Culture

Spring Films Worth Watching

Springtime is upon us, and with it come fun and thought-provoking films to enjoy. With convenient entertainment options Netflix and Redbox, it seems that people are spending less and less at the theatres these days. This is understandable since it often feels like you could spend the day at Disney World for the price of […]

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Upcoming Christian Films

Christian films in the theaters used to be rare events. However, we are now being blessed with more and more faith-based films, many of which deliver powerful, life-changing messages. These inspirational films are truly a “light in a dark place” that strengthen believers and can serve as an outreach to the unchurched. We can each […]

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5 Easy Gluten-Free Recipes

Giving up gluten doesn’t mean sacrificing flavor or quality. Gluten-free diets can lower bad cholesterol, increase energy levels, and improve your body’s digestive processes. Here are a couple of recipes that don’t diminish taste and are easy to throw together. If you don’t have access to a gluten-free flour blend such as Bob’s Red Mill […]

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Got Kids? Take Notes!

The new parenting book Got kids? Take notes! written by Norma Smoker and Rachel Smoker-Cox was launched May 7, 2013. Got kids? Take notes! represents a compilation of Smoker’s experiences and knowledge gained while hosting a radio show, where she interviewed best-selling authors, doctors, psychologists, and internationally-known Fortune 500 speakers. It also draws on Smoker’s […]

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2014 Sochi Winter Olympics Preview

On February 6, 2014, the XXII Olympic Winter Games will kick off in Sochi, Russia, marking the first time since 1980’s Moscow Summer Olympics that Russia will host the Games. Located in Russia’s third-largest region, Krasnodar, Sochi boasts a population of 400,000 strong. In 2006, this coastal city in southwestern Russia was first nominated by […]

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Searching for Deeper Faith

In 2010, pastor and award winning author Jim Belcher took his family to Europe for one year, seeking rest and renewal for himself and a deeper faith for his family. Through travel and the study of more than a dozen heroes of the faith, he wanted to introduce his four children to a consequential faith, […]

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Musical Segregation

Just like there are so many different denominations in the Christian faith, there are also seemingly many denominations of music. You may have heard or even used the term “secular music” yourself. Rest assured, you are not alone as it is a common term among the brethren, that is, people of the Christian faith. What […]

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Xtreme Christian Music Conference

The Xtreme Christian Music Conference, coming to the BB&T Center in Sunrise on Saturday, January 18 and Sunday January 19, is bringing some of the top names in Christian music right here to South Florida for a two day event you don’t want to miss. With an artist lineup including Hillsong UNITED, Switchfoot, Kutless, the […]

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A Few of My Favorite Sings

Music has the ability to strike a chord — no pun intended — in every human. It is unique in that there is a groove for every walk of life. We might, and usually do, differ in our likes and dislikes, but the one genre that seems to melt our hearts towards one another is […]

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History of the Heisman Trophy

Prestige. Competitiveness. Athleticism. These words come to mind when one thinks of the most esteemed award in American collegiate athletics, the Heisman Memorial Trophy. A common goal of every college football player is to enter the fraternity of players who have hoisted this momentous award. History The award made its debut in 1935 inside Manhattan’s […]

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