First Baptist Church took on a special project to commemorate its 135th anniversary: raising funds for the translation of the New Testament for the people of Luxembourg.
Alice Humrickhouse Messenger, a pastor’s wife, died May 10. She was 86.
Many Christians obsess over making Christianity relevant. But why should Christianity be made relevant, and what would a relevant Christianity look like?
“God never designed you to be all things to all people all the time,” said Dr. Richard Swenson at the Annual Church and Culture Spring Conference.
In the last three years, the Northeast Fellowship has changed the focus of its spring meeting from a Bible conference to a ministry training conference for church leaders.
A church in Florida is painting stones of inspiration, faith, and encouragement to be a blessing to its community.
PARMA, Ohio—Douglas Reiner, a longtime missionary with Baptist Mid-Missions, died May 2 following a battle with pancreatic cancer. He was 53. Doug grew up in Northeast …
Churches with the Baptist Network Northwest came together for an annual conference focusing on edification.
A Mystery Dinner Theater called “Who Murdered Jesus Christ?” shared the stories of people surrounding Jesus’ crucifixion.
“Know what God has called you to do and get it done,” GARBC National Representative John Greening challenged attendees of the Stronger Church Conference.
Students attending Sunday School classes at First Baptist Church have beautiful visuals of the life of Christ, thanks to a church member who has begun painting murals on the classroom walls.
First Baptist Church is reaching its neighbors with the gospel while connecting with believers in its community.
Within quite a few supposedly evangelical churches, we are witnessing the adoption of Catholic and Orthodox aesthetics and liturgical practices even where official allegiance to Catholicism or Orthodoxy is not claimed.
An event called Walk with Jesus invited families to follow the footsteps of Jesus during the week leading to His death, burial, and resurrection.
Restored Church is passionate about multiplying leaders for church ministry. Knowing that higher education is costly and time consuming, the church created Restored University, where church members and leaders can attend Bible and ministry classes.
Jason Nightingale of Wordsower International died April 19. He was 68.
When a church needs minor repairs or sprucing up, some people might ignore the issues. But when one church member saw a need, she got the whole church involved.
Wilbur Frank Hartwig, a longtime missionary, died Feb. 25. He was 86.
First Baptist hosted the Spring Conference of the Illinois-Missouri Association of Regular Baptist Churches.
During Baptist Bible Seminary’s Ministers Enrichment Day, 70 ministry professionals enjoyed a day of insight, refreshment, and motivation through various sessions that focused on the theme “Outside the Walls: Creative Outreach in a Contemporary Culture.”
First Baptist Church in Minnesota has made it a priority to find deliberate ways to reach people for Christ in its own city.
Kenneth W. Osbeck, a Cornerstone University professor who wrote a best-selling series of hymn stories, died March 27. He was 92.
This Easter we are reminded once again that Jesus did not stay in the tomb but is fully alive. And our lives right now are worth the living just because He lives.
The Case for Christ is solid apologetics shared through the heartfelt and compelling story of Lee and Leslie Strobel.
Karen Elaine Peck, director of Baptist Church Planters’ JOY Club, died April 4. She was 65.
Families enjoyed an event called LEGO My Eggo at Germantown Hills Baptist Church.
Dr. Milo Thompson, former president of Clarks Summit University, died April 1.
Urbandale Baptist Church commissioned Isaiah and Rosanna Peterson as missionaries. The Petersons will be serving as Bible translators in Peru with Bibles International, a ministry of Baptist Mid-Missions.
A significant portion of our society, including a large number of professing believers, experience a disconnect when the terms “liberty” and “responsibility” are used together.
Iowa pastors are joining an effort to support legislators through prayer, encouragement, and Biblical counsel.
First Baptist Church was privileged to serve as the host congregation for the 150th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Association of Baptist Churches.
With the calling of a new pastor, First Baptist Church says a sincere thank-you—but not good-bye—to its interim pastor.
The Northeast Fellowship led a day of practical teacher training for laypeople and pastoral staff of Regular Baptist churches in New York.
God brings trials of various kinds into all our lives, and we are not to be surprised by this.
A group of ladies whose goal is to support Camp Manitoumi met for their spring meeting.
Church and community families at First Baptist Church enjoyed an afternoon of making and flying kites.
Earle C. Harriman, a pastor and school administrator, died March 20. He was 93.
After holding services in two schools for nine years, Desert Hills Baptist Church is now meeting in its own facility that it constructed in a prime location.
A pastor shares his thoughts on the tragic double murder of a family in Illinois.
Teens from two churches in Iowa and Michigan gathered in Chicago for a unique “Passion for God” retreat that presented evidence of creation.
Church membership actually matters and is not only biblical, but practical and pastoral.
Like watching your toddler grow to adulthood is how Pastor David Strope describes helping a church plant in Kenya, East Africa.
The women’s ministry team of Haddon Heights Baptist Church hosted an accessory swap for ladies and their friends.
