‘The value of God’s presence’ emphasized at evangelism conference

Originally published in Western Recorder – www.westernrecorder.org

PRINCETON-“The reason that some churches get it and some don’t is the presence of God,” Bob Morrison, pastor of Grapevine Baptist Church in Madisonville, said at the West Kentucky Evangelism Conference on March 6 in Princeton.

Morrison continued, “If you don’t have the presence of God in your life and your church, you’re never going to do anything, and I don’t care how many KBC programs you can get. It’s just not going to matter.” Continue reading “‘The value of God’s presence’ emphasized at evangelism conference”

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Oakland church receives six acre donation

Originally published in Western Recorder – www.westernrecorder.org

OAKLAND — Friendship Baptist Church of Oakland, a “small country church” situated on the side of a country road and farmland, has received a donation of six acres of land from a neighbor.

Although the church hasn’t decided what to do with the land for sure, Pastor Jarvis Smith has hopes that it will somehow be used for an extended educational facility and possibly a playground. Continue reading “Oakland church receives six acre donation”

Disaster Relief deployed to Hickman after tornadoes

Originally published in Western Recorder –www.westernrecorder.org

HICKMAN—After devastating storms hit Fulton County on March 9, Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers, in partnership with West Hickman Baptist Church, joined an effort to rid the area of uprooted trees and scattered debris.

A chainsaw team, a heavy equipment team, and a chaplain were deployed on Mar. 14. They returned home on Mar. 17 Continue reading “Disaster Relief deployed to Hickman after tornadoes”