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BRANDON (FBC)—Gales of laughter and shouts of enthusiasm fill the air as a group of jovial youngsters exit the Hillsborough County school bus at Brandon's First Baptist Church.
JACKSONVILLE (FBW)—Florida churches, large and small, influenced thousands of children this summer through Vacation Bible School. Game Day Central, LifeWay's 2007 curriculum, turned classrooms into locker rooms and launched biblical hero searches.
ALPHARETTA, Ga. (BP)—"The Harvest ... His Plan, Our Passion" is the theme for this year's "soul-winning commitment day" scheduled for Sun., Oct. 7, throughout the Southern Baptist Convention.
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On the third floor of the World Trade Center in downtown New Orleans, more than 16,000 Southern Baptists have gathered for meals, devotions and fellowship during the last 17 months. Each has left their mark on the city in so many ways.
For the past few years, I've been telling BreakPoint readers about our culture's undeclared war on people with Down syndrome. Earlier this year, the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists recommended that all pregnant women, regardless of age, undergo amniocentesis. Obviously that's to put them under increasing pressure to abort the child if a genetic defect is detected.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)—According to a report released by the Florida Baptist Convention's Church Planting Department, Florida Baptists started six new churches in July. The following is a listing of new churches by association.
JACKSONVILLE (FBC)—Four high school teens who have demonstrated a commitment to minister with "helpful hands and a willing heart," have been selected to represent Florida as "Acteens state advisory panelists" for 2007-08.
TALLAHASSEE (FBW)—Thomasville Road Baptist Church in Tallahassee Aug. 19 launched a new church across town, Fellowship of the Hills. Just over an hour later the church broke ground on two new buildings totaling $7.4 million at their own campus.
TALLAHASSEE (FBW)—A Tallahassee business treated residents of the local Florida Baptist Children Home to a shopping spree at Beall's Department Store Aug. 11.