- Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions
Independent Board for Presbyterian Foreign Missions is a small, independent Presbyterian mission agency, which early in its history also became the missions board of the
Bible Presbyterian Church.
Founded in 1933 by
J. Gresham Machen, IBPFM played a significant role in the Fundamentalist-Modernist Controversywithin the Presbyterian Church. After Machen’s untimely death in 1936, the IBPFM came under the control of Carl McIntire, the founder of the Bible Presbyterian Church.
*David O. Beale, "In Pursuit of Purity: American Fundamentalism Since 1850" (Greenville, S.C.: Bob Jones University Press, 1986), 317-19.
* [http://www.ibpfm.org/ IBPFM website]
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