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FBSC President Purvis names committee to examine sexual abuse policies

An eight-person special committee tasked with examining policies and procedures governing sexual abuse allegation…

Unwavering faithfulness marks Southwest FL church

Nestled along U.S. Route 98 between Sebring and Okeechobee, First Baptist Church in Lorida is a church committed to…

2022 ‘Challenge 2025 Gathering:’ encouragement, inspiration, equipping

Florida Baptists will come together to challenge and sharpen one another during the Challenge 2025 Gathering…

«Ini Nan Lapriyè» rasanbleman yo ap fèt nan Sidès Florid, 27, 28 Janvye

Pou 27 ak 28 Janvye, legliz yo nan kote Sidès Florid la ap rankontre ansanm pou priye, adore, epi yon revèy…

Reuniones “Unidos a través de la oración” programadas para el sureste…

El 27 y 28 de enero, las iglesias del sudeste de Florida se unirán en oración, adoración y el despertar espiritual…

‘United Through Prayer’ meetings set for Southeast FL, Jan. 27, 28

The “United Through Prayer” movement will bring Southeast Florida churches together for prayer, worship and…

Unwavering faithfulness marks Southwest FL church

Nestled along U.S. Route 98 between Sebring and Okeechobee, First Baptist Church in Lorida is a church committed to…

Pastor dedicated to bringing good news to Florida’s schools

CITRUS SPRINGS--As pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Citrus Springs since 2007, Jess Burton has sought ways to…

Christmas Story comes alive in Perry’s ‘Walk Thru Bethlehem’ event

A dozen churches worked with local businesses and the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce to launch Perry’s…

Sandbar baptisms reflect growth at Sugarloaf Key church

Sugarloaf Baptist Church is building bridges to reach young families in a beach community where few residents…

BCF celebrates Fall graduates; presents honorary doctorate to Henry

President Thomas A. Kitchen challenged 33 graduates of the Baptist College of Florida to “never, never, never…

Delma’s Seeds of Love–planting seeds of love for migrant children

For the Gallegos family, Christmas time is all about planting seeds of love. What started in 2005 as an intimate…

2022 ‘Challenge 2025 Gathering:’ encouragement, inspiration, equipping

Florida Baptists will come together to challenge and sharpen one another during the Challenge 2025 Gathering…

Supply chain disruptions challenge holiday food giveaways

As Thanksgiving approaches, many Florida Baptist churches face the difficult reality this year of less food to…

Panhandle churches mobilize to help after Hurricane Ida

After Hurricane Ida slammed into the U.S. mainland, leaving devastation in its wake from Louisiana to the…

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…

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…

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’…

2022 ‘Challenge 2025 Gathering:’ encouragement, inspiration, equipping

Florida Baptists will come together to challenge and sharpen one another during the Challenge 2025 Gathering…

Pastor dedicated to bringing good news to Florida’s schools

CITRUS SPRINGS--As pastor of Lighthouse Baptist Church in Citrus Springs since 2007, Jess Burton has sought ways to…

Christmas Story comes alive in Perry’s ‘Walk Thru Bethlehem’ event

A dozen churches worked with local businesses and the Perry-Taylor County Chamber of Commerce to launch Perry’s…

Churches can make huge difference in Florida’s prisons, chaplain says

Churches looking for transformative ways to minister to the lost need only look to the nearest state prison, said…

Supply chain disruptions challenge holiday food giveaways

As Thanksgiving approaches, many Florida Baptist churches face the difficult reality this year of less food to…

FAITH Riders take gospel wherever they go

James Grimes has been the director of the FAITH Riders chapter at Gateway Baptist Church in Lake City for only…

2022 ‘Challenge 2025 Gathering:’ encouragement, inspiration, equipping

Florida Baptists will come together to challenge and sharpen one another during the Challenge 2025 Gathering…

First Melbourne blesses community with THE PROMISE

Helping usher in the Christmas season in this Space Coast city was First Baptist Church in Melbourne’s annual…

Supply chain disruptions challenge holiday food giveaways

As Thanksgiving approaches, many Florida Baptist churches face the difficult reality this year of less food to…

Jacksonville pastor perseveres through multiple moves and locations

Despite moving seven times to locations on every side of Jacksonville except the east side, Barry Townsend, pastor…

Vietnamese pastor Quang Nguyen develops ‘Nails for Eternity’ evangelism

Burdened to reach his fellow Vietnamese people for Christ, Quang Nguyen has developed “Nails for Eternity,” a…

