Service of Commitment for the Groeneveld Family

Immanuel Baptist Church in Newton, IA, would like to extend a Special Invitation to share in a service of commitment for the John Groeneveld family as they send them out to missionary service.  Following the pattern set in Acts 13, having recognized the hand of God upon this family for Medical Missions in Togo, Africa.   Immanuel has commissioned them to Missionary Service and now want to fulfill the remainder of that Acts 13:2-3 example by

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Retired Pastors Sunday Recap

It was the delight of the church family of North Court Baptist Church, Ottumwa, to host a “Retired Pastors Appreciation’ Sunday” recently.  They sent us this report of the event: We are privileged, at North Court, to have four retired pastors & their wives as members of our church family.  These faithful men represent over 133 years of pastoring, preaching, ministry.  We are grateful for the ministries of encouragement & prayer which each of them

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Ordination Council & Ceremony for Michael Ryan

A message from Pocahontas Regular Baptist Church: We here at Pocahontas Regular Baptist Church believe in the liberty of individual local churches as well as the necessity of unity and cooperation among our churches that we may “stand firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel” (Phil. 1:27).  For this reason, we desire that Pastors of the like-minded churches come and examine Michael Ryan to affirm his calling

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Des Moines Metro Flooding – Help Needed!

The Des Moines Metro area was overwhelmed with heavy rainfall Saturday evening, with areas of Ankeny receiving ten inches of rain in a few short hours and metro waterways, like Four Mile Creek, rushing out of their banks. As a result, many homes and businesses sustained flood damage as basements were filled with several feet of water in some places. While it was disheartening to see the pictures and receive reports regarding the extent of

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