Unexpected encounter leads to Florida church plant
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (BP) – An unexpected encounter in his doctoral class led to Curtis Haynes’ decision to plant a new Southern Baptist church on the south side of Jacksonville. The seasoned church planter will launch The Lord is My Shepherd Church this September.
Florida church, pastor persevere through multiple moves
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (BP) – Despite moving seven times to locations all around the city, Barry Townsend, pastor of Elevation Church, has not given up.
Trusting God key to Florida church’s revitalization
LONGWOOD, Fla. (BP) – Leading a declining church through change and revitalization takes a sense of humor and lots of patience says Charles “Buddy” Parrish, pastor of First Baptist Church Sweetwater.
Florida pastor uses BBQ sauce to reach souls
YULEE, Fla. (BP) – When stores in Northeast Florida receive a delivery of Yulee BBQ Sauce they’re getting more than a collection of sauces and rub with tangy flavor perfect for grilling.
Church planter reaching the marginalized in historic Florida town
SANFORD, Fla. (BP) – When Arthur Gonçalves first met Adam, he was pushing a cart in downtown Sanford. When offered a meal and prayer, he accepted both. And by the end of the night, he also accepted Christ as his personal Savior.