David Tarkington is pastor of First Baptist Church in Orange Park.
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Nov 4, 2013
At this time of year, I normally write a blog post about the overrage of gifts received by our church (First Baptist Church of Orange Park) and how we are going to model good stewardship with the gifts. Our strategy has been to pay off debt, save for future maintenance and to give generously to areas of our “Big 3: Orphan Care, Church Planting and Global Mission.”
Sep 15, 2011
Apparently, on yesterday's broadcast of the 700 Club, Pat Robertson made some pretty over-the-top and controversial statements. That, in and of itself, is not newsworthy or surprising.
Jun 15, 2011
Last night at the Southern Baptist Convention, the North American Mission Board presented its annual report. This year, there was a little buzz surrounding this in that the previous year or so at NAMB has been challenging. Dr. Kevin Ezell was called to be the new President of NAMB and he apparently jumped in with both feet intent on streamlining the agency and moving it strategically toward fulfilling the mission Southern Baptists have given it.
May 4, 2011
This weekend's news reports have resulted in some incredible responses throughout the world. I'm referencing, of course, the killing of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden. News coverage since Sunday evening has been pretty much non-stop on the bin Laden killing.
Sep 8, 2010
Last week one of the ladies in our church shared that in her small group the other ladies were talking about the new Mormon ads running on television and radio. The discussion was about the high quality of the advertisements and the message they shared.