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How Smartphones Hijack Our Minds

In a recent article in the Wall Street Journal Nicholas Carr gives some troubling research about the impact of smartphone on our ability to concentrate. He reveals that students who have access to smartphones in class drop one letter grade. The impact of smartphones on us and our culture is yet to be known.  Their […]

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Service Preview for Sunday, September 10

Call To Worship We confess the supremacy of God in Christ through both responsive reading and song. Our Spoken Call to Worship Psalm 146 (Christian Standard Bible) Hallelujah! My soul, praise the Lord. I will praise the Lord all my life; I will sing to my God as long as I live. Do not trust […]

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Iowa Missions Offering

September 10-17 the Baptist Convention of Iowa churches across our state will collect a special offering specifically designated for ministry in the state.   By pooling our offerings together, much can be accomplished for the Kingdom. 100% of the money given to the Iowa Missions Offering will be used in two specific ministry areas:  1) the […]

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grow 252 Children’s Program Kickoff

Wednesday evening, September 6th, is our grow 252 children’s program kickoff.            The entire family is welcome to join us as we launch a new year of  grow 252. There will be a bounce house for children and walking tacos for your entire family!  Preschoolers are welcome to use the bounce […]

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Save the Dates — Fall Micro-Conferences Coming to Ames

Please mark your calendars for two free micro-conferences coming to Ames this fall: September 29-30 — Parenting Conference at GABC On Friday evening and Saturday morning, we’ll gather to worship, hear speakers from the ERLC Parenting Conference, and then spend time in conversation about raising children and grandchildren. More information on speakers and schedule to come […]

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Service Preview for July 23

Call To Worship We confess the supremacy of God in Christ through both responsive reading and song. Our Spoken Call to Worship Colossians 1:15, 18-20 Christ is the visible image of the invisible God. He existed before anything was created and is supreme over all creation. He is the head of the church, which is […]

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Announcements and Schedules for June 11

ANNOUNCEMENTS BACKYARD KIDS CLUBS: June 11-15, 6:30-8:00 pm, Luke & Tamra Call’s home, 3988 550th Avenue, Ames June 12-14, 10:00-11:30 am, preschool BKC at GABC June 13, 20, 27, 6:30-8:00 pm, Jonathan & Amanda Philgreen’s home, 652 Meadow Circle, Huxley June 19, 20, 26, 27, 6:00-7:30 pm, Steve & Andrea Trabue’s neighbor’s home, 929 Vermont […]

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Announcements and Schedules for May 28

ANNOUNCEMENTS WALK FOR LIFE: The 2017 Informed Choices Clinics Walk for Life will be Saturday, June 3 at Brookside Park, starting at the Maple Shelter.  Schedule for the morning is: 7:30—Pancake Breakfast Begins, 8:30—Walk Check-in, 9:00– Walk Begins.  Registration and information found at: IowaWalkForLife.org  MOVIE NIGHT: Mark your calendars and plan to come to a […]

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Announcements and Schedules for May 21

ANNOUNCEMENTS MEMBERSHIP CLASS: Interested in becoming a Member of GABC? A 3-part Foundations of Membership Class will be held on Wednesday evenings of May 10, 17, and 24.  Let us know of your interest via our on-line form (outrageous-unicorn.flywheelsites.com/membership) or by contacting our church office (info@gabcames.org).  WALK FOR LIFE: The 2017 Informed Choices Clinics Walk for Life will be Saturday, June 3 at Brookside Park, starting […]

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Service Preview for May 21

Call To Worship We confess the supremacy of God in Christ through both responsive reading and song.   Our Spoken Call to Worship 1 The heavens declare the glory of God, and the sky above proclaims his handiwork. 2 Day to day pours out speech, and night to night reveals knowledge. 3 There is no […]

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