Pregnancy center shows appreciation for pastors

By: Tessa Redmond BENTON, Ky. (KT) – In the spirit of Pastor Appreciation Month in October, H.O.P.E. Clinic hosted a luncheon for local pastors and church staff members. “It’s just a time for them to come together,” said Lisa Holland, executive director of H.O.P.E. Clinic. “We’ve been able to give them a little gift ofContinue reading “Pregnancy center shows appreciation for pastors”

Sanctity of Life Sunday: Practical pro-life resources for Kentucky Baptists

By: Tessa Redmond LOUISVILLE, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky Baptist Convention churches across the commonwealth will join with other Southern Baptist Churches throughout the nation Sunday to celebrate and affirm the sanctity of human life — that every person is made in the image of God. As you consider how your church can actively advocate forContinue reading “Sanctity of Life Sunday: Practical pro-life resources for Kentucky Baptists”

Choose Life license plates support Ky. pregnancy centers, ‘promote adoption’

By: Tessa Redmond LEXINGTON, Ky. (KT) – Kentucky drivers can stand for life through the “Choose Life” specialty license plates—and a $10 donation goes straight to pregnancy centers serving families across the commonwealth. A bipartisan effort led by Sen. Jack Westwood and Rep. Hubert Collins passed legislation regulating specialty plates in 2005. Nine hundred commitmentsContinue reading “Choose Life license plates support Ky. pregnancy centers, ‘promote adoption’”

Kentucky’s abortion network well-organized against pro-life efforts

As a part of the ongoing Friends of Life KY Initiative has taken on by the Kentucky Baptist Convention in November 2020, pastors are uncovering how well-funded and well-connected proponents of abortion care in the Bluegrass State. “I’ve never given much thought about state and local pro-abortion organizations and how well connected they are toContinue reading “Kentucky’s abortion network well-organized against pro-life efforts”

Friends needed to save lives of babies

By TODD GRAY, executive director-treasurer of the Kentucky Baptist Convention The Bible teaches that being a friend to someone in need is a pretty big deal. Proverbs 17:17 says, “A friend loveth at all times, and a brother is born for adversity.” John 15:13 shows us that, “Greater love hath no man than this, thatContinue reading “Friends needed to save lives of babies”

Friends of Life initiative to unite Ky. Baptists in efforts to end elective abortion

By TESSA REDMOND, Kentucky Today The Kentucky Baptist Convention is launching an initiative to mobilize Kentucky Baptists to support pregnant women and speak up for the unborn. “We stand behind the Bible’s affirmation that all human life is created in the image of God, and as God’s people, we are called to stand up forContinue reading “Friends of Life initiative to unite Ky. Baptists in efforts to end elective abortion”