The International Mission Board (IMB) is the international missions task force of the Southern Baptist Convention. The JBA partners with the IMB in a number of different ways to assist member churches developing a sending culture and to further participate in the Great Commission of Jesus Christ.
The North American Mission Board (NAMB) facilitates missions endeavors in the United States and Canada for Southern Baptist Churches. The JBA partners with NAMB to plant churches, train and equip church planters, encourage evangelism, and coordinate Disaster Relief efforts of our member churches.
The Florida Baptist Convention is a network of churches that span the state, with a staff team whose sole purpose is to come right beside Florida Baptist churches and pastors. Our dedicated staff team serves in every region of the state and is committed to advancing the Gospel in our state, our nation, and our world.
Pastors are not immune to discouragement and personal and professional relationship challenges. The demands of shepherding a church, nurturing, and providing for his family, and maintaining healthy relationships can be daunting and overwhelming for a pastor.
Shepherds Help comes alongside the pastor and his family to bring Hope & Help.
At Covenant, we provide an exceptional classical, Christian education in a safe, nurturing environment with a gifted and experienced community of teachers and support staff teaching students from preschool through the 12th grade. We do this by imparting knowledge, to be utilized to develop wisdom, which cultivates moral and intellectual virtues, which lead to a joyful, meaningful life fulfilling His purposes.
Over the past twenty years, the International Learning Center (ILC) has grown to become a national leader in building relationships with our neighbors from other nations and helping them learn the English language and acclimate to American culture through a warm and caring environment. The ILC is a great partner of the JBA and a fantastic place to invest your resources and time as you seek to make a difference in your community.
The Cabaret Haiti Mission (CHM) was launched as a ministry of the Jacksonville Baptist Association in 1998 and today is an independent non-profit that maintains close ties with our association as a whole and has a number of partnerships in the Jacksonville metropolitan area. CHM provides health care, education for children and adults, employment, and orphan care in the Cabaret region of Haiti while sharing the hope of a life in Christ. Contact the ministry directly to learn more about ministry and mission trip opportunities.
The Florida Baptist Children’s Homes is a ministry of Florida Baptists to provide Christ-centered services to children and families in need. This ministry provides food and clean diapers for newborns, offers support and encouragement to struggling moms, pursues safety and provides safe places for abused children, and facilitates foster care and adoption for kids that have been abused, neglected or abandoned, all while sharing the transforming love of Christ through the gospel.
Live the Life is a faith-based nonprofit focused on strengthening marriages in Florida for nearly 25 years. They provide resources for every stage of a relationship from premarital, to marriage enrichment and a marriage intensive for couples in crisis. Live the Life partners with faith and community organizations to provide marriage education, resources, and training. Since 2015, Live the Life has provided relationship education to nearly 20,000 men and women in Northeast Florida.