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.
A tribute to Dr. Warren Wiersbe (1929–2019).
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.
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.
All the churches in the Nebraska Association of Regular Baptist Churches have been accounted for regarding this month’s catastrophic flooding.
This year’s Men Modeling the Master Conference was an impactful day for men eager for growth and change.
Constance Woolford, 80, died on March 10, 2019. Connee and her husband ran a business together before eventually working for Regular Baptist Press.
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.
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.
GREENVILLE, S.C.—Beneth Peters Jones, former “first lady” of Bob Jones University, died Feb. 2, 2019. She was 81. In addition to being a wife and …
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.
As a means of ministering to its community, Pastor Nathan Gast and Urbandale Baptist Church actively participate in the Urbandale Food Pantry.
Thousands of community people attended a Christmas presentation of the gospel of Jesus Christ by Faith Baptist Church on December 15–16.
First Baptist Church of Lapeer held their third annual Bible conference on Jan. 19. The theme for this year’s event was “Turning the World Upside Down.”
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 India, 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.
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.