Archives for 2007

The Baptist Testimony – Volume 53 – Number 11 – December 2007

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The Word Has It
“Strengthen me according to Your word,” Psalm 119:28
Ken Floyd
MARBC State Representative

December's Word: “Room”

“And she brought forth her firstborn Son, and wrapped Him in swaddling cloths, and laid Him in a manger, because there was no room for them in the inn.” Luke 2:7

“Thou didst leave Thy throne and Thy kingly crown,
When Thou camest to earth for me;
But in Bethlehem's home was there found no room
For Thy holy nativity.”
(“Thou Didst Leave Thy Throne,” Emily E.S. Elliott, 1836-1897)
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MARBC News & Notes – December 2007

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GRAND RAPIDS, Highland Hills Baptist Church (Dave Lamb) – Highland Hills Baptist Church held a special service on September 9 to celebrate the Tenth Anniversary of Pastor Dave Lamb's installation as Senior Pastor and 18 years of ministry on the pastoral staff. Pastor Dave and Brenda first came to Highland Hills to serve as Associate Pastor of Youth. The Lamb's former pastor, Rev. Edward Fuller (State Representative of the Wisconsin Association of Regular Baptist Churches), was the special speaker. Several family members also traveled to Grand Rapids to share in the special service and luncheon. We give thanks for God's blessings upon the Lambs, their three daughters, and the entire church family. [Read more…]

The Baptist Testimony – Volume 53 – Number 10 – November 2007

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The Word Has It
“Strengthen me according to Your word,” Psalm 119:28
Ken Floyd
MARBC State Representative

November's Word: “Striving”

“Discerning the Times and Seasons” was the theme of 65th annual conference of the Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches. The conference was held October 22-24, 2007, on the beautiful campus of Lake Ann Baptist Camp near Traverse City, Michigan. The location for this year's conference allowed for a retreat-like atmosphere. Tuesday afternoon included free-time for attendees to take a color tour of the area and to be involved in other activities. [Read more…]

MARBC News & Notes – November 2007

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EMARBC Regional Fellowship – The 2007 Annual Meeting of the EMARBC was held at South Baptist Church of Flint on September 16. Nine fellowshipping churches joined together at 4 pm to hear Ken Rudolph speak on “Finishing Strong.” A brief business meeting of the EMARBC was held at 5 pm for election of officers and treasurers report. South Baptist provided a meal for the 300 attendees. Ken Rudolph spoke again to the youth of the area at 6:30 pm following some time of worship and praise music. During the youth rally, the adults were treated to a concert by harpist Greg Buchanan. Buchanan gave a wonderful concert utilizing several types of harps. He also shared the dynamic testimony of his conversion to Christ. The event, held for the first time on a Sunday, was received well by all who attended. The idea for the combined service came from the Grand Rapids fellowship's area “Worship Gathering” in 2006. [Read more…]

2007 MARBC Annual Conference Audio

“Discerning the Times and Seasons”
65th MARBC Annual Conference
Dr. Renald Showers, Friends of Israel, Inc., Keynote Speaker
Wednesday, October 22-24, Lake Ann Baptist Camp

Conference Description:

This year's conference speaker was Dr. Renald E. Showers from the Friends of Israel Gospel Ministry. A special interactive Tuesday morning session was led by Ken Floyd regarding the vision of MARBC fellowship.

2007 Annual Conference, Session 1

2007 Annual Conference, Session 2

2007 Annual Conference, Session 3

2007 Annual Conference, Session 4

2007 Annual Conference, Session 5

2007 Annual Conference, Session 5

Dr. Renald Showers
“Israel and Islam”
Daniel 11:40-45; Ezekiel 38:5-6, 14-15

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2007 Annual Conference, Session 4

Dr. Renald Showers
“Israel and Jerusalem”
Ezekiel 5:5; 1 Kings 14:21; Isaiah 52:1

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2007 Annual Conference, Session 3

Dr. Renald Showers
“Israel and the Abrahamic Covenant”
Genesis 15:18; 17:7-8, 18-21

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2007 Annual Conference, Session 2

The MARBC Vision
An Interactive Session led by Ken Floyd, State Representative
“A Vision for the MARBC's Future” / MARBC Business / Special Testimonies

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2007 Annual Conference, Session 1

Dr. Renald Showers
“Israel and God”
Deuteronomy 7:6-8; 2 Samuel 7:23-24

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