ENCOURAGE OTHERS PERSONALLY THROUGH RBP
- Plan a worker commissioning service. Before your fall ministries begin, schedule a special service to commission your Sunday School and weekday club workers for the new year of ministry. Consider using greeting cards available from RBP to express your appreciation.
- Keep in contact. In this digital age, a postcard in the mail is a welcomed surprise. Look through the variety of postcards available from RBP to help you communicate with your church, visitors, and more.
MINISTRY HOUSE OFFERS PASTORS AND FAMILIES REFRESHMENT
Calvary Baptist Church, Quincy, Illinois, is making available a furnished home on its campus for ministry couples and families. Pastor Wayne Manago states, “We are calling the home the Ministry House and it is available rent free and utility cost free for short-term, first-come stays. The home can be used for those needing a ministry break or are hurting and are in need of spiritual refreshment, a vacation, or just a time away. Biblical counseling is available if desired.” For more information, see Ministry House or contact Pastor Wayne or Priscilla at firstname.lastname@example.org or 219.628.1300.
MINISTRY ENRICHMENT CONFERENCE: CHURCH RENEWAL AND REVITALIZATION
Why isn’t my church growing, and what can I do about it? The M4 Ministry Enrichment Conference is coming Nov. 4–5 to Harvest New Beginnings in Oswego, Illinois. Scott Poling of Harvest New Beginnings and Pat Nemmers of Saylorville Church, two men who, by God’s grace, have lived and understand church renewal and revitalization, will be the keynote speakers for this fifth annual event. Interactive breakout sessions will foster fresh ideas and insightful interaction. Also, the conference will include opportunities for one-on-one discussions with experienced ministry leaders. Early Bird registration is now available at atharvest.church/events/church/m4.
REGIONAL BIBLICAL COUNSELING TRAINING CONFERENCE
Harvest New Beginnings in Oswego, Illinois, is partnering with Faith Church Ministries of Lafayette, Indiana, to host Biblical Counseling Training. The conference will be held over the course of three weekends on Friday evenings and Saturdays, Sept. 6–7, Oct. 4–5, and Nov. 1–2. Registration is open to anyone who wants to become competent and confident in reaching Biblical solutions to life’s trials and struggles, including marriage, parenting, worry, fear, depression, etc. Additionally, the conference will equip individuals in encouraging and discipling others. The training is highly recommended for pastors, church leaders, and individuals interested in starting a counseling ministry in their churches or becoming a Biblical counselor. Discount registration is available through Aug. 9. For more information and to register, go to Faith Counseling Conference.
BROTHERHOOD MUTUAL: GARBC PREFERRED PROVIDER
Brotherhood Mutual is the GARBC preferred provider for offering insurance resources for churches. Don’t let property damage, accidents, natural disasters, and other circumstances hinder your ministry. Brotherhood Mutual offers a host of insurance services to Regular Baptist churches, including property and liability insurance, accident insurance, missions travel insurance, and worker compensation policies. Make sure the resources God has entrusted to you are insured. Visit www.garbc.org/brotherhood to learn more.