Kenai, Alaska—Missionary Virgil Redmond, 90, died Nov. 17, 2018. He spent nearly 40 years planting churches in Alaska. Virgil was born Sept. 22, 1928, in …
OMAHA, Neb.—Dawn McClure Rittmiller, 44, died Jan. 4, 2019. She was the faithful and loving companion of Pastor Shawn Rittmiller, the mother of four, and …
WOOD RIVER, Ill.—Joyce Ariel Moody, longtime missionary nurse in Africa, died Oct. 28. She was 92. Joyce graduated from Alton (Illinois) High School in 1945 …
VACAVILLE, Calif.—Gerald Lee Harder, 67, longtime pastor of Elmira Baptist Church, died on Dec. 15, 2018. He was known in his congregation for his uncompromising …
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Byron Center, Mich.—James M. Huckaby, 81, died Dec. 18, 2018, after a long illness. “Coach Huck” was a winning basketball coach, athletic director, and administrator …
MASON CITY, Iowa—Fourth grade through sixth grade is a crucial time for spiritual development. The teachers at Faith Baptist Church want to influence boys of …
The National Association of Regular Baptist Camps will begin a new Camp Executive Director training program to equip future camp leaders.
PORTLAND, Ore.—The Baptist Network Northwest sponsored an evangelistic activity giving junior- and senior-high students from churches in Oregon and Washington the opportunity to invite their …
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.
Rebecca Riggle, a pastor’s wife, died Nov. 5. She was 55.
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.
Conferees of the Nebraska Association of Regular Baptist Churches enjoyed encouraging messages from the book of Philippians at their Fall Bible Conference.
Soteria Des Moines ordained one of its own staff members, Jared Segerstrom.
Women attending California and Nevada churches enjoyed a wonderful weekend of fellowship, challenge, food, and fun.
Involve Church in Idaho launched a pastoral residency program with the help of Baptist Network Northwest and Regular Baptist Church Planting.
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.
Linda Leudaman of Women At Risk International was the keynote speaker for the 2018 DelMarVa Ladies’ Retreat.
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.
“Cider-Pressin’ Saints” of First Baptist Church gathered for their favorite tradition of fall: making cider.
When Pastor Mark Neal of Hamilton Hills Church heard about the tragic murder-suicide of two teachers in his community, he reached out to civic leaders to see how the church could help.
Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary hosted a three-day photo camp, instructing students, faculty, and staff on photography fundamentals.
IL-MO Association of Regular Baptist Churches met for their Fall conference, reflecting on “What Does It Mean to Walk with God?”
BATAVIA, N.Y.—Grace Baptist Church ordained its associate pastor, Corey Hancock, Oct. 14. Preceding the ordination, a council consisting of 23 pastors and messengers representing 15 …
Memorial Baptist Church joins forces with police to host National Night Out Against Crime.
Teens participated in GO! Conference, learning the importance and “how to” of sharing their faith.
Independent Baptist Church honored Pastor Donn Hauser and his wife, Lynn, for ministering at the church for 25 years.
Solomons, Md.—Lenore “Peggy” Ellison, who served Regular Baptist chaplains and their families with her husband, Chaplain Ervin D. “Doc” Ellison III, died Sept. 30. She …
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.
Women studied the topic “Hope Greater than Our Circumstances” at the Northeast Fellowship Ladies’ Advance.
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 …
Crosspoint Fellowship Church, in partnership with individuals and businesses, hosted a golf scramble in honor of their community’s volunteer fire and police departments.
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.
GARBC National Representative Mike Hess and his wife, Christina, were thrilled to visit Bob Jones University for the first time and were blessed by the school’s generous hospitality.
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.
Calvary Baptist Church has installed Kristopher England as assistant pastor.
Twin Lakes Camp hosted a special week of camp for students who desire to pursue full-time ministry or who just want to be challenged spiritually on a deeper level.
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.
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.
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.
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.”
Robert Clark Nelson, a church-planting pastor, died April 19. He was 97.
Hope V. Talen, a pastor’s wife who helped plant Baptist churches throughout the Northwest and later served as a missionary, died March 14. She was 98.
David William Green, a pastor, died April 25, one day before his 80th birthday.
Breesport Baptist Church hosted the Spring Ministry Conference of the Northeast Fellowship.
