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Blue Springs Conference Center (FBC)The Florida Baptist Conventions State Board of Missions authorized the selling of 15 acres of land in Broward County to First Seminole Indian Baptist Church for $5 million and the gifting of another 10 acres on which the church is located during the Boards Sept. 12 meeting at Blue Springs Baptist Conference Center in Marianna.
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The single element with the greatest potential to divide the American way of life and our pragmatic solidarity may be what contemporary author Michael Novak calls "the experience of nothingness."
I have discovered that personal growth is a product of leadership. This truth appears to be obvious yet it is not understood. The pastor will be impacted by the stages of discovery in a significant manner. You will not be the same as a result of this process of change. A clear realization of this concept is necessary. A leader should not expect his people to change and become disheartened when a congregation will not adapt, if he is not willing to be changed. You lead by example and the model of leadership is realized through your willingness to make the necessary adjustments within your life.
Theres something sacred about a day on which three thousand innocent American civilians died in a barbaric terrorist attack. As I reflect again on that bright September morning just two years ago, a number of thoughts come to mind.
Have fun with cryptography and exercise your Bible knowledge. A King James Version verse is encoded by letter substitution. The same letter is substituted throughout the puzzle. Solve by trial and error.
TALLAHASSEE (FBW) The Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives, Johnnie Byrd, has created a survey seeking the views of Floridas citizens on various legislative issues as the Florida Legislature prepares to meet in the coming weeks.
Bob Bean (left), college Sunday School teacher for First Baptist Church, Lake Worth, talks with Palm Beach Atlantic University student Rafael Limasilva about getting connected with a local church during PBAUs Church Connect Day, Sept. 4. Approximately 20 West Palm Beach-area congregations participated in the Universitys annual event.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)-While many conferences focus on the theory, inspiration and theology of evangelism, they fail to answer one critical question, said Bobby Welch, pastor of First Baptist Church of Daytona Beach.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)Eighteen West Virginia pastors received sport coats, wool slacks and silk ties through the efforts of the Royal Ambassadors (RAs) from Carrollwood Baptist Church in Tampa this summer.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)"Joy in the Journey" will be the theme of the Florida Baptist Ministers Wives Retreat Oct. 10-11 at Lake Yale Baptist Assembly.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)Officers of the Florida Baptist Conference of Ministers Wives are seeking nominations for the Clyde Maguire Ministers Wife Award to present during its annual luncheon, Nov. 11.
AL HASHMI ASHMALI, Jordan (FBW)Their children dont go to school, they have no access to health care, and their husbands wander from country to country, looking for work and a way to gain permanent resident status for their families.
AMMAN, Jordan (FBW)Two-year-old "Little-J" has been praying for Iraqi babies for about six months now. And for the past several weeks his prayer has also included a petition for his dads safety.