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Mel Walker Named Alumnus of the Year

Mel Walker Named Alumnus of the Year Mel Walker, center, is one six people to receive alumni awards from the Clarks Summit University Alumni Association. CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Six individuals, including Regular Baptist Press author Mel Walker, received alumni awards from Clarks Summit University. CSU’s Alumni Association…
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Myron Houghton Speaks at Bible Conference

Myron Houghton Speaks at Bible Conference WARWICK, R.I.—Leaders of a Bible conference in Rhode Island invited Dr. Myron Houghton to speak. During sessions of the three-day conference, he led attendees through Romans 6—8, teaching about believers’ union with Christ, believers’ ongoing struggle with the sinful nature,…
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RBP Authors Speak at Council on Dispensational Hermeneutics

RBP Authors Speak at Council on Dispensational Hermeneutics CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Baptist Bible Seminary hosted the 10th annual Council on Dispensational Hermeneutics Sept. 13–14. Aiming to keep objective interpretation of Scripture at the forefront of modern Biblical presentation in churches and academia, the council serves as a forum for…
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Mel Walker Speaks at Teen Leadership Conference

Mel Walker Speaks at Teen Leadership Conference Mel Walker, left, meets with fellow leaders on day one of the Teen Leadership Conference. Walker says, “I’m very thankful to serve with this fantastic team of servant-leaders!” CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Mel Walker, author of the Next Generation series of books,…
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Vogels Share Marriage ‘Top 10’ at Florida Retreat

Vogels Share Marriage ‘Top 10’ at Florida Retreat LEESBURG, Fla.—Authors Jim and Jeannie Vogel spoke at the Sunshine Baptist Fellowship Couples’ Retreat March 24 and 25 at the Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center. In the first session, Jim presented the Biblical basis for commitment to marriage. Then he…
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Webinar: Equip Your Teaching Staff

Webinar: Equip Your Teaching Staff An important component of a pastor’s role is “equipping the saints for the work of the ministry” (Eph. 4:12). Author Don Anderson will lead an online seminar for pastors, focusing on how they can equip their churches’ teachers, especially Sunday…
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Chaplain Pam Russell Receives Special Recognition

Chaplain Pam Russell Receives Special Recognition Chaplain Pam Russell was recognized by then Vice President Elect Gov. Mike Pence at a reception in December that was a “Who’s Who” of Indiana leadership. She was presented with the state’s highest award for any Hoosier, the “Sagamore of…
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Webinar: Preaching in HD

Webinar: Preaching in HD Join John Greening, GARBC national representative and RBP author, and Randy Cook, pastor of Meridian (Idaho) First Baptist Church, for the webinar “HD (High Def) Preaching.” Achieve the powerful potential of presenting the Bible with its stories, drama, and…
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Gary Gromacki Marks 19 Years of Teaching

Gary Gromacki Marks 19 Years of Teaching CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Regular Baptist Press author Gary Gromacki is celebrating 19 years of teaching Exposition of Ephesians at Baptist Bible Seminary. In addition to serving as professor of Bible exposition and homiletics, he is editor of The Journal of Ministry…
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Wisconsin Churches Meet for Conference with Jon Jenks

Wisconsin Churches Meet for Conference with Jon Jenks WISCONSIN RAPIDS, Wis.—Churches across Wisconsin met for their fall conference with speaker Jon Jenks. The conference was held Oct. 17 and 18 at Calvary Baptist Church, where Jenks has served since 1995, first as pastor of church education and then,…
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Duke Crawford Speaks on ‘No Fear’ at Men’s Retreat

Duke Crawford Speaks on ‘No Fear’ at Men’s Retreat Duke Crawford, speaker at Camp Fairwood’s Laymen’s Retreat, speaks here at a Men for Christ rally in 2013. WESTFIELD, Wis.—Camp Fairwood held its 48th Annual Laymen’s Retreat with speaker Duke Crawford, Regular Baptist Press author and pastor of Emmanuel…
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Jeff Newman’s ‘Psalms for the Day’

Jeff Newman’s ‘Psalms for the Day’ FULLERTON, Neb.—Delight, refuge, and dependence were the themes of the Nebraska Association of Regular Baptist Churches Fall Bible Conference, “Psalms for the Day.” These are topics that speaker Jeff Newman knows well as author of Dependence in the Wilderness.…
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Women’s Renew Conference with Jeannie Vogel

Women’s Renew Conference with Jeannie Vogel VENTURA, Iowa—Author Jeannie Vogel spoke at the Women’s Renew Conference, hosted by Iowa Regular Baptist Camp. The conference is an annual event of the Iowa Association of Regular Baptist Churches. Over 400 women attended Sept. 9 and 10 at…
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Kevin Bauder Addresses Civic Responsibility

