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  • Email: info@FBCSarasota.com


We Believe

  • * The Bible is the inspired and inerrant Word of God.
  • * In the sovereignty of God and the responsibility of man.
  • * In the deity, Jesus Christ.
  • * In salvation by faith in the person & work of Jesus Christ.
  • * In the eternal destinies of both Heaven and Hell.
  • * In the indwelling of the Holy Spirit.
  • * In the Great Commission.
  • * The Rapture of the church will be followed by the Tribulation and the second coming of Jesus Christ.
  • * Baptism by immersion, as a testimony of saving faith and the observance of Communion, as a solemn remembrance of the death of Christ, are ordinances of the church.

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Our Vision

Our vision resonates from a belief that God’s word changes lives. We exist to bring glory to God through our worship, teaching, fellowship, and service to our community: resting in our belief in the Gospel of Jesus Christ and eagerly seeking ways to serve Him and others.

Our History

Faith Baptist is an independent Baptist church governed by its congregation and led by its pastors. In its 48 year history, FBC has had three Senior Pastors; Marc Blackwell, John McCall, and David Anderson. Both Dr. Blackwell and Dr. McCall left Faith Baptist Church to serve in the missions field. Dr. Blackwell and his wife are still serving in South Africa. Dr. McCall and his wife retired from OTAN and are currently serving the Lord at their local church in Colorado.

Faith Baptist is a Bible-teaching, missions-minded congregation that has contributed more than three million dollars to worldwide evangelism and church planting.

Our Team

David Anderson

Senior Pastor

Our current pastor, Dr. David Anderson, is a graduate of Liberty University. He has been serving as a pastor for 40 years, the past 26 at Faith Baptist.

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Matt Favero

Youth Director

Matt and Kelsie Favero were in youth group together at Faith Baptist Church. After being friends for years and dating many more, they married in August of 2011.

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Terry Kauk

Office Manager

Terry Ann Kauk is a native of Sarasota and attended Faith Baptist Church as a teenager where she accepted Jesus as her Savior.

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Stephanie Yoder

Nursery Director

Stephanie is a graduate of Moody Bible College with an Elementary Education degree. She has worked as a teacher, a private Nanny, and as an assistant Daycare director.

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Amy Denney

Children’s Ministry Director

Amy Denney began serving in the children’s ministry in 2000, shortly after marrying her husband, Chuck.

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