Spring Conference 2022 Videos

Videos from our 2022 Spring Conference Sessions can be found on our YouTube channel: www.youtube.com/BaptistFaithMissions. Special thanks to Grace Baptist Church of Fairborn, Ohio for capturing these and sharing with us!

[Click here for a YouTube playlist with all conference sessions.]

A brief report on the state of BFM activities, especially over the last calendar year of 2021 to present. Update presented by Directors Dave Parks and Jonathan Turner.
Session #1 from the 2022 BFM Spring Conference featuring Harold Draper, former missionary to Brazil; Pastor of Faith Baptist Church in Paducah, Kentucky – “The Commitment to Gospel Purity”
Session #2 from the 2022 BFM Spring Conference featuring an update from Judson Hatcher, missionary to Brazil, and John Patterson – “The Obstacle of CRT/Wokeism”
Session #3, Part 1 from the 2022 BFM Spring Conference featuring a video call with Odali & Kathy Barros, missionaries in Northern Brazil.
Session #3, Part 2 from the 2022 BFM Spring Conference featuring Steve Wainright, BFM Director & Pastor of New Life Baptist Church in Lexington, Kentucky – “The Obstacle of False Teaching in Churches”
Session #4 from the 2022 BFM Spring Conference featuring Philip DuBarry, BFM Director and Associate Pastor of Addyston Baptist Church in Addyston, Ohio – “The Obstacle of Big Tech”
Session #5, Part 1 from the 2022 BFM Spring Conference featuring a video call with Roger & Julie Tate, missionaries in Kenya, East Africa.
Session #5, Part 2 from the 2022 BFM Spring Conference featuring Pastor Bruce Winner, “The Obstacle of COVID and Mandates”.

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Save the Date! BFM Spring Missions Conference 2022

We hope you will make plans to join us for the BFM Spring Conference!

Friday, April 1 – Saturday, April 2, 2022

Grace Baptist Church of Fairborn, Ohio
2920 Beaver Valley Road | Fairborn, OH 45324
Pastor Mark Pyles | Cell: (304) 545-0603 | pastormark@gbcfairborn.com

The Spring Conference on April 1-2 at Grace Baptist Church in Fairborn, Ohio will begin at 6:30 PM on Friday and will end around 3:00 PM on Saturday. Speakers will be Harold Draper, John Patterson, Philip Dubarry, Steve Wainright and Bruce Winner.

We will be zooming with 3 missionaries during the conference. We will also be video recording all messages and posting them on our web site, BFMNow.org. The topic will be “Obstacles to the Gospel in our Day”. We will be hearing about the commitment to gospel purity and how to deal with the obstacles of CRT/Wokeism, the Big Tech cancel culture, false teaching in the church, and COVID with its vaccine and mask mandates.

Lunch will be provided by Grace Baptist on Saturday.

We recommend the following reasonably priced hotels in the area:

Clarion Inn | 2500 Paramount Place, Fairborn, OH 45324 | (937) 427-0800
Hampton Inn | 2550 Paramount Place, Fairborn, OH 45324 | (937) 429-5505
Comfort Inn and Suites (closest) | 730 East Xenia Drive, Fairborn, OH 45324 | (937) 754-9109

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BFM National Conferences Outreach

An Update from Pastor George Sledd

“Sheridan Stanton and I represented BFM at the annual 2022 Founders Conference in Fort Myers, FL over January 20-23. It was a great time of fellowship and hearing the Word of God. We were able to distribute nearly 100 BFM books/outreach handouts to those who came by our display booth. We are hoping that God will lead other pastors and churches to come on board to partner and help us with missions.”

Thank you to those who have given and to those who are giving to help with the expenses for these outreach efforts!

A close-up of the conference display booth
Sheridan Stanton & George Sledd, Directors of BFM, at the National Founders Conference in Fort Myers, Florida

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Important Announcement: 2022 Winter Conference



Pastor Ben Glover and the Park Ridge Baptist Church have regrettably and reluctantly called off until further notice the BFM Winter Conference scheduled for January 16-19.

This is due to outbreaks of the Omicron Virus both in the greater-Orlando area and also among the members of their church.

They didn’t want to do this, and especially at this late date, but they believe it is the wisest, safest, and most prudent course of action at this time. They would still like to hold open the possibility of re-scheduling for some time soon, maybe even within the next couple of months. We’ll see how all the circumstances develop. Stay tuned…
But, for now – THE BFM WINTER CONFERENCE HAS BEEN CALLED OFF until further notice.

They also regret and apologize if this causes complications to anyone who may have already made or booked travel/accommodation plans. But this decision is made with prayerful consideration of everyone’s best interests.

We do want to thank and commend the Park Ridge church for hosting the Winter Conference for going on four decades. They have been faithful and diligent supporters and advocates for our missionaries. Pray for them.

Stay tuned to our Facebook page (facebook.com/BFMnow) and our FaithWorks Blog (www.bfmnow.org/faithworks-blog/) for further information and details.

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66th Annual Thanksgiving Missions Conference

in the interests of Baptist Faith Missions

November 8-9-10, 2021

New Hope Baptist Church | Dearborn Heights, MI
Pastor Terry Adkins | 313.920.7389 | pastorterrynewhope@yahoo.com

BY FAITH WILL YOU…GIVE (2 Corinthians 9:6)

Do you have any questions about Baptist Faith Missions: who we are or what we do?  Please join us at 1:30 on Tuesday afternoon for our BFM Open Advisory Forum. Bring your questions and/or suggestions. EVERYONE IS INVITED TO ATTEND AND PARTICIPATE.


