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RBP Represented at Northeast Fellowship Conference

RBP Represented at Northeast Fellowship Conference BREESPORT, N.Y.—Alan Wilson, US field coordinator for Regular Baptist Press, was privileged to be part of the Northeast Fellowship’s Serve Boldly Conference. Breesport Baptist Church hosted the conference April 13. Leaders of several churches and Christian organizations taught nearly three…
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Church ‘Highly Recommends’ RBP’s Teacher Training

Church ‘Highly Recommends’ RBP’s Teacher Training CLEMMONS, N.C.—Alan Wilson, US field coordinator for Regular Baptist Press, spent a day with the Sunday School teaching staff of Immanuel Baptist Church. Immanuel Baptist recently committed to using RBP’s Strong Curriculum for its Sunday School program and sought Wilson’s…
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Ken Pyne Speaks at Church Family Camp

Ken Pyne Speaks at Church Family Camp ANCHORAGE, Alaska—Dimond Boulevard Baptist Church in Anchorage was blessed with the leadership of Ken and Debbie Pyne while members of the church attended Church Family Camp at Higher Ground Baptist Bible Camp in Sterling. Ken, author of the chapter “Overseeing…
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Church Begins Ministry Year with Teacher Enrichment Seminar

Church Begins Ministry Year with Teacher Enrichment Seminar LINCOLN, Neb.—Alan Wilson, US field coordinator for Regular Baptist Press, was the featured instructor at the Temple Baptist Church’s Teacher Enrichment Seminar. On the morning of Aug. 25, teachers from the church and four sister churches gathered for three hours…
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Author Robert P. Lightner (1931–2018)

Author Robert P. Lightner (1931–2018) Robert P. Lightner, an influential Regular Baptist Press author, died Aug. 3 at 87. Dr. Lightner was a theology professor at Dallas Theological Seminary for 50 years and wrote 24 books, five of which Regular Baptist Press published: Neo-Liberalism (1955),…
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Camp Moose on the Loose VBS Programs Underway

Camp Moose on the Loose VBS Programs Underway Vacation Bible School is underway across the U.S., and many churches are using the Camp Moose on the Loose program published by Regular Baptist Press. One of those churches is Maranatha Baptist Church, Dover, Delaware. Through Camp Moose on the…
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David Gunn Speaks at Alpha Omega Conference on Creation and End-Time Prophecy

David Gunn Speaks at Alpha Omega Conference on Creation and End-Time Prophecy REDDING, Calif.—David Gunn, director of Regular Baptist Press, spoke at the 15th Annual Alpha Omega Conference on Creation and End-Time Prophecy. Shasta Bible College and Graduate School hosted the conference April 4–8. This annual conference seeks to uphold the…
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Kevin Bauder Speaks at Nebraska Conference

Kevin Bauder Speaks at Nebraska Conference GRETNA, Neb.—The Nebraska Association of Regular Baptist Churches invited Kevin Bauder to be the featured speaker for the association’s spring conference. Gretna Baptist Church hosted the conference April 6–7. Bauder is research professor of systematic theology at Central Baptist Theological…
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David Gunn Named Director of RBP

David Gunn Named Director of RBP In September Regular Baptist Ministries announced the appointment of David Gunn as director of Regular Baptist Press. Gunn had joined the RBP staff in 2014 as editorial director of publications and managing editor of the Baptist Bulletin. He comes…
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Mel Walker Named Alumnus of the Year

Mel Walker Named Alumnus of the Year CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Six individuals, including Regular Baptist Press author Mel Walker, received alumni awards from Clarks Summit University. CSU’s Alumni Association presented the awards during a chapel service Oct. 13 that closed out the school’s annual Alumni Bible Conference.…
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Stallard Addresses Replacement Theology on Podcast

Stallard Addresses Replacement Theology on Podcast WESTVILLE, N.J.—Dr. Mike Stallard, general editor of Dispensational Understanding of the New Covenant, spent three sessions on Friends of Israel Today talking about replacement theology (a.k.a. fulfillment theology or supersessionism). Replacement theology is the idea that the church replaces,…
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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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Iowa Churches Explore Kids4Truth Clubs

