The majestic rocky peaks of the Cascade mountain range served as the backdrop to the recent Baptist Network Northwest Pastors Prayer Summit. Twenty five pastors spent three beautiful days at Camp Gilead in Carnation, WA, worshiping the Lord together and sitting at his feet in extended seasons of prayer. From Monday afternoon to Wednesday noon, a diverse group – spanning from veteran retired pastors to men brand new in the ministry – enjoyed…Keep Reading
Four beautiful days were spent on the Oregon coast last week for the 2014 Pastors & Wives Retreat. The theme of this year’s retreat was “A Pastors Passion,” and featured five of our local pastors each presenting one message. Use the links below to listen to these sessions: Session 1 – Pastor Dave Lunsford Session 2 – BNN Executive Director Don Duty Session 3 – Dr. Stacey McClain Session 4…Keep Reading
Nearly 300 students graduated from Corban on Saturday, May 4th, before a crowd of 2,500 gathered at the Salem Armory. Mr. & Mrs. Dick Whipps, of New Hope Bible Church in Spokane were among the crowd, celebrating the graduation of their granddaughter. Student from the five different departments, or ‘schools’, were recognized, including two doctorates granted by the School of Ministry. Read the rest of the story by Colton Totland…Keep Reading
On Easter Sunday, April 20th, the Statesman Journal newspaper in Salem, Oregon ran a great full-page article on Jason and his ministry, Wordsower International. Jason and Sharon moved to Salem two years ago, and have been serving the Body of Christ in Salem in some special ways, which have drawn the attention of many in our community. Check out the great article here: http://www.statesmanjournal.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=2014304200032
Hello from Kandahar! Looking around this place, I can relate with Dorothy’s words to Toto: “I don’t think we’re in Kansas anymore.” Kandahar is very different – borderline desert and not always a friendly neighborhood. But living conditions really aren’t that bad. This is a large base and life here is much easier than on the smaller FOB’s (Forward Operating Bases). We have comfortable housing and work spaces (most are…Keep Reading
After many years of service at Northwest Baptist Seminary and Corban University School of Ministry, Jack Wiltsey and Russ Glessner are retiring. Their ministry over a collective six-plus decades has impacted hundreds of students who in turn have impacted tens of thousands world-wide. Your receipt of this letter indicates that you were connected to one or both of these men as a friend, colleague, supporter or student. No doubt you…Keep Reading
Juan Carlos and Angelica Magallanes were recognized at the BNN Annual meeting for graduating from mission status after ten years of faithful service in Eastern Washington. Juan Carlos is the pastor of Heritage Multicultural Baptist Church in Quincy, WA.Congratulations to the Magallanes’ for their great work and their growing ministry! Dios le bendiga!
Puyallup Community Baptist Church hosted the BNN Annual Conference from April 10-12. Eighty delegates enjoyed three days of great preaching, great worship, and practical workshops on a variety of ministry topics. The Annual Business Meeting on Saturday was marked by unity and praise for the good year our network has had, and the hard work put in by our BNN/NBHM staff. Special appreciation to Loren Tucker, Steve Imhof, and the…Keep Reading