• A Safe Church

    “I never thought it would happen in our community.” “Things like this don’t happen here…I’m in complete shock.” We hear statements such as these in ...more

  • Enjoying Rural Church Ministry

    Ministering in a rural community can be exhausting, yet extremely rewarding work. Your church has the potential to leave a legacy on the community and ...more

  • Telling Your Story

    Telling Your Story

    Whether you are involved in local church ministry or on the staff of a ministry organization, effective communication through photos and the written word plays ...more

  • The Essential Gospel

    Dig out your summer clothes and get ready to pack your bags for a June getaway to the Sunshine State! Attendees at the 2014 General ...more

  • Council of 18 Moves Forward

    SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—The Council of 18 had a productive and positive meeting Nov. 18–20 at the GARBC Resource Center. The council’s work included the following items: ...more

  • TWO Online Sessions for You This Week!

    TWO Online Sessions for You This Week!

    Beginning this Thursday, October 24 A great topic for presenting Christ! “Worship that Connects with God” Learning Lab 11 ET/10 CT/9 MT/8 PT REGISTER now. How can church worship services provide an ...more

  • Planning for Spiritual Growth

    The goal of church ministry is to disciple people toward spiritual maturity. How is the process of spiritual growth fostered in the church? Is it ...more

  • Leading Effective Small Groups

    Does your church have small groups or would you like to implement small groups? This learning venue is effective in maturing believers. Small groups should ...more

  • Dustin DeFord, Arizona Firefighter

    PRESCOTT VALLEY, Ariz.---Firefighter Dustin DeFord, a member of Open Door Baptist Church, died while fighting what has become known as one of the worst wildfires ...more