Laurel River’s mother church celebrates 200 years

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London—Providence Baptist Church, the birthplace of the Laurel River Baptist Association, is celebrating its 200th anniversary.

Their first service was held in November 1815. The church held a celebration around its 200th anniversary date where Luke Day, a Corbin pastor whose father was a former pastor of Providence, spoke, and they had dinner on the grounds. Continue reading “Laurel River’s mother church celebrates 200 years”

‘Gotta tell ’em all’ for Kentucky pastors

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Louisville—Kentucky pastors are discovering creative ways to turn the “Gotta catch ’em all” game into “Gotta tell ‘em all” opportunities.

Junction City First Baptist is not a Pokémon Go “gym,” but Pastor Choe Sergent has some ideas he would implement if it were. Continue reading “‘Gotta tell ’em all’ for Kentucky pastors”