2014 KBF Spring Gathering

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FRIDAY, APRIL 25, 2014

11:30AM - 1:00PM  Pastor's Lunch with BSK President Greg Earwood

1:00-5:30PM Resource Fair Open

1:15-2:30PM Pastor's Networking (with Suzii Paynter) / Associate Ministers Networking (with Bo Prosser)

2:45-4:00PM Pastor's Networking (with Bo Prosser) / Associate Ministers Networking (with Suzii Paynter)

4:00-4:30PM KBF Coordinating Council Meeting

4:30-5:30PM Kentucky Baptist Women in Ministry Gathering

4:30-5:30PM Laity Mixer with Suzii Paynter and Bo Prosser

5:30-6:45PM Baptist Seminary of Kentucky Annual Banquet (Separate reservation required)

7:00-7:30PM KBF Business Session

7:45-8:45PM Worship

9:00-9:30PM Fellowship and Resource Fair Open

9:15-11:00PM KBF Current After Party at Bluegrass Brewing Company



7:45-8:30AM Youth Ministers coffee & bagels (with Jeremy Colliver)

7:45-8:30AM Children & Family Ministers coffee & bagels (With Cynthia Insko)

7:45-8:30AM Music Ministers coffee & bagels (With Seth Hix)

8:00-8:30AM Coffee and Refreshments, Resource Fair Open

8:30-9:15AM Breakout Session #1

9:30-10:15AM Breakout Session #2

10:30-11:15AM Breakout Session #3

11:30AM-12:30PM Worship

12:45-1:30PM Lunch and Orientation for new KBF Coordinating Council Members

Join your KBF family as we gather in Louisville at Broadway Baptist Church on Friday, April 25 through Saturday, April 26, 2014 for our annual Spring Gathering.  Our special guests this year are CBF Executive Coordinator Suzii Paytner and CBF Coordinator of Missional Congregations Bo Prosser.  

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  • Network with friends and colleagues
  • Pastor's lunch with BSK President Greg Earwood (Friday, 11:30-1:00)
  • Pastor's networking group (Friday)
  • Associate Pastor's networking group (Friday)
  • Laity Networking group (Friday)
  • Baptist Women in Ministry gathering
  • Baptist Seminary of Kentucky Annual Banquet (Friday, 5:30-6:45)
  • Worship on Friday and Saturday
  • Breakouts for pastors, associates, and laity on Saturday


It is never too early to make a reservation! For your convenience, KBF has set up room blocks in two hotels.  The rooms are available by request under the name "Kentucky Baptist Fellowship."

The Breckinridge Inn
2800 Breckinridge Lane
Louisville, KY 40220
$89 a room - must reserve by March 25th

Country Inn & Suites
1241 Kentucky Mills Drive
Louisville, KY 40299
$89.99 (plus tax) breakfast included


Session 1 (8:30-9:15AM)

  • Academy of Preachers (with Roger Jasper)
  • Bo Knows: Laity (with Bo Prosser)
  • Lessons From The Academy (with Dwight Moody)
  • Ekklesia - Spiritual Formation for Ministers (with Rick Landon)
  • Koinonia - Building Community In Your Church (with Bob Baker, Tommy Valentine, & Michael Duncan)

Session 2 (9:30-10:15AM)

  • Academy of Preachers (with Roger Jasper)
  • Bo Knows: Associate Ministers (with Bo Prosser)
  • A Peak at the Future of Preaching (with Chuck Bugg)
  • Ekklesia - Spiritual Formation for Laity 
  • Koinonia - Opening The Doors (Steve Hadden, Derek Cain)
  • 3 Fresh Ideas (With Don Rogers, members of FBC Middlesboro, and Community Baptist-Henderson)
  • Morocco: A Dialogue (With Karen Thomas Smith)

Session 3 (10:30-11:15AM)

  • Academy of Preachers (with Roger Jasper)
  • Bo Knows: Pastors (with Bo Prosser)
  • Unraveling CBF (with Alice Mull & Susan Reed)
  • Energizing Worship (with Seth Hix)
  • Koinonia - Maintaining Community in the Interim (with John Lepper)
  • Ekklesia - Resources for Spiritual Formation (with Keith Stillwell)
  • Morocco: A Dialogue (With Karen Thomas Smith)


Childcare will be available for birth-5 year olds. KBF will use the paid childcare workers at Broadway Baptist Church which utilized a Child Protection Policy and background checks on all staff and volunteers.

To register your child, click the orange registration link above and enter information when asked.