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Biblical Ministries & Resources






Awana is a world-wide nonprofit ministry focused on providing Bible-based evangelism and discipleship solutions for ages 5-12. As the global leader in child discipleship, Awana gives children the opportunity to know, love and serve Jesus, no matter their background.





BC Worldwide



Sharing stories and testimonies from Biblical Counselors and those who have been encouraged, strengthened, and trained to help others through biblical counseling around the world, BC Worldwide is the podcast ministry of Overseas Instruction in Counseling.




Baptist Children's Home



Baptist Children's Home provides Christian care and counsel for family living. At Baptist Children's Home we bring hope to hurting and troubled children and families, striving to teach them how to live godly in spite of painful or seemingly unfair circumstances. 




Crossroads Fellowship



Crossroads Fellowship seeks to help equip pastors, encourage churches and promote cooperative projects. It is our state fellowship of churches.








Everything needed to study the Bible in an enjoyable and enriching manner. All Bibles, commentaries, dictionaries, everything is just a click away! E-Sword is Pastor Larry's favorite bible study software and it's FREE!





Meet the Missionaries of OBC Chesterton



This YouTube channel helps you to get acquainted with the missionary families and mission agencies that Open Bible Church supports. This is a new and growing project for us so check back often to learn more.





Missionary Aviation Fellowship



Millions of people around the world live cut-off by either geographic barriers—like jungles, mountains, and deserts—or by social, political, or religious barriers. Missionary Aviation Fellowship desires to see isolated people changed by the love of Christ by serving together to bring help, hope, and healing through aviation.







Studying the Bible is about more than head knowledge; it’s about life-changing relationship with God. With Precept, you can experience the power of God’s Word for yourself and get the training and guidance you need to lead others 
through scripture.



OBC Events Calendar 



This link will give you full page month-at-a-time views of the Open Bible Church Calendar.




OBC Facebook Page



Follow Open Bible Church of Chesterton on Facebook! Keep updated with what's going on and find encouraging scripture posts!




OBC YouTube Channel



This is the link to our OBC YouTube Channel!! Check here for sermon video, discipleship training and more!!




On Target Ministry



On Target Ministry was founded in 2006 by Dr. James & Anna Bearss, our OBC supported missionaries. They are committed to the work of teaching the Bible and training National Pastors overseas, so they can teach others and reach people in their country for Jesus Christ.



Overseas Instruction in Counseling



OIC was founded in 2006 by Dr. Wayne & Susie Vanderwier, our OBC supported missionaries, because there is a worldwide need for training pastors and Christian leaders who desire to counsel biblically.  Overseas Instruction in Counseling exists to provide quality training in biblical counseling so that international leaders are equipped to faithfully carry on the practice of training believers to be compassionate, humble, and wise biblical counselors.



Twin Lakes Camp & Conference Center


Twin Lakes Camp and Conference Center exists to assist the church by equipping people for life and ministry using the Word of God and experiential learning opportunities in a contemporary yet rustic setting. With a balance of updated facilities and natural beauty, guests can enjoy camp year-round through a schedule full of retreats and camp experiences crafted for all ages.