Features https://www.kystandard.com/features/todaysfeatures en KBC relief team on mission in Massachusetts https://www.kystandard.com/content/kbc-relief-team-mission-massachusetts <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 10px; font-size: 10.5px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="font-kerning: none">LOUSIVILLE, Ky. (KT) &ndash; The Blue Hats in the Kentucky Baptist Disaster Relief team bound for New England this weekend were born for this.</span></p> Religion Notes https://www.kystandard.com/content/religion-notes-22 <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 4.5px; font-size: 18px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="font-kerning: none">Bloomfield Second Baptist anniversary</span></p> Knowing God is the key to trusting him https://www.kystandard.com/content/knowing-god-key-trusting-him <p style="margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px; text-align: justify; text-indent: 10px; font-size: 10.5px; line-height: normal; font-family: Helvetica;"> <span style="font-kerning: none">The biblical account of David and Goliath is one of the most popular stories from the Bible. You remember that Israel and the Philistines were enemies as this true account finds them preparing for battle, but they also were in something of a strange standoff.&nbsp;</span></p> A diet of pecans, almonds and pistachios is just nuts https://www.kystandard.com/content/diet-pecans-almonds-and-pistachios-just-nuts <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/roger_alfordbw_0.jpg" alt="Roger Alford Religion Columnist" title="Roger Alford Religion Columnist" align="left" hspace="6" width="85" height="85" /><p> Do you know why they closed the restaurant on the moon? It had no atmosphere.</p> <p> What do you call a fake noodle? An impasta.</p> <p> Why did the scarecrow win an award? Because he was outstanding in his field.</p> <p> Those are just some of the many jokes I&rsquo;ve received over the years that have never found their way into this column. Not that they&rsquo;re bad.&nbsp;Well, OK, they are bad.</p> How important is it to know God? https://www.kystandard.com/content/how-important-it-know-god <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/billy_hollandnew_0.jpg" alt="Billy Holland" title="Billy Holland" align="left" hspace="6" width="77" height="85" /><p> I have thought about why many Christians, including myself, so often struggle in a lukewarm state of mind much more than we should. To say the least, there are several reasons, but actually these are not considered justifiable excuses.</p> RELIGION NOTES: Nov. 9, 2018 https://www.kystandard.com/content/religion-notes-nov-9-2018 <h3> Be the Man Conference at First Baptist</h3> <p> Word of elderly couple’s divorce brings their children home for visit https://www.kystandard.com/content/word-elderly-couple%E2%80%99s-divorce-brings-their-children-home-visit <img src="https://www.kystandard.com/sites/www.kystandard.com/files/imagecache/thumb85/roger_alford.jpg" alt="Roger Alford" title="Roger Alford" align="left" hspace="6" width="85" height="85" /><p> An elderly woman called her daughter who lives out-of-state and delivered the news: &ldquo;I hate to interrupt your day, but I need to tell you that your Dad and I are getting a divorce. After 51 years, I&rsquo;ve had all I can take, and I can&rsquo;t take no more.&rdquo;

</p> <p> &ldquo;But, Mom,&rdquo; the daughter began.</p> <p> &ldquo;No &lsquo;buts&rsquo; about it,&rdquo; Mom said. &ldquo;We&rsquo;re sick of each other, and I&rsquo;m sick of talking about this, so you call your brother and tell him.&rdquo;</p> RELIGION NOTES: Sept. 7, 2018 https://www.kystandard.com/content/religion-notes-sept-7-2018 <p> Bardstown United Methodist Church</p> <p> Bardstown United Methodist Church&rsquo;s usual Sunday services will be combined and meet at the church&rsquo;s Second Campus (5100 Louisville Road) at 10:30 a.m. on Sunday, Sept. 16.</p> <p> Dominican &lsquo;Come and See&rsquo; weekend</p>