Christmas Around the World

Did you ever wonder whether Christmas is mainly a Western tradition, or if it is celebrated in other countries that are not Christian as we think of it? Christmas is actually celebrated in many unique ways in every country around the world, some predominantly Christian in culture, and other nations where Christians are a tiny […]

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Pray for the Persecuted Church

Sunday, November 1 was designated the International Day of Prayer for the Persecuted Church by the Voice of the Martyrs (VOM) and other groups dedicated to bringing awareness of worldwide persecution of Christians, providing resources for involvement in structured activities to come to their aid and focusing on intercessory prayer and support for these modern […]

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Nationwide Initiative Draws People Back to Church

  Almost 30,000 churches nationwide as well as over 1,400 churches internationally are participating in a strategic program in September to intentionally draw unchurched and dechurched people in and to help them to make lasting connections in the local church. What is the distinction between unchurched and dechurched people, you may ask? Simply, the unchurched […]

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Competing Claims on Global Warming. What Should We Believe?

As we navigate the uncertain waters of the 21st Century, we hear alarming reports of impending disaster as a result of the polar icecaps melting under the onslaught of the global warming phenomenon that some scientists are predicting and, in fact, may already be well underway. Others dismiss this theory out-of-hand and see it as […]

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The Challenges of Being a Single Dad

Single parenting is a very difficult job, so many of us need clear guidance. And the Bible does speak to us from cover to cover. “Good,” you reply. “I’ve been looking for some help. Give me some verses aimed at single parents that tell us what to do with our kids.” Unfortunately the Bible doesn’t […]

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New Hope Community Church Extends Their Heart in Outreach to Haiti

New Hope Community Church, an evangelical body of believers who meet near the intersection of Cypress Creek Road and 31st Street in Fort Lauderdale, has a heart for missions and lends a hand in outreach to our neighboring country of Haiti, much larger than their numbers, which average 150 to 170 on a given Sunday. […]

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What Can We Learn from Lent?

Many Christians today do not associate the celebration of Mardi Gras with any sort of religious observance. After all, the news footage of hordes of people in the streets in various levels of revelry doesn’t seem to depict holiness. For those of us who grew up in a Protestant denomination that did not observe Lent, […]

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Geocaching – A Family Hobby for the New Year

Looking for an idea for a hobby for the New Year that will provide an activity for the family, promote physical exercise outdoors and be a fun way to get your kids away from their video games and new electronic devices? Then you are ready to discover Geocaching. Geocaching is an outdoor game using hand-held […]

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