Matthew's Gospel records that after the wise men left, an angel appeared to Joseph in a dream, saying, "Get up! Take the child and his mother, flee to Egypt, and stay there until I tell you. For Herod is about to search for the child to kill him." So, during the night, Joseph, Mary and Jesus escaped to Egypt.
LOUISVILLE—The president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention has appointed 14 new leaders to head up convention and Mission Board committees.
As America watched footage of the devastation caused by the deadly California wildfires that destroyed over 14,000 homes and the widespread loss and destruction caused by Hurricane Florence and Michael, many people were moved with a desire to help those suffering in the aftermath of these disasters. Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief deployed volunteers to 10 states and four international sites this past year as we responded to 17 different disaster events in a very active response year.
JENKINS—Bessie and Lester McPeek are known throughout eastern Kentucky as the Diaper Lady and the Diaper Man. They wouldn't want it any other way.
LOUISVILLE—Joy Bolton fell in love with missions early in life. Recalling that "my mother and dad were passionate about missions," she noted, "I often say I learned missions at my dining room table."
EL CAJON, Calif.—During World War II hundreds of thousands of service personnel were spread around the world. When Bing Crosby released a song in October 1943, written as if from a G.I. far away from home at Christmas, it shot up the music charts.