Florida Baptist Witness - November 22, 2016
Cover story: How churches respond when neighborhoods are in transition. Page 2-3 Special report: Florida Baptist State Convention. Pages 4-13 Diversity of Florida Baptists celebrated. Page 4 Q&A highlights Convention’s Baptist21 gathering. Page 4 Messengers elect Rummage as president, celebrate diversity, endorse Green’s vision. Page 5 Interviews show Convention is ‘Right Beside You.’ Page 5 Ministers’ wives encouraged to find ‘soul satisfaction’ in Jesus during luncheon. Page 6 Committee on Nominations report. Page 6 State Board fills positions, hears Green’s heart. Page 7 Florida Baptist Historical Society recognizes writers. Page 7 Tommy Green calls Florida Baptists to the altar of God. Page 8 James Peoples: We will crown Him Lord of all. Page 8 Willy Rice: What to do when you’re living in Babylon. Page 8 Louis Egipciaco calls for unity in body of Christ. Page 9 Jim Locke: The high price of not guarding our hearts. Page 9 Erik Cummings emphasizes the charge we must keep. Page 9 Johnny Hunt: Are you there yet? Stay put. Page 10 James Merritt: 3 things to remember as we pray. Page 10 Grant Ethridge: 6 keys to an obedient Christian life. Page 10 Florida Baptist Pastors Conference. Page 11 Cooperating ministries issue annual reports. Pages 12-13 Classifieds. Page 13 Bible studies. Pages 14-15 Living Out Your Faith. Pages 16-18 Regional Reports. Page 18 Kevin Bumgarner: Your all-new Witness is only a month away. Page 19 Michael Smith: Leaving the Witness full of thankfulness. Page 19 Tommy Green: Reflections from our family gathering in Clearwater. Page 20 Jason Allen: 10 tips on sharing Christ with children. Page 20
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