Horton Baptist Hosts Singles’ Event

On November 10th, Horton Baptist Church of Waverly, IA hosted their first IARBC Singles’ Event! There was an encouraging turnout of 13 singles from around the state, even on a cold night. The event began at approximately 2:00pm with games and refreshments in the parsonage basement. After a few hours of activity, Pastor Stephen share a brief devotional from 1 Thessalonians 5 on prayer.  After the devotional, the singles enjoyed a BBQ dinner provided and

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Northridge Baptist Church Celebrates God’s Faithful Provision

Northridge Baptist Church celebrated God’s faithful, ongoing provision in paying off the mortgage in 2018 with the burning of a symbolic mortgage note on Sunday, November 11, 2018. This was a major accomplishment that evidences God’s power and faithfulness. The church, in a period of quick growth shortly after its inception, acquired its building. The older building needed a lot of work, but the growing congregation was committed to the challenge. The church then faced

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Hope and Help for Victims of Domestic Abuse

“Oppressed, hurting women continue to look for help and safety, but there is a disconnection between their need and provision. Women are seeking help. Pastors love their flock. Church leaders, many of whom are volunteers, want to help. Individuals are concerned. Why, then, are women failing to find help in local churches? What prevents our churches from effectively helping women who are abused by their husbands?”  In her new book, Sanctuary, Sydney Millage (member of Faith

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Rand Hummel to Speak at Men’s Prayer Advance

Get refreshed and motivated in prayer! Join us on February 1-2, 2019 at Spring Valley Bible Camp 2858 180th St, Muscatine, IA 52761 2019 Men’s Prayer Advance with Rand Hummel Cost: $30 (includes lodging, Friday supper, Saturday breakfast, and Saturday pizza lunch) Please sign up in advance by clicking the link below. Bring payment to the camp lodge check-in desk when you arrive. Check-in begins at 5:30 p.m. Friday, February 1, 2019. Friday evening supper

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Men’s Retreat Recap

By Craig Logemann First Baptist Church of Guthrie Center did a great job of hosting the Men’s Retreat this year.  Our special speaker was Russ Crowe from International Falls, Minnesota.   In addition to be a gifted speaker, he is well known for his skills as a fisherman.  He is the founder of Fishing for Men Ministries.  His messages focused on ways to care for the local church.  We were challenged to have a servant’s heart

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