Baptist Bulletin‘s Upcoming Issue
Coming soon to your mailbox—the Sept./Oct. issue of Baptist Bulletin. Check out the relevant articles and church news, including:

  • The Future of Christian Schools—an interview with Cal Thomas
  • Psalms, Hymns, and Some Really New Songs—a recent survey of what GARBC churches are singing
  • Searching for the Authentic Church—seven pages of GARBC Conference coverage

If you are not a subscriber of the Baptist Bulletin, sign up now! Contact Lynne Goemaat, 1.888.588.1600, ext.833.

Pastor Now a USAF Reserve Chaplain
Scott Conner, assistant pastor of West Pines Baptist Church, Greenacres, Fla., is now also a chaplain with the United States Air Force Reserve. Scott is a 2008 graduate of Baptist Bible Seminary, Clarks Summit, Pa., earning an MDiv. He was assigned to Patrick Air Force Base in Florida last October, and graduated from the Basic Chaplain Course on June 22. The Regular Baptist Chaplaincy Ministry is happy to welcome Scott and Leah, along with their three children, Dallace, Eva, and Landon, to the chaplaincy family!

Endorsement for military, community, or institutional chaplaincy is available for pastors of GARBC churches. To learn more about chaplaincy requirements and endorsement, please contact Chaplain John Murdoch or visit GARBC Chaplaincy Resources.

Order Your 2012–2013 GARBC Directory

Keep in touch with your GARBC colleagues and churches! Contact information changes often. Included in this year’s edition is a church resource list of companies and agencies that displayed at the 2012 GARBC Conference. Order the new GARBC Directory through Regular Baptist Press online, or call 1.800.727.4440.

Regular Baptists around the Country
SEPTEMBER events
Aug. 31–Sept. 3: IL-MO Labor Day retreat, Camp Manitoumi, Lowpoint, Ill.
2: Garden State Fellowship Labor Day picnic, New Life Island Camp, Frenchtown, N.J.
7, 8: WARBC men’s retreat, Camp Fairwood, Westfield, Wisc.
7, 8: IL-MO ladies’ retreat, Camp Manitoumi, Lowpoint, Ill.
7, 8: IARBC ladies’ retreat, Iowa Regular Baptist Camp, Ventura, Iowa
8: DelMarVa Baptist fellowship meeting, Calvary Baptist Church, Cresaptown, Md.
8: OARBC Bike for Youth scholarship ride
10: EMARBC meeting, First Baptist Church, Vassar, Mich.
10, 11: NCARBC meeting, Sunrise Valley Baptist Church, San Jose, Calif.
10–13: BNN pastors’ and wives’ retreat, Cannon Beach, Ore.
11: SMARBC meeting, Lansing Avenue Baptist Church, Jackson, Mich.
11: IL-MO Decatur pastors’ fellowship
11: IL-MO senior saints’ retreat, Camp Manitoumi, Lowpoint, Ill.
13: IL-MO Quad Cities pastors’ fellowship/book club
15: North Iowa Sportsmen’s Adventure, Iowa Regular Baptist Camp, Ventura, Iowa
17, 18: MARBC pastors’ retreat, Lincoln Lake Baptist Youth Camp, Gowen, Mich.
17–19: Minn. ARBC meeting, Faith Baptist Church, Brainerd, Minn.
20: IL-MO ladies’ Cardinal regional meeting
21: Chicago Area Church Planters
22: IARBC singles’ event, Scranton, Iowa
24: IL-MO Quincy pastors’ fellowship/book club
24, 25: Pastors’ seminar and Bible conference, West Cannon Baptist Church, Belmont, Mich.
24, 25: Crossroads Fellowship conference, Emmanuel Baptist Church, Bloomington, Ind.
27–29: NCARBC men’s and boys’ retreat, Pilot Lake Camp, LaPorte, Calif.
28, 29: WARBC ladies’ retreat, Camp Fairwood, Westfield, Wis.
30: Mich. ARBC Day of  “One Accord” Prayer

World News Impacting the Church
Would you like to be aware of crucial issues affecting the church but don’t have time to do the research? Check out Norm Olson’s World News—a twice-weekly column that highlights current events that affect Christians. World News is just one of the many highlights you can view at Baptist Bulletin online. Check it out!

GARBC Resource Center—At Your Service!
The GARBC Resource Center staff exists to serve pastors and wives and churches. When you contact the Resource Center, 1.888.588.1600, a warm greeting and helpful assistance will await you. See our CHURCH HELPS at www.GARBC.org for our services list, including
pastoral referrals, consultation services, tax exemption, health insurance, speakers’ bureau, Synergy newsletter, BuildUP Training Seminars, RBP curriculum, chaplaincy endorsement, church grants and loans, and goods and services.

GARBC Staff Itineraries
SEPTEMBER

John Greening
9: Baptist Evangelical Church, Eau Claire, Wis.
16: Great Commission Baptist Church, Schaumburg, Ill.
23: Berean Independent Baptist Church, Fort Ashby, W.Va.
24, 25: Baptist Bible College and Seminary board meeting, Clarks Summit, Pa.
30: First Baptist Church of Rochester Hills, Rochester Hills, Mich.

Alex Bauman
Participating in home church, New Life Baptist Church, Lake in the Hills, Ill.

Chris Hindal
 2: Faith Baptist Church, Fort Dodge, Iowa
14–16: First Baptist Church, Goshen, Ind.
17–19: Fellowship of Missions conference, Cleveland, Ohio
24: Hamilton Hills Baptist Church, Fishers, Ind.

John Murdoch
3: Rice Lake Baptist Church, Grant, Mich.
3: First Baptist Church, Newaygo, Mich.
3: Area church service, First Baptist Church, Newaygo, Mich.
9: Bible Baptist Fellowship, Brookville, Ohio
14–24: Endorsing visit with Chaplain Carr and Chaplain Ireland in Germany

Michael Nolan
4: Baptist Builders Club administrators phone conference, Schaumburg, Ill.
9–11: Eastern Michigan pastors’ conference, Oxford, Mich.
23, 24: Baptist Bible College and Seminary Foundation board meeting, Clarks Summit, Pa.
25: Baptist Church Planters ChurchCare meeting, Elyria, Ohio