Give     Contact     Order

Florida Baptist Stories

Florida Baptists come right beside those impacted by riots in Haiti

By | July 13th, 2018|Missions, Stories|

The Florida Baptist Convention’s culture of serving “Right Beside You” was clearly lived out this week as riots in Haiti caused difficulties for mission teams and other individuals in the country. The unrest caused short-term mission teams from multiple states to be unable to leave on time and prompted some Florida Baptists individuals to cut their longer-term stays shorter than anticipated. As of today, the

FBC Bradfordville to host basketball clinic for Missions

By | July 12th, 2018|Missions, Stories|

Bradfordville First Baptist Church is gearing up for a week of missions in South Florida alongside Turning Point Miami. A total of 40 teens, children and adults will travel from Tallahassee to Miami to engage in a series of mission projects to help Turning Point reach their community as well as participate in events designed to help motivate other churches to be a part of

Florida Baptists have their Game On for VBS this summer

By | July 11th, 2018|Stories|

It’s summer time and for Florida Baptists that means it is Vacation Bible School season. The season where churches across the Sunshine State are opening their doors to children and teens for a week themed as Game On! The emphasis for the week is on 2 Peter 1:3 which states “His divine power has given us everything required for life and godliness through the knowledge

First Baptist Church of Eastpoint Ministers to Community Devastated by Fire

By | July 10th, 2018|Disaster Relief, Region - West, Stories|

The Eastpoint community located in the Florida panhandle is still recovering from a devastating wildfire in June that burned almost 1000 acres in 24 hours and destroyed over 30 homes. First Baptist Church of Eastpoint and Florida Baptist Disaster Relief are both helping residents pick up the pieces. “This fire has affected more than 100 people,” said Eastpoint Pastor Douglas Boucher. “Most of them [the

Fruit Cove sends almost half of college ministry on missions overseas

By | July 9th, 2018|College, Missions, Region - East, Stories, Students|

When nearly half of the young adults involved in a church’s college ministry are serving overseas to share the gospel this summer, you know something is going on. God is certainly creating a culture to go among Millennials in one Northeast Florida church. With an average college ministry size numbering between 60-80 students, Fruit Cove Baptist Church in Saint Johns, Florida has sent out 27

FBC Naples and City Church Miami partner to serve One More Child

By | July 6th, 2018|Missions, Partnership, Stories|

For City Church Miami serving their city is one of the better ways to spend a weekend and that’s exactly how they kicked off the month of July. “What an incredible weekend #ForMiami,” reads a FaceBook post on the church’s page. “We at City Church Miami served alongside the @College20sNaples of FBCNaples loving on our city and meeting needs of our foster children from One

Sopchoppy team serves Homestead church

By | July 2nd, 2018|News, Region - Southeast, State Mission Offering, Stories|

A team from Sopchoppy Southern Baptist Church traveled several hundred miles to spend some time working alongside The Movement Church in Homestead as part of the Send South Florida initiative. “Send South Florida” is the theme of the Maguire State Mission Offering for the second year in a row as the Florida Baptist Convention and North American Mission Board have partnered together to draw new

FBC Orlando mission team – seventeen years of service

By | June 26th, 2018|Missions, Stories|

The Mission Team from the First Baptist Church in Orlando has made the trip to The Baptist College of Florida (BCF) in Graceville every summer now for the past seventeen years, sacrificing their vacation time and resources to serve on the campus. Motivated and committed, these servant volunteers pressure wash, remodel buildings, paint, clean, lay tile, trim and remove shrubs, a few of the tasks

South Florida plant will launch this Fall

By | June 25th, 2018|Church Planting, Region - Southeast, State Mission Offering, Stories|

Providence Road Church in Miami is on track to launch church plant Grace Church in Miami Shores on September 7, 2018. On Sunday June 24, after the worship service, more than 50 church members met over pizza to talk about Grace Church. The plant is a partnership between Providence Road, the North American Mission Board and the Florida Baptist Convention.” “The Send South Florida vision