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Calling All Youth Leaders

This Fall, BSK’s Flourish Center is offering an online workshop series designed to strengthen local church leaders who work with youth. The series offers a 6 week, non-credit set of workshops (no grades), including pre-recorded videos, live Zoom discussion sessions, and curated links to additional resources. Youth Ministry 1 begins October 13, 2020. 

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New Flourish workshop series provides introduction to the Bible

Introduction to the Bible is great for Bible study leaders or anyone who wants to deepen their skill with the scriptures. This 6 week series provides a broad introduction to the Bible. As a non-credit course, there are no tests or grades, just a course project and some readings. Each session includes a pre-recorded video providing a wealth of content, and a live Zoom session for discussion and questions.

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Crystal Shepherd Named to Leadership Positions

Crystal Shepherd has been elected President of the Kentucky Association of Pastoral Counselors. Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear has also announced the appointment of Crystal Shepherd to the state licensure board for pastoral counselors.

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BSK Fall 2020 Classes Begin

Students returned to classes today as BSK celebrates its largest enrollment since 2011. The semester is significant because it launches BSK’s redesigned M.Div. program. Students can complete their M.Div. in 75 hours, down from the previous 90 hours. The new M.Div....

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Longtime denominational communicator joins BSK staff

Veteran denominational communicator Pat Cole has been named director of advancement at the Baptist Seminary of Kentucky.Cole will work alongside BSK President David Cassady in support of the seminary’s communications and fund development initiatives. “We are thrilled to have someone with Pat’s incredible skillset and deep experience joining our team. He will play a key role in helping BSK share our story and continue growing our community,” explained President Cassady.

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Embracing technology prepared us in advance for COVID-19

In an opinion piece published at Baptist News Global, BSK President David Cassady writes “Our mission led us to know what to do in this moment; the technology was the tool through which we were able to make it a reality.” He goes on to describe the ways BSK’s innovative approach opened doors for partnerships and growth, even during a global pandemic.

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Jordan Conley Calls for Community in Op-Ed

BSK M.Div. student, Jordan Conley, has written an opinion piece for Baptist News Global titled, “What if we all learned to breathe in and breathe out together?” In the article, Conley asks questions about how our faith might call us to “breathe” together toward a better future.

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BSK Community Gathering for CBF Virtual General Assembly

CBF Global is offering a slot in their schedule for theological schools to gather their communities during their virtual General Assembly happening next week. Thursday, June 25, 2020 from 12:30-1:30 PM, EST, BSK will gather via Zoom. Join us as BSK President, Dr....

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Special BSK Flourish Workshop Series: America in Crisis

What is going on right now? Where do we go from here? The United States is in a moment of chaos. Communities are divided along racial lines, and there is disagreement and division everywhere. Protests against racially targeted arrests and killings, biased and brutal...

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