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Aug 28, 2014
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Aug 27, 2014
As a chaplain at the Miami Rescue Mission I am exposed to more brokenness, pain and heartache than most people are exposed to in an entire lifetime. The stories I hear from countless numbers of homeless men and women at our centers on a daily basis can be terrifying. Everything from domestic abuse, prostitution, drug addiction, mental illness and more mark the stories of those who sit in my office to receive pastoral counsel from God’s Word.
Aug 19, 2014
On Thanksgiving Day 2013 Philip and Jodi Gibson, a Jacksonville based couple and member of First Baptist Church Jacksonville, took their 6 year old son Stephen to the emergency room. They noticed Stephen was having trouble controlling the movement of his eye and wanted to figure out what was wrong.
A CAT scan was taken and they received news that every parent dreads- Stephen had a tumor on the base of his brain near the spinal cord, and was diagnosed with Brainstem Giloma, an aggressive and dangerous form of cancer that starts in the brain and can spread through the nervous system.
Aug 15, 2014
As a layperson, I wanted to give a reason why I support the Southern Baptist Convention position regarding the consumption of alcoholic beverages.
Aug 14, 2014
Aug 13, 2014
I just wanted to write and say thank you! The July 3 article “For 20 years, Florida Baptists have helped Haitians escape the darkness” by Cristin Wilson was really good.
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Jul 10, 2014
I just wanted to commend Carolyn Nichols on the outstanding article that she wrote in the May 22 issue of the Florida Baptist Witness regarding organ donation, “Pastor reveals value of a promise kept.” What a wonderful story.