Ordination for Pastor Chris Humburg

An Ordination Council for Pastor Chris Humburg will be held on October 14th, beginning at 9:00 AM, at Altoona Regular Baptist Church. Should the candidate pass the examination, a service is planned for Sunday afternoon at 3:00 PM, at the church. Pastor Bob Fields and Pastor Gary Gonerman will be speaking, and a meal will follow. Guests are welcome to attend. Please help us prepare by contacting us at 515-967-2434 or church@altoonarbc.org.

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Seminary Food Shower

Dear Pastor, Greetings from Faith Baptist Theological Seminary where another academic year has started! Once again, we are preparing for the annual Thanksgiving food shower for our seminary students.  Many churches have participated in past years, and our students were blessed by the generous donations of food and grocery store gift cards. We would like to invite your church to participate this year. This is a wonderful opportunity to encourage our students and help provide

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Hispanic Retreat Recap

The Hispanic Retreat at IRBC was held August 18-19 with 169 attendees! Orlando and Debbie Collazo, missionaries with Baptist Church Planters serving in Lorain, OH were the speakers. Hannah Till, a BJU college student, taught the children. David and Ana Lee Heckart, serving in Marshalltown, IA, taught the teens and led the music. Herb and Wanda Taylor of Baptist Church Planters plan this ministry every year and they were very encouraged by the turnout and

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Men’s Retreat Recap

Sweet Fellowship, Straight Talk About Physical Intimacy, And True Accountability… By David Cotner Sweet Fellowship, Straight Talk About Physical Intimacy, And True Accountability… When asked to describe the most recent Men’s Retreat at Iowa Regular Baptist Camp (IRBC), three concepts floated up fast to the surface of my mind: Sweet Fellowship. Straight Talk About Physical Intimacy. And True Accountability. This, I believe, would accurately sum up this year’s Men’s Retreat at IRBC. Let me explain…

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Missionary Baptist Welcomes Pastor Brian Johnson

Missionary Baptist Church, Carlisle, Iowa would like to introduce our new Pastor, Rev. Brian Johnson and his wife Patty.  The Johnsons come to us from Algona, Iowa, where he was formerly the pastor at Hillcrest Baptist Church.  Pastor Johnson’s first day in the MBC pulpit will be August 13. You are invited to join us at 2:00 p.m., Sunday, September 24, for Pastor Johnson’s installation service.

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