Daniel Vance Ordination Council

Dear Brethren, We believe in the liberty of individual local churches as well as the necessity of unity and cooperation among our churches so that we may “stand firm in one spirit, with one mind striving together for the faith of the gospel” (Phil 1:27). For this reason, we desire that Pastors of the like-minded churches in the area come and examine Daniel Vance and affirm with our church, through the laying on of hands,

Continue reading »

Missions Trip Opportunity

WE ARE LOOKING FOR MORE TEAM MEMBERS! 🙂 Families and singles who are members of IARBC churches are welcome! There are many areas to help out with, including being a cabin counselor or assistant counselor, working in the kitchen, leading music, leading games, teaching, and more! We plan to leave Iowa on Sunday afternoon (July 15th), serve at the camp Monday through Friday, and then return to Iowa on Saturday afternoon (July 21st). A post trip report is planned for Sunday morning, July 22nd at Faith

Continue reading »

EZRA Ministries Update

Currently, we implement opportunities for EZRA ministries on a part-time basis. I assist Bethel Baptist Church in Britt, IA as their missionary pastor as well as work a 2nd job in the community. We are grateful that Bethel serves as our sending church in this new venture. I could not enter this new phase of ministry without the support of our local church. Neither could I invest myself even part-time without the help of Don

Continue reading »

Prayer Request for Pastor Sauser

Update: “Pastor Sauser is out of surgery. It went well. The family will see him shortly. We’re on our way home. Praise the Lord!” – State Rep. Capon (We have also received a request to pray for pain management.)  As the Lord leads, please take a moment during your day on Friday to pray for Pastor John Sauser (and his wife, Deb) of Harvest Baptist Church in Williamsburg. He will be undergoing CABG open heart surgery Friday morning in

Continue reading »

IARBC State Conference Reflections

Feed My Sheep: The 2018 IARBC State Conference Reflections By Pastor David Cotner On March 26-27, messengers from the Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches descended upon Calvary Baptist Church in Mt. Pleasant, IA. The purpose of the convergence? To be fed from the Word, strengthened for local church ministry, and to contemplate the business of our association. As a conference messenger and attendee, I can attest to the value and blessing of this year’s state

Continue reading »