In an interview with Clare Jewell, Dr. Howard Bixby shares insight from his many years of ministry experience.
Ministry at First Baptist Church continues to advance, “sometimes in spite of and other times because of COVID-19,” says Pastor Tom Mullins.
Regular Baptist Builders Club Board is working on initiatives for 2021 to fuel the health and multiplication of leaders and churches within the GARBC.
Iglesia Bautista La Gracia celebrated a dedication service last Sunday with Regular Baptist Builders Club Director Clare Jewell and Pastor Rhyjob “RJ” Cabugwas of First Baptist Church, Spring Valley, California.
Regular Baptist Builders Club Director Clare Jewell met with Dan Shafer, pastor of All Nations Baptist Church, and Jason Philip, who has been serving at that church as a church planting resident.
The baptism of a teen who recently professed Christ as Savior was a highlight of Grace Hispanic Baptist Bible Church’s anniversary Aug. 30.
Several members of Orchard Avenue Baptist Church have been displaced as the convergence of eight wildfires is sweeping through three counties in the city.
Regular Baptist Builders Club’s board of administrators approved a $20,000 gift for Calvary Baptist Church, Midland, Michigan, to help its community recover from a devastating flood this spring and to share the gospel.
“Though we serve in an area that is part of the epicenter of coronavirus in America, God has also wonderfully positioned me at the epicenter of a low-income, multiethnic region, with many opportunities to reach people for Christ,” says Jason Philip.
Calvary Baptist Church, Midland, Mich., thanks Regular Baptist Builders Club financial donors for helping the church provide relief efforts and share Christ’s love after severe flooding hit the area in May.
MIDLAND, Mich.—”The statistics for the flooding in Midland County, Michigan, truly represent a disaster,” says Mark Dickerson, community outreach and family pastor at Calvary Baptist …
Regular Baptist Builders Club is seeking to raise $30,000 to help Calvary Baptist Church, Midland, Michigan, help its neighbors and share the gospel after severe flooding.
Involve Church was privileged to recently baptize one of its members, Brad Johnson, who grew up attending Methodist and then Mormon churches before walking away from God completely.
Regular Baptist Builders Club approved a third year $10,000 Start Up grant for Branch Life Church in Pottstown, Pennsylvania.
Regular Baptist Builders Club approved a first year Start Up grant for a church in California that is starting a Hispanic church plant in Arkansas.
Regular Baptist Builders Club (RBBC) is committed to seeing churches revitalized. RBBC provides Lift Up grants to churches who desire to work with a consultant …
It’s risky to run on empty—to just keep going with no assurance you will complete another mile. Yet we often do this in our lives and ministries.
At Restored Church, lives are changing as a result of the Lord’s work through the ministry of the church and its partnership with Regular Baptist Builders Club, says Executive Pastor Ryan Miller.
Pastor Jeremy Scott of Memorial Baptist Church is grateful for the $20,000 Build Up loan the church received from Regular Baptist Builders Club in the fall of 2018.
Thanks to Regular Baptist Builders Club and its donors, Bridge of Faith Baptist Church has renovated a former bank to become the church’s new home.
The board of directors of Regular Baptist Builders Club awarded $50,900 in grants and $10,000 in loans to fuel church plants, church planter residencies, facility renovations, and and church revitalizations.
Regular Baptist Builders Club Director Clare Jewell met with pastors of a church plant in Grant, Michigan.
More than 30 pastors and wives gathered with church revitalization consultants at Baratta’s Restaurant in Des Moines Wednesday. “Besides enjoying great food, the agenda was …
Prayer warriors, financial supporters, board members, and guests joined Clare Jewel, director of Regular Baptist Builders Club, for lunch on Wednesday to celebrate all that …
More than 30 church leaders gathered for a preconference module on church revitalization. The group was subdivided into three sections so each group could receive …
Clare Jewell, director of Regular Baptist Builders Club and national church planting coordinator for Regular Baptist Churches, returned from a 15-day ministry training trip to Jakarta, Indonesia, for ABWE and Corban University.
The series of destructive tornadoes that hit central Ohio Monday night appear to have missed most GARBC churches and their members’ homes.
Bethel Baptist Church is experiencing a positive transformation after following the advice of a consulting firm through the church’s revitalization grant from Regular Baptist Builders Club.
