198-year-old church relocates to 100-acre property

Originally published in Western Recorder – www.westernrecorder.org

Frankfort—On Sunday, Nov. 13, Buck Run Baptist Church in Frankfort, a 198-year-old church, will hold its first service on a new property on Leestown Road.

The church has been meeting and doing ministry for the last 128 years on the banks of Elkhorn Creek. The church averages 700 people each Sunday, divided into three services.

The new property includes 100 acres, a 50,000 square-foot worship center, a 940-seat sanctuary, and a children’s wing with an indoor playground, among other improvements. Continue reading “198-year-old church relocates to 100-acre property”

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Trafficking workshop identifies problem, offers solution

Originally published in Western Recorder – www.westernrecorder.org

Louisville—As another means to emphasize human trafficking awareness across Kentucky, the Kentucky Baptist Convention offered a one-day workshop, “Stuck in Traffick,” at Bethlehem Baptist Church in Louisville.

The Oct. 22 workshop follows on the heels of a letter penned by KBC Executive Director Paul Chitwood on behalf of Kentucky Baptists to potential vendors, stating that the convention will not do business with hotels that fail to train employees to recognize and report human trafficking. Continue reading “Trafficking workshop identifies problem, offers solution”