Race for Faith: A Dream turned into a Reality

  “And let us run with endurance the race that God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, on whom our faith depends from start to finish” (Hebrews 12:1-2, NLT). Fourteen years ago, Cindy Martel, took these words into action and started the Race for... -Read More


Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant Will Honor American Heroes

From camels and new-born babies to flying angels, pyrotechnics and more, First Baptist Fort Lauderdale’s annual Christmas production has wowed thousands for more than 30 years. The Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant rises to the caliber and mastery of Broadway shows but with a different foundation. What makes this renowned event so... -Read More


Thanksgiving: The Legacy of an Unlikely Hero

Almost four centuries have passed since America celebrated its first Thanksgiving, a day where two distinct groups of people — the Pilgrims and the Native American Indians — put aside their differences and celebrated the Pilgrims’ first corn harvest. As I have begun to learn more about its origins, the story... -Read More


Halloween: Balancing Truth and Cultural Relevance

  Halloween is viewed by some as a time of celebration and a day to get free candy, others see it as day to get free or unrestrained access to the spiritual realm. Halloween highlights the themes of death, darkness, fear and even hell, themes directly opposed to Christ’s teachings, for... -Read More


Students to Meet in Prayer during See You at the Pole

On Wednesday, September 28 at 7 a.m., students all around the globe will gather at their flagpoles to pray for their school, friends, families, churches and communities. Whether students attend public school, private school or home school, See You at the Pole (SYATP) is a day committed to global unity in... -Read More