Homefield Advantage

Sliding Into Home

The New Testament frequently compares the church to a family. In fact, our families have been ultimately been designed by God to prepare us to be a part of His family! Join us for the conclusion of Homefield Advantage as we welcome home Pastor Gary Webber who will be sharing his heart for the future of our Southside Family. Winning at home requires you to . . . Recognize and address the problem of generational sin. (Joshua 24:14) Determine your priorities and…

How Do I Lead When I’m Not in Charge?

Darren serves as our Associate Pastor of Discipleship, giving leadership in the areas of Adult Small Groups and our Ministry to Students (6-12 grade) and their families. Leadership – Allowing my identity to influence others toward a common concern. Joseph’s Past –My Past (your self-in–time) – family, race, socioeconomic class, citizenship, gender Joseph’s People –My People (your self-in–relationships) – the individuals who are around you Joseph’s Personality –My Personality (your self-interior) – physical, mental, emotional characteristics Joseph’s Purpose –My Purpose…

The Power of a Father’s Words

Paul and his wife Rachel are originally from Texas, but they and their four children have called Jacksonville “home” since December of 2007, when they answered the call to come to Faithbridge Church where Paul serves as the Senior Pastor. Paul has a passion for guiding the local church to boldly lead people to transformed lives through faith in Jesus Christ. What kind of relationship do we need? Lovingly affectionate (1 Thessalonians 2:5-7) Transparent (1 Thessalonians 2:8) Selflessly diligent (1…

Base Hits for Big Wins as Mom

Rachel White is the Founder and Executive Director of Her Song Jacksonville. She is a licensed professional counselor and an ambassador and advocate for human trafficking survivors. Rachel has a long history of dedication to the well-being of women through ministry, spiritual care, and discipleship which she says marries beautifully with counseling. She naturally offers compassionate care to others and is the lead counselor for the women who come to Her Song, while also providing visionary leadership for the organization.

The Only Thing

Dr. Jerry Haag serves as president and CEO of FBCH and One More Child – a leading child welfare agency that provides Christ-centered services to meet the needs of hungry children, trafficked children, foster children, single moms and struggling families. Under Dr. Haag’s leadership, FBCH and One More Child have increased from serving 3,351 children and individuals in 2007 to impacting 249,044 in 2018. During his tenure as president, he has guided the expansion of ministry sites from nine locations…

Throwing Strikes

Major League baseball teams play 162 games during the regular season. Eighty-one games are played “away” and another 81 are played at home. Since 2004 the average MLB baseball team has won 54% percent of their home games. This “Home Field Advantage” comes, in part, because the host team has a better knowledge of the field and a friendly crowd cheering them on. But imagine if a baseball team only won games on the road and lost all of their…