Williamstown Baptist presents “Resurrecting Christmas”

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WILLIAMSTOWN—More than 1,000 people gathered at Williamstown Baptist Church on Dec. 16-17 to see “Resurrecting Christmas,” a performance that featured a 50-60 voice choir presenting a musical in a seven-tier Christmas tree.

Other features of the evening included pre-event music by Williamstown’s handbell choir, the children’s choir joining in a few selections, an introductory drama about the significance of Christmas and Christ’s incarnation, and a drama to compliment the musical selections and tell a Christmas story.

Planning for the event began in January of this year, and the choir began rehearsals in August. With technicians, performers and actors, there were about 85 people that helped with the production. Continue reading “Williamstown Baptist presents “Resurrecting Christmas””

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God’s plan and God’s time emphasized at mission board

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LOUISVILLE–When Joseph heard of Mary’s unexpected, miraculous pregnancy with Jesus, he was in a dilemma, grappling with love and law, so he planned, Charles Frazier, newly elected Kentucky Baptist Convention president and pastor of Zion’s Cause Baptist Church in Benton, told members of the KBC Mission Board during their meeting on Monday, Dec. 11.

“This righteous man developed a plan to take care of Mary, but his plan was not God’s plan,” continued Frazier. Joseph, legally, could have had Mary stoned, he noted. Yet, his choice was the loving option of quietly divorcing her.

Still, God changed Joseph’s plans for His own, sending an angel in a dream to tell Joseph to marry her, Frazier said, speaking from Matthew 1:18-24. Continue reading “God’s plan and God’s time emphasized at mission board”

Cadiz Youth center shows kids ‘The Way’

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CADIZ— “I’ll tell you what. They love us children, I bet you,” Shawn Davis, an eighth grader from Trigg County schools said of “The Way,” a Cadiz youth center that is making a large-scale difference in its small community.

Each Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday after school, the ministry, located behind Trigg County schools in Cadiz, plays Christian music, feeds kids (sixth grade to seniors) an evening meal or snack, and provides a safe space to hang out. Continue reading “Cadiz Youth center shows kids ‘The Way’”