MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY

Our Resource Center news team has made its extensive coverage of the 2019 GARBC Conference available to you. If you weren’t able to attend the conference, with its “Essence of Worship” theme, peruse the following links, featuring conference articles, audio, and photos. We invite you to join us for next year’s conference in Sacramento, California, June 29–July 2!

Monday & Tuesday
Iowa Churches Welcome GARBC Conferees
Council of Eighteen Meets ahead of 2019 Conference
Regular Baptist Press 2020 VBS Available for Preorder
Floats and Fun
Tuesday Photo Gallery 2019

Modules
Breathing New Life into Your Church
Chaplains Receive Training in Compassion Fatigue, Bereavement Ministry, and Crisis Response
Developing an Evangelistic Environment in the Local Church

Message
How the Holiness of God Fuels Our Worship by Mike Hess (audio only)

Wednesday
International Guests Welcomed to 2019 Conference
Open Enrollment for the GARBC Retirement Program Begins
Regular Baptist Builders Club Meets during Luncheon
Students Have a Jam-Packed Day of Learning and Fun
Church Revitalization Experts Meet with Pastors
Wednesday Photo Gallery 2019

Modules
Unpacking the Forgiveness Debate (Defining Forgiveness)
Big Little Church: The Joys, Challenges, and Strengths of Small Church Ministry
The DNA of a Healthy Tech Ministry
Abounding Belief in Jesus Influences Deeper Empathy
Putting Together a Worship Service
The Burdens and Blessings of a Larger Church

Messages
Worship as Giving Yourself to God by Ross Shannon (audio only)
True Worshipers by Mike Augsburger (audio only)
The Purpose of Worship by Mark Vroegop (audio only)

Thursday
2019 Annual GARBC Business Meeting
Children Learn to Worship Our Great God
Churches Elect GARBC Council of Eighteen Members
Minigolf, Ministry, and Marshmallows
Thursday Photo Gallery 2019

Messages
The Harmony of Worship by Mark Vroegop (audio only)
The Minor Key of Worship by Mark Vroegop (audio only)

Friday
Prizes Galore at GARBC Conference
Farewell to Des Moines
Friday Photo Gallery 2019

Message
The Clarity of the Throne by Jon Jenks (audio only)

In addition, Mike recommends “The Case for Congregationalism: An Examination of Baptist Polity” by Jeff Straub, appearing in the May/June issue of the Baptist Bulletin.