BNN Annual Meeting next month!

Dear Fellowshipping churches and Pastors, Our annual meeting is quickly upon us and I hope you are making plans to be in Boise April 19-20 at Meridian First Baptist. This is always a good time to be challenged from God’s word and to reconnect as ministries and leaders. I just read that Boise is the fastest growing city in the nation right now and we have some great churches doing…Keep Reading

Lakewood Bible Church seeking new Pastor

Lakewood Bible Church in Republic, WA is seeking a pastor to lead their congregation. If you or someone you know is interested, contact Gary Carlton, chair of their Search Committee. Lakeview BC Pastor Job Description

Northwest Baptist Seminary campus finally sells!

Weyerhaeuser mansion sold to nonprofit for nearly $5.9 million By Kate Martin, The News Tribune September 19, 2017 6:52 PM Haddaway Hall, commonly known as the Weyerhaeuser mansion, has sold for nearly at $5.9 million. The estate is on 5.97 acres at 4501 N. Stevens St. in Tacoma. Drew Perine   The Weyerhaeuser mansion in Tacoma’s North End has been sold for nearly $5.9 million to a nonprofit that…Keep Reading

Speaker Videos from Refresh Retreat

Dr. Doug Bookman from Shepherds Theological Seminary spoke at our recent Refresh Retreat in Cannon Beach, Oregon. What a refreshing time it was! With some patience, Doug carried us on a journey with Jesus through his incarnation, birth, and childhood, all the while reminding us that “Jesus came to live our lives before us.” These messages will encourage your heart with the fact that our Lord knows our every struggle…Keep Reading

Bethany Baptist Launches Spanish Language Church Plant

The following article appears on the Regular Baptist Church Planting web site on May 1, 2017: SALEM, Ore.—Bethany Baptist Church publicly launched a Spanish-language church on Easter Sunday. The launch of Bethany Iglesia Bautista is the result of the vision of Pastor Tim Baker and the leadership team of Bethany Baptist Church to form a multiethnic ministry. These leaders are committed to fulfilling Christ’s mission to reach every nation with…Keep Reading

Jason Nightingale With the Lord

Jason Nightingale of Wordsower International died April 19. He was 68. Jason married his wife, Sharon, on June 8, 1973, the year he accepted Christ as his Savior. He had just finished serving as a medic and operating room technician with the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and was performing with Sharon in a Christian theater company called the Covenant Players. Jason, who had grown up in a Catholic…Keep Reading

Spiritual life retreat encourages men

We know that the apostle Peter understood how difficult it was to pray because of his no-nonsense statement in 1 Peter 4:7 – “Therefore be clear minded and self-controlled so that you can pray.” For three days in January, nearly 30 men gathered to pray at the BNN RENEW Spiritual Life Retreat at Camp Gilead near Seattle. The theme of this year’s prayer retreat was “Praying through Philippians”, and seven…Keep Reading

Teen Leadership Conference: A Life-Changing Event

High school and college students from Northwest churches spent three days learning from God’s Word, worshiping, and fellowshipping at Younglife’s Washington Family Ranch in Antelope, Oregon. This event, Teen Leadership Conference, began in 1976 with a handful of churches in the Seattle area, and this year celebrated 40 years of ministry with 438 students and leaders in attendance. Pastor Paul Pierce of Sleater-Kinney Road Baptist Church, Olympia, Washington, challenged students, as…Keep Reading

Nelson Zarfas accepts NBHM Business Manager position

The Council of 15 is happy to announce the calling of Nelson Zarfas to be our next Business Manager. Our current business manager, Dave Thompson, will be retiring on January 31 after 17+ years of excellent service to God. Nelson comes to the BNN from the busines world where he was a manager at Nordstrom before coming to Church Art Works where he has worked the past 20 years. Nelson…Keep Reading

Lunsford called as new BNN Executive Director

Read about it in the latest edition of the BNN “NETWORKINGS” Newsletter! Click here —> NETWORKINGS April 15, 2016 Pictured is Dave and Sue Lunsford after being called by the network to serve as BNN Executive Director.  

Networkings Newsletter – March 28, 2016

Check out the latest edition of our “NETWORKINGS” newsletter! Click here to read more —>  NETWORKINGS – March 28, 2016 Pictured is Pastor Dewayne & Evie Lebow, “passing the baton” through years of interim pastoral ministry!  

Networkings Newsletter – March 3, 2016

Check out our latest “NETWORKINGS” newsletter! Click here to view —> NETWORKINGS March 3, 2016 Pictured – Dr. William Bellshaw home with the Lord