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Association Updatese-INFONovember 2013

Association Updates: November 2013

By October 31, 2013June 17th, 2014No Comments

India-Conf-IPFBMIPFBM All-Partners Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
The International Partnership of Fundamental Baptist Ministries will meet near Bangkok, Thailand, Nov. 4–8. Please pray for the leaders as they gather to worship, learn, and seek the Lord’s guidance in developing effective ministries. The GARBC and the Fundamental Baptist Fellowship Association are partners in this international fellowship. Among those representing our North American churches are Chris and Deb Hindal, GARBC International Ministries; John Murdoch, Regular Baptist Chaplaincy; Darrell Goemaat, GARBC staff photographer; Jim and Jeannie Vogel, Empire State Fellowship; and Chris Brown, TechPartner of Baptist Church Planters. Visit for news and photos during the week of the IPFBM All-Partners Conference.

GARBC LogoCouncil of Eighteen to Meet
Nov. 18–20 marks the fall meeting of the Council of 18 to be held at the GARBC Resource Center, Schaumburg, Ill. Council members are elected to represent churches in the GARBC in furthering the work of the association and implementing actions and policies. Led by Council chairman Bernie Augsburger, the Council welcomes input from pastors and churches in the GARBC.

Baptist Bulletin Sneak Preview
Look what’s coming in the November/December Baptist Bulletin! Be on the look out for hard copy and digital editions.

  • “Pillar of Faith” by Darrell Goemaat, Fil-American church plant thrives in suburban Chicago.
  • “Mapping the Adam Controversy,” Chart: How the origins debate is shifting.
  • “Proving Adam . . . from Scripture,” William Barrick talks about our final authority in the Adam debate.
  • “Adam: Man, Myth, or Metaphor?” by William Barrick. Why do evangelicals question the historical existence of Adam?
  • “Case Study: Teaching Adam,” interview with Thomas White, new president of Cedarville University.
  • “Do You Lead by Law or by Grace?” by Mike Hess, exploring the way we lead and the motives that guide our leadership.

Also coming, Bb+ in the Digital Edition
Photo Feature : Empire State Fellowship Ladies Advance
Photo Feature : Pillar of Faith Church
Signs? Prophets? Miracles? by Kevin Mungons
Russell Doughten, Producer of A Thief in the Night

Bb+ Ministry Toolbox
Teens: Developing a Discipleship Strategy by Mel Walker
Children: Encouraging Students with Praise by Daria Greening
‘If….Then’ Advice for Pastors

Bb+ Family Bible Study
Does the Bible Have Mistakes? by Cheryl Fawcett and Robert C. Newman
Were People Ever Animals? by Cheryl Fawcett and Robert C. Newman

Bb+ Journal Feature
Adam: Man or Myth? by Gary Gromacki

Bb_logoNew Baptist Bulletin Subscriber
Thank you to Calvary Baptist Church, Wilmington, N.Y., for subscribing to the Baptist Bulletin magazine for its leaders. Please pray for the church as it searches for a pastor.

Regular Baptists around the CountryGARBC blue logo
2: Southern California Round-Up, Victory Ranch, Moreno Valley, Calif.
4–8: Bible conference, FBBC&S, Ankeny, Iowa
7: IL-MO Mississippi Valley pastors’ fellowship, Brown Street Baptist, Alton, Ill.
8, 9: Crossroads Fellowship Joy of the Journey ladies’ conference, Hamilton Hills Baptist Church, Fishers, Ind.
8, 9: IL-MO Falltastic youth event, northern and southern regions
12: DelMarVa quarterly business meeting, Temple Baptist Church, Glen Burnie, Md.
14: ESF Giving Strategies Practicum (Part 2), location TBD
15: Northwest Youth Ministries conference, Spokane, Wa.
22: Northwest Youth Ministries conference, Portland, Ore.
22, 23: IARBC youth rally, Ankeny Baptist Church, Ankeny, Iowa

GARBC-Logo.classic-mGARBC Staff Itineraries

John Greening
1–3: Calvary Baptist Church, Jersey Shore, Pa.
18–20: Council of 18 meetings, GARBC Resource Center, Schaumburg, Ill.

Alex Bauman
18–20: Council of 18 meetings, GARBC Resource Center, Schaumburg, Ill.

Chris Hindal
4–8: IPFBM All-Partners Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
11–13: Biblical Baptist Fellowship, Karnataka, India
14–16: Grace Baptist Church, Vellore, India
18–20: Council of 18 meetings, GARBC Resource Center, Schaumburg, Ill.
24: First Baptist Church, Niles, Ohio

John Murdoch
3: Local Baptist church, Bangyai, Thailand
4–8: IPFBM All-Partners Conference, Bangkok, Thailand
15–17: Bethel Baptist Church, Vestal, New York
18–20: Council of 18 meetings, GARBC Resource Center, Schaumburg, Ill.

Michael Nolan
10: Grace Baptist Church, Emettsburg, Iowa
18–20: Council of 18 meetings, GARBC Resource Center, Schaumburg, Ill.
19: Baptist Builders Club administrative meeting, GARBC Resource Center, Schaumburg, Ill.