"Carrying out the World's
By Alice and Indira
Bill Dougherty and his wife, Joy have three children and
four grandchildren. Joy is a well known speaker. She has been
faithfully serving the Lord. The children also serve the Lord.
Dr. Dougherty was saved as a teenager and graduated from the
Baptist Bible College of Springfield in 1963. For eight years he
served as the youth director and staff member of four churches. In
1971 he accepted the call to his first of five pastorates in
Texas. Since 1990 he has led the First Coast Baptist Church of
Jacksonville, Florida, which happens to be the church he was saved in.
During his ministry there, the church has grown to 460. The
church supports many
|missionaries and has 640
students enrolled in their Christian day school.
Bill has also served the B.B.F.I. In various capacities on
the state and national level, including the missions committee.
He is currently serving as the second vice president of the B.B.F.I.
He is also a trustee of the Baptist Bible College.
Don Bowles said about his friend, "Bill has a big heart
for missions and souls and is not afraid to speak the truth." His
life goal is to help win the world to Christ.
God has worked tremendously in his life. He is making a
difference in his country, his church, and his school. He is a living
testimony of God's working through a life that is totally surrendered
| Henry Varley
said, "The world has yet to see what God can do with, for,
through, and in a man who is fully and wholly consecrated to
Dr. Dougherty has made this statement the theme of his life.
A man with the cross on his