The SBC Executive Committee convened in Nashville this week and I was fortunate to be in attendance with two colleagues from the Kentucky Baptist Convention. This was my first full SBC Executive Committee meeting and being present to observe allowed me to gain a greater understanding of how our convention handles business, interact with convention … More Five Takeaways From Attending The SBC Executive Committee Meeting
Last week, hundreds of elementary, middle, and high school students began a new school year at the Oneida Baptist Institute. I had the honor of preaching at the staff worship service as this team of dedicated servants prepared for the year to begin. As I participated in the service, I was reminded of three things … More 3 things that make Oneida Baptist Institute great
When I tell most people the name of my hometown, they give me a puzzled look. When Kentucky Baptists hear of my hometown, they respond with a grin. Bagdad, Kentucky. Bagdad serves as the home of the longtime Kentucky Baptist camp, Cedarmore. I grew up just a few miles from the camp and spent my … More I spent a day at Crossings: Here are 3 things that make it great
The blessing of attending this year’s SBC Annual Meeting was made even more special because I had the wonderful opportunity to attend with my wife and children. In the past, I have observed other pastors attending with their families and it encouraged us to involve our teenagers in this year’s gathering. It was such a … More 4 reasons to take your teens to the Southern Baptist Convention Annual Meeting
He plays with his eggs as he sits across the breakfast table from me. He is not going to eat them, but he does not know quite how to respond to the awkward silence. We have talked about sports and about our families but I know neither of those topics are what he really wanted … More 5 reasons why I joined the Kentucky Baptist Convention staff
As a 11-year-old boy, there were few things I enjoyed more than opening up a newly minted pack of baseball or football cards. I was eager to celebrate over receiving the cards of players I idolized and quickly determined which cards I could trade to my friends. I knew a guy on the 5th grade … More Worthless cards and the worthy Christ
In 1999, Cornelius Anderson robbed the manager of a St. Charles, Missouri, Burger King at gunpoint when he was attempting to make the restaurant’s night deposit at a nearby bank. An eyewitness reported the armed robbery to police and Cornelius was soon arrested, convicted and sentenced to 13 years in prison. Shortly after his conviction, … More Will God ever judge me for my sin?