Archives for June 2008

The Baptist Testimony – Volume 54 Number 6 June-July 2008

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

June’s Word:  “Exceeding”

Ephesians 2:7 – “that in the ages to come He might show the exceeding riches of His grace in His kindness toward us in Christ Jesus.”

The “exceeding” ministry of God in the life of His followers was the primary emphasis of this year’s MARBC Men’s Retreat, held on May 1-3 at beautiful Lake Ann Baptist Camp and Retreat Center near Traverse City.  Over 400 men enjoyed wonderful worship, challenging messages from God’s Word, encouraging fellowship, and great meals.  We were blessed to discover that this was the first MARBC retreat for several men. [Read more…]

MARBC News & Notes – June-July 2008

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From The Baptist Testimony – Volume 54 Number 6 June-July 2008

MARBC Talents for Christ Competition

MARBC teenagers, parents, and churches gathered at South Baptist Church on Saturday, April 19, for the annual MARBC Talents for Christ competition.  Talents for Christ (TFC) helps teens in grades 9-12 to develop their God-given talents for ministry within the local church. It encourages students to prepare and to gain skill for serving the Lord.  Expanded competition for this year’s event included three new categories – Art and Media Design for individual competition and Vocal Duet for group competition.  Additionally an “Open Division” was created that allows everyone in the youth group to participate and develop their God-given talents for ministry within the local church. [Read more…]

2008 Men’s Retreat

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Annual MARBC Men's Retreat held May 1-3, 2008

at Lake Ann Baptist Camp

“Being Men of Valor: How to Develop the Character of a Conqueror”

Keynote Speaker: Rev. Bill Jenkin
President, Continental Baptist Mission