Across Iowa 9/5/17

Dear IARBC family, Life takes some interesting and unexpected turns, at least from our perspective. We make plans, as we should, but the Lord directs our steps (Pr. 16:9). We make our plans, but are careful to say, “If the Lord wills, we shall live and also do this or that.” It would be arrogant and sinful to do otherwise (James 4:15-17). God is in control, He knows, and He provides. So, we trust Him

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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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Across Iowa 7/17/17

Hello all! This is Brenna, borrowing Tim’s digital pen to let you know that Sandy is recovering well despite a slight setback after returning to Iowa following an appendectomy that became necessary while attending the GARBC national conference. Tim and Sandy are currently away on a vacation to Door County, Wisconsin. Please pray that they are able to relax, recover and be spiritually refreshed during this time!

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Across Iowa 6/22/2017

Dear IARBC family, Last evening we had the joy of watching some of our grandkiddos for a bit. Their mom and dad had some things that needed to be done and we were glad to help 🙂 We ate pizza (cheese pizza is still very popular with children), played some games outside and then came inside as the sun went down. We were watching an older Disney movie (Swiss Family Robinson) when Sandy received a

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