Vacation Bible School at Maranatha Baptist Church “was a great week where we met all of our goals set by the VBS team.”
Garold Quick, former pastor of seniors at Saylorville Baptist Church, died July 15 at age 80.
The Northeast Fellowship launched its third church revitalization project since 2015, this time in Indian Lake, New York.
William “Bill” Paton, a missionary pastor for many years, died July 14. He was 72.
Bradford Neal Kolbo, a pastor, mentor, and counselor, died June 3. He was 69.
Warren Rayford Mattox, president of the Fundamental Baptist Fellowship Association from 2000 to 2004, died June 16.
Emmanuel Christian School in Toledo celebrated its 50th anniversary with a weekend of special events.
Bill Arp, scholar and professor of Greek and New Testament studies who spent nearly 50 years teaching at Clarks Summit University, died July 2.
Patricia Lee Bates, a longtime faculty member of Cedarville University, died June 17. She was 72.
Malcom VanAntwerp, founding pastor of Munising (Michigan) Baptist Church in 1942, died June 1 at age 97.
William Wooldridge Jahnke, a retired staff member of Clarks Summit University, died on June 3. He was 91.
John Ralph Wood, a Michigan pastor and leader known for his sense of humor, died June 10. He was 89.
Donna Vermilyea, former pastor’s wife, lovingly known as “Mrs. V,” died June 4. She was 90.
Ruth Ann Engstrom, who served with her husband in music ministry, died May 31 at age 78.
Irwin “Wyn” Olson, a pastor and leader of the Indiana Fellowship of Regular Baptist Churches, died May 26 after a series of strokes. He was 96.
The Ohio Association of Regular Baptist Churches has called Chuck Pausley as its new state representative.
Tri County Baptist Church welcomed Neal Terwilliger as its new music pastor.
With a concern for public safety on the rise, two chaplains have formed a business enterprise to meet the growing need for emergency and safety awareness in churches.
Calvary Baptist Church recognized Memorial Day by holding a Garden Party.
“Our focus on eternity will give focus, hope, and importance in this life,” said Dr. David Crandall at the Annual Bible Conference of the California Association of Regular Baptist Churches.
After a career full of deadlines, Norm Olson, retired senior editor of the Baptist Bulletin, was settling into a quiet routine with his family and friends. Norm died on May 20 after suffering a sudden heart ailment. He was 69.
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.
“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.
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.
a ministry called Shepherd’s Closet has given scores of volunteers an opportunity to minister to both believers and unbelievers.
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.
Karen Elaine Peck, director of Baptist Church Planters’ JOY Club, died April 4. She was 65.
Camp directors focused outward in their planning as they met for the annual retreat of the National Association of Regular Baptist Camps.
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.
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.
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.
St. Patrick’s Day, March 17, is the deadline for Council of 18 Nominations. You may nominate online or by email, listing candidate’s name, city, and …
Teens from two churches in Iowa and Michigan gathered in Chicago for a unique “Passion for God” retreat that presented evidence of creation.
Like watching your toddler grow to adulthood is how Pastor David Strope describes helping a church plant in Kenya, East Africa.
Hindered by language barriers, the small, urban congregation of Dynamic Life Baptist Ministries in Kansas City couldn’t reach their neighbors, but they could open their doors—which is what they did.
Would you like to attract viewers to your church’s website and in social media? Posting quality photos will help! Well shot photography can draw people …
The women’s ministry team of Haddon Heights Baptist Church hosted an accessory swap for ladies and their friends.
Protect Your Church! Regular Baptist Web Community presents “Updating and Rewriting Your Church’s Articles of Faith,” beginning Thursday, March 9.
For many years, the DelMarVa Baptist Fellowship has wanted to see a church planted in the Bowie area of Maryland. With the organization of Shiloh Baptist Church, the fellowship is beginning to see this desire come to fruition.
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.
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.
Tri-City Baptist Church hosted a one-day conference for Hispanic ministry leaders. Billed as the Hispanic Think Tank, the conference was the first to be held in the West.
Equipping teachers for effective instruction is a priority at Grace Baptist Church. To underscore the church’s commitment to teacher training, Grace Baptist hosted an “Engage” training seminar.
Talents For Christ is a great way to help teens get started serving the Lord in their church. Through TFC, teens develop skills such as speaking, singing, playing an instrument, telling a Bible story, working with puppets, and more.
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.
High school and college students from Pacific Northwest churches spent two days learning from God’s Word, worshiping, and fellowshipping at Washington Family Ranch.
Enrollment for 2017 Learning Labs is now open. Excellent sessions await you! Preaching, equipping teachers, church websites, updating articles of faith, and photography are topics …
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 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.
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.
Michigan churches gather in in both peninsulas for annual state association meeting.
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.
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?”
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.
For the first time in the MARBC’s history, its annual conference was held in two sites simultaneously, in the lower and upper peninsulas of Michigan.
Ladies in New York State had a wonderful time learning, praying, laughing, and fellowshipping at the Annual Ladies’ Advance, an event of the Northeast Fellowship.
“Israel and the Church” was the theme of the Northeast Fellowship’s Fall Bible Conference with Dr. Jim Showers of Friends of Israel.
First Baptist Church celebrated its 200th anniversary with a weekend of special events for the congregation and community.
By combining their resources, staff, and members, the merger of two small congregations in Michigan gives these churches the hope of thriving.
Faith Baptist Church hosted a day of fun and encouragement for singles who attend churches in fellowship with the Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches.
Emmanuel Baptist Church was blessed this September to have Dr. Bob Kellemen lead through Scriptures full of hope, promise, and truth.
Robert “Bob” J. Williams, a professor and pastor, died Oct. 10. He was 90.
Now in its seventh year, the Upward Flag Football ministry of Bethany Baptist Church has reached record attendance.
Dr. Ted Welch, a pastor and missionary, died Oct. 11.He was 68.
It is well known that many missionaries struggle with culture shock in their first term of ministry. But a visit from a familiar face can bring refreshment and encouragement.