Center Street Baptist Welcomes Pastor Don Michaelsen

Center Street Baptist Church is pleased to welcome Pastor Don Michaelsen as their Senior Pastor. Pastor Michaelsen has served as Interim Pastor at CSBC since late summerof 2017. On June 10 th of this year, following a favorable unanimous vote by the congregation, he accepted the call to begin his ministry as Senior Pastor. He is a graduate of Faith Baptist Bible College, Ankeny, and brings with him many years of pastoral ministry experience. He

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IARBC Church Families Impacted by Tornadoes

The communities of Bondurant, Marshalltown, and Pella were among those rocked by tornadoes that ripped through the area Thursday afternoon. We have received reports from two church families that we know were in the vicinity of the storm and are thankful that no fatalities have been reported, the church buildings represented sustained no damage, and that the church members are banding together to serve one another and their community in the aftermath. You can read

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2018 GARBC Conference Recap

A few weeks ago, the Annual Conference of the GARBC was held in Fishers, Indiana with the theme, Love That Church. If you were not able to attend the conference, the conference website has a helpful post with links to articles, pictures, sermon recordings, and more that provide a detailed look into how God worked during this year’s meeting. One of the most significant and anticipated events of the conference was the vote to approve Pastor

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Brotherhood Mutual  Program Benefits IARBC

Early in 2018, IARBC State Rep. Tim Capon was contacted by Terry Townsend of  American Church Group Insurance about an exciting opportunity to enter into a ministry partnership program with Brotherhood Mutual Insurance, the company through which the IARBC office and many of our churches are insured. As a result of this partnership, the IARBC was presented a check for $10,000 at the end of June! We are incredibly grateful for God’s provision of this gift

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“Time Lab” VBS Items

Emmanuel Baptist Church, Des Moines, is having VBS this week, using TIME LAB from Answers in Genesis.  There are a lot of things that they would like to pass on if anyone would like backgrounds, etc. Please contact Pastor Bunge (515-306-0368) ASAP as they will be tearing the decorations down at the end.

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Lighting Parts/Bulbs Available

First Baptist Church in Brayton is in the middle of a LED Lightbulb replacement project, so they have used light bulb parts that they would like to give to another church that could use or need them. We have the following parts: 26x T12 Ballasts 34x T8 Ballasts Between 75 and 100 – 4ft (mix of T8 or T12) Florescent bulbs. They are currently still working on the project so more parts will become available

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