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Nov 8, 2022

Crossway Community Church humbling walking in faith

Organized in 1992 in Valparaiso, Crossway Community Church has been meeting in Crestview since 2009. The church was a portable church for several years before moving into a permanent building at 298 Wilson St. North two years ago. Worship is Sunday morning at 10 a.m.

Nov 1, 2022

Members of First Baptist Crestview travel to Honduras

God is at work in Honduras.

If you have any doubt, ask the seven people from First Baptist Church of Crestview that went on a mission trip there from Sept. 24-Oct. 1 of this year.

Oct 25, 2022

A journey in faith

Jim Vail’s office at First Baptist Church of Baker is filled with bookshelves of Bibles and books on theology.

It is in this office that he spends much of his time preparing sermons to feed the flock that is the membership of First Baptist Church.

Oct 18, 2022

Central Baptist Crestview a vision for the community and the world

A church can be many things to many people. It should be a place of growing closer to God as well as building friendships that will be anchors in the storms of life.

Paul Mixon, pastor of Central Baptist Church in Crestview, believes his church embraces those qualities.
When asked why someone might want to join Central, community is the first thing he mentioned.

Oct 11, 2022

Crestview High School Fellowship of
Christian Athletes serves as beacon to school

It would probably be easy for the members of the Fellowship of Christian Athletes Huddle at Crestview High School to stay in bed an extra 30 minutes each Thursday morning.

But each week a group of Christian students arrives at school at 6:30 a.m. to share in Christ and encourage one another.

Oct 4, 2022

Students gather at flagpole to pray for their schools

A chilly fall morning greeted the students at Crestview High School that chose to gather around the flagpole in Jack Foster Stadium at 6:30 on Wednesday, Sept. 28.

The start of the school day was still 30 minutes away, and the sun was still inching its way above the horizon.

Sep 29, 2022

Celebrating 100 years of God’s work

It was early October 1922 and Warren Harding was President of the United States. In New York City, the New York Giants faced the New York Yankees in the World Series with the Giants winning baseball’s top prize.

In the sleepy hamlet we know as Baker, Shady Grove Assembly of God was meeting for the first time.

Sep 20, 2022

Organizational meeting set for new community Bible Study

There’s a new opportunity coming to the area for those interested in a community Bible Study.
Community Bible Study is a world-wide organization based in Colorado Springs, Colo.

Holt resident Andrea Travis, who is involved with Community Bible Study, would like to see the organization’s Bible Study groups get started in North Okaloosa County.

Sep 13, 2022

Fellowship of Christian Athletes impacting Baker campus

“Pass it On,” is the song that identified the Jesus Movement for the Baby Boomer generation.

The opening words, “It only takes a spark to get a fire going,” remain as true today as they did 50 years ago when first sang by a generation that has now reached senior citizen status.

Sep 6, 2022

Destiny Worship Center experiencing growth under new pastor

Destiny Worship Center of Crestview is a church experiencing rapid growth.

Perhaps it’s coincidental, but it’s probably not, the growth has taken place since April with the arrival of Campus Pastor Drew Brassefield.