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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Maranatha Baptist Church Calls Lance Augsburger

Maranatha Baptist Church of Grimes has called Lance Augsburger to be their new senior pastor. Lance and his wife, Carrie, are currently finishing up their ministries at Faith Baptist Bible College. Lance has served as the Dean of Men and Dean of Students and Carrie has served as the Dean of Women. Pastor Augsburger graduated from Faith with his BA in Biblical Studies and from the seminary with his Master of Divinity. Pastor Augsburger candidated on June

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