Port Orange pastor faces COVID death, credits power of God and prayers

“No one ever wakes up thinking that they may die that day,” said Steve Loy as he reflected on a month-long battle…

2022 ‘Challenge 2025 Gathering:’ encouragement, inspiration, equipping

Florida Baptists will come together to challenge and sharpen one another during the Challenge 2025 Gathering…

First Baptist Church in Apopka embraces homeless in its community

First Baptist Church in Apopka was in a time of healing when David Schorejs accepted God’s call as pastor seven…

Pastor launches new ministry in wake of cancer fight

For almost 30 years, Shannon Eads has been running the race with endurance serving in churches, supporting…

ONE NAME Orlando draws 2,000 college students to Worship Jesus

After two years in the making, an event planned by college students for college students brought together an…

Supply chain disruptions challenge holiday food giveaways

As Thanksgiving approaches, many Florida Baptist churches face the difficult reality this year of less food to…

Spring Hill church gives respite to homeless veterans through Operation Stand Down

Florida has one of the highest homeless-veteran population in the country with an estimated 2,500 veterans daily…

Unwavering faithfulness marks Southwest FL church

Nestled along U.S. Route 98 between Sebring and Okeechobee, First Baptist Church in Lorida is a church committed to…

2022 ‘Challenge 2025 Gathering:’ encouragement, inspiration, equipping

Florida Baptists will come together to challenge and sharpen one another during the Challenge 2025 Gathering…

Delma’s Seeds of Love–planting seeds of love for migrant children

For the Gallegos family, Christmas time is all about planting seeds of love. What started in 2005 as an intimate…

Supply chain disruptions challenge holiday food giveaways

As Thanksgiving approaches, many Florida Baptist churches face the difficult reality this year of less food to…

Sarasota First hosts nationwide ‘Who’s Your One?’ Tour

More than 300 pastors and laypeople gathered at First Sarasota Oct. 24-25 for the nationwide “Who’s Your One?…

First Naples pastor: ‘We want to be the Antioch of Southwest Florida’

Since Alan Brumback’s call as lead pastor and his arrival in mid-September, First Baptist Church in Naples has seen…

2022 ‘Challenge 2025 Gathering:’ encouragement, inspiration, equipping

Florida Baptists will come together to challenge and sharpen one another during the Challenge 2025 Gathering…

«Ini Nan Lapriyè» rasanbleman yo ap fèt nan Sidès Florid, 27, 28 Janvye

Pou 27 ak 28 Janvye, legliz yo nan kote Sidès Florid la ap rankontre ansanm pou priye, adore, epi yon revèy…

Reuniones “Unidos a través de la oración” programadas para el sureste…

El 27 y 28 de enero, las iglesias del sudeste de Florida se unirán en oración, adoración y el despertar espiritual…

‘United Through Prayer’ meetings set for Southeast FL, Jan. 27, 28

The “United Through Prayer” movement will bring Southeast Florida churches together for prayer, worship and…

Sandbar baptisms reflect growth at Sugarloaf Key church

Sugarloaf Baptist Church is building bridges to reach young families in a beach community where few residents…

At age 90, senior saint recognized for 68 years of ministry

For nearly seven decades, Audrey Naumann has faithfully served as the keeper of records, administrative expert and…

News

FBSC President Purvis names committee to examine sexual abuse policies

An eight-person special committee tasked with examining policies and procedures governing sexual abuse allegation…

2022 ‘Challenge 2025 Gathering:’ encouragement, inspiration, equipping

Florida Baptists will come together to challenge and sharpen one another during the Challenge 2025 Gathering…

«Ini Nan Lapriyè» rasanbleman yo ap fèt nan Sidès Florid, 27, 28 Janvye

Pou 27 ak 28 Janvye, legliz yo nan kote Sidès Florid la ap rankontre ansanm pou priye, adore, epi yon revèy…

Reuniones “Unidos a través de la oración” programadas para el sureste…

El 27 y 28 de enero, las iglesias del sudeste de Florida se unirán en oración, adoración y el despertar espiritual…

‘United Through Prayer’ meetings set for Southeast FL, Jan. 27, 28

The “United Through Prayer” movement will bring Southeast Florida churches together for prayer, worship and…

Florida Baptists celebrate ‘dynamic increases’ in 2021

Florida Baptists are celebrating God’s many blessings in 2021 as reflected in significant growth in church…