Our ministry Partners

  • General Baptist Investment Fund - GBIF

    The GBIF exists solely to lend money to General Baptist churches and related organizations with these objectives:

    • to be true to Christian standards,
    • to be prudent in money management,
    • to build up the ministry of General Baptists through loans for building and expanding church facilities.

    Visit the GBIF Website


    Relationship to the Denomination


    The GBIF is an institutional ministry incorporated in the state of Missouri as a not-for-profit entity under section 501 (c)(3) of the Internal Revenue code. The GBIF is a subsidiary of the General Association of General Baptists, through its Council of Associations, Inc. However, the GBIF is totally dependent upon generating its own revenues. No denominational funding has been applied to this ministry.


    Download the FAQs PDF - Frequently Asked Questions

  • Women's Ministries

    General Baptist Women’s Ministries is a support branch of the General Association of General Baptists. Formed in 1911 to resource international missionaries, the ministry has grown to encourage spiritual growth and leadership development in women.


    Women in General Baptist churches are encouraged to develop mentoring relationships in group settings, passing forward the legacy of passion for the Great Commission.


    Visit the Women's Ministries Blog Site - www.gbWomen.org


    100 Stinson Drive

    Poplar Bluff, MO 63901

    Local: (573) 785-7746

  • Oakland City University

    Oakland City University in Oakland City, Indiana, stands for academic excellence in a warm, Christian environment. Founded by General Baptists in 1885, OCU welcomes people of all faiths to realize their educational dreams.


    Visit the OCU Website


    138 North Lucretia Street

    Oakland City, Indiana 47660

    Toll Free: (800) 737-5125

    Local: (812) 749-4781

  • Stinson Press

    Stinson Press has a variety of services and products. They are a full operations printing company  in business since 1965.


    Visit the Stinson Press Website


    400 Stinson Drive
    Poplar Bluff, Missouri  63901 
    Toll Free: (800) 521-0354

    Local: (573) 686-6011 

  • Compassionate Care

    Compassionate Care Adoption Agency and Ministry to Unwed Mothers, grew out of the work of the General Baptist Commission on Social Issues.  The Commission recommended to the General Board of the General Association of General Baptists and then was presented by the Board at the 1987 General Association that the Social Issues Commission be instructed to incorporate a General Baptist adoption agency and ministry to unwed mothers as a not-for-profit corporation in the state of Indiana.


    Visit the Compassionate Care Website


    125 North Weinbach Avenue

    Suite 820B

    Evansville, Indiana  47711

    Local: (812) 401-0930

Brotherhood Mutual

Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company is one of the nation’s leading insurers of churches and ministries. In business since 1917, Brotherhood Mutual® provides property, liability, commercial auto, workers’ compensation, mission travel insurance, and payroll services* to ministries throughout the United States, including:


  • Churches
  • Church day nurseries
  • Christian camps
  • Schools
  • Association/Denomination offices
  • Colleges and universities
  • Other related ministries

Brotherhood Mutual is represented by independent agents who subscribe to a code of ethics based on scriptural principles and serve in churches and ministries of their own. The company consistently earns an A (Excellent) rating from A.M. Best, a leading authority in rating insurance companies.

*Payroll services are provided through MinistryWorks®, a subsidiary of Brotherhood Mutual Insurance Company.