Active Faith

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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SafePlace 4KIDS Provides Comfort to Kids Entering Foster Care

When crisis strikes at home and children are initially removed for their safety and entering the foster care system due to abuse, neglect or abandonment, they experience a flood of emotions. Confusion, fear, anger, grief and uncertainty rush in like a flood as they are often picked up by a police officer at school and […]

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The Generous Life

One of the ways to live a joyous life is to live a generous life. John Andrew Holmes, a modern American writer, once wrote, “There is no exercise better for the heart than reaching down and lifting people up.” In other words, are you feeling down and discouraged? Don’t just focus on fixing your own […]

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Join Thousands in Prayer on May 7th

For every Christian, prayer is an integral part of daily life. It is how we talk to God; how we unload our cares, doubts, troubles, hopes and dreams to Him; how we commune with Him and give Him praise and worship. Martin Luther once said, “To be a Christian without prayer is no more possible […]

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The Prophecy, The Palm and The Prince

This month I would like to sharpen our focus on three things as it relates to Easter season: The Prophecy, The Palm and The Prince! “The next day the great crowd that had come from the Feast heard that Jesus was on his way to Jerusalem. They took palm branches and went out to meet […]

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The Fourth Man in the Fire

My good friend Doyle Moore died on Sunday February 22nd, one hour after watching me preach on the Coral Ridge Live-stream from a hospital bed in Boston. Doyle was an elder at Coral Ridge, a Liberate board member, and one of my greatest encouragers. He had cancer. And he had been suffering with his cancer […]

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