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Thinking Ahead: When It’s Time to Say Good-Bye to Big Fish Bay

Thinking Ahead: When It’s Time to Say Good-Bye to Big Fish Bay Before you say good-bye to Big Fish Bay, host a cookout, picnic, or fish fry. Be sure lots of friendly church members are there to greet and interact with guests. Sing some VBS songs and quote VBS verses. Invite…
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Game Time: Leviathans vs. Otters

Game Time: Leviathans vs. Otters Invite VBS families back to Big Fish Bay for a game or sports day. Divide volunteers from your church into two groups: leaders/teachers/workers and everyone else. Choose a two-team sport that your church members enjoy. Teams should choose names from…
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New Women’s Bible Study, “Shopping List”

New Women’s Bible Study, “Shopping List” FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Regular Baptist Press 800-727-4440 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—Shopping List: Six Ingredients for Spiritual Growth, a new ladies’ Bible study by Carole Combs, is available at RBPstore.org. One beautiful thing about being a believer in Jesus Christ…
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A Puppet Matinee!

A Puppet Matinee! If you only do the Will Ketchit Skits during VBS, consider presenting a matinee performance of the Big Fish Bay Puppet Skits. Here are three possible ways to present the skits: Have your church’s puppet team present them. Invite…
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Have a Family Fun Fair in Big Fish Bay after VBS

Have a Family Fun Fair in Big Fish Bay after VBS Keep having fun and learning after VBS! Use the Big Fish Bay postcards to invite students and families back to your church for a Big Fish Bay family fun fair. And when you visit students for follow-up, invite the family…
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Summer Days in Big Fish Bay

Summer Days in Big Fish Bay RBP’s 2020 VBS program, Big Fish Bay: Hooked on God’s Mercy, has so many great ideas that no church could include them all in one week of VBS. So why not stretch the fun and learning to include more…
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VBS 2020 Now Shipping!

VBS 2020 Now Shipping!
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RBP Author Speaks on How Dispensationalism Makes a Difference

RBP Author Speaks on How Dispensationalism Makes a Difference Preble, N.Y.—Dr. Mike Stallard was the main speaker for the Northeast Fellowship Fall Bible Conference hosted by Calvary Baptist Church. The conference theme was “Dispensationalism: The Difference It Makes.” Stallard spoke twice, skillfully tackling the topic, says the Northeast Fellowship.…
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RBP Author Named BMM Administrator for Missionary Soul Care

RBP Author Named BMM Administrator for Missionary Soul Care Cleveland, Ohio—Baptist Mid-Missions announced Nov. 8 that Dr. Jeff Newman has been appointed to the newly created position of administrator for Missionary Soul Care and head of the newly launched Safe Haven Department. As the administrator for Missionary Soul Care,…
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‘Operation Safe Harbor’ Missions Project

‘Operation Safe Harbor’ Missions Project ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—Regular Baptist Press is once again emphasizing orphans. As the RBP team prayed about next year’s VBS missions project, God led them to choose orphans as the offering recipients. Then, tying it in with the 2020 theme, Big
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Three Women’s Bible Studies Offer Hope for Troubling Times

Three Women’s Bible Studies Offer Hope for Troubling Times FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Regular Baptist Press 800-727-4440 Three Women’s Bible Studies Offer Hope for Troubling Times ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—Three new women’s Bible studies from Regular Baptist Press are sure to help Christian women get through troubling times—whether those times…
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RBP Introduces New Book on Grace, Revises Classic How-To on Bible Study

RBP Introduces New Book on Grace, Revises Classic How-To on Bible Study FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact Regular Baptist Press 800-727-4440 ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—Regular Baptist Books announces two recent releases: the revised edition of Learning and Living God’s Word: How to Study the Bible and a new book, God Gives More Grace: Walking
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When VBS Goes Dark

When VBS Goes Dark LEXINGTON, N.C.—Higher Ground Baptist Church added to the excitement of Giddyup Junction: Taking God’s Love to New Frontiers by going dark. Nighttime in the city can’t compare to a starlit night on the prairie. Using fluorescent paint and fabrics, glow-in-the…
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Still Looking for a Missions Project?

