On Mission Every Day and to the End

by Jimmy Martin General SecretaryThen Jesus came to them and said, “All authority in heaven and on earth has been given to me. Therefore go and make disciples of all nations, baptizing them in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit, and...

God Builds His Church

Lessons Learned about Church Planting in the Midst of the Corona Crisis 26 April 2020.  That was the day we hoped to see our plans and prayers come to fruition.  On that Sunday, River of Life Church was to hold its very first Sunday gathering.  Months of planning were...

An Era Ends

"God does not live in temples built by human hands.” (Acts 17:24b) Thursday, 25 June, was kind of a sad day. Not in the sense of unhappiness. More in the sense of melancholy or mourning. As is normally the case when it is time to bid farewell to something or someone...

Tim Faulkner Elected as New General Secretary

In a special online called meeting on 16 March, the International Baptist Convention overwhelmingly approved Tim Faulkner as the next General Secretary of the convention.  Faulkner was presented as the candidate by the General Secretary Search Team after a 15-month...
IBC Conducts Successful CPAC in Naples

IBC Conducts Successful CPAC in Naples

The International Baptist Convention conducted a successful church planter assessment center on 24-25 October at Il Faro International Baptist Church, Naples, Italy.Twenty people gathered to provide assessment on three church planter candidate couples. IBC churches...

Women’s Conference: Tuning In to Discern God’s Will

Women’s Conference: Tuning In to Discern God’s Will

The IBC Women’s Conference will be held 24-26 April at the Madrid Nuevo Boston Hotel in Madrid, Spain.  The weekend conference provides an opportunity for women to fellowship and grow with other women from IBC churches.  It includes conference sessions, seminars,...

Two Conferences, One Goal: Leadership Development

Plan now to attend one of two ministry leadership development conferences being offered by the International Baptist Convention.  The conferences are designed for IBC church leaders desiring biblical teaching on leadership.The Ministry Leadership...

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,...