2023-24 Thanksgiving Offering Update (November)


You have contributed $13,618.42 to our 2023-24 Thanksgiving Offering as of this writing, November 21st. We know that others of you have yet to receive your Thanksgiving Offerings, especially you who give as a church body. Thank you all for your generous participation and contributions!

WE NEED TO REACH FOR OUR $50,000.00 THANKSGIVING OFFERING GOAL! Will you pray about and consider giving your personal offering toward the THANKSGIVING OFFERING?

Please prioritize your most generous Thanksgiving Offering right now while it is on your heart!

(Read more about our Thanksgiving Offering by clicking here.)

Giving Options:
You can give your Thanksgiving Offering either through your church’s offering, or by mailing your personal check to our Treasurer, or by giving online through our website www.bfmnow.org ‘Give’ tab and typing in Thanksgiving Offering in the memo field.

Click here to make a one-time donation.
Click here to set up a recurring donation.

Pastor Terry Adkins welcomed Mark Campbell, Pastor of Emmanuel Baptist Church, Salyersville KY, as he presented their Thanksgiving Offering to Treasurer George Sledd at the annual Thanksgiving Conference. We are so thankful for every gift and every giver.

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Field Representative Report – August 2023

An update from Pastor David Pitman, Field Representative

2023 began with George Sledd and Sheridan Stanton presenting BFM to the Founders Conference in Florida.

In March, Darrell Messer and David Pitman were with Pastor Mark Campbell at Emmanuel Baptist, Salyersville, Kentucky.

Our team made its second visit to CBTS in March. 

In March BFM also displayed at the Addyston Baptist Church’s Men’s Retreat (Ohio) and the Spring Conference at Grace Baptist Church of Fairborn, Ohio.

Darrell Messer and Mark Pyles will lead our team’s return to G3, Atlanta in September.

David & Kym Pitman and Jonathan Turner are representing BFM in Brazil.

October 19-20, David & Kym Pitman and Dan Hillard will represent at DBTS in Detroit.

Pray for us!

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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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2015 Thanksgiving Missions Conference

November 9-10-11, 2015 New Hope Baptist Church
Dearborn Heights, MI.-Pastor Terry Adkins
JOHN 17:17

*For directions to New Hope Baptist Church or information on lodging please contact: Pastor Terry Adkins at 313-562-5579 or pastorterrynewhope[at]yahoo.com

MONDAY EVENING, November 9th

5:00 pm     Dinner
6:30 pm     Music
6:45 pm     Singing
7:15 pm     Message: Pastor George Sledd
Jordan Baptist Church, Sanford, FL
8:00 pm     Singing
8:25 pm     Message: Bobby Wacaser
Missionary, Curitiba, Brazil

TUESDAY MORNING, November 10th

9:15 am     Music
9:30 am     Singing
9:45 am     Message: Pastor Michael Jones
Zion Baptist Church, Taylor, MI
10:25 am   Singing
10:30 am   Message: Pastor Doug Armstrong
Lake Road Baptist Church, Clio, MI
11:10 am   Break
11:15 am   Message: Pastor Bob Hopkins
Grace Missionary Baptist Church, Holly, MI
12:00 pm   Lunch


1:30 pm     BFM Advisory Meeting

TUESDAY EVENING, November 10th

5:00 pm     Dinner
6:30 pm     Music
6:45 pm     Singing
7:15 pm     Message: Pastor Dan Hillard
East Keys Baptist Church, Springfield, IL
8:25 pm     Message: Judson Hatcher
Missionary, Manaus, Brazil


9:45 am     Music
10:00 am   Singing
10:15 am   Message: Kerry Smith, Assistant Pastor
New Heights Baptist Church, Ringgold, GA
11:00 am   Singing
11:15 am   Message: Pastor Harold Draper
7th Street Baptist Church, Cannelton, IN
12:00 pm   Lunch

[You can download a Word document of the 2015 Thanksgiving Conference Schedule by clicking here.]

