Month: September 2017

Retreat Message Recordings

Recordings of messages from the men’s and women’s retreats are now available here. (Due to the sensitive nature of the content, the men’s retreat Friday night messages were not recorded.)  ...

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Pulpit, Podium, and Furniture

Prairie Flower Baptist Church has available for donation a pulpit, podium and lobby/foyer furniture. Dark wood stain with dark blue upholstery on chairs. Photos available. If interested, please contact Julie Tinnes...

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Disaster Relief

Three Baptist agencies— Regular Baptist Builders Club, Baptist Church Planters, and Baptist Mid-Missions—are assisting churches and families affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston and Hurricane Irma in Florida. The sister agencies have established donation links and are coordinating workers to go to the affected areas. Harvey and Irma Relief: Regular Baptist Builders Club- Harvey Relief: Baptist Church Planters- Baptist Mid-Missions-

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Reformation Conference

Ankeny Baptist Church will be hosting a Reformation Conference on September 30th and October 1st. Dr. Kevin Bauder, Central Baptist Seminary, Plymouth, MN, will be speaking.  Sessions will be held Saturday (9/30) at 9:30 am and 10:45 am, as well as, Sunday (10/1) at 9:30 am, 10:45 am, and 6:00 pm. Click here to view and print a flyer: Reformation...

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Across Iowa 9/5/17

Dear IARBC family, Life takes some interesting and unexpected turns, at least from our perspective. We make plans, as we should, but the Lord directs our steps (Pr. 16:9). We make our plans, but are careful to say, “If the Lord wills, we shall live and also do this or that.” It would be arrogant and sinful to do otherwise (James 4:15-17). God is in control, He knows, and He provides. So, we trust Him and find Him faithful as we have always have. We walk by faith and not by sight. This honors Him and pleases Him. The last week in June we headed out to northern Maryland to Sandy Cove Christian Retreat Center along the northern tip of Chesapeake Bay. This trip to this year’s GARBC Annual Meeting would include Council of 18 meetings, encouraging our Iowa teens at Talents for Christ, enjoying the fellowship and preaching, and perhaps a seafood meal along the way. Everything was going according to plan until about 3:00 am Wednesday morning, the first full day of the conference. Many of you likely know some of the story. Sandy woke up with a pain in her abdomen, and I was awakened shortly after that. We decided that she needed medical care and headed out to the nearest hospital ER that we could find. The people at the desk were very helpful in...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Reboot-College Retreat

    September 29 - September 30
  2. Refresh-Pastor’s and Wives Retreat

    October 5 - October 6
  3. FBBC FaithFest

    October 7 @ 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
  4. Fall Singles Outing

    October 14
  5. Back on Track

    November 17 - November 18