Independent Baptist Youth Rally
The IBYR was started as the result of Evangelist Terry Danford (then Pastor of McGregor Road Baptist Church) having a burden for a youth rally in Indiana that would hold fast to Biblical principles and encourage young people to live for the Lord. In 2023 the rally will celebrate 25 years of faithfully challenging young people to know their Bibles and to hide God's Word in their hearts.
The rallies are held on the first Friday of every month between September and May. A different church hosts the rally each month. The rally consists of 7 portions: Singing, Sword Drills, Scripture Memorization, Bible Quizzes, Magnum Messages (Young men preaching for 7 minutes), Pastoral Preaching, and Fellowship.
The Rallies are hosted and supported through a fellowship of churches of like faith and practice. They are:
True Light Baptist Church (Lizton) Pastor Mike Thornsley
Grace Community Baptist Church (Monticello) Pastor John DeKruyter
McGregor Road Baptist Church (Acton) Pastor Chris Kaiser
Shepardsville Baptist Church (Shepardsville) Pastor Brad Potter
Liberty Baptist Church (Indianapolis) Pastor Amos Graham
Pine Grove Missionary Baptist Church (Delphi) Pastor Matthew Yeck
To view the Rally Handbook please click HERE. For more information you may contact Pastor Mike Thornsley at (317) 954-2832. Click on the file below to view and print a copy of the current rally flier. Thank you!
"Pressing For The Prize"
Wherewithal shall a young man cleanse his way? by taking heed thereto according to thy word.