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Kids Donate Funds Raised During VBS To Florida Baptist Children’s Homes

Children from Hardeetown Baptist Church in Chiefland recently donated $631 raised during Vacation Bible School to…

FBC Milligan not Deterred by Church Fire

The Florida Panhandle has experienced many extreme weather conditions this past year. Nine months following the…

Humbled and Thankful: Pastor Celebrates 40 Years

Sunday, June 30th, was a day of celebration at First Baptist Church Callahan's Pastor Lynn Hyatt was honored on his…

EDITORIAL: Herramientas al alcance de todos

Como parte de mis experiencias de acabar de mudarme a otro estado, están: construir una nueva casa, hacer nuevos…

Honoring Hezekiah Walters

ving the loss of a loved one, particularly a child, we all question why? Why my child, why now, why is this…

Stetson Baptist Church to Abolish Crippling Medical Debt

Stetson Baptist Church in DeLand, Fla., is clearing more than $7.2 million in crippling medical debt for 6,500…

Kids Donate Funds Raised During VBS To Florida Baptist Children’s Homes

Children from Hardeetown Baptist Church in Chiefland recently donated $631 raised during Vacation Bible School to…

FBC Milligan not Deterred by Church Fire

The Florida Panhandle has experienced many extreme weather conditions this past year. Nine months following the…

Humbled and Thankful: Pastor Celebrates 40 Years

Sunday, June 30th, was a day of celebration at First Baptist Church Callahan's Pastor Lynn Hyatt was honored on his…

EDITORIAL: Herramientas al alcance de todos

Como parte de mis experiencias de acabar de mudarme a otro estado, están: construir una nueva casa, hacer nuevos…

Honoring Hezekiah Walters

ving the loss of a loved one, particularly a child, we all question why? Why my child, why now, why is this…

Stetson Baptist Church to Abolish Crippling Medical Debt

Stetson Baptist Church in DeLand, Fla., is clearing more than $7.2 million in crippling medical debt for 6,500…

FBC Milligan not Deterred by Church Fire

The Florida Panhandle has experienced many extreme weather conditions this past year. Nine months following the…

Catch The Vision Tour Encourages Pastors, Sparks Partnerships

Six pastors from the west region of Florida had the opportunity to see the diversity and complexity of doing…

Official Notice: Nominations for State Convention Committees Open

A Committee on Nominations composed of pastors, laypersons, and church staff has been appointed by the officers of…

Once a Church Plant, Trinity Baptist Celebrates 75th Anniversary

This month Trinity Baptist Church celebrated their 75th anniversary. Located in the heart of Mariana, Florida TBC…

First Baptist Pensacola Celebrates Holy Week

With hearts prepared for Resurrection Day, 1,700 people came to celebrate the resurrection of the Risen Lord on…

Panhandle readies for Easter 6 months into Michael recovery

Six months have passed since Hurricane Michael hit the Florida Gulf Coast leaving in its path destruction and…

Kids Donate Funds Raised During VBS To Florida Baptist Children’s Homes

Children from Hardeetown Baptist Church in Chiefland recently donated $631 raised during Vacation Bible School to…

Hope Church Chiefland Sees Triple Growth in First Six Months

When the Rev. Jonathan Edmisten agreed to become interim pastor at a church in Chiefland, Fla., earlier this year,…

Rainstorm Stops Just In Time for River Baptisms

Despite the heavy rain that day, about 185 people representing three different churches gathered to witness 25 take…

Official Notice: Nominations for State Convention Committees Open

A Committee on Nominations composed of pastors, laypersons, and church staff has been appointed by the officers of…

Easter Baptism Brings Life Change

When Morgan McQueen rose up from the waters of the baptismal pool on Easter Sunday at Faith Baptist Church in Old…

Meet Dale Wiseman – Pastor, Mayor and Sheriff’s Deputy

Twelve to 16 hour days are not too uncommon for Dale Wiseman, the bi-vocational senior pastor at Bayless Highway…

Humbled and Thankful: Pastor Celebrates 40 Years

Sunday, June 30th, was a day of celebration at First Baptist Church Callahan's Pastor Lynn Hyatt was honored on his…

Stetson Baptist Church to Abolish Crippling Medical Debt

Stetson Baptist Church in DeLand, Fla., is clearing more than $7.2 million in crippling medical debt for 6,500…

Planting in Due Season: God’s Blueprint for Ormond Beach

Though Kyle Kwitowski was planning to devote his life as a church planter overseas, God redirected his plans in…

