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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Jared Segerstrom Ordination

Recently, in conjuction with the Des Moines Area Pastors’ Fellowship monthly meeting, an ordination council was held for Jared Segerstrom at Soteria Des Moines: A Baptist Church. In addition to his faithful ministry in his local church, Jared has been a speaker at youth events at IRBC and has been an encouragement to teens and kids from around the state. We received the report below on the event from Pastor Mike Augsburger. Congratulations Pastor Segerstrom!

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