During its meeting May 1, Regular Baptist Builders Club’s board of administrators awarded $80,000 in grants and loans to five churches.
First Baptist Church is in the beginning stages of the church revitalization process after receiving one of the first Lift Up grants by Regular Baptist Builders Club.
Pastor Mike Jayne of Faith Baptist Church thanks Regular Baptist Builders Club and its donors for a grant to renovate his church building.
Two months after Calvary Baptist Church burned to the ground in a massive wildfire, church members have been allowed back onto the property.
Regular Baptist Builders Club’s board of administrators considered a record number of applications during its fall meetings, awarding more than $84,000 in grants and loans to six Regular Baptist churches.
Even though most of its people are still living in temporary housing after a wildfire swept through Paradise, California, Calvary Baptist Church gathered on a recent Sunday for a Christmas banquet.
A church building and many church members’ homes have been destroyed by a wildfire sweeping through Paradise, California.
A rapidly moving wildfire destroyed a large number of buildings in Paradise, California, Thursday as it raced through the mountain community of about 26,000, taking Calvary Baptist Church with it.
The Regular Baptist Builders Club board of directors may be considering a record 11 grant applications during its fall meeting this month.
Regular Baptist Builders Club has reached out to GARBC churches in the potential path of Hurricane Florence and stands ready to help.
Grace Baptist Church is ministering to people in its church and community who have lost homes in the Carr Fire.
Regular Baptist Builders Club is ready to help Grace Baptist Church, Redding, California, care for its members and community during recent wildfires.
The Regular Baptist Builders Club board of administrators has awarded a $20,000 Help Up grant to Ankeny (Iowa) Baptist Church to help the church and its members recover from flood damage.
To help grow healthy churches, the Regular Baptist Builders Club board of administrators has approved three grants and a new initiative called Lift Up.
Ankeny Baptist Church and nearby Faith Baptist Bible College and Seminary were flooded by heavy storms that dropped 10 inches of rain in three hours last Saturday night.
Two Regular Baptist churches in Michigan are serving their communities after massive flooding Father’s Day weekend severely damaged homes and washed out roadways.
Regular Baptist Builders Club announces the launch of two new grant initiatives to spark church planting and revitalization! We invite you to learn about these …
Restored Church, a growing church plant in Pennsylvania, is grateful for a $10,000 Start Up grant that Regular Baptist Builders Club provided last month.
Faith Baptist Church in the middle of a remodeling project with help from a $20,000 Build Up grant from Regular Baptist Builders Club.
An ongoing financial need exists in Northern California, where two GARBC churches are trying to help at least 11 families who lost homes in recent wildfires.
Regular Baptist Builders Club has established a new Disaster Relief Fund called 2017 CA Fires to help Regular Baptist churches recover from the damages caused by wildfires in California.
Regular Baptist Builders Club and Bruce McLain, state representative of the California Association of Regular Baptist Churches Representative, are monitoring the ongoing wildfires in Southern California, where homes have been destroyed and strong winds have forced 110,000 people to be evacuated around the greater Los Angeles area.
After hurricanes battered Texas and Florida, rebuilding has begun thanks to the generosity of GARBC churches and individuals.
Teens and adults from two Colorado churches are rebuilding interior walls in two homes that had flooded in Humble, Texas, following Hurricane Harvey.
Homes of two families from Berean Baptist Church are slowly drying out and are almost ready for rebuilding following Hurricane Harvey.
Immanuel Baptist Church sends its thanks to Regular Baptist Builders Club for giving the church a $15,000 grant to replace its parking lot.
Three Baptist agencies— Regular Baptist Builders Club, Baptist Church Planters, and Baptist Mid-Missions—are assisting churches and families affected by Hurricane Harvey in Houston.
Regular Baptist Ministries has established a Hurricane Harvey Relief Fund for donations designed to meet the needs of Regular Baptist churches and their members affected by the flooding in the Houston area.
The homes of three families from Berean Baptist Church, Humble, Texas, are underwater and another has suffered extensive damage in the midst of Hurricane Harvey.
Two Regular Baptist churches in greater Houston, Texas, are directly under threat of catastrophic flooding by Hurricane Harvey, which has dumped more than 25 inches of rain and more is expected this week.
