“I really began to understand ‘fathers do not provoke your children,’ when my own children became teenagers,” said Dr. Stephen Pettit, president of Bob Jones University, as he preached Wednesday night. Emphasizing that we best learn truth through experience, he ...more
John Jasper (1812–1901) lived in fascinating and historic times. Born into slavery before the Civil War, Jasper became a Christian in 1839 and, later, an influential Baptist minister. According to Michael Wilburn, pastor of Immanuel Baptist Church of Richmond, Va., ...more
National representative candidate Mike Hess took questions from conferees on Wednesday afternoon. In a session lasting 80 minutes, Hess fielded 30 questions on a broad range of topics pertaining to ministry, theology, his life and background, and his vision for ...more
“I don’t know everything,” said Duke Crawford, pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church of Toledo, Ohio, in Wednesday morning’s first general session. “But I do know this: God mercifully saves sinners.”
Ephesians 2:1–3 contemplates the complete, utter sinfulness of human nature. It ...more
“Who am I? Who are you? What is my identity?” asked Thomas White, president of Cedarville University, at the beginning of the 2018 conference’s first session. It’s a profound question, and one that just about everyone has wrestled with at ...more
The annual Council of Eighteen meetings were held on June 25 and 26 ahead of the 2018 annual conference. Every year, the council meets to settle outstanding business and make plans for the coming year.
This year, much of the discussion ...more
FISHERS, Ind.—The 2018 GARBC Conference grand opening happens June 25, 2018! Pastor Mark Neal and the staff of Hamilton Hills Church, conference hosts, extend a friendly Hoosier welcome to this week of spiritual and physical refreshment.
The GARBC Resource Center team ...more