April 10, 2003 Print Edition

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Archive of Bible Study lessons for the Family Bible Series and Explore the Bible.

‘Solo-Ops’ ministry for wives left behind

PENSACOLA (FBW)—Even in peacetime Florida churches face the usual challenge of constant membership turnover when ministering to military families. Now that many men and women are deployed to the Middle East, congregations have found opportunities to comfort the families left behind.

Florida Baptist Convention saw steady growth in 2002

JACKSONVILLE (FBC)–The Florida Baptist Convention grew in almost every measurable area during the past year—not in big leaps in most cases, but at a steady, consistent pace.

FBC Milton joins Witness service

MILTON (FBW)—First Baptist Church in Milton is the most recent congregation to join the Florida Baptist Witness Church Newsletter Service (CNS).

Point-of-View

For the past four weeks, I have defined and explained some terms that have surfaced in recent months on the theological landscape of our churches related to the Sovereignty of God and free will of man. In this article I come to the most difficult part—evaluation.

Point-of-View

What’s good for the goose is good for the gander,” an old proverb says. One standard applies to everybody.

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Missionaries create dual approach to reaching students

BOULDER, Colo.—As director of campus ministries at the 26,000-student University of Colorado, Bobby Pruett knows the values of North America in 10 years will be shaped by those who now share the same sidewalks with him. That’s why he has devoted the past 15 years to bringing Christ to this international campus.

Critics: ‘Dignity Act’ unconstitutional

Tallahassee (FBW)—A proposal in the Florida Senate to protect children against “harassment,” real or perceived, based on the “sexual orientation,” has drawn wide interest from Orlando-based Liberty Counsel and has garnered mention in the April 2 Capitol Concerns Legislative Report produced by the Florida Baptist Convention.

APRIL 20: THE RESURRECTION AND THE LIFE

Wiley Richards is a retired professor of theology and philosophy at The Baptist College of Florida in Graceville.

APRIL 27: THE BREAD OF LIFE

Wiley Richards is a retired professor of theology and philosophy at The Baptist College of Florida in Graceville.

May 4: Establishing Godly standards for my family

Wiley Richards is a retired professor of theology and philosophy at The Baptist College of Florida in Graceville.

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