Culture

The Conversion of Jamel Attar

Stories of how people come to faith in Christ can be moving and powerful. In the earliest days of the Church, for example, we read of the amazing conversion of the Apostle Paul (Acts chapters 9 and 22). Paul was a man deeply committed to a religion (first century Judaism) but came to believe in […]

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Rewrite the Ending

Lost too soon This month was painful as we mourn the loss of two exceptionally creative artisans in Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain. The public is honoring Kate Spade by posting remembrances of their first Kate Spade purse. Personally, Kate Spade is the first designer outfit and bag I bought for my girls as they […]

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He-Brews Specialty Coffee: Hip and Holy Grounds

Russ Perreault, owner of He-Brews Specialty Coffee in Coral Springs, has unleashed a passion for Christ, and his leaps of faith energize you in a way that no mere jolt of espresso can do. Though not a church, this café does feel Spirit-filled while infusing a welcoming, hip vibe:  a perfect blend. (Yep, coffee-related puns […]

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The “Black Panther” Quote No One Is Talking About

The blockbuster Marvel superhero movie “Black Panther” is breaking all kinds of records. Rife with deeply thoughtful writing and powerfully inspiring quotes, my favorite record-breaker is that “Black Panther” is now the most Tweeted about movie of all-time[1]. There are many popular quotes covering a range of topics:   Unity “In times of crisis, the […]

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Good News and Bad News, Bad News First

If you were to write a letter to the high-profile men who have recently wronged women in our culture, and you knew that your words would be read, what would you write? Wait a minute; that was way too abrupt… what would you write after you had really prayed about the content of your letter? […]

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BiG Cardio Impacts the Community for its 11th Year!

BiG Cardio returns on Saturday, May 5, celebrating 11 years of benefiting the community. Produced by BiG Children’s Foundation (BCF) – a non-profit organization that provides opportunity and hope for foster teens and at-risk youth—the annual BiG Cardio 5K and Multi-Sport Event is a unique blend of fitness, sports and family fun. With more than […]

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“God’s Not Dead 3” Explores Decisions Under Fire

We’ve come to expect great faith-based films from Pure Flix and “God’s Not Dead 3: A Light in the Darkness” is no exception. As with the previous God’s Not Dead series, the Christian faith is under attack. What is interesting with each of these films is the attention they bring to the current cultural climate. […]

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“Paul, Apostle of Christ” – Where Sin Abounds…Grace Abounds More

It comes without glitz. It comes without sex. It comes without computer generated imagery (CGI) — oh my! What? A biblical movie without Hollywood’s gruesome graphics or DeMille’s epic grandeur? Without these bells and whistles how will the movie “Paul, Apostle of Christ” captivate moviegoers? Answer: through the power of faith, love and grace. Now […]

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