Dialing Your Life Into Christ

You press “seek” and suddenly your car or earphones are filled with music that encourages you and words that challenge you deeper in your journey with Christ. You’ve discovered South Florida’s local Christian radio station, 107.1 Spirit FM Radio.   Connecting 24/7 Launched just two years ago, 107.1 Spirit FM Radio is an outreach ministry […]

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One Name Remains

Wilton Manors Baptist Church, Fort Lauderdale Community Church, North Star Community Church, Midtown Campus of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale and Harvest Preparation Ministries. The names have changed over the past fifteen years, but the desire to be a vibrant beacon for the gospel and the hope it offers has remained the same. This is a […]

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Allowing Lent to Capture You

“The place God calls you to is the place where your deep gladness and the world’s deep hunger meet.” ― Frederick Buechner Even as our social media feeds fill with exclamations of wonder that it is already March, Lent reminds us of a slower cadence. As the cycle of holidays slaps us like waves pounding […]

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Ten Things You Might Not Know About charity: water

The story of the founder Search Scott Harrison and charity: water and dozens of videos of Scott sharing his story pop up. Let’s just say he had me at Liberia. Even if you’ve never set foot in Buchanan, Scott’s story of sex, drugs, rock and roll, the 180 desperation can inspire, A.W. Tozer, supernatural healings, […]

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Christmas Rehab

  We’re all familiar with the underlying wisdom behind the instructions to place the oxygen mask over our face even before reaching over to help our child in the case of an in-flight emergency. How can we truly be prepared to assist others if we are on the verge of unconsciousness? If the Christmas season […]

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Blessed Are the Misfits, for the Rest of Us

Warning: If modern church culture makes perfect sense to you and you always fit in seamlessly, don’t read this. Christian radio host Brant Hansen is under no illusions that his latest, Blessed Are the Misfits, is for everyone. He’s just convinced that who it is for are ready for some good news. And we are. […]

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An Invitation Back to Church

Do you want to go to church with me this Sunday? It seems simple enough to invite a friend, family member, neighbor, co-worker or even stranger to attend a church service with you, but according to studies by The Barna Group, behind these words (or others just like them) are some startling statistics. 2%- Only […]

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Ikondo is Redefining Mission Trips

Your Instagram, Facebook and Snapchat are flooded with pictures of you and your family. There’s that moment when you conquered a stand-up paddle board, your triumphant grin just a little brighter than the sunlight reflected off the crystal clear ocean waves. The expression of exhilaration as you explored a mountain bike trail that wound up […]

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Eat Lunch Alone? Not In My School!

What problem can you identify at your school and what can you do about it? It was a simple question but it was the match that lit a national solution to a problem every blog post, book or movie on teenagers addresses: high school lunch. Not the actual food but the social miasma associated with […]

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The Smallest Kindness

  In her book, Etched In Sand, Regina Calcaterra writes how as children, she and her siblings would write their names in the sand of the beaches of Long Island. Cherie     Camille     Regina     Norman     Rosie Then they encircled each name with a heart and watched as the relentless waves wiped their work away before they […]

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