Seminar Builds Parenting Skills
Would you like parents at your church to learn to be more effective in their role? Are you interested in helping your church make new relationships in the community by offering parenting classes? Impact Parenting Seminar can assist your ministry! Led by John and Daria Greening, this seminar for parents and church leaders will be held on Feb. 26, 8:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m., at Eastside Baptist Church in Crawfordsville, Ind. Please contact Eastside Baptist Church, 765-362-1785, for information and registration.

Luncheon for Businesspeople
Would your church like to host a  breakfast, luncheon, or dinner for businessmen and businesswomen in your church family and/or community? You could use this get-together as an outreach endeavor or as a means of helping businesspeople in your church develop a Biblical perspective of their work. Michael Nolan, GARBC director of business administration, is available to speak from his perspective of serving full-time in vocational ministry after coming from a management background with General Motors. Michael shares his personal testimony and life experiences as he presents the Word of God and discusses two of his passions—family and business. In addition, Michael can host a Q & A time, in which specific topics of interest of those attending can be addressed. For more information, contact Michael Nolan.

Synergy Ready to View
Check out the winter issue of Synergy, the GARBC newsletter of ministry helps. Special thanks to Ariel Abadiano, Jon Beight, Eldon Brock, Jeanine Gower, Jon Jenks, DeEtte Mann, Tim Richie, Tom Robbins, Don Shirk, Jim Vogel, and John Greening for their contributions to the newsletter. Please e-mail ministry tips or events that take place in your church. Men, encourage your wives to e-mail women’s ministry ideas as well. Together We Can Accomplish More!

Skill-Building in Biblical Counseling
Classes offered by Biblical Counseling Ministries, Tuesday evenings, Feb. 15 and 22, at Grace Baptist Church, Plover, Wis. E-mail or call 715.341.4445 for information.

Counseling Training Opportunity
Introduction to Biblical Counseling II, a course taught by Terry Burlingame, will be offered on Tuesday evenings, February 8–April 26, at West Cannon Baptist Church, Belmont, Mich. The course provides basic information in preparing individuals to counsel or mentor others. Students will study methodologies of applying the Scriptures to the problems of life from a counseling perspective. Course is offered by The Biblical Counseling Center, Jenison, Mich., and costs $125 for individuals and $200 for married couples. For more information, contact Terry Burlingame, 616.481.3848, or e-mail

Master Plan Discipleship Seminar
On Feb. 18 and 19, West Cannon Baptist Church, Belmont, Mich., will host a seminar on a strategic planning process for discipleship in local church ministry. While the content is primarily geared for student ministry teams, the strategic approach can be applied to any subset or the entire ministry of the local church. To register for the eight instruction sessions, taught by Dennis Wilhite and Dwight Peterson, see

Men’s Adventure
Men’s Adventure, sponsored by Empire State Fellowship, will take place Feb. 18 and 19 at Central Baptist Church, Binghamton, N.Y. Duke Crawford will be speaking on the topic “Matrix for Manhood.” Cost is $25, including meals. See poster.

Men’s Leadership Conference
Blair Ridge Baptist Church, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, is hosting the Men’s Leadership Conference, on Saturday, Feb. 26. Guest Speaker will be Jason Nightengale of Wordsower International. Register at Special hotel rates are available through Cedar Rapids Marriott.