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“How do I hear from God?” This question was on the hearts and minds of the young men who gathered together for a Journey to the Heart during the last week of March in Big Sandy, Texas.

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

This February the 2019 Mens' Conference took place in Oak Brook, IL, on February 7–9. Pastor Gary Fraley and Gil Bates spoke several times. Husbands and fathers, were reminded of ways to show love and support to their wives and children.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

This year we have planned five conferences in three locations, an air conditioned meeting facility in Big Sandy, a new registration discount, and a Sound Foundations course!

Thursday, January 24, 2019

With online training videos, written material and assignments, online group meetings, and accountability for spiritual disciplines, Rise Up will challenge you to encounter God for yourself and see how His personal relationship with you affects every area of your life.

Tuesday, January 8, 2019

Words can hardly describe the wonder and joy of what God did on the Fall Prison Journey! Approximately 60 volunteers shared the love of Christ to more than 250 inmates in 6 different institutions.

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Whether you’re a dad, mom, or single young person, there is a Journey opportunity available for you! An option for families who would like to attend a Journey together is also available.

Thursday, November 15, 2018

John Philip Garvin was born in Elyria, Ohio, March 18, 1928, the son of a Baptist minister. Mr. Garvin was eight years old when he asked Jesus Christ to come into his heart to be his Savior and Lord.

Tuesday, November 6, 2018

“Wagonloads of Blessings” was the theme of this year’s ALERT Family Camp. More than two hundred families gathered in Big Sandy, Texas, from Mexico, Canada, and around the United States to join in the festivities.

Friday, November 2, 2018

The second Northwoods Family Conference of the year took place August 28–31, 2018. Families filled the NWCC to hear several speakers, including Keith & Jenny Daniel who traveled from South Africa.

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

“Daughters of the King,” from Psalm 45, was the theme of the 2018 COMMIT Conference for mothers and daughters, held recently in Big Sandy, Texas.

Wednesday, September 19, 2018

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