Culture

My response is my responsibility

My response is my responsibility Last month my wife and I finished “Love and Respect,” a married couples study, for the second time. Not that we didn’t get it the first time but it was so good that we wanted a refresher course. I think everyone has a need for refresher courses. Our daily routine […]

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Christmas Classics… Great Holiday films

A list of great Holiday films Grab some popcorn balls and enjoy these fun, festive holiday features! “A Charlie Brown Christmas” (1965). The Peanuts gang searches for the true meaning of Christmas in this half-hour animated treasure. It features funny dialogue, charismatic voice performances and an award-winning jazzy score by Vince Guaraldi. And how often […]

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Superchick

Recently The Good News caught up with Tricia Brock, lead vocals for the band Superchic[k], Matt Dally, bass guitar, and Melissa Brock, guitar & vocals, at Palm Beach County’s Christian music festival WayFest. Is there a specific song recently that has a lot of meaning to you? Melissa Brock: Our songs [or someone else’s]?  “So […]

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The Shack: success as ‘God thing’

William Paul Young, author of the best-selling book The Shack, told Baptist college students Oct. 31 that his novel’s remarkable success was a “God thing.” Speaking during homecoming festivities at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, N.C., Young told an audience of around 1,000 about the book’s journey from its humble beginnings to its worldwide sales […]

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Athlete raises aware of abused kids

New Orleans Saints Fullback Heath Evans hails from South Florida and even graduated from The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach in 1997. Highly regarded in the professional sports world, Heath views his successful career in football as nothing more than a platform to impact lives for Christ. “God doesn’t need NFL players, he needs […]

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Matt Redman comes to Wayfest

This month South Floridians have the opportunity to see Christian singer, songwriter and author, Matt Redman, who is currently touring around the United States with Casting Crowns. He will be performing at Wayfest on Nov. 14 at the Cruzan Amphitheater with BarlowGirl, DecembeRadio, Superchick, VOTA, Sarah Reeves, Sevenglory and, of course, Casting Crowns. Redman, whose […]

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Miller: A Million Miles in a Thsnd Years

Donald Miller is a one-of-a-kind writer. His talent is a rare gift. He is one of the few that can tell a story about himself and get out of his own way. In “A Million Miles in a Thousand Years,” he explores what makes a story great. The big question the book asks is, “Can […]

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Learning from Scrooge in a recession

‘A Christmas Carol Special Edition’ offers families biblical lessons as Disney releases a 3D movie on the subject starring Jim Carrey If there’s a silver lining to a Christmas season in the worst economy in decades, this may be it. With less money to spend this year, perhaps consumers will finally get beyond the distractions […]

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Miller DVDs help groups get real

Donald Miller’s new Convergence DVDs – which include frank dialogue between Miller and leading Christian thinkers – gives viewers a glimpse of recent changes in the American church. For instance, now believers prefer relational learning over reading assignments and Q&A sessions. In the words of Erick Goss, creator of the Convergence DVDs, “The former ‘What […]

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for better or worse

“Why are we washing dishes again dad?” my young son asked me. “We always wash, Dad. Should mom be doing this?” It was a natural question coming from a child who believed we had gone past our responsibility of service. Why are we still serving? Thankfully, he stopped just short of saying, “Mom should be […]

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