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Florida Baptist Witness has published stories of the Florida Baptist churches and associations since 1884.

  • Once published monthly as a paid subscription, we’re now publishing Florida Baptist stories and news as we become aware of them.
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God’s intervention in Ocala school shooting

By | April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Stories|Tags: , |

First Baptist Church in Ocala was on the frontline, ministering to students, faculty and staff after a gunman opened fire at nearby Forest High School. One student was injured in the incident, which lasted only

Baptism and Unity celebrations coming soon

By | April 18th, 2018|Categories: Multicultural, News, Stories|Tags: , , |

Bill Baggs State Park will be the site of a historic celebration on May 5 as churches of different cultural backgrounds come together for the One Family Baptism Event. The event will include a picnic,

Ministering to Families of Special Needs Individuals

By | April 16th, 2018|Categories: Children, Stories|Tags: , |

How Florida Churches Can Make a Difference According to Florida data, there are 2,393,441 students enrolled in public school and 321,477 individuals receive special education. Click here to see the report. The number of children/youth with

Scott Lake Baptist plants churches, changes lives in Colombia

By | April 11th, 2018|Categories: Stories|Tags: , |

Beau Bredow, minister of children and education at Scott Lake Baptist Church, recently completed his ninth trip to Bogota, Colombia where his church is partnering with Colombian church pastors in an area that has a

Pastor honors wife, family with book for granddaughter

By | April 3rd, 2018|Categories: Pastor, Region - East, Stories|Tags: , |

After 25 years of serving and loving the people of Fruit Cove Baptist Church, lead pastor Tim Maynard humbly gave his church the chance to minister to him and his wife Pam as she struggled

Happy Resurrection Day Florida Baptists!

By | April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Stories|Tags: |

Across the world Christians gathered to celebrate the Resurrection of Christ on Easter Sunday. This is how Florida Baptists around the Sunshine State celebrated Easter.