What do lay people know about the State Board of Missions?

 
Mention the State Board of Missions to the average Florida Baptist lay person and you might get a look of confusion. But talk to some of the officers who serve on the Board and they will tell you they wish more Florida Baptists took notice of the work of the State Board and the Florida Baptist Convention. So I did just that. I recently talked to Mike Tatem, pastor of Parkview Baptist Church in Lake City and president of ...

What the State Board of Missions needs from laity who serves

 
When it comes to choosing lay people to serve on the State Board of Missions, John Green, vice president of the Board and senior pastor of Shindler Drive Baptist Church in Jacksonville, said there are some common characteristics. The ideal candidate, in Green’s opinion, is someone who already has demonstrated leadership abilities and commitment to his or her own church. Green thinks he or she also should care about and have an interest in what’s going ...