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e-INFOMarch 2013

March 2013 E-Info: For the Churches by the Churches!

By March 1, 2013June 17th, 2014No Comments

Those not acquainted with our association often assume that I have authority over the churches. Salespeople believe that I can enroll churches in their special programs. Church members think that I can step in and settle their dispute with their pastor. Much to their dismay, I tell them that I have no power over any pastor or church. Our association is for the churches by the churches.

The GARBC is a voluntary network of churches committed to doing the work of the Great Commission. In June, six new members to the guiding body of the GARBC, the Council of 18, will be elected by the churches. Have you nominated candidates on behalf of your church? Of the 12 returning council members, the following states are represented: California (1), Florida (2), Illinois (1), Iowa (6), Michigan (1), and Ohio (1). Your nominations can make a difference in regional representation. In this E-Info, you will find nomination information. Won’t you take the time to enter nominations?

Grateful for you,
John Greening, GARBC National Representative

Being God’s Giver

  • GARBC Service Award Nominations
  • Laud Teen’s Service with GARBC Service Award
  • Church Planters in GARBC Receive Free Conference Registration

Association Updates

  • Nomination Deadline Approaching: Council of 18 Candidates
  • TFC Scholarship Competition: Register by March 4
  • Pastors’ and Wives’ Cohort Begins Soon
  • Coming in March: Two Great Learning Labs!
  • 2013 GARBC Conference: “Renew Our Strength”
  • Regular Baptists around the Country
  • GARBC Staff Itineraries

Improving Your Ministry Skills

  • Church Ministries Conference
  • Worship Connect: A Regional Conference for GARBC Churches
  • 2013 S.E.E.D. Conference: Biblical Worship
  • 16:5 Conference: More and Better Disciples
  • Mentoring Seminar
  • Advancing the Church Conference


  • Emmanuel Christian School, Toledo, Ohio, Seeking Superintendent
  • Tom Meyer: Ministry of the Spoken Word
  • New Book: The Gentle Art of Mothering
  • Iowa Missionary Home Available

E-Info, a GARBC newsletter, communicates information about association happenings, ministry development, church events, and service opportunities. Share your ministry-related information by contacting the GARBC Resource Center. Together We Can Accomplish More!