2018 GARBC Conference Recap

A few weeks ago, the Annual Conference of the GARBC was held in Fishers, Indiana with the theme, Love That Church. If you were not able to attend the conference, the conference website has a helpful post with links to articles, pictures, sermon recordings, and more that provide a detailed look into how God worked during this year’s meeting. One of the most significant and anticipated events of the conference was the vote to approve Pastor

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Brotherhood Mutual  Program Benefits IARBC

Early in 2018, IARBC State Rep. Tim Capon was contacted by Terry Townsend of  American Church Group Insurance about an exciting opportunity to enter into a ministry partnership program with Brotherhood Mutual Insurance, the company through which the IARBC office and many of our churches are insured. As a result of this partnership, the IARBC was presented a check for $10,000 at the end of June! We are incredibly grateful for God’s provision of this gift

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“Time Lab” VBS Items

Emmanuel Baptist Church, Des Moines, is having VBS this week, using TIME LAB from Answers in Genesis.  There are a lot of things that they would like to pass on if anyone would like backgrounds, etc. Please contact Pastor Bunge (515-306-0368) ASAP as they will be tearing the decorations down at the end.

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Lighting Parts/Bulbs Available

First Baptist Church in Brayton is in the middle of a LED Lightbulb replacement project, so they have used light bulb parts that they would like to give to another church that could use or need them. We have the following parts: 26x T12 Ballasts 34x T8 Ballasts Between 75 and 100 – 4ft (mix of T8 or T12) Florescent bulbs. They are currently still working on the project so more parts will become available

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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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