Speaker

Randall Bach

President

Randall Bach has served as president of Open Bible Churches since January 2012. Prior to that he served Open Bible as vice president, executive director of church ministries, executive director of communication, executive director of East Region, and Bible college president. His undergraduate degree is from the University of Northern Iowa and his graduate degree is from Regent University. Randall represents Open Bible Churches as a member of the National Association of Evangelicals Board of Directors and the NAE Executive Committee. In August of 2021 Randall and his wife, Barbara, will celebrate 50 years of marriage. They view ministry as their adventure together.

AllSessions

May 20, 2021
May 20, 2021
10:00 am

Open Bible Business Meeting [registered credentialed ministers and official delegates]

20 May
Time:  10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Location: 
Speaker:  Randall Bach

This is an important meeting where official business of the Association is decided by credentialed ministers in good standing and officially appointed church lay delegates, who comprise the membership of the Association. All registered members will be able to see and hear the proceedings, but, since this is a virtual meeting, participants will comment via their keyboards. Four bylaw amendments and one clarification to Open Bible’s Statements of Faith, proposed by the national board of directors, along with supplemental motions, will be decided in this meeting. Financial and other reports will also be provided. You must be registered to participate in this business meeting.

NOTE: Credentialed Ministers have received emailed instructions on how to register for this meeting. If you believe you are an officially appointed lay delegate, please contact your senior pastor for registration details.

2:00 pm

Open Bible Business Meeting - Part 2 [registered credentialed ministers and official delegates]

20 May
Time:  2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Speaker:  Randall Bach

This is an important meeting where official business of the Association is decided by credentialed ministers in good standing and officially appointed church lay delegates, who comprise the membership of the Association. All registered members will be able to see and hear the proceedings, but, since this is a virtual meeting, participants will comment via their keyboards. Four bylaw amendments and one clarification to Open Bible’s Statements of Faith, proposed by the national board of directors, along with supplemental motions, will be decided in this meeting. Financial and other reports will also be provided. You must be registered to participate in this business meeting.

NOTE: Credentialed Ministers have received emailed instructions on how to register for this meeting. If you believe you are an officially appointed lay delegate, please contact your senior pastor for registration details.

May 6, 2021
May 6, 2021
10:00 am

Vision to Thrive [pastors and churches]

6 May
Time:  10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: 
Speaker:  Randall Bach

Led by President Randall Bach, this meeting will include the president’s report plus forward-looking video reports about our new WE BELIEVE curriculum for kids; the new leader’s guide for NOSOTROS CREEMOS, the Spanish edition of We Believe, and a refreshed translation of the book (report in Spanish); Open Bible’s new thrust to develop young leaders, called MOVEMENT; and renewed (post-COVID) plans for MOVE, Open Bible’s men’s construction ministry.

10:00 am

State of the Association [pastors and churches]

6 May
Time:  10:00 am - 11:00 am
Location: 
Speaker:  Randall Bach

In his State of the Association report President Bach presents an overview of our vision and direction, and reports about four significant areas where God is moving through Open Bible Churches.