Special Update-Russ Farrell

Retired pastor Russ Farrell (pictured at left with his son, Pastor Doug Farrell) fell at his home last Monday and was taken to Iowa Lutheran Hospital in Des Moines. He remains hospitalized there and has been diagnosed with advanced bone cancer. Pastor Farrell and his wife, Merilyn, have served the Lord, and IARBC churches, faithfully in various capacities for many years. Please pray for Russ, Merilyn, and for their family during this difficult time. As

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Patch the Pirate LIVE!

Canticum Novum is pleased to welcome Majesty Music and Patch the Pirate LIVE! as the culmination of our 2018 Church Music Conference. Join Patch the Pirate, Sissy, Princess, and the rest of the crew as they perform their Ocean Commotion adventure. On Saturday, March 24, bring the whole family to FBBC and watch the adventure come to life on stage! The Patch LIVE! event is free and open to the public, but conference attendees will have

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What is Ezra Ministries?

An update on EZRA Ministries from Pastor Greg Baum: The concept of EZRA Ministries began to take shape in my mind back in 2015, pondering the 70th anniversary of the end of World War 2.   What a tremendous cultural shift our nation has experienced with the passing of seven decades! I thought back to the seventy years of captivity the nation Israel experienced and the challenges they faced back in their land. Ezra the

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Ski Trip With Calvary Baptist of Dysart

Calvary Baptist Church would like to invite anyone who is interested to join them on their Annual Church Ski Trip to Sundown Mountain in Dubuque on Friday, February 16th. The cost is $41 which includes lift ticket, rental, & group lesson, or $24 for just a lift ticket if you have your own equipment. Meet at Sundown when the slopes open at 10 AM (or later if you can’t make it then) and stay as late as you want. For more information or to

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Stronger Church Conference

On March 2 and 3 several of the staff members at Regular Baptist Ministries will conduct one of their Stronger Church Conferences at Ankeny Baptist Church. The new Stronger Church Conference presented by staff members from Regular Baptist Ministries is coming to Iowa soon. The conference will be held on Friday and Saturday, March 2 and 3, at Ankeny Baptist Church in Ankeny. You will find full information at garbc.org/stronger. This conference offers valuable help in

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Special Update-Micah Hartwig

Here is an update from the Hartwigs from 1/4/18.  Please continue to be in prayer for Micah and his family.  What a day. Because we had concerns about Micah’s eye, the doctor was able to see him today. Then he had a MRI (his third one in the last month). The results showed us what we thought. The tumor has continued to grow rapidly. His vision is affected and the health of his eye compromised.

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