Alumni and friends of Faith Baptist Bible College and Theological Seminary enjoyed cheesecake, fellowship, and giveaways following the last evening session of the 2017 GARBC Conference. Dr. Jim Tillotson, Faith’s president, served as speaker.
Attendees of the reception also heard updates and ...more
“What you have to decide is, is the church going to be a haven of grace?” The question Steve Viars poses is a probing one. At a surface level, of course, every church would reply in the affirmative. But isn’t ...more
In his youth ministry workshop on Wednesday morning, Josh Jones of Breesport (New York) Baptist Church asked a question that can be transformative to any ministry: Are we frustrated by the obstacles we face, or are we burdened for the ...more
“If we asked our neighbors to just brainstorm words that come to their minds when they think about our church, how long would it be before the word ‘compassion’ would come to their lips?” Steve Viars, pastor of Faith Church ...more
“It pays good money to be a hypocrite today,” said Pastor Mike Hess of Calvary Baptist Church in Mount Pleasant, Iowa, at the beginning of Wednesday morning’s general session. “It pays a lot of money.” He described the wealth that ...more
Students Alive! began the morning with two great sessions with Edward Estes (Virginia Beach Theological Seminary) and Dr. Jim Lytle (Clarks Summit University). Students were challenged from God’s Word to serve the Lord by using their gifts within their local ...more
In a timely, relevant fashion, Jerry and Sherry VanHooser offered hope and encouragement to those in ministry in their workshop titled “How Not to Lose Heart in Ministry.” Based upon their over 43 years of ministry, Jerry and Sherry wove ...more