Lutz Campus

18333 Exciting Idlewild Blvd.
Lutz, FL 33548

Idlewild at The Springs

8209 N 19th St
Tampa, FL 33604

Iglesia Bautista Idlewild

Main Campus, Student Building, Hall 2
 

Author: Missions Ministry

Join us this fall on a trip to San Juan, Puerto Rico as we serve with our new signature partner in Puerto Rico, Pastor Felix Cabrera, a church planter for the North American Mission Board. We will have more details on the ministries we will be doing but some these will include:...

Please join the Idlewild Mission Team as we welcome our Missionary Jeff Sukup on Wednesday, April 10th at 5:30 PM.  Jeff will be sharing his ministry with OM (Operation Mobilization) where he serves in Botswana, Africa. Operation Mobilization (OM) works to motivate, develop and equip people for world evangelism, and to strengthen...

Mission: We will partner with a missionary team to take the gospel to a place of global impact. We will evangelize an Unreached People Group (UPG) and do city street evangelism. Cost: IBC Member Cost: $1500.00 (does not include visa) Includes transportation (air and land), lodging and food (does not include food...

Mission:  We will be ministering to the Muslim/Hindu community alongside our signature partner, Boto Joseph, with Global Gates Ministry. We will be doing evangelism outreach in local parks, English as a Second Language training in the S.E. Asian Center, missions training and visiting Hindu Temples to develop relationships. [vc_row][vc_column width='2/3'] Cost: IBC Members: $...

https://vimeo.com/290745735 Watch this report from our recent trip to "Let It Be Know" in Guatemala. Our next trip to Guatemala will be May 4-11, 2019 GUATEMALA TRIP INFORMATION Join us Sunday, September 30th for information about our upcoming mission trip to Guatemala! Our short meeting will be in E102 at 12:30....

Mission: Join us as we serve with Amazon Vida by going to various villages along the river through an assortment of ministry events. Some of the activities include VBS, medical and dental clinics, leadership training, discipleship of believers, sport activities and many other Gospel-focused events that all center on the Cross....

Mission:  We will be ministering to the Muslim/Hindu community alongside our signature partner, Boto Joseph, with Global Gates Ministry. We will be doing evangelism outreach in local parks, English as a Second Language training in the S.E. Asian Center, missions training and visiting Hindu Temples to develop relationships. [vc_row][vc_column width='2/3'] Cost: IBC Members: $...

NOTE: This is a Closed Trip for members of the Married's Connect Group. Mission: We will be working with Pastor Saul, pastor of Cristo Es El Camino Church, in reaching the people of Guatemala City. We will be ministering in the trash village, working the clinic in the trash village, VBS in...

Mission: We will be ministering to Greeks and refugees by assisting in teaching English as a Second Language and providing humanitarian support to refugees. In addition, we may be involved in additional activities such as prayer walking neighborhoods in Thessaloniki, ministering to the homeless and conducting cultural surveys as a tool...

Mission: Our Senior Adults (JOY Ministry) will be spending three days on the campus of the Florida Baptist Children’s Home in Lakeland, Florida for the purpose of serving the children, the house parents and the FBCH staff. We will be serving through mentoring, Bible reading, recreation, games, outside and inside fun and...

Mission:  We will be going to Central Asia to take part in an international Gospel sharing event. This is a rare opportunity to help take the Gospel into an unreached place and to partner with brothers and sisters from around the world in a Kingdom task. The impact of this trip has...

Every Christian should be involved in the Great Commission, no matter who you are and what your situation is, there is a job for everyone. The Bible teaches that the entire church body is called to do missionary work, it isn't something that is supposed to be done only by...

Our Signature Partner in Costa Rica has had some big blessings in the past year or two. The last report that we wrote about from Pastor Jaime was how extremely difficult the work can be on the mission field and how great the need is for more help. (See "Working...

GUATEMALA 2 – August 19-26, 2017 – Spanish Church GUATEMALA 3 – October 14-21, 2017 MISSION: We will be working with Pastor Saul, pastor of Cristo Es El Camino Church, in reaching the people of Guatemala City. Some of the ministries we will be involved with are: • Ministering in the trash village • Working...

NEW JERSEY: July 29 – August 5 MISSION: Join us as we serve our Signature Partner at Grace Falls Church in New Jersey with Pastor Buff McNickle and his team. We will do evangelism in various areas: local rescue mission, VBS, character training at local schools, outreach to parents and neighbors with discipleship...

AMAZON RIVER, BRAZIL: August 4-13, 2017 MISSION: Continue the work with the village people of the Amazon River Basin and the First Baptist of Parentinis through: Evangelism VBS Medical Outreach Sports Evangelism Men’s Discipleship Women’s Discipleship   IBC MEMBER COST: $2,000.00 $500 deposit required with application (Application will not be processed without the deposit). Includes:...

MISSION: In partnership with the Western Cuba Baptist Convention we will be visiting mission homes to encourage members. We will also be sharing the Gospel by ministering to men, women and youth, vacation Bible school and visiting house churches. Men will be joining the men of Guira in the mornings for construction...

