2019 GARBC Conference Promises to be Bright!

Parting Thoughts on the Way out the Door

A Moving Tribute and Fond Farewell to John and Daria Greening

Walking in the Way

Conference News

  • Faith Baptist Bible College Hosts Reception

    Faith Baptist Bible College Hosts Reception

    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

  • 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

Ministries at the Conference

  • A Ministry of Presence

    A Ministry of Presence

    In his workshop, “A Ministry of Presence,” Director of Regular Baptist Chaplaincy Manning Brown spoke on the importance of chaplaincy ...more

Conference Galleries

  • Tuesday at the 2014 Conference

    Tuesday at the 2014 Conference

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

  • 2013 Conference in Review

    2013 Conference in Review

    Expository sermons on prayer, faith, steadfast ministry, and the inner spiritual life tackled the theme of the Conference "Renew our Strength." Preaching sessions and workshops ...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