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The fact that the Son of God was conceived by the Holy Spirit, was born of a virgin, and took on human flesh is beyond the scope of our understanding. Yet these truths remains the bedrock foundation of the gospel message: Jesus Christ is truly God and truly man.

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares the following helpful articles for ministry. The importance of leadership pipeline training Yes, preaching really does change people! What…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares the following helpful resources for ministry. Mike’s article on how a pastor can serve his church well by helping…

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Association Updates: October 2021

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NEWS FROM REGULAR BAPTIST MINISTRIES Mike Hess, GARBC National Representative Over the next couple of months I’ll be traveling extensively—preaching the Word, encouraging church leaders and pastors, and sharing what…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares the following helpful resources for ministry. My article on the cult of personality leadership and thoughts on The Rise…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares the following helpful resources for ministry. Read Jeff Straub’s article on plagiarism in preaching. Read Jonathan Leeman’s article on…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares the following helpful resources for ministry. Read news, view photos, and listen to select audio recordings from the 2021…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares the following helpful resources for ministry. Register now for the GARBC Conference. Preregistration is open until June 12. Listen…

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Association Updates: June 2021

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NEWS FROM REGULAR BAPTIST MINISTRIES Mike Hess, GARBC National Representative Please plan to attend the GARBC Conference in Schaumburg, Illinois, June 28–July 1. God has blessed us with a dynamic…

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Association Updates: May 2021

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NEWS FROM REGULAR BAPTIST MINISTRIES Mike Hess, GARBC National Representative Let me ask you a challenging question. Does your church have a culture of mentoring and training the next generation…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares the following helpful resources for ministry. Clare Jewell’s Baptist Bulletin article about the value of interdependent churches Mike’s podcast…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares the following helpful resources for ministry. Video: GARBC Annual Conference registration now open Article: “While You Wait: Encouragement for…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares the following helpful resources for ministry. Article: “How to Pastor When Sanctification Becomes Illegal.” Article:  “10 Housing Allowance Tips…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares these helpful resources for ministry. Article: Pastor James Williams shares “Should We Pursue Unity at All Costs?”—a useful article…

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ASSOCIATE PASTOR NEEDED IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA Fellowship Baptist Church in Lakeland, Florida, is currently looking for an associate pastor. Those interested in applying should contact Pastor Rick Piatt at 863.602.9151….

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Association Updates: January 2021

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NEWS FROM REGULAR BAPTIST MINISTRIES Mike Hess, GARBC National Representative I’d imagine that most reading this are enthusiastically and optimistically welcoming in the year 2021. While the past 12 months…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares these helpful resources for ministry. Article: Read “Godlier than Last Year,” David Qaoud’s article for a New Year goal…

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ASSOCIATE PASTOR NEEDED IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA Fellowship Baptist Church in Lakeland, Florida, is currently looking for an associate pastor. Those interested in applying should contact Pastor Rick Piatt at 863.602.9151….

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ASSOCIATE PASTOR NEEDED IN LAKELAND, FLORIDA Fellowship Baptist Church in Lakeland, Florida is currently looking for an associate pastor. Those interested in applying should contact Pastor Rick Piatt at 863.602.9151….

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares these helpful resources for ministry. Article: “Four Consequences of Bad Bible Interpretation” discusses four results of bad Bible interpretation…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares these helpful resources for ministry. Article: “Even in 2020 God Is Good” is timely encouragement to base our view…

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CHRISTIAN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR NEEDED Summit Christian Academy in South Abington Township, Pennsylvania, just outside of Scranton and 2 miles from Clarks Summit University, is accepting applications for an administrator for…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares these helpful resources for ministry. Article: 2020 GARBC National Conference keynote speaker Steve DeWitt wrote “Beware the Hero Pastor,”…

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CHRISTIAN SCHOOL ADMINISTRATOR NEEDED Summit Christian Academy in South Abington Township, Pennsylvania, just outside of Scranton and 2 miles from Clarks Summit University, is accepting applications for an administrator for…

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Association Updates: September 2020

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NEWS FROM REGULAR BAPTIST MINISTRIES Mike Hess, GARBC National Representative The book of Ecclesiastes gives us a solemn reminder that life is full of different “seasons” and “times” (see Ecclesiastes…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, shares these helpful resources for ministry. Commentary: “Five Ways to Encourage Your Pastor during a Global Crisis” is a timely…

