Stories of Florida Baptist Churches

  • Mackenzie Hadley from the Florida Baptist Children's Homes received 2,000 diapers donated by Fist Baptist Church of Bonifay in 2015. The church also raised more than $15,000 for FBSC's Mother's Day Offering. Whitney Fowler photo.

First Bonifay embraces needs of displaced children

Shelly and Carole Chandler looked at their soon-to-be empty nester home and heard God speak. “He moved our hearts,” said Shelly Chandler, to see they could fill their house once again with gales of laughter brought from small children. And that their home could be a vessel to give hope

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New York Yankees call Ken Whitten ‘mentor’

Ken Whitten used to dream of playing professional baseball. But even though God closed that door following Whitten's college pitching career nearly 40 years ago at Eastern Illinois University, He reopens another door into baseball for Whitten each spring as Major League players and coaches -- especially New York Yankees

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Church Wraps Loving Arms Around Community

Each February, the primarily senior adult congregation of Lake Shore Baptist Church in Jacksonville dedicates a week to wrapping loving arms around their Westside community. Anchored by the Florida Baptist Convention’s mobile dental unit, the 200-member congregation for the sixth consecutive year spent the week of Feb. 15-19 offering elder

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Multi-Million Dollar Sale of Baptist Building to Impact the Nations

A sacrificial investment made by Florida Baptists nearly six decades ago will reap a far-reaching global missions impact this year as the State Board of Missions approved a contract to sell the Baptist Building property in Jacksonville..