November 2017

A Call to IBC Reformation

Peter, an apostle of Jesus Christ, To God’s elect, strangers in the world, scattered throughout Pontus, Galatia, Cappadocia, Asia and Bithynia, who have been chosen according to the foreknowledge of God the Father, through the sanctifying work of the Spirit, for...
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Celebrating Our Heritage, Pursuing Our Mission

The International Baptist Convention, in its 54th Annual Convention Meeting, held 23-25 October in Oberursel, Germany, featured the 500th anniversary of the Reformation through the theme "Celebrating Our Heritage, Pursuing Our Mission." The convention welcomed...
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IBC Conducts Successful Church Planter Assessment Center

The International Baptist Convention conducted a successful church planter assessment center on 26-27 October at the International Christian Fellowship, Oberursel, Germany. Forty people gathered to provide assessment on three church planter candidate couples. The...
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“Leading Out of the Overflow” is Theme of MLC in Cyprus

One of the International Baptist Convention's core strategies is to Empower Leaders, and we want to do this at every level of the church!  To that end, we are excited that this year we are able to offer scholarships to both a staff member/couple as well as a lay...
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First Latin American MLC to be Held

God has blessed IBC with new churches in new places over the years, and it was exciting to hold our Annual Convention Meeting in Costa Rica last year.  As we see a need to support our sister churches in Latin America, we are excited that we are holding a Ministry...
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2018 IBC Women’s Conference Set for May

We are excited to announce the upcoming IBC 2018 Women’s Conference. The IBC’s Women’s Team met this fall to prayerfully prepare the details and plans for our time in Bratislava, Slovakia, 4-6 May. Registration details are listed on the brochure, and additional...
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Women’s Ministry Creates Facebook Group

One of the challenges we face as an international group of Christian women is finding a way to stay connected even though we are separated by great distances. During our planning session, the IBC’s Women's Team looked at how we could help IBC Women stay connected. In...
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Recommended Resources Page Now Online

The Recommended Resources web page is now online.  This web page, developed by the Developing Resources core strategy, lists resources that have been recommended by International Baptist Convention churches for IBC Churches.  Each resource has a brief description and...
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EBMI Expresses Thanks

Dear Sisters and Brothers, Thank you so much for your donation of 5,275.07 EUR for the church work in Turkey.  It is a privilege for us that the mission work in Izmir became part of the EBM International family in 2011. In the beginning of the 20th century...
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San Jose, Costa Rica

These past few months have been quite a busy time for the International Baptist Church, San Jose, Costa Rica. Summer camp has always been an exciting event that kids all over the country look forward to every year. Each year more and more kids attend the camp, many of...
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Zürich, Switzerland

During the last weekend in October, despite all of our concerns about overwhelming workload, looming tests, and declined party invitations, we loaded up our car and headed off to our church (Zürich International Baptist Church, Switzerland) weekend away in Hasliberg....
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Antwerp, Belgium

CALLED to be Disciple-Makers On 22 October, Darryl Evetts taught a workshop on disciple-making for Antwerp Christian Fellowship, Belgium, for members of the church.  The workshop focused on being CALLLED to be disciple-makers. C.A.L.L.E.D. is a simple, reproducible,...
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Paris, France

Creating a Coaching Culture Pastor Parker Windle understands and appreciates the power of coaching. He says, “I grew up knowing the value of coaching…my dad was a sports coach. I get it.” Desiring to create a coaching culture in Emmanuel International Church in Paris,...
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Ramstein, Germany

A Baptism Story Only God Could Write Every time we celebrate baptisms at Frontline Community Church, Ramstein, Germany, we hear stories that only God could write.  At our baptism services in October, we heard another one about the connection between two “friends” who...
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