We are Family

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.” (Galatians 6:9-10)   I grew up...

Multiplying Churches: Doing Your Part

Here’s our vision:  “A movement of global-minded churches reproducing healthy disciples, leaders, and congregations.”Here’s our dream:  “Churches praying for, contributing to, and supporting an ever-increasing number of church plants to reach people with the Gospel,...

Strengthening Churches: Building a Better Body

I feel like before I ask you to read my article, I should introduce myself.  My name is Barry Cole, and I have the incredible privilege of pastoring Aviano Baptist Church in Aviano, Italy.  Also, this past October, I was blessed to begin service as the Strengthening...

Empowering Leaders: Learning from Others

Empowering Leaders Core Strategy is up to some exciting things!  First off, we are really excited to see many of you in Dubai at the Global Church for a Global World (GCGW) conference, which is serving in place of our Ministry Leadership Conference (MLC) this year. ...
EuroVenture 2019: Different Ages, Different Nations, Same God

EuroVenture 2019: Different Ages, Different Nations, Same God

EuroVenture 2019 in Grindelwald, Switzerland, was a great experience! We had a small group, just four people, from IBC Eindhoven, The Netherlands, and we were blessed to travel together with our sister church from Antwerp, Belgium. We arrived Saturday late in the...

We are Family

We are Family

“Let us not become weary in doing good, for at the proper time we will reap a harvest if we do not give up. Therefore, as we have opportunity, let us do good to all people, especially to those who belong to the family of believers.” (Galatians 6:9-10)   I grew up...

Multiplying Churches:  Doing Your Part

Multiplying Churches: Doing Your Part

Here’s our vision:  “A movement of global-minded churches reproducing healthy disciples, leaders, and congregations.”Here’s our dream:  “Churches praying for, contributing to, and supporting an ever-increasing number of church plants to reach people with the Gospel,...

Strengthening Churches: Building a Better Body

Strengthening Churches: Building a Better Body

I feel like before I ask you to read my article, I should introduce myself.  My name is Barry Cole, and I have the incredible privilege of pastoring Aviano Baptist Church in Aviano, Italy.  Also, this past October, I was blessed to begin service as the Strengthening...

Empowering Leaders: Learning from Others

Empowering Leaders: Learning from Others

Empowering Leaders Core Strategy is up to some exciting things!  First off, we are really excited to see many of you in Dubai at the Global Church for a Global World (GCGW) conference, which is serving in place of our Ministry Leadership Conference (MLC) this year. ...

Building Connections: Multiplying Disciples through Missions

Building Connections: Multiplying Disciples through Missions

“I listened to Jonny tell his story of finding Jesus and realized I can do that, too.” Alex AdebayoAlex and Jonny were sitting around the table at McDonald’s – after a great round of laser tag -- with two other teenagers listening to Jonny share his testimony.  One of...

Developing Resources: Taking Advantage of Resources Offered

Developing Resources: Taking Advantage of Resources Offered

In September the Developing Resources team launched a subscription service for RightNow Media (RNM) for all International Baptist Convention churches.  Since that time more than 40 of our churches have taken advantage of this offer and provided this resource to...