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2013 BFM Thanksgiving Conference

We heartily invite you to join us for the

59th Annual Thanksgiving Missions Conference
in the interests of BAPTIST FAITH MISSIONS

November 25-27, 2013 | New Hope Baptist Church
Dearborn Heights, MI | Pastor Terry Adkins

Conference Theme: “Redeemed How I Love to Proclaim It”
Redeemed How I Love to Proclaim It
– Psalm 107:2-3 –

Sister Sue Jones will be conducting a Bible Study during each session of the conference for children ages 3-10. Please bring your children.
Everyone is invited to sing in our Conference Choir on Monday evening at 6:45.

For directions to New Hope Baptist Church and/or information on lodging please contact:
Pastor Terry Adkins | (313) 562-5579 | pastorterrynewhope[at]yahoo.com

5:00 pm         Dinner
6:30 pm         Music
6:45 pm         Singing
7:15 pm         Message, Pastor George Sledd
                        Jordan Baptist Church, Sanford, FL
8:00 pm        Singing
8:25 pm         Message, Pastor Denny Herndon
                        Immanuel Baptist Church, Riverview, MI 

9:15 am        Music
9:30 am        Singing
9:45 am        Message, Nathan Radford
                      Missionary, Kitale, Kenya, Africa  
10:30 am      Message, Harold Bratcher
                       Missionary, Brazil (retired)
11:10 am       Break
11:15 am       Message, Isaac Hiel
                       Former Missionary, Turkey
12:00 noon   Lunch

1:30 pm       BFM Advisory Meeting
(Everyone is invited to attend)

5:00 pm      Dinner
6:30 pm      Music
6:45 pm      Singing
7:15 pm       Message, Pastor Gary Harrah
                     Grace Missionary Baptist Church, Wyandotte, MI
8:00 pm      Singing
8:25 pm      Message, Roger Tate
                    Missionary, Kitale, Kenya, Africa

9:45 am       Music
10:00 am    Singing
10:15 am     Message, Evangelist Bob Jones
                      Clays Mill Road Baptist Church, Lexington, KY
11:00 am    Singing
11:15 am    Message, Pastor Walter Jones
                    Warren Missionary Baptist Church, Warren, MI
12:00 noon    Thanksgiving Lunch

A Word document of the conference schedule is available for download here:
BFM 2013 Thanksgiving Conference Program

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Missionary Update: Sheridan & Anita Stanton in Peru [August 2013]

Sheridan and Anita Stanton have served the Lord in Peru since 1983. Their main ministry is church planting and they have helped establish churches all over the country. Sheridan also works to train pastors and Anita works with the ladies’ ministry and developing children’s material.

August 13, 2013

Dear friends,

We just finished our 34th annual Thanksgiving Conference here in Peru. This year it was held in the jungle town of Pucallpa. The first church we organized twenty-five years ago, Jordan Baptist of Pucallpa, was the host church of the conference. Pastor George Sledd of our home church, Jordan Missionary Baptist Church, came down as the main speaker this year. I had the privilege of translating for him each night. George and I graduated from high school together and later from Bible college together. He has been my pastor for the past twenty-two years. God used him in a mighty way and we saw several come to know Christ as Savior during the week, more than a hundred people reconciling their lives with the Lord, and about fifty making a complete surrender to serve the Lord. There were one thousand three hundred people in attendance from all parts of Peru. It was a wonderful, spiritual time for all that attended.

Pastor George Sledd from Jordan Baptist Church in Sanford, Florida, preached at the 34th annual Thanksgiving Conference, where there were one thousand three hundred people in attendance from all parts of Peru.

My Monday night Pastor’s Study is doing very well. The guys here in Huánuco are very faithful. I am considering the possibility of being able to teach “live” on the internet with a closed group from many of our cities here in Peru. Many of the brethren manifested great interest while we were in Pucallpa. If this works out it will open up an entirely new area of ministry for us. Please be much in prayer with us about this.

Bro. Sheridan Stanton at their 34th annual Thanksgiving Conference in Peru

The Calvary Baptist Mission is doing very well. We have a good lead on a piece of property where we can relocate. Hopefully by my next letter I will have some more news about this. The saints have been very faithful in their service but it is time for us to move to a permanent location. Your prayers are appreciated. Until next month.

Being “in Christ” by God’s Grace,  

Sheridan and Anita Stanton

Apartado Postal 140
Huanuco, Peru
South America
(614) 500-8823 – Internet Number

sestantonperu[at]hotmail.com – Sheridan
arstantonperu[at]gmail.com – Anita

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