Active Faith

Under Control, Stand Strong

  When you read the title of this month’s message of encouragement, what came to mind? Did you think this would be a message about you having the circumstances of your life “under control” so you could “stand strong”? If so, you’re right, but perhaps not in the way you might think I have intended. […]

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Lessons on Leadership from the Life of King David

A godly father once told his son, a young pastor, to write down in his Bible the names of ten other young pastors like himself who were attending Bible College. As the years passed one by one, he drew a line through those young pastors who began well but left the ministry. Why do Christian […]

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Called to Teach

  “Those who can, do. Those who can’t, teach.” You’ve heard the popular saying, implying that people with real practical skills are out doing constructive things while those who can’t cut it in the “real world” find a less demanding refuge in teaching. The truth is nearly the exact opposite: Those who can, teach. Those […]

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When Your Faith is Tested

  Suffering and trials are a normal part of life in a fallen world, and it’s during these times that a person’s faith in God will be tested. It’s not a question of if your faith will be tested, but when. So, what should you know and do as you handle these tests of faith? […]

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A Light in the Darkness

  When news spread that two Tequesta teens – Austin Stephanos and Perry Cohen, 14-year-old friends, did not return from a fishing trip off the Jupiter inlet after a storm on July 24th – a darkness enveloped the hearts of many. Yet in the midst of this darkness, something great was stirring. Almost instantly, a […]

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Unshaken In the Midst of the Storm

When the emails to confirm the interview details are full of things like summer camp schedules, you realize Naghmeh Abedini is not just a tireless advocate for her imprisoned husband, Saeed, but she is functioning as a single mother trying to simultaneously balance the challenges of their two young children, Jacob and Rebekka, and the […]

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Rescue Upstream Battles Against Human Trafficking

  Human trafficking of women and girls for sexual exploitation is an illegal, underground business that’s become a global problem difficult to extrapolate a solution. Or is there? How do you combat sexual exploitation in all its forms, especially prostitution and trafficking of women and children, in particular girls, when many victims don’t come forward […]

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Memoirs Peek Into The Life of Hazel Hoskins

Hazel Hoskins, a missionary who shared God’s Word on every continent alongside her preacher husband Bob, passed away on June 22, 2015 at the age of 81. Never being content to just “sit there” in this temporal life, Hazel now sits at the throne of Jesus. Born October 3, 1933, Hazel grew up in Bangor, […]

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