News

In this News section of our website you’ll find various stories, updates, and other snippets throughout the year that we want to share with you. Check out some highlights below and check back often for more!

Encouragement from Kelvin Walker

Thanks to longtime Conference friend, Kelvin Walker, for encouraging us amidst COVID-19. Lean in to what new thing God might be doing.

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Lower Level and Tabernacle Update Videos

Video updates of the Lower Level of the nursery/multi-purpose room. Second video is the Tabernacle stage and green room updates. Thank you for your support and gifts!

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Encouragement from Laurel Bunker

Laurel Bunker, passionate Conference speaker and Associate Vice President for Christian Formation and Church Relations at Bethel University, gives us encouragement on this Good Friday. Thank you, Laurel!

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It’s Friday…..but Sunday is Coming

It is by his stripes we are healed. Good Friday is just the beginning….be encouraged!

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Video Construction Updates

A few video and picture updates of the continuing construction on the OBCM campus. Thank you for your prayers and your gifts to make this possible. Learn more about the “More Than an Event’ capital campaign HERE. The finished product is going to be beautiful! I look forward to gathering and celebrating with you soon.…

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Encouragement and Greeting from Rick Porter

Rick Porter, beloved retired Executive Director, sends us a greeting and encouragement during COVID-19. Rick encourages us to honor the past and keep walking into the future during this difficult time we are currently living in. Thank you, Rick.

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Encouragement from Skye Jethani

Regular and popular Conference speaker, Skye Jethani, helps us to think on how God has used times like we are in now in his redemptive work in the past. Be encouraged with the ‘Creative Dislocations’ of God. Fear not.

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Encouragement from Jordan Newhouse

Beautiful Truths When I walk through deep waters. I know that you will be me. I am not alone. You will go before me. You will leave me.

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More Encouragement from Aaron and Nikki Petersen

Continued worshipful encouragement from Aaron and Nikki  

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Aaron and Nikki Peterson – No Longer Slaves

Aaron and Nikki Peterson give us a reminder we need……every day! Thank you to the Petersons for their greeting and reminding us who God is and who we are. Aaron and Nikki in service on the worship team have been an encouragement to many. Their voices and passion help make Conference worship so vibrant. They…

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