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GARBC Nomination Deadline

Council of 18 and Service Award nominations are now closed. Be in prayer as the nominees are contacted and as they decide to have their name appear on the ballot.  

The Essential Gospel

Dig out your summer clothes and get ready to pack your bags for a June getaway to the Sunshine State! Attendees at the 2014 General Association of Regular Baptist Churches Conference, June 23–27, will have the opportunity to enjoy the sun and tourist attractions while basking in a week of spiritual edification and fellowship. The [...]

2013 Talents For Christ Winners

DEARBORN, Mich.—The following students won first and second place at the Talents For Christ national competition on Thursday, June 27. Download a high-resolution photo of the TFC winners Art First Place: Anna Smith, First Baptist Church (Elyria, Ohio) Second Place: Samantha Parsons, Fellowship Baptist Church (Wadsworth, Ohio) Female Public Speaking Second Place (Open): Celeste Scott, Emmanuel Baptist Church [...]

‘Glory and Grace’ During the ‘Ups and Downs’

DEARBORN, Mich.—When Dave Doran steps to the pulpit on the final night of the 2013 GARBC Conference, he’s not far from home. He grew up in Dearborn Heights, Mich., just a few miles from the Adoba Hotel and Conference Center. And he starts with a small confession: As a teenager he and a buddy would [...]

High Resolution Display

DEARBORN, Mich.—What does it mean to “serve the Lord?” For some Talents For Christ national competitors, it could mean anything from hard labor, to singing, to Bible teaching. At least that’s what the teens from Nevada Baptist Church, Iowa have been doing the last two weeks. The group of 11 is almost done with their [...]

Still Preaching Freely, For Now

DEARBORN, Mich.— At the exact moment the Supreme Court decision was announced today, striking down key portions of the Defense of Marriage Act, Chaplain John Murdoch was standing on the platform of the GARBC Conference, introducing chaplains who stand at the forefront of a growing religious freedom controversy. “It’s a sad day in our country,” [...]