Author: BCPM

Psalm 133:1 says, “Behold, how good and how pleasant it is for brethren to dwell together in unity!”  During September our ministry was involved in four new church plants in Canada and the United States. Churches were planted in Belleville, ON; Warrenton, MO; Waconia, MN; and Athens, OH.  Thankfully a church planter did not have to begin his ministry alone...

To view pictures of this church plant, click here. Your browser will open in a new window. Sunday, September 25, 2011 God blessed with a wonderful first night of a new church in Athens, Ohio. Bible Truth Baptist Church held its first Get-Acquainted Night and had 72 in attendance with seven visitors. Maranatha Baptist Church of Charleston, WV, the reproducing church, helped...

Someone once said, “Time flies when you are having fun.” We must have had a hilarious time during the month of September! The flurry of church plants for September has finished with one remaining for the month of October. Pastor Brian Andrews and the people of Mid-America Baptist Church did an outstanding job of assisting Bro. Peter Balvo in planting the...

Update Our family has had the privilege of being part of three church plants in the month of September. Faith Baptist Church in Warrenton, MO, with Pastor Peter Balvo; Northern Lights Baptist Church in Waconia, MN, with Pastor Mike Frey; and Bible Truth Baptist Church in Athens, OH, with Pastor Troy Kline have all been successfully planted. Many churches have shown their support through helping with...

Bible Truth Baptist Church had a great first Sunday in Athens, OH. There where 41 in attendance with 11 first time visitors. The highlight is when a man trusted Christ as his Savior at the end of the service. It is always exciting to see the "first fruits" of a church plant. The night service saw 25 return. Pray for...

The fifth and final night of the Get-Acquainted Meetings for Bible Truth Baptist Church was packed out with 160 in attendance including 8 returning visitors and at least 2 new visitors. Eight churches were represented and were a great encouragement and support. Two churches brought special offerings to help with the start-up expenses. One church even brought a nice bus...

The fourth night of the Get-Acquainted Meetings for Bible Truth Baptist Church in Athens, OH saw 37 in attendance with eight returning visitors and two first-time visitors. Pastor Bartlette of the reproducing church brought special music. Brother Rowland preached on "The Make-Up of the Church," and one of the visitors commented after the service, "I have been praying for two...

Several pastors came to give their support during the third Get-Acquainted Meeting for Bible Truth Baptist Church in Athens, OH.  It was exciting to see at least four different churches represented, 97 in attendance with 7 returning visitors. Brother Rowland preached on, "The Messenger of the Church" and encouraged the new church to be a holy lighthouse for the Lord. ...

There was a great spirit during the second night of the Get-Acquainted Meetings in Athens, OH. Pastor Lamb of Landmark Baptist Church in Parkersburg, WV brought a good group from his church to help with the meeting. There were 91 in attendance with six more-first time visitors and one returning visitor. The altar was full during the invitation with people...

God blessed with a wonderful first night of a new church in Athens, Ohio. Bible Truth Baptist Church held its first Get-Acquainted Night and had 72 in attendance with seven visitors. Maranatha Baptist Church of Charleston, WV, the reproducing church, helped in various ways including special music, ushering, and nursery. Pastor Kevan Bartlette has done a good job of preparing...