Couples Retreat Recordings Available

John Street of Master’s Seminary joined many couples at the Stoney Creek Inn in Johnston in early February for a very encouraging look at ‘God’s Design for Marriage.’ Recorded audio of the sessions is available at calvarymp.org/couples-retreat. Next year’s speaker and dates to be announced.

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Grace Baptist Church of Emmetsburg Welcomes Assistant Pastor

Grace Baptist Church welcomed Rob Tahtinen, his wife Stephanie, and their three children to Emmetsburg, Iowa, on December 4, 2017. Rob graduated from Baptist Bible Seminary (PA) in 2008 and is serving as the Associate Pastor of Youth and Family Ministry. Before coming to Iowa, Rob served in churches in Michigan and South Carolina. Rob and Stephanie met while they were camp counselors in Michigan and got married in 2006 at the same camp. In

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Horton Baptist Calls Associate Pastor

Horton Baptist Church of Waverly called James Livingston as their Associate Pastor on Sunday, October 8th, 2017. James accepted the call and he and his wife, Desirae, and their four children, Caleb, Natalie, Madeline and Benjamin moved to the Horton area in the middle of November. Pastor James began his ministry on Sunday December 3rd. James grew up attending Calvary Baptist Church of Dysart before going to the University of Northern Iowa for Criminology. He worked

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GARBC Pastor’s Day at the Capitol

The Family Leader has been working with hundreds of pastors across Iowa to develop a ministering relationship with our elected officials through prayer, words of encouragement, and speaking biblical truth to various public policy issues. Each year, they designate days to certain groups.  This year, the GARBC is assigned January 30 and March 13.  The schedule will be as follows: 9:00 a.m. – Prayer/Update from THE FAMiLY LEADER staff.  This year we will be meeting at Calvary Chapel,

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Canticum Novum Seeking Spring Concert Participants

Canticum Novum Chorale The Canticum Novum Music Association currently needs singers to join the Chorale, especially men! To sing in the Chorale, you must be 16 or older, and an active member of an Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Church, or another church of like faith and practice. You must also agree to the Participation Agreement. If you are interested in singing, submit this form. Be sure to check Canticum Novum Chorale and include your

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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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