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Florida Baptists give to Lottie Moon Offering

This week Baptist churches across Florida and the nation are coming together and giving towards the Lottie Moon Christmas Offering. December 2nd through Dec. 9th churches are…
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New Witness Bible Study Author is Announced

After 12 years writing Bible studies for the Florida Baptist Witness, Mark Rathel, professor of theology and philosophy at The Baptist College of Florida (BCF), is passing the…
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Miami Gardens Church Purchases First Building

Walking in Christ Missionary Baptist Church recently purchased their first building after 10 years of faithfully trusting and following God. “God has blessed us always and even…
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Ardella Baptist saying “yes” to what God has next

Ardella Baptist Church in Lakeland reached an important milestone two months ago by becoming a debt-free church. The 96-year-old church paid off $540,000 in debt on Sept. 25 in…
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Historic day at FBC Umatilla

Sunday, November 18, 2018, will forever be a historical day for First Baptist Church Umatilla. “It will be a day that I will never forget,” said pastor Brooks Braswell. “Life…
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FBSC 2018 – A millennial’s first time perspective

The Florida Baptist Convention was an event that was unique and surprisingly enjoyable. I did not know what to expect when going to the Convention because I had never attended one…
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Unity in the panhandle

Myrtle Grove Baptist Church in Pensacola is moving to break racial and cultural barriers in its community and bring believers together as one family in Christ. On Sunday night…
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Westview Baptist – bringing light into their community

Four months ago, Westview Baptist Church adopted an apartment complex in their community and began a tutoring ministry to the children living there. The church will soon be…
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Church partnerships beginning to thrive in wake of Hurricane Michael

While Hurricane Michael brought our state the devastation that so often comes with a storm of its magnitude, Florida Baptists are discovering some unexpected blessings in its wake.…
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Historic baptisms at Fishhawk Fellowship, Lithia

Fishhawk Fellowship Church broke a personal record by baptizing 75 people in a single day. “This past Saturday, the 13th after our evening service, we hosted our annual Outdoor…
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More than 100 baptized at Potential Church, Cooper City

Potential Church in Miami had a historic moment when in one weekend 108 people were baptized at their Cooper City campus. “We are excited and pleased that folks were obedient,”…
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BCF finds hope in the midst of devastation following Michael

When Hurricane Michael came ashore at 155 miles per hour, there was no doubt the College would receive a powerful visit from this uninvited guest. All of the preparations that…
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