Kevin Bauder Addresses Civic Responsibility PLYMOUTH, Minn.—Kevin Bauder, author of Baptist Distinctives and New Testament Church Order and coauthor of One in Hope and Doctrine, taught a class on Biblical priorities for voting. The two-Sunday class was part of a combined Adult Bible Fellowship…
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Policemen Are Our Protectors, Author Says

Policemen Are Our Protectors, Author Says HOLLAND, Mich.—Dale Byers, author of I Left the Lodge and Suicide: How God Sustained a Family, says, “Policemen are ministers of God for our good. They are protectors, appointed by God. Not every individual policeman may be good, but…
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Lee Kliewer Named Dean of Baptist Bible Seminary

Lee Kliewer Named Dean of Baptist Bible Seminary CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Dr. Lee Kliewer, a contributing author in The Pastor: A Guide for God’s Faithful Servant, has been named dean of Baptist Bible Seminary. The seminary makes the announcement following the departure of Dr. Michael Stallard, who has…
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Jeannie Vogel Finalist in Selah Awards

Jeannie Vogel Finalist in Selah Awards ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—Jeannie Vogel, author of three RBP women’s Bible studies, is a finalist in the Bible Study category of the 2016 Selah Awards for her newest study, Our Sovereign God: The Book of Ezra. Contest Director Eva…
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Don Shirk Speaks at Summit University Commencement

Don Shirk Speaks at Summit University Commencement CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Summit University held its 84th commencement ceremony May 7, with over 200 undergraduate, graduate, and seminary students comprising the class of 2016. Regular Baptist Press author Dr. Don Shirk was privileged to take part. Shirk, who graduated…
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Minister’s Enrichment Day Focuses on Cultural Relevance

Minister’s Enrichment Day Focuses on Cultural Relevance CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Over 90 pastors and ministry leaders from New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania gathered for the 47th Baptist Bible Seminary Minister’s Enrichment Day on April 5. The event focuses on an issue the churches of America face and…
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Pamela Russell Speaks at Women’s Statehouse Day

Pamela Russell Speaks at Women’s Statehouse Day INDIANAPOLIS—In her role as national director of Women’s Ministry for the Capitol Commission, Pamela Russell was keynote speaker for Women’s Statehouse Day at the Indiana Statehouse. “Annually, we set aside a special day for women to come to their capitol…
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Mel Walker Leads Men Modeling the Master Conference

Mel Walker Leads Men Modeling the Master Conference FLINT, Mich.—South Baptist Church hosted Men Modeling the Master, a men’s conference of the Eastern Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches. Each year, this one-day event focuses on issues relevant to men who are seeking to represent Jesus Christ to…
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Alex Konya Participates in Refugee Summit

Alex Konya Participates in Refugee Summit KEENE VALLEY, N.Y.—Regular Baptist Press author Alex Konya participated in a refugee summit discussing how to best support relief efforts. Members of 15 churches in the Adirondacks area attended. As wars take place in countries including Afghanistan, Iraq, and Syria,…
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Scott Poling Speaks at Conference for Pastors

Scott Poling Speaks at Conference for Pastors OSWEGO, Ill.—Scott Poling facilitated his church’s conference for pastors. The two-day M4: Ministry Enrichment Conference at Harvest New Beginnings offered encouragement, inspiration, wisdom, and friendship for pastors in a unique format that allowed them to brainstorm and share their experiences.…
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Mike Stallard Joins Friends of Israel Board

Mike Stallard Joins Friends of Israel Board Mike Stallard has joined the board of Friends of Israel, an outreach ministry to Jews. Stallard is the general editor of Regular Baptist Book’s Dispensational Understanding of the New Covenant, which addresses three views of a single idea:…
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From Chaplain to Bible College Administrator

From Chaplain to Bible College Administrator MOUNT OLIVE, W.Va.—Dr. Allen “Doug” Ferry, retired Regular Baptist chaplain and author of the RBP men’s Bible study A Man and His Country, is wearing a new title now: director and primary instructor. His role as director includes administrating…
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Marsha Hubler Becomes Director of Writers Conference

Marsha Hubler Becomes Director of Writers Conference MONTROSE, Pa.—Marsha Hubler has been named director of the Montrose Christian Writers Conference. Marsha is author of the women’s Bible study Draw Me Closer, Lord: A Woman’s Guide to a Meaningful Prayer Life. About 100 people gather for this…
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Nathan Osborne Marks 20th Year as Pastor of Faith Baptist

