First Baptist Church hosted a surprise retirement fellowship for Don and Sandy Long, who have served in ministry for four decades.
Pastor Scott Poling says he was “honored and humbled” to open the House of Representatives in prayer, as well as preach in the Capitol Building in Washington D.C.
July 30 marked a historic Sunday for Book Road Baptist Church and Pillar of Faith Baptist Church, as the two churches held their first worship service as one congregation.
Lakewood Park Baptist Church combined a movie night with a school supply giveaway to minister to its community.
Cornwall Baptist Church ran its Sixth Annual Law Enforcement Camp for students ages 11–17.
Pastor Scott Poling of Harvest New Beginnings and his 17-year-old son, Dawson, served in Rwanda with a ministry that trains leaders in remote areas.
Vacation Bible School at Maranatha Baptist Church “was a great week where we met all of our goals set by the VBS team.”
The Northeast Fellowship launched its third church revitalization project since 2015, this time in Indian Lake, New York.
Emmanuel Christian School in Toledo celebrated its 50th anniversary with a weekend of special events.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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.
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.
First Baptist Church in Minnesota has made it a priority to find deliberate ways to reach people for Christ in its own city.
Families enjoyed an event called LEGO My Eggo at Germantown Hills Baptist Church.
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.
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.
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.
The women’s ministry team of Haddon Heights Baptist Church hosted an accessory swap for ladies and their friends.
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.
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.
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.
Pastors of Regular Baptist churches in Iowa are taking part in a statewide initiative to spiritually support their legislators.
Oasis Baptist Church, formerly in Las Vegas, constructed a new building about 16 miles south in Henderson.
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.
High school and college students from Pacific Northwest churches spent two days learning from God’s Word, worshiping, and fellowshipping at Washington Family Ranch.
The Wisconsin Association of Regular Baptist Churches has called Jon Jenks as state representative.
The Northwest Youth Ministries is actively reaching students with the gospel, most recently through a fun, evangelistic event called The Next Thing.
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.
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.
Open Bible Baptist Church embarked on a missions trip to Nicaragua to help and encourage ABWE missionaries Bruce and Laura Edgar.
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?”
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.
Now in its seventh year, the Upward Flag Football ministry of Bethany Baptist Church has reached record attendance.
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.
Dr. Michael Wittmer addressed the topic “Politics, Patriotism, and the People of God” at a gathering for pastors.
Churches across Indiana met for a conference that addressed the topic “In Persecution, the Church Speaks.”
To honor those who serve Elyria and meet the church’s neighbors, First Baptist Church planned two special events.
Temple Baptist Church has ordained its pastor, Adam Whitty.
First Baptist Church celebrated its 200th year of ministry. “God has truly blessed the church because of its faithfulness to Him and His Word through the years,” says the church’s pastor.
David and Debbie Strope celebrated 40 years of ministry at Ankeny Baptist Church.
Desiring to build bridges with community residents, businesses, and organizations, Washington Baptist Church held “Harmony in the Park” with help from two other churches.
The Men’s Retreat at Iowa Regular Baptist Camp “was a refreshing time of fellowship, fun, and feeding on the Word,” says Tim Capon.
Leaders and law enforcement officers gathered with Broadview Baptist Church to celebrate the efforts of the North Lauderdale Police Department.
FARMINGTON, Iowa—First Baptist Church celebrated 175 years of ministry. In 1841, the year the church was organized, only five other Baptist churches existed in Iowa. …
Grace Baptist Church is partnering with the Iowa Food Bank to expand its food pantry program.
CANNON BEACH, Ore.—”A day at the beach” takes on special meaning as the Baptist Network Northwest gathers at Cannon Beach, Oregon. Pastors and wives of …
Henry Baptist Church knows firsthand how churches can help one another in ministry.
Teens across Iowa attended the Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches’ GO Conference, designed to challenge, equip, and motivate students to share the gospel.
Family and friends of Joseph and Lucy Chapman helped the couple celebrate 70 years of marriage. They have lived at Maranatha Village in Sebring for 28 years.
Each year the educational leadership of Fellowship Baptist Church hosts a breakfast to honor the church’s Sunday School workers and students and to introduce Sunday School to those who do not attend a class.
