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2017 Conference Recap

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Conference News

  • Youth Ministry: Obstacles . . . or Opportunities?

    Youth Ministry: Obstacles . . . or Opportunities?

    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

  • Compassion Ministry

    Compassion Ministry

    “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

  • When God Purifies His Church

    When God Purifies His Church

    “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! Wednesday in Review

    Students Alive! Wednesday in Review

    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

  • How Not to Lose Heart in Ministry

    How Not to Lose Heart in Ministry

    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

  • Social Justice and the Role of the Church

    Social Justice and the Role of the Church

    It’s a shame that secular activists and civil governments have managed to corner the market on social justice, because that’s really a cause the church should have been championing all along. So said Nigel Black, pastor of Winslow Baptist Church, ...more

  • Clarks Summit University Hosts Alumni Reception

    Clarks Summit University Hosts Alumni Reception

    Over 100 alumni spanning 50 years of graduations from Clarks Summit University enjoyed fellowship on the opening night of the GARBC Conference. President Jim Lytle and his wife Diane hosted alumni from ages 27 to 86 and representing a wide ...more

Ministries at the Conference

  • Multiplication Ministry Seminar

    Multiplication Ministry Seminar

    Dan Nichols, multiplication pastor at Restored Church in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, joined Clare Jewell, church planting coordinator for the Regular Baptist ...more

Conference Galleries

Conference Audio

  • The Victorious Messiah-Servant [Audio]

    The Victorious Messiah-Servant [Audio]

    General Session – The Victorious Messiah-Servant, Isaiah 42:1-9 Wednesday Evening, June 29, 2016 Daniel Davey, President of Virginia Beach Theological Seminary, Virginia Beach, ...more

  • A Test of Life and Love [Audio]

    A Test of Life and Love [Audio]

    General Session – A Test of Life and Love, Genesis 22:1-14 Wednesday Morning, June 29, 2016 Jim Lytle, President of Clarks Summit University, Clarks Summit, ...more