To better align Regular Baptist Builders Club with the GARBC’s vision to plant and revitalize churches, Clare Jewell has been asked to serve as both the national coordinator for Regular Baptist Church Planting and the director for Regular Baptist Builders Club.
The flowers were in full bloom in Northwest Arkansas for the spring meeting of the Ozark Association of Regular Baptist Churches.
Regular Baptist Builders Club is blessed to come alongside First Baptist Church of Niles, Ohio, in the church’s renovation project.
Faith Baptist Church is a big ministry confined to a small space. Seeing a need to renovate its building, the church reached out to Regular Baptist Builders Club and submitted an application for funding.
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Severe weather and several tornadoes were reported in parts of Illinois and Missouri Feb. 28. Today the disaster relief team is calling churches to evaluate the severity of any damages.
Two years have passed since a flood swept through the basement of Tabernacle Baptist Church, causing extensive damage.
I typically receive two questions from pastors at tax time: Who can I use to prepare my taxes? Who understands ministers’ taxes? If you are a pastor, here are a few tips for finding the right tax professional.
Severe weather recently moved through the Southeast for two days, causing widespread damage.
The board of directors considered three churches’ applications for grants or interest-free loans Nov. 16. All three were approved!
Three applications have been submitted to Regular Baptist Builders Club for review in the board of administrators’ upcoming meeting.
A focus on missions and a bilingual worship service were the highlights of an annual dinner at Grace Baptist Church, Washington, Indiana.
Hurricane Matthew is a reminder of how everyone needs to be ready to Pray, Give, or Go!
Regular Baptist Builders Club Director Michael Nolan is making final preparations for the ministry’s Disaster Relief team to head south in the wake of Hurricane Matthew.
In anticipation of Hurricane Matthew, the Disaster Relief ministry of Regular Baptist Builders Club is standing by ready to help.
Throughout the Bible the Lord reminds people to tell all generations of the wonderful things He has done. Part of that is preserving the memory …
GARBC churches in northern Iowa experienced flooding over the past few days, and some portions of Cedar Rapids, Iowa, have been evacuated.
With the close of both the Republican and Democratic national conventions, the presidential campaigns will quickly shift to full-blown. Soon to follow will be more …
On March 14, an arson fire engulfed Berean Independent Baptist Church. Today only a concrete footprint remains where the building once stood.
The GARBC Annual Conference in Oswego, Illinois, was a wonderful time for pastors and their wives to get their batteries recharged. Throughout the week, attendees …
Regular Baptist Builders Club hosted Thursday’s luncheon at the GARBC Conference. A little over 100 attendees gathered to enjoy the noon meal of chicken and steak fajitas and to hear updates about the ministry.
The waters have receded, and the damages of the flood that filled the basement of Calvary Independent Baptist Church in Clendenin, West Virginia, with six feet of water are evident.
Days of intense rain have caused major flooding in West Virginia, affecting Calvary Independent Baptist Church and its parsonage.
BUCKEYE, Ariz.—In 2010, Desert Hills Baptist Church received its first grant from Regular Baptist Builders Club. At that time, it was a small church plant …
Join Regular Baptist Builders Club for lunch at the GARBC Conference on June 30 in Oswego, Illinois.
The Regular Baptist Builders Club board of administrators, along with Director Michael Nolan, met in April to discuss the needs of four churches that submitted …
The Regular Baptist Builders Club board of administrators and director will meet to review applications from four GARBC churches on April 20. The grants and …
It is unfortunate when a gospel-preaching church shuts its doors, but God can still be honored even through a church’s closure.
The fire that tore through Berean Independent Baptist Church, Fort Ashby, West Virginia, on March 16, deeming the building a total loss, has been proven to …
Berean Independent Baptist Church in Fort Ashby, West Virginia, caught fire sometime in the early morning hours on March 16.
Many churches now accept credit and debit cards for offerings and special gifts (e.g., donating to speakers, missionaries, and missions trips). From time to time, churches ask how they should to handle these transactions and how much it costs.
The water pollution problem that is at the forefront of news media is no surprise to GARBC churches in Flint, Michigan. Pastor Cory Snyder of …
Tax deadlines are approaching. You know what I usually hear from pastors at this time of year? Who can I use to handle my taxes? Who understands ministers’ taxes?
