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Conference News

  • Taking the Gospel to the City

    Taking the Gospel to the City

    “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

  • 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

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

  • Powerful Midweek Programs

    Powerful Midweek Programs

    Marrena Ralph presented a well-attended module on the topic “Powerful Midweek Programs” at the GARBC conference. She explained that teaching ...more

Conference Galleries

  • Tuesday at the 2015 Conference

    Tuesday at the 2015 Conference

    Main sessions, workshops, business meetings, and ladies’ luncheon! Review through photos all of the great events of day two at the GARBC ...more

  • Friday at the 2014 Conference

    Friday at the 2014 Conference

    Conference wrap-up and Talents For Christ Awards. Another GARBC Annual Conference is on the books! A great time of fellowship with our association ...more

Conference Audio

  • Jesus Saves [Audio]

    Jesus Saves [Audio]

    General Session – Jesus Saves, Genesis 3:15 Wednesday Morning, June 29, 2016 Jim Lytle, President of Clarks Summit University, Clarks Summit, ...more