Leaders of the school want to phase out direct funding from the Kentucky Baptist Convention over four years in exchange for more leeway in selecting the university’s board of trustees.

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A year after reaffirming a covenant agreement defining their relationship, a Baptist state convention and university are suddenly on the brink of severing ties.

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An unconventional strategy of giving away guns to unchurched men is part of a larger “affinity” evangelism approach adopted by the Kentucky Baptist Convention.

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Kentucky Baptist leaders are appealing to churches to make up a budget shortfall resulting from Sunrise Children’s Services’ “biblical stand” against hiring employees who are openly gay.

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Wednesday, 18 December 2013 13:48

Smithwick out at Ky. Baptist home

Bill Smithwick, who earlier this year recommended that a Baptist agency consider hiring employees who are openly gay, has resigned amid a firestorm of controversy ignited by his proposal.

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Friday, 15 November 2013 12:03

KBC votes to end Georgetown ties

Kentucky Baptists approved a year-old recommendation to terminate its partnership with Georgetown College despite opposition based on procedural concerns.

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Wednesday, 13 November 2013 10:18

Ky. Baptists vote no-confidence in leader

A Baptist children’s ministry recently decided against changing policies to allow the hiring of gays, but the agency head who suggested the idea faces an uncertain future.

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Monday, 11 November 2013 08:50

Kentucky Baptist agency won’t hire gays

Sunrise Children’s Services’ board of directors voted Friday not to change its hiring practices to allow the employment of gays.

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Monday, 04 November 2013 13:53

Baptist home considers hiring gays

The head of a Kentucky Baptist child care agency says it’s better to end a ban on hiring gays than risk losing taxpayer funding necessary to sustain ministry to children who are at risk.

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Friday, 16 August 2013 13:18

Baptists support discrimination ban

Moderate and progressive ministers say Kentucky Baptists leading opposition to a city fairness ordinance don’t speak for them.

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