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BCF Lakeland Site launches classes in August; site administrator tapped

Inaugural classes for the Baptist College of Florida’s new Lakeland Instructional Site will launch Aug. 16 at Medulla Baptist Church under the leadership of newly announced…
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Orlando First lay leader to be nominated as FBSC second VP

Florida Baptist layperson John Bozard will be nominated by his pastor David Uth to serve as second vice president of the Florida Baptist State Convention when messengers gather in…
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Panhandle pastor to be nominated as first VP when FBSC gathers

Pastor Dwight Woods will be nominated as first vice president of the 2021-22 Florida Baptist State Convention by fellow Panhandle pastor Mike Orr when the meeting convenes in…
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Pastor of multicultural, multiethnic church to be nominated as FBSC president

Tampa pastor Paul Purvis will be nominated as the 2021-22 Florida Baptist State Convention president when the meeting convenes in Lakeland, Nov. 8-9, according to Alan Brumback,…
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When storms strike, FL Baptist DR teams poised to bring help, healing, hope

With the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season predicted to be busier than average with a potential of 13-20 named storms, Florida Baptist Disaster Relief and Recovery (FLDR) teams stand…
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Florida Baptist family to celebrate ties that bind during 2021 FBSC meeting

Florida Baptists will gather to celebrate “Blessed Be the Tie” that unites the family of believers in Christ when the 2021 Florida Baptist State Convention convenes in Lakeland…
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Pensacola pastor to be nominated to lead Florida pastors’ conference in 2022

Jim Locke will be nominated by fellow Pensacola pastor Ted Traylor as president of the 2022 Florida Pastors’ Conference during this year’s pastors’ conference meeting in Lakeland.
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Rice urges Southern Baptists to build on what lasts

In delivering the Convention Sermon at the 2021 Southern Baptist Convention, Florida Baptist pastor Willy Rice implored Southern Baptists to go for gold, silver and precious…
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Florida pastor Willy Rice calls for prayer as he preaches SBC Convention Sermon

Florida pastor Willy Rice is calling on his brothers and sisters in Christ to undergird him in prayer as he prepares to deliver the Convention Sermon during the 2021 Southern…
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Committee on Nominations accepting nominations

The Committee on Nominations is responsible for nominating Florida Baptists to serve on the state convention’s boards and committees.  Their nominations must be approved by…
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Resources to reach, minister to immigrants, internationals just a click away

As the population of Florida adds over 330,000 residents each year coming from nearly every nation in the world, God has given Florida Baptists an opportunity—and mandate--to share…
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BCF Trustees adopt presidential succession plan, approve $5.9 million budget

Thomas Kinchen, president of the Baptist College of Florida, introduced the initial phase of a presidential succession plan for discussion during the college’s May 18 Board of…
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