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ORDER YOUR FALL RBP CURRICULUM NOW RBP features an adult Sunday School course every quarter, but you can also choose from more than 35 other elective courses for your adult…

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Association Updates: July 2020

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FIVE KEY INITIATIVES FOR THE GARBC At the 2020 virtual GARBC Conference, National Representative Mike Hess presented five key initiatives to strengthen pastors and churches in the association. Look for…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Virtual Conference articles, photos, and audio: Read “2020 GARBC Conference Recap” by the Regular Baptist Ministries news team to read articles, view photos, and listen…

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ORDER YOUR FALL RBP CURRICULUM NOW RBP features an adult Sunday School course every quarter, but you can also choose from more than 35 other elective courses for your adult…

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BIBLICAL RESOURCES ON CULTURAL ISSUES TODAY Be aware of cultural issues today. RBP carries resources that will help your church understand today’s cultural issues from a Biblical perspective. Check out…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox. Journal: “The Church Praying” by 9Marks is a helpful collection of articles…

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DISCIPLE YOUR CHURCH KIDS Plan now for your church’s post–COVID-19 kids’ club ministry! Have you considered RBP’s Kids4Truth Clubs for your children’s weekday ministry? Churches that use Kids4Truth are finding…

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Association Updates: April 2020

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2020 GARBC CONFERENCE: ANNOUNCING A VIRTUAL OPTION GARBC National Representative Mike Hess gives an important update on the national conference. See Mike’s video. The association is happy to announce that…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox. Article: “Why We Care about COVID-19” by Mike Hess. Four reasons Christians…

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MAKE DISCIPLESHIP A PRIORITY Christ’s commission is to make disciples of all nations. Make discipleship a priority in your church with helpful resources from RBP. Strong Church: Building and Measuring…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox. Article: “Hijacking of Fundamentalism” by Joel Tetrau. This important read shows how…

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TRAIN YOUR TEACHERS Use your regular teachers’ meetings or plan a special training weekend to encourage teachers in their ministries. Consider using Teaching to Change Lives or Impact Teaching. BUY…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox. Journal: “Complementarianism: A Moment of Reckoning,” a new journal issue by 9Marks. This…

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NEW GARBC DIRECTORY: CONNECT WITH FELLOW PASTORS AND CHURCHES Order the 2019–20 Church Directory, published by Regular Baptist Press, to gain quick access to your colleagues’ and churches’ email addresses,…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox. Article: “Pastoral Tone: How to Say What You Mean without Being Mean…

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IMPROVE YOUR SUNDAY SCHOOL IN 2020 Successful Sunday Schools do not just happen. Take steps to enhance your Sunday School by purchasing RBP’s Improving Your Sunday School.   REACHING OTHERS…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox. Blog post: “8 Ways Expository Preaching Changed Our Church” by Anthony G….

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CHRISTMAS GIVING FOR ETERNITY Regular Baptist Ministries has a profound and immediate impact around the world. Helping churches make disciples is our passion. As we assist in preparing future ministry…

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Association Updates: November 2019

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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE: NOVEMBER 30 Do you have students in your youth group graduating from high school this year? Appalachian Bible College, Bob Jones University, Cedarville University, Clarks Summit University,…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox. Blog post: “How Then Shall We Think of Kanye West’s Conversion?” by…

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NEW BOOK: GOD GIVES MORE GRACE Help people handle life’s trials. RBP’s newest book, God Gives More Grace, is a study of James 4:5–10 that helps people walk with God…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Article on cremation: “Bury or Burn” by Don Shirk. Should a person be buried or cremated? A Biblical perspective provides insight to pastors, who increasingly…

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COLLEGE SCHOLARSHIP DEADLINE APPROACHING Do you have students in your youth group graduating from high school this year? Encourage them to apply for the GARBC Christian Character Scholarship by Nov….

