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3333 N. Riverside Dr.              53 YEARS OF BOLDLY PROCLAIMING THE WORD OF GOD
Indialantic, FL 32902                       Independent | Fundamental | Traditional

Senior Pastor

Dr. Dean, founder of Riverside Baptist Church, and his wife have served together for over 52 years. He is a graduate of Bob Jones University and has earned the Bachelor of Divinity, Master of Theology, and Doctor of Ministry degrees.

The pulpit ministry is concentrated on Bible exposition in a "traditional" form of worship.




Assistant Pastor

Michael Stevens and his family came to Riverside  in January of 2017. He also serves as the Youth Pastor. He has been faithfully serving in ministry since 2002. He and his wife Sarah met at Pensacola Christian College. They served the Lord in full-time missions in Eastern Europe working predominately with the Gypsy people. He is currently working on his Masters of Religious Education  .


Announcement Regarding COVID - 19

Services are being postponed at this time. We will make another update when they will resume.

Please be praying for a speedy resolution to this virus. Pray for our country and leaders to have wisdom.


Pray for each other. Let Pastor Dean or Pastor Stevens know if they can be of help. 

If my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways; then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their sin, and will heal their land.  (2 Chron. 7:14).



Every Wednesday @ 7:00 p.m.


True & Diana Hawkins


Ministering in Manaus, Amazonas, BRAZIL for more than 35 years

Independent Baptist Fellowship, Inc.



Wedding anniversary: June 8

Birthdays: Diana, 7/3; True, 9/2


Prayer Requests   1) pastors and lay people in the Manaus churches, remembering especially the new board of directors of the institute in Manaus (IBBA) elected for the next two years; 2) return to Brazil by March 24; 

3) find and purchase the first motor for the “Outboard Project” so that their missionaries can take the gospel even further interior; 4) plans for 2020: IBBA graduation (May), Pastors’ congress (June);Biannual Indigenous Leadership Congress (July), Annual Ladies Conference in Manaus (September).

Sunday School Classes

Nursery: Infant - age 2

Ages 2 - 3

Ages 4 - 5

1st - 3rd Grades

4th - 6th Grades

TNTeen Group

Homebuilders' Couples Class    Pastor Dean's Class