Fifty-five volunteers from Camino Verdad y Vida and Vietnamese Living Water Baptist Church worked together to host VBS at International Baptist Church.
First Baptist Church took its worship service outdoors, holding it at the public square in downtown Medina for an audience of 700 to 800 people.
With a combine, a tractor, hay-bale animals, and farm fencing in the yard, it was no secret that something was going on at Faith Baptist Church. That “something” was Cowabunga Farm Vacation Bible School, published by Regular Baptist Press.
Calvary Baptist Church honored Gary and Betty Holtz upon their 40th anniversary of ministry with Campus Bible Fellowship International.
With Pokémon Go sweeping the nation, South Holly Baptist Church has utilized the popular augmented reality game to meet its neighbors.
Faith Baptist Church commissioned Heidi Robbins as a missionary under Baptist Mid-Missions in Lima, Peru.
Calvary Baptist Church is spreading the gospel in its community through its local fair.
When Pokémon Go grew in popularity, pastors around the nation saw the phenomenon as a ministry opportunity.
The Northeast Fellowship has called Ben Baker to serve as its youth seminar coordinator.
Berean Baptist Church in Illinois is partnering with is local public elementary school to show the love of Jesus.
Students in the Dover area enjoyed Vacation Bible School and a soccer clinic at Maranatha Baptist Church.
Grace Baptist Church had the privilege of celebrating two special occasions: Associate Pastor Jeff Bartz’s completion of his DMin degree, and the arrival of a pastoral intern.
In a direct answer to prayer, Crossroads Baptist Church has added 12 new members, representing five new families.
Teens attending Regular Baptist churches across the country have been busy preparing for Talents For Christ competitions. Teens from Wisconsin and Michigan competed at Calvary Baptist Church.
Prairie Flower Baptist Church is quite literally located in the middle of a cornfield, but its people have a huge heart for the mission and glory of God.
Park Avenue Baptist Church is making itself known in its neighborhood and to its community beyond.
First Baptist Church ordained Zachary Patke, who has served as the assistant to the pastor since April 2015.
The Garden State Fellowship of Regular Baptist Churches welcomed new members to its Council of Six during its annual conference.
Over the past year, ladies who are a part of Ohio Women for Missions have been collecting and sacrificially giving funds for the pharmacy at Hospital of Hope in Mango, Togo, Africa.
Church ministry workers from across the state of Ohio and beyond met for the Ohio Church Ministries Conference.
During this time of year when teachers are typically honored during Teacher Appreciation Week, two churches combined their people and resources to recognize a group of elementary school teachers.
The Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches convened for its 81st Annual Conference at Walnut Ridge Baptist Church.
Churches in Washington, Oregon, and Idaho met for the Baptist Network Northwest’s spring meeting with Larry Osborne.
Faith Baptist Church honored two of its members, Fred and Sharon Harpest, for 40 years of ministry with the church’s Awana Clubs.
CrossPoint Fellowship Church ordained Dennis Dale, associate pastor of student ministries at CrossPoint since 2012.
JERSEYVILLE, Ill.—Churches of the Illinois-Missouri Association of Baptist Churches discussed ministry effectiveness in the 21st century at the association’s spring conference. Delhi Baptist Church hosted …
Glen Baptist Church hosted the Northeast Fellowship’s Spring Ministry Conference with keynote speaker Tom Bevan of The Master’s College.
An interactive “Walk Thru the Old Testament” seminar helped Bethany Baptist Church better understand the Old Testament.
Heritage Baptist Church celebrated the naturalization of 20 students who attended a citizenship class sponsored by the church.
Faith Church served an orphanage in the Dominican Republic by training its staff in counseling principles.
The Baptist Network Northwest named Dave Lunsford as its executive director during the fellowship’s spring conference.
“God wants you to be holy because He says, ‘I am holy,'” Pastor Keith Hunt told attendees at the Spring Bible Conference of the Nebraska Association of Regular Baptist Churches.
South Baptist Church’s “Strings of Hope” Coffee House reminded people that hope is available to those who come to Jesus.