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2020 Florida Baptist State Convention annual meeting cancelled

The 2020 Florida Baptist State Convention annual meeting scheduled Nov. 9-10 for Lakeland will be cancelled due to the challenges of safely gathering people during the COVID-19…
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FLDR logistics and recovery teams called out in Hurricane Laura response

In the aftermath of Hurricane Laura striking the Gulf Coast, Louisiana Baptist Disaster Relief (LBDR) has requested Florida Baptist Disaster Relief (FLDR) support their ongoing…
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Called to campus ministry, retiring BCM director produces generational impact

The ebb and flow of ministry is not for the faint of heart, but Pensacola’s Baptist Campus Ministry director Tony Olesky has witnessed the eternal impact that comes with staying…
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Los Bautistas de Florida se preparan para recibir capacitación y recursos en línea

Con los eventos en persona en espera para el futuro previsible, la Convención Bautista de Florida se unirá a sus iglesias para proporcionar capacitación y recursos beneficiosos …
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Florida Baptists gear up for online training and resources

With in-person events on hold for the foreseeable future, the Florida Baptist Convention will come alongside its churches to virtually provide beneficial training and resourcing.
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Nancy Sullivan, encourager, mentor, who dearly loved ministers’ wives, dies

Nancy Hinson Sullivan, wife of John Sullivan, retired executive director-treasurer of the Florida Baptist Convention, died Aug. 12, 2020 at the Memorial Hospital in Jacksonville,…
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Faith-based giving strong despite economic downturn; Tommy Green sees similar signs for optimism

The American economy may have recorded the largest contraction in its history over the past few months--a 32.9 percent reduction in GDP, to be exact. But charitable giving has…
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The Baptist College of Florida sells Blue Springs Conference Center

The sale of Blue Springs Conference Center located in Marianna was completed July 8, according to Thomas Kinchen, president of The Baptist College of Florida.
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With new protocols, Lake Yale Conference Center ready for guests

For more than 50 years, Lake Yale Baptist Conference Center (LYBCC) in the heart of Central Florida has served as the chosen location for more than a million conference attendees
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Las Iglesias Bautistas de Florida llevan la delantera en bautismos en la Convención Bautista del…

La compilación de información de la carta anual 2019 de la Convención Bautista del Sur se hizo disponible esta semana pasada.
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Committee on Nominations June 2020 Report

A Committee on Nominations composed of pastors, laypersons, and church staff has been appointed by the officers of the Florida Baptist State Convention. Phillip Herrington, pastor…
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Florida Baptist Churches lead SBC in Baptisms

The 2019 compilation of the Annual Church Profile (ACP) of the Southern Baptist Convention was released this past week. The results are being interpreted, scrutinized, and…
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