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2015 MARBC Conference Messages

MARBC Annual Conference 2015MARBC Annual Conference, October 26-27

“Pressing On!” was the theme of the annual conference of the Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches which was held on Monday and Tuesday, October 26-27, at Emmanuel Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan.

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Pressing On for the Furtherance of the Gospel

MARBC Annual Conference 2015

MARBC Annual Conference, October 26-27
Emmanuel Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan

“Pressing On for the Furtherance of the Gospel”, Philippians 1:12-18

Speaker: Dr. Steve Ayers, Pastor of Faith Baptist Church, Benzonia, MI

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Pressing On While Navigating the Stressors of Ministry

MARBC Annual Conference 2015

MARBC Annual Conference, October 26-27
Emmanuel Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan

“Pressing On While Navigating the Stressors of Ministry”

Pastor Scott Snyder, South Baptist Church, Flint, MI

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Pressing On in a Godless Culture

MARBC Annual Conference 2015

MARBC Annual Conference, October 26-27
Emmanuel Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan

“Pressing On in a Godless Culture”, Philippians 2:12-18

Speaker: Pastor Jeff Burr, Forest Hills Baptist Church, Grand Rapids, MI

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Pressing On Because ‘It Ain’t Over till It’s Over’

MARBC Annual Conference 2015

MARBC Annual Conference, October 26-27
Emmanuel Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan

“Pressing On Because ‘It Ain’t Over till It’s Over’” Philippians 3:12-21

Speaker: Pastor Tom Townsend, Calvary Baptist Church, Battle Creek, MI

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Pressing On by Putting Passion Back into Ministry

MARBC Annual Conference 2015

MARBC Annual Conference, October 26-27
Emmanuel Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan

Panel Discussion: “Pressing On by Putting Passion Back into Ministry”

Led by Pastor Jim Howard, First Baptist Church, Cedar Springs, MI

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Pressing On, Knowing that the Best is yet to Come!

MARBC Annual Conference 2015

MARBC Annual Conference, October 26-27
Emmanuel Baptist Church in Flint, Michigan

“Pressing On, Knowing that the Best is yet to Come!” Philippians 4:10-20

Speaker: Rev. Ken Floyd, Ministry Director, MARBC

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MARBC Ministry Director’s Report – 2015

Sharon and I thank you for your ongoing prayer support on our behalf during the ninth year of our ministry with the MARBC. God bestowed to us wisdom and strength to prayerfully deal with the daily rigors of our ministry, the unique challenges of the financial crisis, and the severe physical needs of my parents. We thank Him for His gracious guidance.

Ken and Sharon MARBC Prayer Card Autumn 2015

This past summer someone asked me to describe my ministry as the Ministry Director of the MARBC. After pondering the best way to illustrate it, here is how I replied:

“Our ministry is much like my relationship with an acquaintance of mine named Sam. I really appreciate Sam and consider him a reliable friend. I know that if I call him he will promptly respond. If I need special attention he is equipped to assist me in determining my needs, discern important issues to address, and will then give me proper treatment or refer me to those who can.

Sam is actually a real person and a brother in Christ who is a member of an MARBC church in the Grand Rapids area. He is also my physician. I often pass by the medical building where Sam works sitting to the west of I-96 when I am traveling into and out of Grand Rapids. I don’t stop by to chat with him and he doesn’t expect me to call him weekly. Yet, I know that when he is needed I can pick up the phone, call him, and receive immediate attention. Sam’s almost instant availability and professional expertise make it worth the personal and financial investment that I make to maintain a relationship with him. Bottom line: I value Sam enough to trust my physical well being into his care.”

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