Kentucky WMU
Sunday, November 19, 2017
missions for lifeĀ®

Emphasis Videos

Rise Up and Shine - Welcome

Kentucky WMU Executive Director Joy Bolton shares a word of thanks and an introduction to the 2017 state missions emphasis and Eliza Broadus Offering.

Rise Up and Shine - How to Use Videos and Materials

Kentucky Woman's Missionary Union Executive Director Joy Bolton explains a few of the materials available this year, and how to use them to promote missions and missions giving in your church.

Rise Up and Shine - Internationals

International students are coming to Kentucky from all over the world. Brett Martin shares how those who come to faith in Christ are being equipped to share their faith when they return to their home countries.

Rise Up and Shine - Friendship International

The Eliza Broadus Offering provides grants for a variety of ministries across Kentucky. Learn how Friendship International shares Jesus through English as a Second Language, Bible study, and friendship.

Rise Up and Shine - Ethnic/Language Churches and Ministries

The Eliza Broadus Offering provides support for language church planting and ministry. Learn how building relationships is the key to reaching internationals with the gospel.

Rise Up and Shine - Internationals in Your Community - Nik Ripken

Nik Ripken, author of "The Insanity of God" and "The Insanity of Obedience" shares that many internationals find life in the United States to be very lonely. Nik challenges Kentucky Baptists to befriend internationals by being friendly, asking about their home countries, inviting them for a meal, and inviting them to church.

Christmas Backpacks Project

Kentucky Baptists are collecting backpacks filled with school supplies, clothing, toys, and food to be distributed at Christmas. Learn how this ministry will touch a child and how to get involved.

Operation Inasmuch

Hands on missions is a great way to be part of Kentucky state missions. Learn how you can plan a day of service in September as part of your church's state missions emphasis.

International Students    

Todd Martin, Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, shares the importance of international student ministry.

Engage - International Student Ministry

The annual international student conference, sponsored annually by Kentucky Baptist Campus Ministry, is a great way to introduce international students to the gospel. (The video was part of the 2013 state missions emphasis.)

BCM - Internationals

A student who came to faith in Christ shares his testimony of faith, even in the face of rejection by his family and death threats.