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JACKSONVILLE (FBW)-On a day when three-quarters of a billion world-wide will be glued to their television watching Super Bowl XXXIX, hordes of Southern Baptists will take to the streets in Jacksonville to insure that everything goes like clockwork.
RICHMOND, Va. (BP)--Children have clean clothes and families have shelter. The sick have medicine and the hungry have food. The thirsty have water -- and the hopeless are hearing about Jesus. All because of your gifts.
It is why airline passengers are relieved to see a pilot at the controls when the cockpit door is opened for a brief moment in flight; it is why you dont take your hands off your vehicles steering wheel when you are on the expressway; and it is why a gardener keeps a firm grip on a rototiller inevitably something is going to try to push you off course.
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The church finds its scope of work in the will of God. Whatever the Lord says for His church to do must be done. These actions become the functions of the church, which always are consistent with the divine nature of the church.
Want a practical New Years resolution? Begin the New Year with a review of your financial goals. Here are some practical tips:
Antony Flew, the 81-year-old British philosophy professor who taught at Oxford and other leading universities, became an atheist at age 15. Throughout his long career he arguedincluding in debates with an atheist-turnedChristian named C. S. Lewisthat there was a presumption of atheism, that is, the existence of a creator could not be proved.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)To broaden its appeal to girls and young women, Florida Baptist Girls in Action (GA) and Acteens camp is getting a new name but keeping the same quality mission focus that has been its hallmark.
MIAMI (FBC)Jessica Rogers, 28, nearly wrecked her car on the way to the Womens Winter Gathering held at Wayside Baptist Church in Miami, Jan. 8.
TALLAHASSEE (FBW) The Florida Supreme Court rejected a motion Jan. 13 filed by pro-abortion organizations seeking the high courts review of an earlier ruling which allowed a parental notice amendment to remain on the November ballot. Voters overwhelmingly approved the measure Amendment 1 which permits the Florida Legislature to write legislation requiring girls to notify one parent before they have an abortion.
WASHINGTON (BP)--In a victory for pro-family groups, the U.S. Supreme Court refused Jan. 10 to hear a challenge to Florida's ban on homosexual adoption.
ORANGE PARK (FBW) - A Wild At Heart themed mens retreat at Horns Creek Resort in Ocoee, Tenn., is scheduled March 17-20.
JACKSONVILLE (FBW)-With the motto, You cant share Jesus too many times. And you cant have too many balloons, Tim Knopps teaches Christians to plan and to enjoy an eternally productive Super Bowl watch party.
The Jacksonville Super Bowl is providing Southern Baptists with a unique opportunity to talk about Jesus. That may sound strange to some people, but trust me, whats taking place that first week of February is going to be evangelistically spectacular. And its not too late for you to take part in the excitement. Whether youre in Jacksonville, Jennings or Jensen Beach, try one of these techniques and see how many times you can present the Gospel the 10 days before the big game. Just remember, Its OK to share.