Nathan Osborne Marks 20th Year as Pastor of Faith Baptist WINTER HAVEN, Fla.—Faith Baptist Church honored Nathan O. Osborne III for 20 years of service as its pastor. (Read about his ministry at GARBC.org.) Osborne is the author of Just Let Me Preach: The Biography of Paul Tassell. …
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Authors Participate in Pre-tribulation Rapture Q&A

Authors Participate in Pre-tribulation Rapture Q&A ANKENY, Iowa—Three Regular Baptist Press authors took part in a pre-tribulation rapture question-and-answer forum Feb. 24. Dr. Jeff Newman, Dr. Myron Houghton, and Dr. Doug Brown joined three other men in giving an overview of the topic and…
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RBP Author Takes Teaching Beyond the Pulpit

RBP Author Takes Teaching Beyond the Pulpit BATAVIA, N.Y.—A pastor’s most iconic and visible form of ministry is probably that of pulpit ministry. Pastor Don Shirk, a seasoned pastor and RBP author, is taking teaching beyond the pulpit. Shirk utilizes speaking engagements across the country to…
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RBP Pioneer with the Lord

Shirley Hull, who with her husband, Merle, served Regular Baptist Press for 35 years, went to be with the Lord on Jan. 7, 2015. She was 92. Shirley graduated from Baptist Bible College, Johnson City, New York, in 1944, and…
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Author Goes Beyond the Church Walls to Reach People

Author Goes Beyond the Church Walls to Reach People In the preface to More than Sobriety, Regular Baptist Press author Pamela Russell says she was encouraged to “go beyond the church walls to reach people.” And so she has—in two ministries with international influence. In 1980, Pam and…
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Webinar to Discuss Church Budget Planning

Webinar to Discuss Church Budget Planning Michael Nolan, GARBC treasurer, will host a webinar on Sept. 18. at 7 p.m. CDT on church budget planning. “Facing a Tight Church Budget” will provide helpful insight and personalized assistance to help churches plan for their fiscal year. To…
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Regular Baptist Press Hosts Reception

Regular Baptist Press Hosts Reception Regular Baptist Press, the publishing ministry of the GARBC, hosted a reception on the first day of the GARBC Conference, giving conferees the opportunity to meet several of RBP’s authors. Dr. Kevin Bauder, Dr. Dan Anderson, and Juanita Purcell…
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RBP Author to Appear on Moody Radio

Doug Brown, author of Fighting Spiritual Battles, will be on tomorrow’s Up for Debate program on Moody Radio. You can listen live through their website at www.upfordebate.org or on your local Moody Radio station.…
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RBP Author Speaks at 70th Annual MARBC Conference

Ken Floyd, author of an RBP men’s Bible study and contributing author to the upcoming anthology The Pastor: A Guide for God’s Faithful Servant, spoke at the 70th Annual Conference for the Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches.…
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RBP Author Writes Drama for Local Church Musical

Dorothy Skinner, author of two of RBP’s mother/daughter programs (Windows of the Heart and Grandma Harvey’s Pies), recently wrote a drama to enhance her church’s annual children’s musical. The humorous drama depicts the Crow family as castaways on…
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RBP Author Recognized as 2012 Alumnus of the Year

RBP Author Recognized as 2012 Alumnus of the Year Kevin Bauder is the author of Baptist Distinctives and New Testament Church Order, RBP’s newest book in the Regular Baptist Books line. He recently was awarded alumnus of the year by Faith Baptist Bible College, Ankeny, Iowa. FBBC says,…
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RBP Author Accepts Position at Baptist Bible College

Mel Walker, author of  Impacting the Next Generation, Mentoring the Next Generation, and Reaching the Next Generation, has been named vice president for alumni and church relations at Baptist Bible College and Seminary, Clarks Summit, Pa. Mel…
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RBP Author Writes Cover Story for Baptist Bulletin

Michael Nolan, author of The Business Side of Ministry, recently wrote the cover story article for the Jan/Feb 2012 issue of the Baptist Bulletin magazine. Click here to read the article.
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Robert F. Hunter Sr. (1915—2011)

Robert F. Hunter Sr., author of Don’t Ever Give Up, passed away October 19. “Pastor Hunter was a statesman of the highest rank,” John Greening, GARBC National Representative, said in letter of condolence to the family. “His vision, commitment…
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RBP Author Speaks at 2011 GARBC Annual Conference

J.O. Purcell, co-author of How to Stay Sane When Life Doesn’t Make Sense, spoke on Acts 9. Click here to listen.…
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RBP Author Wins Writer of the Year Award

Jeannie Vogel, author of two Regular Baptist Press books, has won the Writer of the Year Award from Write to Publish for her 2010 women’s Bible study Accepting the Challenge: Leadership Lessons from the Life of Moses. Click here
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