Everyone Has the Right to See

Eyewear company Warby Parker has a new concept in vision. With their “Buy a Pair, Give a Pair” program, similar to Tom’s shoes, the Certified B Corporation seeks to build a company which does good in the world. Warby Parker’s mission is not just to make a profit, but to profit humanity. History The name […]

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New Local Thrift Store Supports Missions

A new thrift store, World of Hope, opened its doors in North Lauderdale for the first time last month. World of Hope seeks to do just what its name implies — offer the hope of Jesus to the world. With a retail location as a furniture and thrift store, World of Hope is raising funds […]

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A Prescribed Epidemic

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), every three minutes, a woman goes to the emergency room for prescription painkiller misuse or abuse. The CDC also reports that nearly 48,000 women died of prescription medication overdoses between 1999 and 2010. This is a fast growing epidemic, especially for women. Deaths among women […]

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Samaritan’s Purse – Helping Hands for the Hurting

If you have watched the news over the past few months, then you have seen much devastation. Every time you turn on the tube, there is new man-made or natural disaster, including the recent tornado destruction in Oklahoma. Is there any relief to be found? There is just so much, so what can be done? […]

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Expressions of Joy – The Art of Dance

One of God’s most common names in Hebrew is Elohim — “Sovereign; strong one, the creative and mighty!” He is creative indeed, and he has designed each of us with a diversity of gifts to bring glory to his name. Our creativity is a reflection of his creativity. We represent him with every thought, action […]

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How to Be A Man

Somewhere in the soul of man is this unarticulated, self-realized notion. The unspoken, yet undeniable “Bro-Code.” We all know it. Some of us have been called out on it. But there is a greater standard to which we have been summoned. God’s Way, his Code, is the true way of life. He wrote the manual […]

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Churches: Mega, Mini, or Something

You walk into one church and feel like you are at a rock concert. You walk into another church and feel like you are at a funeral. One church makes you anxious because of the crowds, and the other church makes you paranoid because everyone knows you’re new and all eyes are on you. It […]

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Up in Arms

The news, media and numerous political blogs have been saturated with discussion and debate on gun control policy the past few months. Heated conversations have swelled with recent tragedies such as the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado and the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. We have heard the pleas and rants from politicians […]

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What in the Word?

Have you ever been reading through the Bible when, all of a sudden, you are like, “Whoa! What in the world!? What does this mean?” Sometimes the Bible can seem a little strange. Perhaps you even get a little embarrassed sometimes about what Scripture seems to state. Like why does the Bible seem to condone […]

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Out With the Old…In With the Newlywed

On October 20, 2012, I married the love of my life. As my beautiful bride walked down the aisle I was absolutely beaming. I thought to myself, “She’s perfect, thank you Lord.” Marriage is an incredible blessing and I truly feel like a man who has received favor from the Lord and found a treasure […]

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