Grace and Truth essential in ministry, PC speakers urge

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Florence—“Jesus isn’t 50 percent grace and 50 percent truth. He’s 100 percent grace and 100 percent truth. Both tracks are needed,” an evangelist and senior vice president for spiritual development at Liberty University told Kentucky Baptist pastors.

“In Christian ministry, we need grace and truth if we really are going to be like our great model, our Savior, Jesus Christ,” David Nasser explained during the Kentucky Baptist Pastor’s Conference on Nov. 14.

The central theme of “Grace and Truth” was proclaimed by a strong lineup of speakers at the traditional get-together for pastors on the eve of the Kentucky Baptist Convention’s Annual Meeting. Continue reading “Grace and Truth essential in ministry, PC speakers urge”


Anchor in the Rock, Dyer urges Ky. Baptists

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Florence—Anchor yourselves in the word of God, Andrew Dyer, immediate past president of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, urged pastors and laity attending the Kentucky Baptist Convention Annual Meeting Nov. 15.

Dyer, who assumed the role of president when Kevin Smith left the state to become executive director of the Baptist Convention of Maryland and Delaware, shared that he doesn’t “know what a presidential address is, but I’m an expositor.” Continue reading “Anchor in the Rock, Dyer urges Ky. Baptists”

Stokes recognized by fellow DOMs

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Lebanon—David Stokes, director of missions of the Central Kentucky Network of Baptists, was named “DOM of the Year” by the Kentucky Fellowship of DOMs at their annual banquet Nov. 14 in Florence.

The DOM of the Year title is bestowed by Kentucky directors of missions each fall to a colleague that they believe is worthy of the recognition, Eric Allen, missions mobilization team leader with the Kentucky Baptist Convention, said. Continue reading “Stokes recognized by fellow DOMs”