Stories of Florida Baptist Churches

Florida Baptists join Plant City church in feeding hungry

She was an elementary school teacher for more than two decades – until a disability forced her into early retirement . . . and a reduced pension. She soon discovered that she couldn’t stretch her income enough to meet her monthly financial obligations. She was in need--and hungry--for the first

Hollywood Church tackles community’s hunger

It’s Saturday morning in South Florida. Come rain or shine, dozens of cars snake slowly around the parking lot of Hollywood Community Church. When the morning ends, as many as 100 families facing hunger will have crisscrossed the church grounds to receive a box jam-packed with non-perishable food items, loaves of bread

Commitment to the Word guides BCF alums in state

Scattered from the Panhandle to South Florida in rural communities and complex urban centers, graduates of The Baptist College of Florida are committed to “Changing the World through the Unchanging Word,” while serving Florida Baptist churches as pastors, church planters, ministry leaders and Christian educators. Each year nearly 100 students graduate

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Florida Disaster Relief teams called out to West Virginia

Florida Baptist Disaster Relief volunteers are being deployed to West Virginia after heavy rains June 23 caused historic flooding and claimed at least 24 lives and 100 homes. State and federal officials have declared portions of the state as disaster areas.