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Halfway Through A Residency Program
My name is Joel Opificius and I have the privilege to serve as a Pastoral Resident at West Cannon Baptist Church. I am currently a Master of Divinity student in the current cohort at Faith Bible Seminary, preparing for full time pastoral ministry as I receive experience in shepherding, leading, and teaching in the local church. I am thankful for the education I have received thus far at Faith Bible …
Bridge Annual Conference :: Selah
We are excited to announce the dates for our 2024 Annual Conference that will be held again at Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference Center in Norton Shores (October 14-16, 2024). I know that your schedule is likely already full, but I encourage you to make the time to join us. If last year’s conference is any indicator of what to expect, you won’t be disappointed. Many pastors brought their wives, …
Abuse Prevention Seminar
Guest article by Dave Rodgers. HELP!  No, I am not writing this to plead for your help. This article is my desire to offer help that churches and ministries discipling children and/or teens need in this day and age.    ECAP (Evangelical Council for Abuse Prevention) will be at Trinity Baptist Church (Grand Rapids) on March 1 from 2:00 to 4:00 PM. While it is sad that a ministry like ECAP …
Renew Conference Recap
 From October 16-18, 2023, over 180 pastors, elders, church members, and children gathered in Muskegon for three days of refreshment and renewal. This annual conference of the Bridge Fellowship of Michigan took place at Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference Center, a location that perfectly served the purposes of this year’s gathering. The theme of the conference was Renew, and that focus was developed through the three main sessions. Doug Crawford, …
Remote Access to Renew Conference
While we'd love to have you join us in-person for this year's Renew Conference from Bridge Fellowship, we also understand that might not be possible for everyone. For this reason, we're pleased to offer remote access to the conference so you'll be able to enjoy live and on-demand video and downloads of slides and handouts as they're made available by our conference speakers and facilitators. Please click this link to …

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Bridge Annual Conference :: Selah
We are excited to announce the dates for our 2024 Annual Conference that will be held again at Maranatha Bible and Missionary Conference Center …
Ministry Opportunity (Grand Rapids)
DIRECTOR OF CHILDREN’S AND WOMEN’S MINISTRIES OVERVIEW Trinity Baptist Church of Grand Rapids is seeking a full-time Director of Children’s & Women’s Ministries. Our …
Called to be our Shepherd
September 10, 2023, marked a momentous occasion for West Cannon Baptist Church of Belmont, MI. For the first time in 43 years, the church …
Forward in Faith
First Baptist Church of Rochester, Michigan, celebrated their building project ground-breaking on April 2nd. The project consists of a new 8500 square foot children’s …
BUILD23 Men’s Conference
February 10-11, 2023 Speaker: Dr. Daniel Davey   Christians believe the gospel, proclaim the gospel, and defend the gospel. But do we LIVE the …

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