EZRA Ministries Update

Currently, we implement opportunities for EZRA ministries on a part-time basis. I assist Bethel Baptist Church in Britt, IA as their missionary pastor as well as work a 2nd job in the community. We are grateful that Bethel serves as our sending church in this new venture. I could not enter this new phase of ministry without the support of our local church. Neither could I invest myself even part-time without the help of Don

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Prayer Request for Pastor Sauser

Update: “Pastor Sauser is out of surgery. It went well. The family will see him shortly. We’re on our way home. Praise the Lord!” – State Rep. Capon (We have also received a request to pray for pain management.)  As the Lord leads, please take a moment during your day on Friday to pray for Pastor John Sauser (and his wife, Deb) of Harvest Baptist Church in Williamsburg. He will be undergoing CABG open heart surgery Friday morning in

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IARBC State Conference Reflections

Feed My Sheep: The 2018 IARBC State Conference Reflections By Pastor David Cotner On March 26-27, messengers from the Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches descended upon Calvary Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant, IA. The purpose of the convergence? To be fed from the Word, strengthened for local church ministry, and to contemplate the business of our association. As a conference messenger and attendee, I can attest to the value and blessing of this year’s state

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Missionary Baptist Church Celebrates 160th Anniversary

Missionary Baptist Church has been a part of the Carlisle community since 1858.  On Sunday, April 29th, 2018, the church will be celebrating its 160th anniversary.  Everyone is welcome.  The Sunday School hour will begin at 9:30 by taking a trip down memory and will culminate with a re-dedication of the original church bell at 10:15. The worship service at 10:45 will feature special music and a message by Rev Dwight DePenning.  At 12:30, lunch, catered by Hickory Park, will be served at the Carlisle

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Ministry House Available

We recently received a letter with a generous offer to share with you!  Here is the content of the letter: Greetings in the precious name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. I trust this letter finds you faithfully serving our Lord and rejoicing in His continued goodness. My wife, Priscilla, and I have had a burden to help ministry couples for quite some time.  We are excited to write and inform you of a

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