CMARBC (Central Association) Regional meeting, April 9, 2019.
The Central Regional Association of Regular Baptist Churches will hold their quarterly meeting on Tuesday, April 9, 9:30 a.m. refreshments, 10:00 a.m. – noon at First Park Baptist Church in St. Louis, MI. Topic: “The State of Missions.” We believe that the local church is God’s plan for taking the Gospel into all the world. We want to honestly assess the current state of relationships between the local church and the mission field and discover ways to enhance and strengthen opportunities for the Gospel. What are the current trends in missions? How does the missionary and missions agency view the local church?
“Michigan Expositors Summit” / SMARBC (Southern) Regional meeting, April 11, 2019.
The Michigan Expositors Summit is an annual gathering of pastors, ministry leaders, and seminary students who come together to fellowship, network, and gain new tools to become better expositors of God’s Word. The Summit is sponsored jointly by Grace Baptist Church (Marshall, MI) and the Southern Michigan Association of Regular Baptist Churches (SMARBC).
The program is a free, annual, half-day seminar. Three workshops lead by a seasoned expositor, plus a Q&A time, make up the event. Those who can stay afterwards also receive a free lunch. The full cost of this event is carried by Grace Baptist Church and the SMARBC.
9:00-10:00 Session 1:: Preaching the Text with Passion
10:10-11:10 Session 2: Applying the Text with Care
11:20-12:20 Session 3: Illuminating the Text with Pointed Illustrations
12:20-12:30 Discussion / Q&A
Pastor Wells has been a member of several boards and associations, bringing God’s Word to various Bible conferences, retreats, civic organizations, and sports teams. He has ministered in several capacities in support of world-wide missions. He was instrumental in establishing the New England Center for Expository Preaching. To see the Bible taught, people saved, and Christ’s Church built, are his great ministry passions.
GRARBC (Grand Rapids) Regional “Breakpoint” Pastors and Wives Dinner, April 16, 2019
“Balancing the Demands of Ministry and Marriage” is the theme of the GRARBC Pastors and Wives Dinner on Tuesday evening, April 16, 6:00-8:30 p.m. at Arnie’s Restaurant, 722 Leonard St. NE, Grand Rapids.
WMARBC (Western) Regional Quarterly Meeting, April 25, 2019
Ken Floyd, MARBC Ministry Director, will lead a forum re: “Core Values in Action: Making the Most of the WMARBC Fellowship.” The meeting will begin with lunch at noon. The location will be announced soon.