Kentucky Baptists say children’s home short on funding

MT. WASHINGTON, Ky. (ABP) — The Kentucky Baptist Convention (KBC) is asking the state’s churches to make up a $5 million funding shortfall at Sunrise Children’s Services following controversy in fall 2013 over news that the faith-based agency was considering dropping its ban on hiring gays. KBC Executive Director Paul Chitwood asked the state’s 2,400 Baptist churches to raise about $2,000 each in an offering collected on Mother’s Day after the Thanksgiving 2013 offering fell short of ministry needs.
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