125th Anniversary Celebration

Calvary Baptist Church of Forest City, Iowa celebrated their 125th Anniversary over Labor Day Weekend, September 5-7, 2020. The celebration began on Saturday night with a concert from “Forever Be Sure”. The Sunday services featured three speakers who grew up going to Calvary Baptist Church and are now serving as pastors in ministries of their own. Pastor Joshua Farrell (First Baptist Church, Brayton, IA) spoke during the Sunday School hour, Pastor Larry Johnson (Grace Baptist

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Urgent Prayer Request

Update 9/24: We are so happy to report that we have received word on Marie Hansen, wife of Pastor Brad Hansen, and she is home!! She still has a ways to go in her recovery, but hopefully being at home and surrounded by the love and care of her family, she will continue to improve day by day.Marie will need round-the-clock care from her family, so please continue to be in prayer for them as they tend

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IRBC Lighthouse Live

Dear IARBC Pastors & Churches,This is a time to get creative about ministering the Word. With that thought in mind, I am passing along a ministry opportunity from Jason Reynolds & our Iowa Regular Baptist Camp: From Jason:IRBC is excited to be hosting LightHouse Live Youth Group Event.  This weekly event will be on Thursdays at 7 p.m.  All teens (6-12th grade) are welcome to join us online!  Join us for games, activities, videos, prayer,

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2020 Annual Conference Update

Dear IARBC Pastors & Churches, I have been reading through the New Testament and this morning came upon this: “Though I have much to write to you, I would rather not use paper and ink. Instead I hope to come to you and talk face to face, so that our joy may be complete.” (2 John 12) In our 21st century context, we might say “digital, internet based communication” instead of “paper and ink”. And though

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House for Rent

An IARBC missionary family will have a house available for rent June 1st. It has 3 bedrooms on the main level (with 2 “bonus” rooms that can be used as bedrooms in the basement), 3 and 1/2 bathrooms, and a 3 car garage. The house is located in Saylor Township, just 15 minutes from FBBC&TS.  The owners of the home would love to see a group of Faith students (up to 6) or a Christian

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