Click here to visit the One Day page for more information and to sign up.   On February 25th we will have our next One Day missions event with many off campus mission opportunities for us to share the rescuing power of the gospel with our community. Prayer Walking 100 Prayer Points | 10:30am –...

February 21 – February 26, 2017 Tuesday - Sunday Local/National Focus “The harvest is plentiful, but the laborers are few; therefore pray earnestly to the Lord of the harvest to send out laborers into his harvest.” Global Impact Conference is back this year with a new format, GIC begins this year on Tuesday night...

[gallery columns="5" size="medium" link="none" ids="33881,33880,33878,33877,33876"] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='20' up='' down=''] How to Go? Learn how to go and get the necessary forms here. Where to go? The 2017 calendar is full of mission opportunities for you to start thinking about. Take a look at the mission trips listed below and ask God how...

[gallery columns="5" size="medium" link="none" ids="33881,33880,33878,33877,33876"] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='20' up='' down=''] How to Go? Learn how to go and get the necessary forms here. Where to go? The 2016 calendar is full of mission opportunities for you to start thinking about. Take a look at the mission trips listed below and ask God how...

I have never felt more joy than I did in the two weeks that I spent in Zambia. I will treasure forever the memories of loving on the children, working around the orphanage, doing a Bible study with the house mothers and enjoying the beauty of Africa. I experienced the love...

There was a lot of anticipation as we landed in San Jose, Costa Rica. The anticipation usually builds up when you first arrive in the country that you will be serving in. It is the realization that after all of the prayer, planning and fundraising this trip is about to...

[gallery columns="5" link="none" ids="28251,28310,28820,23087,28819"] [vc_separator type='transparent' position='center' color='' thickness='20' up='' down=''] How to Go? Learn how to go and get the necessary forms here. Where to go? The 2015 calendar is full of mission opportunities for you to start thinking about. Take a look at the mission trips listed below and ask God how you...

Guest post by Marty Davenport The remote villages of the Amazon River are a completely different world from what we are used to. There are not any comforts and conveniences that we expect in our daily lives. You won’t find any of the electrical conveniences that we enjoy, or the plumbing,...

A recent email to Pastor Ray Sanabria from one of the Bolivia team members. Dear Pastor Ray, I would like to take a moment to say thank you for allowing me the opportunity to join the Bolivia mission team last month. I am only 13 years old and it was an extreme...

Guest post by Nadine Pelham We traveled over 17,000 miles and spent 40 hours in the air.  We drove 28 hours on some crazy mountain roads in Nepal. We walked across a suspension bridge over a river and then hiked 1.5 hours up a rugged trail just to spend 2 days...

Guatemala is a place with a lot of needs. The most populous state in Central America, with the largest economy in Central America, but still the CIA World Fact Book considers 56.2% of the population of Guatemala to be living in poverty. Despite a school system that is free, the...

Zambia is a long way from home. Some people have to ask us why we go so far to spread the gospel? It takes 20 hours to get to southern Africa to the nation of Zambia and then we travel four hours into the bush to the village of Mukamba. It...

This is a post by Jason Parker that he wrote about his trip with the Marriage Builders Bible Fellowship class trip to Atlantic City to work with Grace Falls Church. You can see pictures of their trip on the Idlewild On Mission Facebook page. My family and I were excited to make...

Guest post by Holly Jokisch We had a team of twelve that went to Santa Cruz, Bolivia in June to work with missionaries Steve and Marilee Flook. Here is a testimony from team member Holly Jokisch about her experience: Our trip from Tampa on Friday, June 13 did not start the way...

We want to say a special thanks to the team from Idlewild for helping us with VBS this year! They were on their toes every day, ready to leave the hotel each morning at 7:30. Ready to face 115 degree heat and 800 children waiting to shake their hand, ask their...

My journey to New York started almost a year before the trip with much prayer and an open heart. I’ve always been intrigued with the idea of going to the “big city” but recently the need to go and be a witness became very apparent and weighed heavy on my...

One of the things that makes Idlewild “exciting” is the big involvement of our people in mission work. Our people really are excited about the opportunity to go, pray and give to missions. We help support mission work here in Tampa, around the United States and around the world, we help...

The scene is the Upper Room. Jesus began by washing the disciples' feet. He then explained the inauguration of the New Covenant. We now call it the Lord's Supper. Jesus has dismissed Judas to do his heinous act of betrayal. He then sits around the table with the 11 disciples...

“May the Love Of Christ Compel You” Come learn about Idlewild's missions program, meet local and foreign missionaries and find out how you can be involved in "Great Commission" work locally, nationally and around the globe. You can view and download a copy of our 2014 Missions Opportunities brochure. February 23 Sunday A.M....

It was hot! It’s always hot here.  It wasn’t as bad as some of the past trips I experienced where our thermometer melted when the temperature reached over 120 degrees and team members, including myself, experienced heat stroke … but it was hot.  With highs in the 100’s and the...

This is a continuation of the Zambia post that can be found here. Sunday morning came and we awoke to a very human-sounding rooster, Jako was doing his best to mimic his rooster to rouse us from our sleep, not an easy task since July is pretty much mid-winter in Zambia...