The 'Why' of the National GARBC Conference

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

Conference News

  • 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

  • Best Church Practices: Devoted to Essentials

    Best Church Practices: Devoted to Essentials

    “Ultimately, orthodoxy requires that we move beyond the abstract of doctrine to implementation,” said national representative John Greening during the first general session of the 2017 conference. Greening’s message provided an apt introduction to the conference theme, “Best Church Practices.” ...more

  • Fire-Roasted Fun

    Fire-Roasted Fun

    Fire and teens don't always make the best combination, but in this case they made for a great start to the week! After joining the adults for the main session in support of the Talents For Christ competitors, Students Alive! ...more

Ministries at the Conference

Conference Galleries

  • 2012 Conference in Review

    2012 Conference in Review

    Conference attendees joined together to reflect on the theme “Authentic Church.” Featured speakers teamed together to present 10 expository sermons from 1 Timothy. Other events ...more

  • 2010 GARBC Conference Photo Gallery

    Use these handy links to find photos for the 2010 GARBC Conference. Photo coverage by Darrell Goemaat, David Bosket, and Jason LaBombard. Monday Photo Gallery Tuesday Photo ...more

Conference Audio

  • Union with Christ: Our Future [Audio]

    Union with Christ: Our Future [Audio]

    General Session – Union with Christ: Our Future Wednesday Morning, July 1, 2015 Paul Hartog, vice president for academic services and dean of Faith Baptist Bible College, ...more

  • Speakers Panel [Audio]

    Speakers Panel [Audio]

    Ken Floyd moderates a Speakers Panel with Tim Jordan, John Greening, and Paul Hartog. Thursday Morning, July 2, ...more