2015 ANNUAL DINNER/MEETING GUEST INTERVIEWS God’s Hand through Royal Palm – 2015
FBC, Naples: Hayes Wicker, lead pastor; Todd Stearns, worship; Steve Hayes, counseling; Larry Rigley, senior adults; David George, Hispanic ministry; (Bob Shubring, Protected Harbor)
New Pastors: Gary Merkel, Interim specialist; Timothy Pigg FBC, Immokalee; Gray Harwell. Olga BC; David Pleasant, CityGate (FBC, Ft. Myers); In 2016: Mitch Bradshaw, Lee Blvd. BC, Lehigh; Chris Butler, North Naples BC; Mardo Jimenez, Estates BC, Naples; David Gold, Crossroads BC, Ft. Myers; Open pulpits: McGregor BC, Ft. Myers; Caloosa BC, LaBelle; Copeland BC, Copeland.
Pastors’ Networks: Rony Prophete & Daniel Garcon- Haitian Pastors’ Network; Hector Gomez & Dax Urbina- Hispanic Pastors’ Network; Kevin Taylor- Student Pastors’ Network
Church Planting: Kevin Bradley, New Life Church, Bonita-Sponsor church; Kevin Fletcher, Connect Church, N. Naples- New church; Nolen Rollins, Legacy Church, Estero- 3 Church Plants and GPS Life Journey
Best Practices: Jim Wigton, FBC, Cape Coral- Sat. nights services; Phil Simcosky, East Naples BC- Community partnering; Ron Smith, Connection Church, Cape Coral-Relocation & Build-outs; Shawn Critser, Beach BC, FM Beach- Retreat & Food panty ministry and SonCoast Coffee.
Partner Ministries: Jim Wendorf, Faithful Life Publishing; Les Morgan, Royal Palm Counseling; Tony Kerns, Life Touch Directories; Paul Hatfield, Biblical Stewardship
Children’s Ministries: Kathy Miller & Melanie Musick, Lifeline Family Center, Cape Coral; Rita Massey, McGregor BC, SW Florida Children’s Network/Chosen Conferences; Amy Wiggins, Florida Baptist Children’s Home; Paola Quintero, SW Florida
Florida Baptist Convention: Wayne Briant, S.W. Regional Catalyst; Mike Rhine, FB Financial Services; Cindy Bradley & Carol Clark, Florida Baptist Women’s Ministry/Missions