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Students gather at flagpole to pray for their schools

October 4, 2022

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.

Celebrating 100 years of God’s work

September 29, 2022

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.

Organizational meeting set for new community Bible Study

September 20, 2022

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.

Fellowship of Christian Athletes impacting Baker campus

September 13, 2022

“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.

Destiny Worship Center experiencing growth under new pastor

September 6, 2022

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.

Joy Fellowship, serving Crestview since 1975

August 25, 2022
John Reaves recalls the feeling he and his family had the first time they attended Joy Fellowship Church in 2008.

Crosspoint North: A church for the unchurched and hurting

August 23, 2022

Pastor Jeff Burnett joined Crosspoint Ministries in Niceville eight years ago with the express purpose of launching what is now the Crestview Crosspoint North campus.

The church, located across the street from Davidson Middle School, started in 2016 with the goal of reaching the unchurched, the de-churched or those that had been hurt in their past church experiences.

Mosiac Church built on the model of Jesus

August 16, 2022

At 33 years old, Tadd Anderson is still a young man in life and in ministry.

As the lead pastor of Mosaic Church on James Lee Blvd., he also has some big responsibilities. Anderson has embraced those responsibilities as he leads Mosaic Church, which operates as a Southern Baptist Church.

Victorious Life Christian Worship Center, victorious in Christ, victorious in life

August 9, 2022

Pastor Donnie Cadenhead admits he was a bit naïve when he started his church, Victorious Life Christian Worship Center.

It was January of 1994 and the pastor and his wife, Karen, took $190 to open an account for the new church.

First Presbyterian, small in number, big in heart

August 2, 2022
First Presbyterian Church of Crestview has a small congregation, but it is a place that Reverend Mark Broadhead hopes everyone will feel welcomed no matter where they might be on their spiritual journey.