It is the goal of First Baptist to “Reach all of Jacksonville with all of Jesus for all of life.” To do so, we desire to show genuine care to hurting people during these dark days and during dark times in their lives. Scripture says that God designed pastors for the equipping of the saints for the work of service, to the building up of the body of Christ” (Ephesians 4:11-12). It is our heart’s desire to give you everything you need to do your God given ministry effectively. Therefore, the goal of this training is to be convinced of and practice the biblical bas