Fla. messengers approve GC task force
PENSACOLA, Fla. (BP)--While persevering through the rain and winds of Tropical Storm Ida which cut short the Monday night session, the Florida Baptist State Convention approved overwhelmingly a motion authorizing its president to appoint an "Imagine If ... Great Commission Task Force" ...
Fla. Baptists elect president by 12 votes
LAKELAND, Fla. (BP)–In a rare contested race, messengers to the Florida Baptist State Convention elected a president by the slimmest of margins, heard Southern Baptist Convention President Johnny Hunt and honored their executive director-treasurer for his 20 years of leadership during their 147th annual meeting in Lakeland Nov. 10-11. A total of 1,336 messengers and […]
WRAP-UP: Fla. Baptists adopt alcohol abst. policy
DAYTONA BEACH, Fla. (BP)–Messengers at the 146th Florida Baptist State Convention annual meeting overwhelmingly approved a bylaw revision requiring all trustee nominees to “agree to abstain from drinking alcoholic beverages and using any other recreational drugs.” With the theme, “We Are Better Together,” the meeting was attended by 1,258 messengers and 736 visitors Nov. 12-13 […]