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Finishing 2017, A December Report

A Report on the Revival Ministry of Dr. Rick Flanders, for Those Who Pray It was a great year of blessing, the one we are just concluding.  The last month of 2017, December, the Lord had me preach and teach for revival in these places as you prayed for me: BAPTIST COLLEGE OF MINISTRY, December […] ...

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I.F.B. Backwards

I.F.B. Backwards

An Explanation by Rick Flanders   “Now I beseech you, brethren, mark them which cause divisions and offences, contrary to the doctrine which ye have received, and avoid them.  For they that are such serve not our Lord Jesus Christ, but their own belly: and by good words and fair speeches deceive the simple.” (Romans […] ...

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Revival Abroad, November 2017

A Report on the Ministry of Dr. Rick Flanders in November of 2017 Thank you for praying for Toni and me.  We just finished a number of days of revival work overseas and in Canada, and more in another place.  Here is a rough summary of what happened: IN IRELAND Gospel Baptist Church in Lucan, […] ...

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Looking Back at October, 2017

A Prayer Report by Evangelist Rick Flanders An amazing and interesting month was spent by us in the ministry of Revival during October of 2017, and we want to thank all of our Christian friends who prayed for us!  We got to serve with these good men: Pastor Jeff Farnham, of the Lagrange Baptist Church […] ...

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All Things To All Men

All Things To All Men

By Dr. Rick Flanders “To the weak became I as weak, that I might gain the weak: I am made all things to all men,that I might by all means save some.” (First Corinthians 9:22) Pretty well the theme of most evangelical churches at the present time is “all things to all men.”  Many changes […] ...

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Revival Events, September, 2017

An Important Report at the End of September 2017 from the Revival Ministry of Dr. Rick Flanders Wonderful things happened this past month for the cause of spiritual revival, and new manifestations of the movement back to God among His people are coming in October.  Thank you for letting me inform you on these things, […] ...

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Ten Years! August, 2017

A REPORT ON THE REVIVAL MINISTRY OF DR. RICK FLANDERS THROUGH AUGUST OF 2017 Labor Day of 2017 marks ten years since I joined the First Baptist Church of Bridgeport, Michigan, and was designated their “staff evangelist.”  It began a new life for me, travelling and preaching for the cause of revival among God’s people, […] ...

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The Summer So Far, July 2017

A REPORT FROM EVANGELIST RICK FLANDERS JULY 2017 Here is a brief listing of what has been going on and will be happening in our lives and our work this summer, sent out especially to friends who pray for us. The month of June was consumed largely, as we have noted in the previous update, […] ...

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The Enticement of Cultural Relevance

The Enticement of Cultural Relevance

Serious Thoughts for Preachers and Other Christians BY DR. RICK FLANDERS Recently an insightful evangelist I know published a blog based on an informal survey of his friends regarding the strengths and weaknesses of the independent Baptist churches over the years.  Those responding to his survey named several strong points exhibited by the indepen...

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What We Learned at the Michigan Revival Conference

What We Learned at the Michigan Revival Conference

A Summary by Dr. Rick Flanders [drrickflanders@gmail.com, 989.863.0784] A real revival movement in the state of Michigan, especially among Baptist preachers, culminated in what was called the Michigan Revival Conference, which was held across the state June 18-25.  A year of preparation for the conference and for revival in the churches included m...