The Ohio Association of Regular Baptist Churches met for its annual conference Oct. 19–21, and Michael Nolan, director of Baptist Builders Club, was on hand …
When Pastor Daniel Hartwig of Calvary Baptist Church, Dysart, Iowa, attended the GARBC Annual Conference in Omaha this past June, he met someone who already …
The Disaster Relief ministry was in the forefront of everyone’s mind at the GARBC Annual Conference that took place June 29—July 3 in Omaha. Many wanted to learn more about the ministry and were particularly concerned for the recovery efforts of First Baptist Church in Portland, Michigan.
Nearly a hundred people attended the Baptist Builders Club breakfast on July 1, the third day of the 2015 GARBC Conference in Omaha. Some were …
As cleanup of First Baptist Church enters the third day, the church is grateful for volunteers who have offered their assistance.
Less than 24 hours after a tornado hit the Portland area, severely damaging First Baptist Church, Baptist Builders Club was on site to help the church clean up and minister to its community.
Help is needed now in Portland, Michigan! A tornado touched down Monday, June 22, a little after 3 p.m. Central Standard Time.
Baptist Builders Club’s board of administrators is happy to announce the results of their spring board meeting.
After a devastating flood in 2014, Tabernacle Baptist Church is on the road to recovery with the help of Baptist Builders Club.
For churches facing the possibility of dissolution, the GARBC is here to help.
A year has passed since Baptist Builders Club announced its new disaster relief ministry, and the ministry has now reached full support.
This Christmas adopt Baptist Builders Club for your church’s or family’s gift giving! Baptist Builders Club provides grants and loans to churches that are just …
After a board of administrators meeting, two churches will be receiving not only financial assistance, but physical help to complete projects they have planned.
Baptist Builders Club Disaster Relief is getting closer to the goal! Help stuff the Disaster Relief trailer by adopting the BBC-USA ministry for your church’s, …
Astoria is a middle-class Queens neighborhood of about 150,000 people, and it’s a microcosm of the world’s ethnicities. Right there in that melting pot, a Bible-preaching, gospel-sharing church is being planted: City View Baptist.
VERONA, Wis.— Severe weather has turned into an opportunity for Memorial Baptist Church to minister to its community. About midnight on Monday, June 16, two …
Help is needed now! A tornado blew through southern Wisconsin early on June 17. Two towns, Verona and Madison, were severely damaged. Memorial Baptist Church …
Cresaptown, Md.—On June 12, Cresaptown got five inches of rain within two hours. While that type of rain could cause problems for almost anyone, Calvary …
On Sunday, April 27th, severe storms devastated areas of Arkansas as well as other parts of the central and southern states. Michael Nolan, director of …
After months of research and fundraising Baptist Builders Club Michael Nolan has an update on a Disaster Relief trailer that will fit the needs of …
A brief video update on the aftermath of the mudslide in Washington. Original post follows: The Baptist Builders Club team is reaching out to area …
The Baptist Builders Club team is reaching out to area churches in Snohomish County, Wash. with prayers and phone calls. The county was evacuated when …
We need your immediate help for relief efforts! At the 2013 GARBC Conference, BBC–USA Director Michael Nolan announced the creation of the Disaster Relief Fund. …
Michael Nolan, director of Baptist Builders Club, began the new year with good news for six churches. While the churches had received financial aid from …
BBC–USA staff began making calls after hearing reports of tornadoes touching down across the Midwest Sunday afternoon, Nov. 17. All fellowshipping churches in the line …
First Baptist Church in Niles, Ohio, hosted a missions conference Oct. 11–13. The theme for the conference was “Always Abounding in the Work of the …
Michael and Kristen Nolan enjoyed a wonderful Sunday at First Baptist Church in Mentone, Ind. Michael shared all the ministries of the General Association of Regular Baptist …
Baptist Builders Club kicked off the Christmas season early by offering donors a way to “stuff the disaster stocking.” The first gift has already been …
ASTORIA, N.Y.—In the neighborhoods of Queens is CityView Church, a Baptist church plant accepted into the GARBC fellowship in 2012. Michael Nolan, director of Baptist …
BAY SHORE, N.Y.—“The Lord gave, and the Lord has taken away; blessed be the name of the Lord.” The people of Calvary Baptist Church, Bay …
BRONX, N.Y.—Victory Baptist Church, though in its infancy as a church plant, has already seen its share of trials . . . and blessings. Victory …