Category Archives: Citizenship

ERLC Leadership Summit will address human sexuality

Wondering what recent court rulings on gay marriage might mean for your community and your ministry? The Ethics and Religious Liberty Leadership Summit will address the gospel and human sexuality to equip pastors and church leaders to speak to these critical issues in their own congregations. This event will be held April 21-23, 2014, at […]

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Chitwood Issues Call to Action on Gambling

LOUISVILLE–Kentucky Baptist Convention Executive Director Paul Chitwood is making his case against casinos in a double-barreled offensive intended to encourage evangelical Christians to speak out against gambling legislation pending in the General Assembly. A bulletin insert is also available for download. Chitwood is speaking directly to the 750,000 members of the Kentucky Baptist Convention through a […]

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KBC President Hutcheson Advocates for Families Adopting Children Internationally

The following is a press release issued by Sen. Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.): Washington, D.C. – U.S. Senate Republican Leader Mitch McConnell announced today a bipartisan bill he cosponsored to make it easier for American families to adopt children was signed into law. The Accuracy for Adoptees Act requires federal agencies to defer to and recognize […]

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Mohler, Prager, Douthat Set To Share Stage

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (BP) — Three nationally renowned commentators with differing theological beliefs but common views on American culture will share a stage at Southern Baptist Theological Seminary. On Jan. 28, a “Faith and Freedom in the Public Square” forum will feature Southern Seminary president R. Albert Mohler Jr., nationally syndicated radio show host Dennis Prager […]

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Guest Post: Baptists and the First Amendment

The following is a guest post from Steve Weaver, pastor of Farmdale Baptist Church in Frankfort, Ky. Steve is an adjunct professor of church history at Boyce College and Southern Seminary, and currently serves as a Research Assistant to the Director (Dr. Michael A. G. Haykin) of The Andrew Fuller Center for Baptist Studies. The […]

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Dr. Wayne Grudem: Politics According to the Bible

Did you miss Dr. Wayne Grudem’s speaking tour of Kentucky earlier this week? Check out this video provided courtesy of The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary in Louisville. Video only shows first 10 minutes of the lecture.  Full audio will be posted here: Grudem presented topics from his book Politics According to the Bible. With the rising […]

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Grudem in Kentucky to Talk ‘Politics According to the Bible’

Dr. Wayne Grudem will be in Kentucky this week for a four-site speaking tour focused on his new book, Politics According to the Bible. The first stop will be tonight at 7:00 p.m. at Tates Creek Presbyterian Church, 3900 Rapid Run Drive, Lexington. On Tuesday, Grudem will speak at 10:00 a.m. at Ashland Avenue Baptist […]

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Should Christians Just Keep Quiet?

With prominent Evangelical pastor Louie Giglio bowing out of a role in the President’s inauguration under pressure from groups who oppose his Biblical views on homosexuality, many Christians are awakening to the sobering reality that traditional, orthodox positions on human sexuality are unwelcome in the public square. How should Christians respond? Should we continue to […]

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Grudem’s ‘Politics According to the Bible’ Speaking Tour Coming to Kentucky

Noted author Dr. Wayne Grudem will come to Kentucky in January 2013 to discuss his new book Politics According to the Bible. Grudem, who is the author of the influential work and widely-read text Systematic Theology, will be speaking on the following dates/times/locations: Lexington Mon. 7:00 PM Jan. 14 General Public Tates Creek Presbyterian Church 3900 […]

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Vote Your Values This Tuesday

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Are you registered to vote?

November elections are fast approaching, and now is the time to make sure you are registered to vote, and encourage others to do the same. Voters must be registered by Oct. 9, 2012. Click here for information on how to register to vote. Click here for information on conducting a voter registration drive in your […]

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Prayer Event Set for Capitol on Jan. 10

Jan. 10 is Kentucky Call to Prayer Day which will mark the formation of a Kentucky Legislative Prayer Caucus in the General Assembly in Frankfort. The event will be held in the capitol rotunda at 12 p.m. Visit for more information.

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Chitwood to Pray Before Governor’s Speech

Dr. Paul Chitwood, executive director of the Kentucky Baptist Convention, will be leading the opening prayer for a joint session of the state General Assembly called to hear the governor’s annual State of the Commonwealth address at 7 p.m. Eastern tonight (Jan. 4) at the state capitol building in Frankfort. The speech will air on […]

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Kentucky Legislators Form Prayer Caucus

A number of Kentucky legislators have formed a bi-partisan prayer caucus for the General Assembly and are inviting citizens to attend a “Kentucky Call to Prayer Day” at the state capitol building in Frankfort. The prayer day event will be held at 12 p.m. on Tuesday, Jan. 10 in the capitol building rotunda. The state […]

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Remember to Vote on Tuesday

Election Day in Kentucky is almost here. Remember to vote on Tuesday. Here are two voter information sites that may help you make decisions about the candidates: Vote KY Vote Kentucky U.S.

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Make Sure You Vote on Nov. 8!

All around the world today we see people rising up to remove dictators in the hope of replacing these despots with governments that promote democracy and freedom. Seeing their struggle should remind all Americans that we too once had to fight for our rights to a representative government as well. Kentucky voters will have a […]

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Four Pro-life Bills Killed; SB 9 Still Alive

It was no particular surprise but four pro-life bills were killed by the Kentucky House Health and Welfare Committee yesterday. The one silver lining is that Senate Bill 9 is still in play. This bill would require an abortionist to give a woman considering an abortion the opportunity to see an ultrasound of her developing […]

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Alcohol Expansion Petitions Being Filed

The KBC Committee on Public Affairs has recently received the following report from Don Cole, executive director or the Kentucky League on Alcohol and Gambling Programs (Kentucky Ethics League), regarding upcoming alcohol sales expansion petitions in Kentucky: The Kentucky League on Alcohol & Gambling Problems has been informed that a petition for a local option […]

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Arrogance of Pro-abortion Leaders Appalling

The level of arrogance among pro-abortion legislators in Kentucky is appalling. As has been the case for the past six years, the House Committee on Committees has assigned several pro-life bills – SB 9, HB 215, HB 243, and others — to the House Health and Welfare Committee for the express purpose of killing them […]

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No Shortage of Bad Bills in 2011

It’s amazing the amount of bad legislation that gets proposed in the Kentucky General Assembly. Some proposals just take your breath away in terms of their foolishness. Here are just a couple: House Bill 299 – This bill, introduced by Rep. Arnold Simpson, District 65 (Kenton County), would permit the sale of alcohol on any election […]

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