Never Too Old: Planting a Refuge in Bunnell

While pastoring in North Carolina, the Lord spoke to David Vannoy through Genesis 35:1, where God told Jacob,…

Sending and Sowing in Yulee

“While we have been a supporting church many times, Exchange Church campus is our first experience as a sending…

Stetson Baptist Packs 57,000 Meals for Hungry Children at Home and Abroad

Stetson Baptist Church in DeLand made a tangible difference in the fight against hunger this month by packing…

Honoring Hezekiah Walters

ving the loss of a loved one, particularly a child, we all question why? Why my child, why now, why is this…

Dominica, WI Feeding of 5,000 Crusade – Emulating Jesus, Matthew 14:13-21

The Florida Baptist Convention, Florida Baptist Children’s Home and One More Child collaborated with and mobilized…

Pastors & Wives Gala Celebration – Appreciating and Celebrating…

Giving back to those who give as a profession, the Florida Baptist Convention, Central Region held the Pastors and…

Testimonials: All in with Jesus Christ | Second Annual Hispanic Youth Retreat

The second annual Hispanic Youth Retreat was hosted by several Hispanic Churches on May 4, 2019 in Orlando. The…

Official Notice: Nominations for State Convention Committees Open

A Committee on Nominations composed of pastors, laypersons, and church staff has been appointed by the officers of…

In the Wild, Central Region VBS Training

“I love the VBS Trainings. It’s amazing to connect with other churches throughout the state. We had the chance to…

North Naples Baptist Church: A Model of Church Revitalization

Having served in ministry for over 30 years, Chris Butler has been able to put his “heart for church…

Southwest Florida Pastor on Panel at SBC

On June 10th, at this year’s Southern Baptist Convention (SBC) in Birmingham, over 100 people gathered at the…

Crossroads Baptist Church Reaches Outside Their Four Walls

Summer Back Yard Bible clubs, Good News clubs, partnering with public schools, Friends in the Park (weekly Bible…

Official Notice: Nominations for State Convention Committees Open

A Committee on Nominations composed of pastors, laypersons, and church staff has been appointed by the officers of…

Southwest Evangelism Conference Encourages Many

The Southwest Region of the Florida Baptist Convention (FBC) is one of the most diverse regions in all of Florida.…

Calvary Baptist Baptizes 86 on Acts 2:41 Sunday

Baptism stories are pouring in from all across our Sunshine state from churches who baptized new believers to faith…

Islamorada Church On Mission at Home and Abroad

First Baptist Church Islamorada is living on mission at home and abroad through ministries in their own community…

Multicultural Pastors and Wives Gather for a Night of Encouragement, Fellowship

A diverse group of more than 200 pastors and their wives gathered for an evening of fellowship and encouragement at…

Catch The Vision Tour Encourages Pastors, Sparks Partnerships

Six pastors from the west region of Florida had the opportunity to see the diversity and complexity of doing…

Iglesia Real Hosts First Spanish NAMB Church Planter Assessment

For the first time ever the North American Mission Board (NAMB) offered its SEND Church Planter Assessment Retreat…

Official Notice: Nominations for State Convention Committees Open

A Committee on Nominations composed of pastors, laypersons, and church staff has been appointed by the officers of…

Miami Church Called To Serve Wynwood’s Needy

Forward Fellowship church launched 9 years ago in a movie theater in Hialeah serving the first- and…

News

2019 Maguire State Mission Offering Video Stories

The Maguire State Mission Offering provides valuable support for church planting in Florida. Florida Baptists have…

Southern Baptist Media Celebrated Across SBC

The Southern Baptist Convention recently added Southern Baptist Media Day to their calendar and July 28 has been…

Líderes del Concejo Hispano de la SBC hablan de alcanzar a los hispanos

Representantes del Concejo de Líderes Hispanos de la Convención Bautista del Sur (SBC) discutieron sobre las…

Importante recurso para el liderazgo: «LifeWay Equipa»

NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- Con el compromiso y certeza, de que el liderazgo y la iglesia deben ser capacitados, y que esta…

SBC Hispanic Council leaders talk reaching Hispanics

Officers of the Southern Baptist Convention's Hispanic Leaders Council discussed the complexities of ministry in…

Pastors & Wives Gala Celebration – Appreciating and Celebrating…

Giving back to those who give as a profession, the Florida Baptist Convention, Central Region held the Pastors and…