Archives for March 2013

The Baptist Testimony – Volume 59 Number 1 First Quarter 2013

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From The Baptist Testimony – Volume 59 Number 1 First Quarter 2013

“Fellowship”

“I thank my God upon every remembrance of you, always in every prayer of mine making request for you all with joy, for your fellowship in the gospel from the first day until now, being confident of this very thing, that He who has begun a good work in you will complete it until the day of Jesus Christ; just as it is right for me to think this of you all, because I have you in my heart, inasmuch as both in my chains and in the defense and confirmation of the gospel, you all are partakers with me of grace.” Philippians 1:3-7

Dear Friends of the Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches,

We extend heartfelt greetings to you from the MARBC Council of 16. The purpose of my letter is to give thanks for God’s blessings upon our association during our seventy-year partnership as a fellowship of churches and then to share a critical need with you on the back of this page. [Read more…]

News & Notes, First Quarter 2013

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From The Baptist Testimony – Volume 59 Number 1 First Quarter 2013

BATTLE CREEK, Calvary Baptist Church (Tom Townsend, Pastor) – Calvary Baptist Church welcomed John and Eunice Lippard to the church family in December as John assumed the role of Pastor of Family Ministries. John and Eunice have been married for seven years and have three daughters, Nora (5), and twins Natalie and Elise (3).

John was born in Georgia and was raised in Arizona. Eunice grew up at Camp Barakel, where her parents still serve on the staff. Both John and Eunice are graduates of Moody Bible Institute. The Lippards come to Battle Creek after a nine-year ministry as youth pastor in Sparta, Wisconsin. [Read more…]