Calvary Baptist Church hosted the Baptist Network Northwest’s Annual Refine Ministry Conference, a conference dedicated to encouraging and equipping church members and leaders.
Emmanuel Baptist Church of Warrenville honored Dale and Shirley Williams for 30 years of ministry at the church.
First Baptist Church celebrated the Jewish Passover Seder on Good Friday.
Immanuel Baptist Church held a Good Friday service with three additional west-side Columbus churches.
Memorial Baptist Church hosted the 2019 Church and Culture Conference on “Unpacking Forgiveness,” the name of a book by Chris Brauns.
Grace Church honored its treasurer, Allen Gipson, for 60 years of service.
Don Radecki, a Regular Baptist leader in California, died April 3.
The California Association of Regular Baptist Churches celebrated its 90th anniversary during its Annual Bible Conference.
Renald E. Showers, an influential writer, speaker, and professor known for making complex Bible concepts simple to understand, died April 4. He was 83.
Students and leaders from 12 churches gathered at First Baptist Church for the Unite Annual Youth Rally—a day filled with activities, fellowship, food, music, and Bible teaching.
“Church Forward: Embrace the Possibilities of the 21st Century” was the theme of the Illinois/Missouri Association of Regular Baptist Churches Spring Conference.
First Baptist Church has begun a new ministry to encourage children and teens to serve in the church.
Rhea Joan Reeves, a church-planting missionary, died Dec. 31, 2018. She was 85.
Bob Jones University invited Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, to speak in its chapel April 2.
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary welcomed Dr. Mark Minnick for its Annual Pulpit Day.
Attendees of the Iowa association’s annual conference also attended a Youth Ministries Roundtable.
Three times a year, members of Daniels Road Baptist Church get together for a fun-filled three-day crafting event called Scrap and Yak.
Branch Life Church hosted a successful Community Night at a local gathering place, the Pottstown Carousel.
At the end of January, pastors from Baptist Network Northwest drove to the mountain retreat city of McCall, Idaho, where Camp Pinewood awaited them.
The Rocky Mountain Association of Regular Baptist Churches held its annual conference March 21–22 at Reformation Baptist Church.
West Cannon Baptist Church is hosting a Biblical Counseling and Discipleship Training Conference in partnership with Faith Biblical Counseling Ministries, Lafayette, Indiana.
Brown Street Baptist Church ordained its assistant pastor, Eric Lloyd, on Sunday, March 17.
Olivet Baptist Church invited Marrena Ralph, Kids4Truth Clubs specialist, to lead a special Kids4Truth Clubs event.
The Grand Rapids Association of Regular Baptist Churches held its Annual Church Ministries Conference at Calvary Baptist Church.
Faith Baptist Church joined a Nepali congregation for a combined church service.
This year’s Men Modeling the Master Conference was an impactful day for men eager for growth and change.
First Baptist Church ordained Joshua Butler. He has been associate pastor of youth ministries at First Baptist Church since July 2012.
Each year on the first Saturday in March, First Baptist Church has the privilege of hosting men from around Ohio to spur them on to a deeper relationship with the Lord.
The DelMarVa Baptist Fellowship held its quarterly conference at Grace Baptist Church March 10–12.
Ida Marion Wells, a pastor’s wife, died March 8. She was 90.
Over 140 men from northeast Ohio converged upon First Baptist Church for the First Annual Man Up Conference.
Brown Street Baptist Church’s missions conference focused on believers’ “Greater Responsibility” to preach the gospel around the world as well as locally.
Dorothy Ritchie, a church-planting missionary, died Feb. 14. She was 93.
Grace Baptist Church sent a missions team to Hospital of Hope in Mango, Togo.
Each February hundreds of men gather for a Friday and Saturday Bible conference of the Northeast Fellowship.
William “Bill” Hayes Jr., a member of the team that developed Baptist Fellowship Press, the Sunday School curriculum ministry of the Fundamental Baptist Fellowship Association, died Feb. 3.
Some of the coldest temperatures in the history of Iowa were not enough to disrupt the Fourth Annual Refresh Conference at Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary.
This year’s CoRE Conference at Bob Jones University Seminary addressed the important contemporary issue of “Gender, Sexuality, and the Church.”
The Mid-Winter Couples’ Retreat cut through the cold of this winter to give some warmth and light from God’s Word to married couples in Iowa.
Calvary Baptist Church hosted a conference for Upper Peninsula church leaders.
In Indiana, Faith Church has opened its third community center in an effort to meet both the physical and spiritual needs of the people who call Lafayette and West Lafayette home.
Snow and cold: both were firsts in a long time for the Nebraska Association of Regular Baptist Churches’ Winter Games.
Nathan Lobb, pastor of Lakeland Baptist Church, Gilbert, Minnesota, died Jan. 17 at age 61.
Evangel Baptist Church hosted the 19th Annual Winter Thing, an event for students attending DelMarVa Baptist Fellowship churches.
Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, presented the ministries of the GARBC at O’okala Fellowship, located on the Hamakua Coast of Hawaii.
Ministry leaders and their spouses gathered for a Christian Workers’ Retreat in Fresno, California.
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The National Association of Regular Baptist Camps will begin a new Camp Executive Director training program to equip future camp leaders.
A weeklong Missions Global Impact Celebration at Harvest New Beginnings focused on honoring and supporting missionaries.
Ohio Women for Missions held its fall meeting in conjunction with the three-day fall conference of the Ohio Association of Regular Baptist Churches.
