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Prayers answered for pastor’s wife; Bowling Green church embraces Congolese friendships

By Mark Maynard Kentucky Today A few years ago, with her husband’s church struggling, a diligent pastor’s wife prayed a simple prayer. She asked God to bring the church 10 families. God answered her prayer, but it was far different than she expected. More than a dozen Congolese families joined Forest Park Baptist Church in Bowling Green and now make up the largest part of the congregation. Pastor...

Origami project suggested by Kentucky 4-H State Teen Council member offers message of hope

By Katie Pratt University of Kentucky An origami project suggested by a Kentucky 4-H State Teen Council member aims to bring hope to Kentuckians in these uncertain times. The 4-H 1,000 Paper Crane Project involves Kentucky 4-H’ers and supporters making at least 1,000 origami cranes. It was the idea of Lily Martin, a 4-H’er and State Teen Council member from Webster County. She brought up the idea...