Faith Baptist Bible College hosted its second annual Refresh Conference for Christian leaders and their spouses.
Altoona Regular Baptist Church held its 7th Annual Sportsmen’s Banquet. This free event is one of the church’s biggest outreach events of the year.
Summer games were a highlight of Winter Games, an annual youth event organized by the Nebraska Association of Regular Baptist Churches.
Moses took radical action against sin. He understood that sin leads to destruction and death, and he didn’t mess around.
Dr. William Fusco, a well-loved preacher and gifted communicator of the Word of God, died Feb. 14. He was 91
Women enjoyed getting together with friends and meeting new ones at a Quilt, Craft, Scrap retreat hosted by The Springs Ministries camp.
Pastors of Regular Baptist churches in Iowa are taking part in a statewide initiative to spiritually support their legislators.
William F. “Bill” Russell, a longtime pastor, died Jan. 19. He was 85.
Oasis Baptist Church, formerly in Las Vegas, constructed a new building about 16 miles south in Henderson.
At Lincoln Lake Camp, students are taking part in a retreat called Lake Effect, held over the course of seven weekends.
Pastors of Baptist Network Northwest churches attended the association’s three-day prayer retreat at Camp Gilead.
Students and faculty of Cedarville University were honored to hear Dr. John McNeal speak during chapel Monday, Jan. 16, a day marking the birthday of Martin Luther King Jr.
Ministry leaders of the California Association of Regular Baptist Churches came together for fellowship, encouragement, and refreshment at the association’s 70th Christian Workers Retreat.
Harold Joseph Miller, a pastor with a vision for planting churches and helping them thrive, died on the morning of January 19. He was 79.
As followers of the living God, we have an obligation to speak for those who cannot speak for themselves, and to stand for life.
Any putative gospel that denies justification through faith alone is a false gospel, whatever other elements of truth it may contain.
High school and college students from Pacific Northwest churches spent two days learning from God’s Word, worshiping, and fellowshipping at Washington Family Ranch.
What is a healthy church? A healthy church is one that maintains its first love.
The Wisconsin Association of Regular Baptist Churches has called Jon Jenks as state representative.
Amy Wilmeth, a missionary and pastor’s wife, died Jan. 7 after battling breast cancer since March 2011.
Gregory Richard Barny, a pastor, died Oct. 13. He was 66.
The real meaning of Christmas is a message of hope flooding a darkened world with marvelous light, healing old wounds, reviving broken dreams, and setting the captives free.
Sunday Christmases bring dilemmas. Christmas is a special day, steeped in family traditions, and we’re not all that accustomed to spending time at church on Christmas Day.
The Northwest Youth Ministries is actively reaching students with the gospel, most recently through a fun, evangelistic event called The Next Thing.
Dr. Robert Leslie Sumner, a longtime pastor who had preached in all 50 states, as well as Canada, the Philippines, Mexico, and Brazil, died Dec. 5. He was 94.
Twin Lakes Camp and Conference Center hosted the Annual Camp Conference of the National Association of Regular Baptist Camps.
Emmanuel Baptist Church ordained its associate pastor, David Rodgers.
Sometimes the water we are trying to navigate gets a little shallow, doesn’t it? This is the precise time we need to sail into God’s channel of peace.
Churches of the Wisconsin Association of Regular Baptist Church have said farewell to Ed and Diane Fuller, who retired as state representative and wife.
Morgan Colburn, a longtime pastor in the Northwest, died Nov. 20. He was 70.
Emmanuel Baptist Church held its first Renew Women’s Conference to be renewed by the truth of the Word.
Meeting for their fall conference, churches in Ohio honored Dr. David and Pat Warren for their 18 years of service to the association.
Churches throughout northern California met for their annual meeting at Grace Baptist Church.
If you are overly joyful or overly disappointed following Tuesday’s election, you have probably put too much stock in a human leader.
Charlotte Miller Neeld, a former pastor’s wife, died Nov. 3. She was 70.
Louis Hudson Miller, a pastor, camp director, and missionary, died Nov. 10. He was 99.
Open Bible Baptist Church embarked on a missions trip to Nicaragua to help and encourage ABWE missionaries Bruce and Laura Edgar.
Baptist Children’s Home has received a $1,000 grant from the Indiana First Lady’s Charitable Foundation.
First Baptist Church kicked off its first archery ministry this September. Dedicated volunteers and generous donations made the event possible.
The Sunshine Baptist Fellowship held its Fall Conference at Bethany Baptist Church around the theme “Can We Trust the Word?”
The Gospel of Luke gives us a wonderful window into how Jesus changed the world in three short years. Luke shows that prayer played a vital role.
Adelaide “Addie” Zemmer, a missionary, died Oct. 17. She was 98.
Camp Gilead’s 13th Annual Mother/Daughter Retreat landed on the very weekend that a predicted epic storm would hit the West Coast.