Detroit Baptist Theological Seminary hosted its Annual E3 Pastors Conference, addressing the theme “The Pastor in the Pulpit.”
“What is your expectation of God?” This opening question by keynote speaker Mike Hess set an appropriate tone for the Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches’ 2018 Conference: “Hope in Harsh Times.”
NAPERVILLE, Ill.—Pillar of Faith Baptist Church, under the leadership of Pastor Ruel Akut and Associate Pastor Brad Blissett, celebrated its 15th anniversary. Bryan Augsburger, pastor …
by Jaimee Thomason FISHERS, Ind.—“God showed up in a way that was quite unimaginable and beyond comprehension.” When someone begins a conversation with this simple …
At its annual conference, the Wisconsin Association of Regular Baptist Churches discussed a historic proposal: distributing the state representative’s responsibilities to two additional people.
Soteria Des Moines ordained one of its own staff members, Jared Segerstrom.
Involve Church in Idaho launched a pastoral residency program with the help of Baptist Network Northwest and Regular Baptist Church Planting.
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary hosted its Second Annual Business Leadership Summit.
Stephen Simpson has been selected as the new president of Faith Baptist Mission.
A unique event called Amazin’ gRace offered teens an afternoon of fun while teaching them spiritual truths.
On its 70th anniversary, Lake Ann Camp celebrated the grand opening of its 32,000-square-foot recreation facility called the ARC.
The Northeast Fellowship held its Fall Conference at First Baptist Church.
Bass Lake Camp hosted a bus trip to Washington, DC. The passengers included 29 people from four states.
When a high-profile minister like Bill Hybels falls from grace, it provokes us to ask, What are some important lessons can we learn from this?
Independent Baptist Church honored Pastor Donn Hauser and his wife, Lynn, for ministering at the church for 25 years.
John Jay Ruhlman IV, a pastor and teacher for 55 years, died Aug. 9. He was 77.
Carl A. Hills, a pastor for six decades, died Sept. 18. He was 97.
Seniors from the Hebron Association of Regular Baptist Churches enjoyed a trip in Branson, Missouri.
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Rustic Hills Baptist Church, Colorado Springs, Colorado, hosted a Bible and Science Seminar with Dr. George Matzko of Bob Jones University. Matzko is …
By Rebekah Anderson In 280 days, I get to marry my best friend—the man I admire more than anyone else in the world. And some …
AURORA, Colo.—Men attending Airport Boulevard Baptist Church enjoyed a three-day retreat at a campground. The men fished, cooked meals, and dug into God’s Word together. …
A day of fellowship marked the 150th anniversary of First Baptist Church.
Camp Fairwood celebrated its 50th anniversary of hosting its Laymen’s Retreat.
Branch Life Church, planted in 2018, conducted its first baptisms.
Don LeMaster, a forerunner in the GARBC for building a multicultural church, died Sept. 16.
Douglas E. Bartlett, a longtime pastor, died Sept. 5. He was 84.
The Northeast Fellowship has called Brian King to serve as associate director.
We begin a new school year with many concerns, apprehensions, and hopes. What better way to begin this school year than to begin in prayer?
The average church’s retention rate of unchurched first-time visitors is less than 3 percent. How can churches help visitors become regular attenders?
Calvary Baptist Church has installed Kristopher England as assistant pastor.
At Urbandale Baptist Church, Camp Moose on the Loose Vacation Bible School was a hit for “campers” and staff alike.
TROY, Ohio—Grace Baptist Church welcomed Chuck Pausley as its associate pastor of family discipleship. Chuck was pastor of student ministries at Berean Baptist Church, Portage, …
Robert P. Lightner, a professor and an author who was influential in Regular Baptist thought, died Aug. 3. He was 87.
Regeneration is not a cooperative effort between God and man. God initiates the new birth by reaching down to us in love, mercy, and grace and lifting us from our lifeless condition. We do not meet Him halfway.
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Immanuel Baptist Church held a send-off service for John and Tabitha Groeneveld, who will be serving as medical missionaries in Togo, West Africa.
Clarks Summit University just wrapped up the 49th annual Teen Leadership Conference.
Peace River Baptist Church extended its missions outreach by serving in Israel for a week.
Vacation Bible School is a busy but blessed week at Harvest New Beginnings Church.
North Court Baptist Church considers itself privileged to have as members four retired pastors and their wives.
Pastor Ken Petzold has retired from First Baptist after ministering there since 2013.
Lucile Janet Thompson, a pastor’s wife, died July 7. She was 85.
Robert Houchin, a pastor for over 40 years, died July 4. He was 91.
The Illinois-Missouri Association of Regular Baptist Churches hosted its annual men’s golf retreat.
Fathers and sons—and grandfathers and grandsons, and uncles and nephews too—enjoyed a two-day fishing retreat at Camp Gilead.
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Dr. Clifford W. Johnson, former vice president of Cedarville University, died May 19. He was 93.
Grace Baptist Church celebrated its 50th anniversary, praising God for His faithfulness in and through the church.
There are four lessons to be learned from current events surrounding pastors. Those in ministry need to pay attention and be warned.
The Northeast Fellowship hosted its annual youth conference, traditionally known as Youth Seminars.
Daniel William Zimmerman, a retired missionary, died April 19. He was 95.
Calvary Baptist Church hosted a Church and Culture Conference on “Sharing Christ in a Politically Correct Environment.”