5:00 p.m.  Dinner

6.30 p.m.  Music  

6:45 p.m.  Singing

7:15 p.m.  Message, Pastor George Sledd

                Jordan Baptist Church, Sanford FL

8:00 p.m. Singing

8:25 p.m.  Message, Pastor Mark Pyles

                 Grace Baptist Church, Fairborn OH   


9:15 a.m.  Music & singing

9:30 a.m.  Message, Pastor Jonathan Turner

                 Richland Missionary Baptist Church, Livermore KY

10:15 a.m. Message, Missionary Judson Hatcher      

                  San Paulo, Brazil

11:00 a.m.  Break

11:15 a.m.  Message, Pastor Bill Brooks

                   Gethsemane Baptist Church, Taylor MI




Everyone is welcome! Please feel free to ask any questions you may have about BFM, our missionaries, or our activities


5:00 p.m.  Dinner

6:30 p.m.  Music

6:45 p.m.  Singing

7:15 p.m.  Message, Pastor Dan Hillard 

.               Grace Missionary Baptist Church, Wyandotte MI

8:00 p.m.  Singing

8:15 p.m.  Message, Pastor Peter Santisteban

                 Victory Baptist Church, Russellville KY   


9:45 a.m.    Music

10:00 a.m.  Singing

10:15 a.m.   Message, Pastor Darrell Messer

                   Emmanuel Baptist Church, Bellbrook OH

11:00 a.m.  Singing

11:15 a.m.  Message, Issac Heil

                   Addyston Baptist Church, Addyston OH

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Returning to Normal Amidst Flooding

Odali and Kathy Barros served the Lord in Sao Paulo, Brazil together from 1987-2013. In late 2013, they transitioned to Manaus in Northern Brazil to start sharing the Gospel and planting churches in villages along the river.

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

We pray and hope that all of you are doing well. We thank God for each of you for your prayers and support. Our ministry is greatly blessed through your encouragement.

Things here are getting back to normal but at this moment they are giving alerts of new cases of the virus, so we do our ministry being careful and taking the care necessary. 

One problem that we are having in some places is flooding. The Amazon and the Negro River have risen higher than it has for over 50 years. The community of Cacao where we have a church, the water has reached part of the building. At the village of Ubim, the water has not reached the church, but to get to the church we have to walk over a temporary bridge made to get into the village. The water still is coming up. Many places are really flooded.

Kathy wants to thank those who gave donations for the t-shirts for the kids of Ubim. The t-shirts are ready. The kids will be happy to get new ones.

The ministry at the mother church, Pedras Vivas Baptist church is back to normal. We have started back the music classes on Sunday morning. We plan on starting back the Friday night services in homes soon. Kathy and I are doing visitation to see people that might want services in their homes. One thing that we did in our church was to sing only songs from the hymnal song book. Seems like everyone has enjoyed the month. We also mentioned about some of the authors.

I have been working this month on encouraging the church and showing them the mission God gave each of us: to tell people about God’s love and what He did for man to be saved. Telling them the importance of evangelism. It is easy to get caught up in our busy life and forget to tell others about God’s Love.

May God bless each of you! 

Love in Christ our Savior,

Odali and Kathy

Contact Info:
Odali & Kathy Barros
Iranduba, Amazonas
Brasil, SA

For ministry donations:
Pastor George Sledd, Treasurer of BFM
P.O. Box 471280 | Lake Monroe, FL 32747-1280
or click here to donate to BFM online.

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BFM Winter Missions Conference 2020

BFM Winter Missions Conference
JANUARY 20 – 22, 2020

3629 Crystal Street | Gotha, FL 34734

Ben Glover, Pastor | 407-719-9861 | bentonglover@aol.com

Conference Theme: “The Riches of His Grace” Ephesians 2:7
“That in the ages to come He might shew the exceeding riches of His grace in His
kindness toward us through Christ Jesus.”

There are various prices and discounts for hotels within the area. The hotels with
better rates are by the Universal Studios, which is only about 10-15 minutes away.

Once available, a full schedule can also be found on the EVENTS tab on our website.

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on behalf of Baptist Faith Missions
SEPTEMBER 1-2, 2019
2150 East Keys Avenue, Springfield, IL
Pastor Dan Hillard

Everyone is invited to attend the Mission Conference Labor Day Weekend at East Keys Baptist Church on behalf of Baptist Faith Missions. An offering will be received during the meeting to help with the general expenses and missionary support. We suggest Super 8 Motel, 1330 South Dirksen Parkway Springfield, IL 62703. Telephone (217) 528-8889.

SUNDAY | September 1
10:00 a.m. – Brother Bob Jones, Evangelist
11:00 a.m. – Brother Raul Bergerman, Pastor, West Griffin Baptist Church, Griffin, Georgia
6:30 p.m. – Brother Raul Bergerman, Pastor, West Griffin Baptist Church, Griffin, Georgia
7:30 p.m. – Brother Kerry Smith, Evangelist

MONDAY | September 2
10:00 a.m. – Brother Steve Shults, member Faith Baptist Church, Paducah, Kentucky
11:00 a.m. – Brother Kerry Smith, Evangelist

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