Month: November 2017

House For Rent

An IARBC missionary family will have a house available for rent September 1st. It has 3 bedrooms (with 2 “bonus” rooms that can be used as bedrooms), 3 and 1/2 bathrooms, and a 3 car garage. The house is located in Saylor Township.  The owners of the home would love to see a group of Faith students (up to 6) or a family make use of their house.  For further information, please contact Mark...

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Pastor Don Michaelsen Interim at Center Street Baptist

Center Street Baptist Church in Marshalltown is pleased to have Pastor Don Michaelsen serving as their interim Pastor.  Pastor Michaelsen began his ministry late this summer.  He brings with him many years of pastoral ministry experience and has been joyfully received by the church family. Thank you, Pastor Michaelsen, for your service to Center Street Baptist Church!  ...

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Across Iowa 11/1/17

 Life is filled with transitions. God’s creation has its seasons and and we all experience the various seasons of life and ministry. I have always loved the fall. Summers have their unique opportunities but, for me, the heat and humidity create a longing for cooler days. Winters, growing up in New York state and Minnesota, were enjoyable to me, with all the winter activities such as skating, hockey and downhill skiing. Added to that were snow forts and snow balls that made for many good memories. For some, winter is difficult to embrace, but I still like it, especially when I can get my snow blower out and power through snow. For some reason I derive great pleasure in this, and in using it to clean off neighbors’ driveways as a way to serve them. Spring is always welcomed with the warmer, but not yet hot, weather. It meant I could get the golf clubs out again and, more recently, the start of spring turkey hunting with my sweetheart. We have always enjoyed and worked at sharing life together and this is just one more thing to add to our life experience. But if pressed for a favorite season, fall would be it. The cooler days, the changing of the leaves and the fresh opportunities for another season of ministry make it special to me. It is likely that...

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Upcoming Events

  1. Apologetics Family and Church Night at FBBC

    January 10, 2018 @ 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. Refresh Conference

    January 30, 2018 - February 2, 2018
  3. Monopoly Madness

    February 3, 2018 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
  4. IARBC Annual Conference

    March 26, 2018 - March 27, 2018