Please welcome Dr. Bobby Welch to BFBC on Sunday, January 17th as a guest preacher.
Most recently, as a member of the Executive Board with the Tennessee Baptist Convention, Dr. Welch perhaps is best known as the co-founder/originator of FAITH Evangelism which is now in four languages in 14 countries with more than 500,000 trained in FAITH evangelism.
Dr. Welch served as pastor of First Baptist Church, Daytona Beach, Florida from 1976-2006 and was elected president of the Southern Baptist Convention in 2004, serving two terms. As convention president Dr. Welch focused on soul-winning.
In addition to being a past SBC president and vice president, Welch is a former president of the Florida Baptist Convention and has served as an “ambassador” for the SBC, speaking on 6 continents as a strategist for global evangelical relations.
Welch has written several books, and is a decorated veteran of the Vietnam War, having received the Purple Heart, and the Bronze Star with “V” Device for bravery and other honors.
Dr. Welch and his wife, Maudellen, have two married children, Matthew and Haylee, and four grandchildren. They currently reside here in Florida.