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Association Updates: December 2009

By November 25, 2009June 21st, 2014No Comments

Quest Giveaway

Young Baptist leaders want your feedback! Subscribe for free to The Quest website and leave a comment, and you’ll be entered into the giveaway. First prize is a $40 gift certificate to and the second prize is a collection of ministry resource books. Click here for more information.

The Quest website is facilitated by young Baptist leaders who desire to interact with individuals of all ages on current issues facing the church. Their goal is to address these issues from a doctrinally sound perspective. If you would like to contribute an article for the Quest website, contact a contributor.

Talents For Christ Openings

If your youth group is like most, your students have plenty of personality and plenty of hobbies or interests. Talents For Christ has something for everyone! Whether you have a student who is a bookworm, a talker, an actor, or a musician, there’s a category for him or her! Get your youth group involved with Talents For Christ this year. The Talents For Christ program is a great tool to honing personal development and team building. Registration opens Jan. 4.

Churches Participating in GARBC Sunday

Would your church consider giving a Christmas gift to the GARBC? You can still host a GARBC Sunday at your church! Special thanks goes to the following pastors and churches for hosting GARBC Sunday and sending a financial gift to the Association: Pastor William Heinrich, Sovereign Grace Baptist, Modesto, Calif.; Pastor Gerald Webber, Maranatha Baptist, Sebring, Fla.; Pastor Scott Greening, Great Commission Baptist, Schaumburg, Ill.; Pastor David Chapman, Nottingham Baptist, Willoughby Hills, Ohio; Pastor William Cook, East Wenatchee Baptist, East Wenatchee, Wash.; Pastor David Piper, Grace Baptist, Kennewick, Wash.

New Website for Baptist Builders Club

Michael Nolan, director of Baptist Builders Club, and Dave Bosket, GARBC directory of technology, have coordinated the redesign and launch of a new website for BBC. With the framework of the site complete, additional features are being added and refined to improve the experience while browsing. Along with improved readability, the site provides featured content to keep you up-to-date on exciting and important ministry news and includes a redesigned daily devotional section.

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My King, My God, My Worship: A Study in Practical Church Worship by Tim Hitchcock, pastor of Hayes Road Baptist church, Canal Winchester, Ohio, explores the topic of worship and how it aids or hinders the church in being a testimony in the world as God desires. Available at Xulon Press (188 pages, paper, $14.99).

how-big-is-your-god-2.jpg How Big Is Your God? by Richard N. Pettitt, veteran pastor and missions leader, encourages pastors, Christian workers, and lay leaders to grow in their understanding of Who God is and what He wants to be in their lives. Available at Llumina Christian Books (180 pages, paper, $13.95).

GARBC Staff Itineraries


John Greening
14–16, Rocky Mountain Association of Regular Baptist Churches, Denver, CO

Chris Hindal
6, Grace Baptist Church, LaBelle, FL

John Murdoch
9–11, Army chaplain school graduation and endorsing visit, Ft. Jackson, SC
16–18, GARBC International Resource Center, Schaumburg, IL

Michael Nolan
16–18, RBP regional managers meeting, Schaumburg, IL