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox: Aspire to Live Quietly” “Aspire to Live Quietly,” a helpful article by…

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CROSS-CULTURAL EVANGELISTIC RESOURCES Be prepared for cross-cultural ministries. The world, with its different ethnic and religious groups, has come to a place near you. Be prepared to minister to these…

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Association Updates: August 2019

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REGULAR BAPTIST MINISTRIES UPDATES Mike Hess, GARBC National Representative Interest continues to grow for the new National Retirement Plan and the GARBC Character Scholarship. Our association’s menu of benefits is…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Recent Baptist Bulletin podcast episodes for your personal growth and church development: “Signs and Wonders and Biblical Sufficiency” (by Mike Hess and David Gunn) “Developing…

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ENCOURAGE OTHERS PERSONALLY THROUGH RBP Plan a worker commissioning service. Before your fall ministries begin, schedule a special service to commission your Sunday School and weekday club workers for the…

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Association Updates: July 2019

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NATIONAL RETIREMENT PLAN NOW OPEN FOR PASTORS AND CHURCH EMPLOYEES Mark Johnson, treasurer and controller for Regular Baptist Ministries, announces the opening of the National Retirement Plan for ministers and…

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PLAN FOR FALL ADULT CLASSES: 35 ELECTIVES AVAILABLE Choose your fall adult Bible studies. RBP features an adult Sunday School course every quarter, but you can also choose from more…

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Association Updates: June 2019

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REGULAR BAPTIST MINISTRIES UPDATES Mike Hess, National Representative of Regular Baptist Churches We’re just a few weeks away from our GARBC Conference. Please take extra time to pray specifically for…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox: “The Pro-Life Movement Is on the Right Side of History . ….

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LOOKING AT TODAY’S CULTURE FROM A BIBLICAL PERSPECTIVE Be aware of cultural issues today. Regular Baptist Press carries resources that will help your church understand today’s cultural issues from a…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox: “Worship and Lament” podcast episode In the Baptist Bulletin podcast episode “Worship…

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NEEDED: GARBC CHURCH DIRECTORY UPDATES Thanks to the 250 churches that have sent their updated contact and staff information to the GARBC. Now we need to hear from the rest…

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MIKE’S PICKS: RESOURCES FOR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox: Dark Clouds, Deep Mercy Mark Vroegop, keynote speaker at the 2019 GARBC…

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EARLY BIRD CONFERENCE REGISTRATION SAVES $$ The early bird deadline for the 2019 GARBC Conference is coming soon! Be sure to register today. This year’s theme is “Essence of Worship.”…

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MIKE’S PICKS: PODCAST, TRAINING, ARTICLES ON MINISTRY Baptist Bulletin Podcast: A Regular Baptist Perspective on Lent What does Scripture say about the celebration of Lent? Where did this practice come from?…

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TEACHER TRAINING RESOURCES Train your teachers. Use your regular teachers’ meetings—or plan a special training weekend—to encourage teachers in their ministry. Consider using Impact Teaching or Teaching to Change Lives,…

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MINISTRY TOOLBOX Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox: Good marriages don’t come easy. It’s important that couples understand how to develop oneness in…

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MAKE YOUR CHURCH NURSERY ATTRACTIVE Does your church nursery attract young families? Parents often decide to attend a church based on its nursery. Improve your nursery program with RBP’s Lil’…

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RESOURCES FOR YOUR PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT National Representative Mike Hess suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox: Audio: Listen to Christianity Today’s interview with Kevin Bauder on the topic of…

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STRENGTHEN MARRIAGES Start the new year right. Typically, January is a quieter time on the church schedule. Why not use the opportunity to boost your ministry with a couples’ retreat…

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GREAT INSIGHTS FOR YOUR MINISTRY Mike Hess, GARBC national representative, suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox: “The Pastor and Pornography” This interview with Pastor Garrett Kell focuses on…

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ORDER YOUR COMMUNION SUPPLIES Regular Baptist Press offers Communion cups and Communion bread. Now you can order Communion supplies along with your regular Sunday School order. GIVE A GIFT TO…

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EASY AND AFFORDABLE CHILDREN’S CHRISTMAS PROGRAMS Christmas program practice season is coming! Looking for a children’s program? Regular Baptist Press has three easy and affordable Christmas programs to choose from….

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PODCASTS, BOOKS, AND ARTICLES FOR YOUR MINISTRY National Representative Mike Hess suggests the following resources for your ministry toolbox: On Preaching with H. B. Charles Jr. podcast H. B. Charles,…

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JOB OPENINGS AT REGULAR BAPTIST MINISTRIES Regular Baptist Ministries is seeking to expand its staff. Consider joining a ministry team where employees enjoy coming to work, morale is strong, and…

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