Resources for A “Thriving Church”

Dr. Dean Taylor, member of Maranatha Baptist Church in Grimes and Chair of the Pastoral Training Department at FBBC, released a new book, The Thriving Church, on December 6th to help provide local churches with a “biblical guideline of how to do church.” In an article announcing the book on the FBBC website, The Thriving Church is described as, …a 170-page blueprint that details what it means to have a thriving church and what it

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Developing a Disciple Seminar

Maranatha Baptist Church, Grimes, is inviting others to join them for a two-day seminar on disciple-making called, Developing a Disciple-Making Culture in Your Church. Tim Potter, with Arch Ministries, will be teaching the seminar at Maranatha Baptist Church in Grimes, IA on March 30-31. See the New Testament ImperativeWhat does Biblical disciple-making look like in a 21st-century local church? How can we overcome years or even decades of inertia to make disciple-making a reality in

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Ark Trip with Fellowship Baptist Church

Fellowship Baptist Church, Des Moines, would like to invite other Iowa friends to join them on their trip to visit the Ark Encounter and Creation Museum in June. Please see the flyer below for more information on how you can join Fellowship on this fun and faith-building trip! A printable flyer is available here.

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Shepherd’s Camp

YOU ARE INVITED TO JOIN US AND OTHER PASTORS FOR A TIME OF REFRESHMENT & ENCOURAGEMENT. THIS EVENT IS FREE TO YOU, YOUR ONLY COST IS THE FUEL TO GET HERE. Arrive Monday at 1:00pm, depart Tuesday at 2:00pm. Free housing available at IRBC Camp Clear Lake. LOCATION: CALVARY BAPTIST CHURCH 636 N. BEST ST. FOREST CITY, IA 50436 641-585-2576 Click here to print a registration form.

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Ministry Opening

Evergreen Terrace is an apartment complex in south Des Moines owned by a Christian family. They are seeking an individual/couple interested in living in an apartment unit and intentionally investing time in relationships and events to share the Gospel. Interested individuals should have a track-record of faithfulness in evangelism and relationship building and plenty of uncommitted time to invest. For more information, contact ddobbertin@hotmail.com .

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