Iowa Churches Explore Kids4Truth Clubs NEWTON, Iowa—Four Iowa churches met at Immanuel Baptist Church in Newton to learn about Kids4Truth Clubs with Marrena Ralph, clubs program specialist. One church has used the program since 2012 but had never attended a Kids4Truth Clubs training event. The…
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Mel Walker Speaks at Teen Leadership Conference

Mel Walker Speaks at Teen Leadership Conference CLARKS SUMMIT, Pa.—Mel Walker, author of the Next Generation series of books, is a speaker at Clarks Summit University’s Teen Leadership Conference July 17–22 and 24–29. Walker is director of the conference, which the university has hosted annually since 1969…
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Bruce the Moose on the Loose at GARBC Conference

Bruce the Moose on the Loose at GARBC Conference Bruce the Moose, the lovable mascot for Regular Baptist Press’s Camp Moose-on-the-Loose 2018 VBS program, was on the loose at the GARBC Conference last month at the Sandy Cove Resort in North East, Maryland. RBP arranged to put one of…
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Equipping Teachers in Batavia, New York

Equipping Teachers in Batavia, New York BATAVIA, N.Y.—On Saturday, Jan. 21, the teachers from Grace Baptist Church gathered for a day of encouragement and equipping from Regular Baptist Press representatives Alan Wilson and Tony Randolph. Pastor Don Shirk and Associate Pastor Jeffrey Bartz had planned the…
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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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Workshops Provide Training in Kids4Truth Clubs

Workshops Provide Training in Kids4Truth Clubs AURORA, Ill.—Village Baptist Church in Aurora and Millersville Baptist Church in Taylorsville, North Carolina, held Kids4Truth training sessions led by Marrena Ralph, clubs program specialist. As the mother of five children who went through Kids4Truth Clubs, Marrena is passionate about…
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Duke Crawford Speaks on ‘No Fear’ at Men’s Retreat

Duke Crawford Speaks on ‘No Fear’ at Men’s Retreat WESTFIELD, Wis.—Camp Fairwood held its 48th Annual Laymen’s Retreat with speaker Duke Crawford, Regular Baptist Press author and pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church in Toledo. Over the course of several sessions Sept. 9 and 10, Crawford addressed the theme…
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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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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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Regular Baptist Press International Launches

Regular Baptist Press International Launches Northeast India—A collaborative effort between Regular Baptist Press, the International Partnership of Fundamental Baptist Ministries, and Regular Baptist International has resulted in the establishment of Regular Baptist Press International. For decades, Regular Baptist Press, Arlington Heights, Illinois, has provided…
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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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Thought-Provoking Sessions Mark Teacher Training

Thought-Provoking Sessions Mark Teacher Training CASA GRANDE, Ariz.—Christian education leaders in Arizona learned the skills of teaching students through a Regular Baptist Press teacher-training workshop. Approximately 56 people from seven churches in Tucson, Casa Grande, and the greater Phoenix area attended the workshop at…
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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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Teacher Training Workshop Gives Teachers a Boost

Teacher Training Workshop Gives Teachers a Boost AURORA, Ind.—Dearborn Baptist Church learned how to better teach students the Word of God, thanks to a Regular Baptist Press teacher-training workshop. Alan Wilson, regional manager of RBP, led the 86 teachers, pastors, and associate pastors, who had come…
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Workshop Shows How to Maximize Curriculum Potential

Workshop Shows How to Maximize Curriculum Potential VERO BEACH, Fla.—Faith Baptist Church is learning how to maximize its teaching of Christian education. Alan Wilson, regional manager for Regular Baptist Press, led a workshop on lesson planning for a full house of 26 participants. “The spirit was really…
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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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John Klem Teaches Module at Piedmont

John Klem Teaches Module at Piedmont Piedmont International University was pleased to have Dr. John Klem, director of Regular Baptist Press, teaching Old Testament Theology Synthesis on campus during the week of Sept. 21–25. The module, required for the school’s PhD in Biblical Studies program,…
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VBS Video Creates Unique Follow-up

VBS Video Creates Unique Follow-up CAMP POINT, Ill.—Faith Baptist Church follows up with its VBS families, particularly those new to the church, in a unique way. During the week of Vacation Bible School, Faith Baptist takes lots of pictures and then uses those pictures to…
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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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