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Why I Give

By Lindsey Panousis When I saw that our church was really focusing on generosity and giving, I felt led to give my own personal testimony of the way giving has impacted my life. I grew up in a Christian family and was raised by my Grandmother and Grandfather. All of our needs were cared for and […]

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Becca Winch

Becca was baptized at FBCTLH on Sunday, April 26 Growing up, I was raised in a traditionally Catholic family, but it wasn’t until college that I came to understand what giving everything to Christ was all about. For most of my life, I was centered on being the best, appearing the most put-together, and pleasing […]

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Why I Give

By Nick Meyer Money…it is just a number. Yes, we are called to be good stewards of what God has entrusted to us; however, some people let this “number” consume their lives and define their feeling of self-worth (especially around April 15th). This becomes a problem when a believer puts this “number” as his or her […]

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Why I Give

By Claire Aguda I first came to First Baptist in September 2008 as a very timid freshman attending a Progressive Dinner with the Baptist Collegiate Ministry, and this event allows new students to eat a course of meal at different churches in the area. However, I only made it the appetizer course at First Baptist […]

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Zack and Laura Summerlin

We continue the series from last week: FBCTLH folks who have discovered Kairos moments in Advent. These times often come during a crisis, whether our own or someone else’s. If you’re in a caring profession, you encounter people going through times of change constantly. Laura and Zack Summerlin help people through difficulties on a regular […]

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Cal and Rose Zongker

How do families that have born the pain of marriage, divorce, and remarriage grow in their faith? God works in these Kairos moments too, even when life takes unexpected turns. One thing remains the same: God’s consistent, everlasting love symbolized by the evergreen wreath. Cal and Rose Zongker share their story: There are seven of […]

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Daniel and Lindsey Sheets

Kairos time for Newlyweds is hard to measure. When two people are just beginning the journey together, they feel the pressure of making everything “just right,” as well as the hope of a lifetime to come. Daniel and Lindsey Sheets share about trying to freeze moments in time and begin a tradition together. It begins […]

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Maye and John Walker

During Advent, we’ve heard from many in our church body about God’s presence during changing times. These are Kairos moments—times when God’s plan interrupts our schedule. We may not recognize them in the moment, but in hindsight, we see his hand. Some people have shared the joy of being newlyweds, while others through bearing the […]

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Rosanna Jenije

One of my favorite stories from 2014 is Rosanna Jenije’s. Not because she’s the all-time leading scorer in women’s basketball for North Florida Christian School. That’s certainly something to celebrate, and our community and church have done just that. Rosanna shares something even more meaningful about her life. She lives her faith. Many years ago, […]

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Work and Faith Testimony

by Cecil Davis All of us know that work at times can be challenging and difficult. In the workplace, there are time demands, stress, difficult assignments, difficult people, mistakes, set-backs, and disappointments. If that is the case, how can work be a platform for ministry? I don’t know all the answers to that question, but […]

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