ASSOCIATION NEWS


College Group “Loves Others Along the Way”

College Group “Loves Others Along the Way”

NEWHALL, Calif.—The Alive college ministry at Placerita Baptist Church enjoys retreats throughout the year, the most recent being Camp and Surf in Onofre, Calif.


Conference Shares Importance of Church Planting

Conference Shares Importance of Church Planting

WINDSOR, N.Y.—Staff and members of New York churches met at West Windsor Baptist Church April 7 and 8 for the Spring Conference of the Empire State Fellowship of Regular Baptist Churches.


Encouragement and Instruction at Leadership Summit

Encouragement and Instruction at Leadership Summit

GRAFTON, Ohio—Baptist Church Planters held its second Leadership Summit March 19–21 at the organization’s home office.


Teen Trip Offers Fellowship and Relaxation

Teen Trip Offers Fellowship and Relaxation

SPRING HILL, Fla.—After working hard to prepare for a missions trip, teens from Spring Hill Baptist Church spent their spring break fellowshipping and relaxing.


Youth Seminars Focus on Friendship

Youth Seminars Focus on Friendship

HORSEHEADS, N.Y.—Young people from across New York attended the Empire State Fellowship’s annual Youth Seminars.


Women’s Retreat: Love God, Love Others

Women’s Retreat: Love God, Love Others

NEWHALL, Calif.—The women of Placerita Baptist Church had the privilege of hearing Janie Street teach on the theme “Love One Another” at their Ladies’ Getaway.


Life Matters Worldwide Director of Development

Life Matters Worldwide Director of Development

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Life Matters Worldwide, formerly known as Baptists for Life, has appointed Mark Mohr as director of development and marketing.


Learning Christlikeness 10,000 Miles from Home

Learning Christlikeness 10,000 Miles from Home

In response to a missionary’s persistent requests to visit India, Pastor Donald Shirk always declined. But he finally came out of hiding behind his “spiritual” reasons and said yes.


‘Trip of a Lifetime’ in Israel

‘Trip of a Lifetime’ in Israel

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.—Ten members of Rustic Hills Baptist Church took a Pilgrim Tours trip to Israel March 18–27.


Baptist Church Planters Calls New President

Baptist Church Planters Calls New President

GRAFTON, Ohio—Stephen Little has been called as president of Baptist Church Planters.


Conference Equips Leaders for Ministry Success

Conference Equips Leaders for Ministry Success

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Calvary Baptist Church hosted the Church Ministries Conference of the Grand Rapids Association of Regular Baptist Churches, a two-day event for local church leaders.


“Overcome” Conference Overcomes Own Challenge

“Overcome” Conference Overcomes Own Challenge

BINGHAMTON, N.Y.—This year’s Men’s Adventure, “Overcome,” an Empire State Fellowship of Regular Baptist Churches event, started with a major obstacle to overcome.


Adam’s Road at Daniels Road

Adam’s Road at Daniels Road

FORT MYERS, Fla.—Walking down “Adam’s road” (Romans 5:12, 14), under condemnation and entrapped by religion, first Micah Wilder and then his brother Matt and their friend Joe Warren came to the Cross.


Men’s Conference Focuses on Leadership

Men’s Conference Focuses on Leadership

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa—Blair Ridge Baptist Church hosted its Fifth Annual Men’s Leadership Conference.


Connection Conference Strives for Ministry Balance

Connection Conference Strives for Ministry Balance

OSWEGO, Ill.— “The Balance of Leadership and Preaching” was the theme of the third annual Regional Connection Worship and Growth Conference March 3 and 4 at Harvest Baptist Church.


Roy Cupples, Church Planter

Roy Cupples, Church Planter

FULLERTON, Neb.—Roy Cupples, a church planter with Baptist Church Planters, died on March 7.


Richard W. Engle, Professor

Richard W. Engle, Professor

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Richard Engle, retired professor of Old Testament, Languages, and Literature at Baptist Bible Seminary, died March 9.


Tim Capon Called to Lead Iowa Association

Tim Capon Called to Lead Iowa Association

ANKENY, Iowa—Tim Capon has been called as state representative of the Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches.


First Ladies’ Summit a Success

First Ladies’ Summit a Success

CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Heritage Baptist Church hosted its first-ever Ladies’ Summit.


Ministering ‘Neighbor to Neighbor’

Ministering ‘Neighbor to Neighbor’

MINFORD, Ohio—What needs exist in your community? Many churches today are asking this question. But often, striving to answer it becomes overwhelming.


A Culture of Continuing Education

A Culture of Continuing Education

The Regular Baptist Web Community brings together ministry veterans with motivated learners to work on solutions to the challenges of day-to-day local church ministry.


Iva Greening, Pastor’s Wife, with the Lord

Iva Greening, Pastor’s Wife, with the Lord

PALATINE, Ill.—Iva Greening spent her life in service to her Lord and her family. She was a loving and supportive pastor’s wife, mother, friend, and prayer warrior.


There’s an App for That

There’s an App for That

SCHAUMBURG, Ill.—iPad? Kindle? Android? Read the Baptist Bulletin in our new digital formats.


‘No Church Left Behind’ in New York

‘No Church Left Behind’ in New York

EDEN, N.Y.—The Empire State Fellowship wants to help its churches be as effective as they can.