Church Planting


REFORMED BAPTIST NETWORK GENERAL ASSEMBLY

 

September 21-24, 2020

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

(Schedule below)


David Campbell

David Campbell

David Campbell, was born and grew up in Scotland. While in university he felt a call to the Gospel Ministry and subsequently spent 4 years studying at the Free Church of Scotland College in Edinburgh, Scotland. From 1987 to 2002 he was the pastor of the Geneva Road Evangelical Baptist Church, Darlington, Scotland and then, from 2002 to 2016, Senior Pastor of Grace Baptist Church, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. He became Pastor of North Preston Evangelical Church in December 2016. David is married to Mairi and they have two married daughters. He is the author of several books including Opening up Galatians, and Handle that New Call with Care.

Conrad Mbewe

Conrad Mbewe

Known worldwide as “the Spurgeon of Africa,” Conrad Mbewe has served as pastor of Kabwata Baptist Church in Lusaka, Zambia, since 1987. He is a graduate of the Cape Town Baptist Seminary in South Africa and also holds a PhD in Missions from the University of Pretoria in South Africa. He was the founding Chancellor of the African Christian University in Zambia. He is an itinerant preacher who has ministered globally and has written many books on preaching, missions, and theology. He and his wife Felistas have 6 adult children.

Baruch Maoz

Baruch Maoz

Baruch was born on December 31st 1943 to a Jewish family in Boston Massachusetts. His mother, younger brother and he immigrated to Israel in 1953, where he was converted to Christ while serving in the Army in 1963. He worked with Christian Witness to Israel from 1974 to 2005 and pastored Grace and Truth Christian Congregation in Israel from its founding in 1976 until the age of retirement at the end of 2008. He and Bracha were married in 1968 and they have three daughters, and two foster daughters, one of whom is married and lives in Israel. In March 2020, the Maozes relocated to the United States. Their ministry continues under the oversight of Faith Reformed Baptist Church in Media PA. In addition to writing, Baruch is available for ministry in churches around the country.

DEVOTIONAL SPEAKERS


Wayne Brandow

Wayne Brandow

Pastor Brandow came to know Christ when he was 16 years old in a small country church in upstate New York. Graduating from Florida Bible College in 1975 and ordained by his home church, he went to western New York to work with Seneca and Tuscarora Indian youth on their reservations. He married Martha Leete in 1976 and accepted the pastorate of the Bible Baptist Church of Galway in Galway, NY in 1977 where he has labored for 43 years, of those 30 have been bi-vocationally working as a letter-carrier in the Post Office. He graduated with an M.Div. from Mid-America Baptist Theological Seminary in 2000 and is currently a student in the Th.M. program at Southern Seminary. He is currently the Secretary of the Evangelical Theological Society, Northeast Region and President of the Galway Preservation Society. 

David Johnston

David Johnston

Pastor Dave Johnston began his ministry at Bible Fellowship Church in September of 1984. He is a graduate of Cedarville College (now university) and Grace Theological Seminary. He met his wife Lori, while teaching high school Bible classes at Calvert Christian School in Prince Fredrick, MD. Together they have three grown children who live out of state. While the Johnston’s miss their children, they have had the joy of seeing each of them brought to faith in Jesus Christ. Pastor Dave has also had the joy of seeing the church progress in Reformation. From its roots in Arminian theology, the congregation grew to become a Reformed Baptist church. The Second London Baptist Confession was formally adopted as the church’s statement of faith in 1993.

Doug Totter

Doug Totter

Pastor Doug Totter has been serving as a Pastor at Grace Reformed Baptist Church since 2006. Prior to this he had served many years as Deacon in Calvary Baptist Church and then at Grace Reformed Baptist Church (when Calvary Baptist and First Baptist merged to form GRBC). He has been married to Denise since 1986 and they have been blessed with seven children.

 

2020 CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


 

Monday — September 21
1:00 PM Registration Opens
5:30 PM Dinner
7:00 PM David Campbell – Missionary Biography of James Gilmour of Mongolia
Tuesday — September 22
8:30 AM Devotional – Wayne Brandow
8:55 AM Prayer
9:15 AM Seating of Messengers/Recognition of Attendees
9:45 AM Break
10:15 AM Business Session (Ladies Fellowship/Encouragement Time)
1:00 PM Lunch
   
4:00 PM Business Session
5:00 PM Coordinator Presentation Gordon Taylor and Mark Chanski
5:30 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Conrad Mbewe – Mandate for Church Planting
Wednesday — September 23
8:30 AM Devotional – David Johnston
8:55 AM Prayer
9:15 AM Missionary Presentation – RS
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM Baruch Maoz – Lessons Learned over 50 years of Missionary Service
11:15 AM Break Out Sessions by Regions: Regional Church Planting
12:15 PM Lunch / *Spanish Speakers Lunch and Fellowship
   
4:00 PM Breakout Sessions:
  Second Language ministry in a church – Robert Elliot
  Cultivating a vision for church planting in a church – Conrad Mbewe
4:45 PM Missionary Report on Reentry – Ken Wells & Mark Hatfield led by Gordon Taylor
5:15 PM Presentation of New Missionary
5:30 PM Dinner
7:00 PM Conrad Mbewe – Methods of Church Planting
Thursday — September 24
8:30 AM Devotional – Doug Totter
8:55 AM Prayer
9:15 AM Q&A with Conrad Mbewe, Sam Masters, David Barcelo on church planting
10:00 AM Break
10:30 AM Missionary Reports Including Chaplains James Galyon and Josh Stoley
11:30 AM Breakout Session Discussions:
  Examples of Evangelism within RBNet Churches lead by Curt Arend
  Personality Traits of a Church Planter – Mark Chanski
12:30 Lunch

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