The Annual Refine Ministry Conference of the Baptist Network Northwest highlighted the theme “Founded on the Word, Focused on the World.”
In hosting a Bible conference for the California state association, Westwood Baptist Church learned that hosting a conference can be more blessed than attending.
The neighborhood of Bethany Baptist Church is a favorite for local first responders to work in, because inside Bethany Baptist, they have a comfortable haven where they can rest and recharge.
Men for Christ celebrated its 20th anniversary with a three-day event at Iowa Regular Baptist Camp.
First Baptist Church held its second ever outreach to those who love hunting and the outdoors.
Tri County Baptist Church’s Spring Fling brought fun entertainment and a spiritual challenge for women in the church and community.
Calvary Baptist Church is celebrating the calling of Jack Austin as pastor.
With 13 churches represented, 80 men from Southern California gathered at Victory Ranch for the Spring Men’s Retreat.
Judy Richard, a pastor’s wife, died Aug. 13, 2017. She was 75.
Shawnee Hills Baptist Church hosted a drive-through prayer ministry for its community. The ministry’s motto: “Come as you are. Stay in your car!”
The Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches met for its annual meeting at Calvary Baptist Church.
Fellowship Baptist Church hosted the spring meeting of the Sunshine State Ladies’ Fellowship.
Men from 14 Michigan churches attended Men Modeling the Master, a one-day seminar sponsored by the Eastern regional association of the Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches.
A church that cares for its missionaries can make a difference—not only around the world, but in the lives of the missionaries.
Emmanuel Baptist Church hosted a missions emphasis based on the book Radical: Taking Back Your Faith from the American Dream.
Melissa Arlene Spurlock, retired missionary nurse and translator, died March 5.
Kitty Sue Vine, a pastor’s wife, died Feb. 2. She was 95.
A DelMarVa Baptist Fellowship conference discussed the role of churches as they reach out to members of the military as well as veterans in their communities.
CARROLL, Iowa—Single adults throughout Iowa came to the city of Carroll for Faith Baptist Church’s winter singles’ event. From 3:00 to 8:00 p.m., 30 men …
Meridian First Baptist Church celebrated half a century of ministry.
Grace Baptist Church welcomed Rob Tahtinen as assistant pastor.
Brown Street Baptist Church in Illinois has called Greg Linscott as pastor.
Calvary Baptist Church’s retreat for couples offered solid Biblical teaching on God’s design for the marriage.
William Franklin Graham Jr., the Baptist evangelist who preached to more than 200 million people and became one of the most notable figures of the 20th century, died on Feb. 21 in Montreat, North Carolina.
Pastors of Regular Baptist churches across the Midwest met at Harvest New Beginnings for the annual Regional Connect Worship Conference.
Russ W. Farrell, an evangelist and pastor, died Feb. 8. He was 89.
Charles Burdette Hawkins, a pastor and minister of the gospel for over 50 years, died Feb. 9.
Preble Cobb, a missionary pastor, died Jan. 26. He was 90.
Doris Marie Leverett, a missionary, died on Jan. 15. She was 95.
Grace Baptist Church expressed its profound appreciation for teachers and leaders through ENGAGE, an encouraging and enriching conference.
Girls living in an orphanage in South Africa will have new dresses to wear, thanks to the ladies of Unadilla Forks Baptist Church.
“Responding to Mental Illness in the Church” was the topic of the recent Breakpoint monthly pastors’ gathering of the Grand Rapids Association of Regular Baptist Churches.
Robert E. Allen, former interim president of Clarks Summit University, died Jan. 27.
Willard Read Benedict, a missionary and pastor, died Jan. 19. He was 87.
At its second annual Bible conference, First Baptist Church taught how the redemptive story of Scripture applies to daily life.
Ministry leaders in California enjoyed a Christian Workers Retreat at Wonder Valley Resort.
After 45 years of ministry, Ron Burnet has retired from the pastorate, having most recently served as pastor of Crosstown Baptist Church, Silvis, Illinois.
The Northeast Fellowship hosted its annual Marriage Refresh retreat for couples, complete with “fun games and crazy activities.”
Calvary Baptist Church created a memorable weekend for Pastor David and Diana Conrad by celebrating David’s 60th birthday, as well as the couple’s 10th anniversary of ministry at the church.