Still Looking for a Missions Project? Already had your VBS? Consider the Character Count missions project as a special offering for a Labor Day picnic, harvest offering, or a Christmas giving project! The need doesn’t end when summer is over. What do prisoners in local jails…
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Free Online Kids4Truth Clubs Training Available This Month

Free Online Kids4Truth Clubs Training Available This Month ARLINGTON HEIGHTS, Ill.—In many areas of the country, school starts this month. And that means Kids4Truth Clubs in local churches are starting too. To help churches train workers, RBP’s Kids4Truth Clubs specialist, Marrena Ralph, hosted an online training session…
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Children Receive Jesus as Savior at the Evangelistic VBS™

Children Receive Jesus as Savior at the Evangelistic VBS™ WELLINGTON, Ohio—First Baptist Church hosted local children for VBS June 10–14. They transformed their building into Giddyup Junction, an Old West town, where kids learned about the good news of God’s love—the gospel—going to new frontiers in the…
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Author of Demons: A Biblically Based Perspective Is Interviewed on WOL Podcast

Author of Demons: A Biblically Based Perspective Is Interviewed on WOL Podcast Schroon Lake, N.Y.—Author Alex Konya was interviewed on a Word of Life Fellowship podcast as part 3 in a series on angels and demons. Host Jonathan Phillips says that when he first thought about the series, he started with Konya…
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Bauder Answers Questions on Baptist Fundamentalism in America

Bauder Answers Questions on Baptist Fundamentalism in America Carol Stream, Ill.—In late 2018, Kevin Bauder, research professor of systematic theology at Central Baptist Theological Seminary in Minneapolis, Minn., was interviewed by Christianity Today’s Quick to Listen podcast. Dr. Bauder was invited to speak on independent Baptist fundamentalism. This…
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RBP Participates in PARBC Conference

RBP Participates in PARBC Conference WELLSBORO, Pa.—When the Pennsylvania Association of Regular Baptist Churches met for its annual conference, Alan Wilson was there to exhibit for Regular Baptist Press and lead a workshop. The 2018 conference was hosted by Marsh Creek Fellowship Baptist Church. Pastor…
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RBP Author Speaks on His Book Biblical Slave Leadership

RBP Author Speaks on His Book Biblical Slave Leadership WATERLOO, Iowa—President of Appalachian Bible College Daniel L. Anderson spoke at the men’s leadership conference hosted by Walnut Ridge Baptist Church this past spring. Anderson is author of Biblical Slave Leadership: A Stewardship from Above to Lead from Below.…
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Ken Davis Continues to Mentor Church Planters

Ken Davis Continues to Mentor Church Planters Ken Davis, author of “Planting Daughter Churches” in The Pastor: A Guide for God’s Faithful Servant (Regular Baptist Press) and coauthor of The Y-B-H (Yes, But How?) Handbook of Church Planting (Xulon Press) has long been coaching church planters. For…
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RBP Represented at 2018 Church Ministries Conference

RBP Represented at 2018 Church Ministries Conference GRAND RAPIDS, Mich.—Calvary Baptist Church hosted the 2018 Church Ministries Conference, a ministry of the Grand Rapids Association of Regular Baptist Churches.* This year’s theme was “For the Sake of the Gospel: Building Bridges in a Wall Building World.” Keynote…
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Strengthening Kids in Ghana With Kids4Truth Clubs

Strengthening Kids in Ghana With Kids4Truth Clubs Kids4Truth Clubs is evangelizing and strengthening kids in Lawra, Ghana, West Africa. Early in 2017, Baptist Mid-Mission missionaries Roger and Norene Russ began using the club in their Saturday kids’ program. Right away they began seeing results. “It has been…
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RBP VBS Song Composers’ Work Displayed at University Exhibit

RBP VBS Song Composers’ Work Displayed at University Exhibit WACO, Texas—Each year the libraries of Baylor University celebrate recent contributions of Baylor’s faculty, graduate students, and staff by displaying entries in the Moody Memorial Library’s Creations@Baylor Exhibit. For the past couple of years, Darren and Emily Roos have…
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Vogels Lead Workshops at International Conference

Vogels Lead Workshops at International Conference TAGAYTAY, Philippines—Jim and Jeannie Vogel traveled to the Philippines to take part in the International Partnership of Fundamental Baptist Ministries All-Partners Conference, Nov. 6–10. Both Vogels are authors of books published by Regular Baptist Press. Jim Vogel Jim edited The
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