Is your church interested in being part of the Kentucky Baptist Convention?
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The Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC) is a partnership of Baptist congregations, Baptist associations, and convention staff who cooperate; share resources and energy; and engage in state, national, and international mission, and ministry endeavors as they collectively discern God’s leading.
This body (convention) consists of (1) “Baptist churches cooperating with the Convention … and sympathetic with its purposes and work” who are “understood by the Convention to be local congregations of scripturally-baptized believers in general agreement with any of the historic Baptist confessions of faith (By way of example, churches which act to affirm, approve or endorse homosexual behavior would be deemed not to be in cooperation with the Convention.) And (2) Has been a bona fide contributor through the Cooperative Program during the fiscal year preceding. (Article IV)
This body. . . “shall serve and assist the churches in their sovereign capacity by the providing of resources and the facilitating of cooperation so that both the Body and the churches may fulfill the Great Commission,” Matthew 28:18-20. (Article II)
The convention recognizes that the cooperation is voluntary and the convention “has no jurisdiction over the local churches or district associations and shall exercise no authority over them.” (Article VI)