New state missionaries commissioned; Missionary of the Year recognized

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Madisonville—Seven men and women were commissioned as Kentucky missionaries on April 9 during the Kentucky Woman’s Missionary Union Annual Meeting.

John Morris with God’s Appalachian Partnership was also recognized as Kentucky’s Missionary of the Year. Continue reading “New state missionaries commissioned; Missionary of the Year recognized”

‘The Heart of the Story’ focus of state WMU meeting

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Madisonville—More than 600 members of Kentucky Woman’s Missionary Union focused on “The Heart of the Story” during their annual meeting at First Baptist Church of Madisonville April 8-9.

“Jesus last words in Matthew 28:19, which we know as the Great Commission, were words to His followers, you and me,” began Linda Cooper, national WMU president. “His message was clear. He didn’t say, if you want to, or if you feel like it, or if it fits into your busy schedule. He said go!” Continue reading “‘The Heart of the Story’ focus of state WMU meeting”

Don Neal: ‘Never met a stranger’ demeanor opening doors

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Richmond – Don Neal has a “never met a stranger” personality that is ideal for serving in the greeter’s ministry at First Baptist Church of Richmond.

“His favorite thing to do is to be a greeter at the door of the church,” Floyd Price, director of senior adults at First Baptist, said. “He is very involved. He thinks if you’re going to be a part of a church, you’d better participate, so he participates in almost everything we do.” Continue reading “Don Neal: ‘Never met a stranger’ demeanor opening doors”