2:10 (ESV)
Each spring we recognize staff members who have reached 5, 10, 15 years, etc. of service. The following are comments from some of our faithful servants who were recognized this year.
DALLAS—Following the election of H.B. Charles as the first African American president of the Southern Baptist Convention Pastors' Conference, diversity has been among the anticipated emphases at this year's conference.
Ron Wilson spent most of his adulthood making deliveries as a driver for UPS in South Central Kentucky. He was active in church but would not have described his life as active in missions. This all changed when he and his wife attended a training for Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief. As Wilson began serving in disaster relief ministry, God began moving him from the pew to the broken places of the world.
The Western Recorder is celebrating 193 years of Baptist publications serving Kentucky in 2018, though the newspaper was not renamed the Western Recorder until 1851. In 2019, the Western Recorder will mark 100 years as the Kentucky Baptist Convention's official news journal, and we are looking forward to emerging opportunities as we begin a second century of service together.