Next Generation

Pastoring Our City

While it’s undeniable that the pandemic is having adverse effects on the social, emotional and spiritual health across every sector of the marketplace, our community’s educators have been disproportionately affected. Not only have teachers, principals, administration and support staff had to care for themselves, deploy new technology and pivot to new methods of classroom facilitation, […]

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Life Lessons Learned Through The Magic of Music

How do you give a child the gift of music? I thought about that recently, when after a busy, challenging day, I reached for my violin and once again enjoyed the relaxing outlet it provides. I thought about my high school orchestra conductor: one of my favorite and most influential teachers. I realized he cultivated […]

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Church by the Glades Is What’s Trending

A meager 42 percent of millennials attend church, according to a recent Gallup Poll, but one local church is drawing them in droves. Known for their high energy music, LED lights show and full on theatrical production, Church by the Glades, with its “No Perfect People” slogan, attracts a diverse crowd of about 9,000 people […]

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Church United Launches Historic New Evangelistic Effort in 2021

2020 sent our friends, neighbors and co-workers searching Google and YouTube looking for answers to some of life’s biggest questions. Alongside hundreds of other local churches from across Palm Beach, Broward and Dade Counties, we believe that now is the time to collaborate together and unify around one of the greatest evangelistic moments of our […]

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What Does the Bible Say About Santa Claus?

Christmas Is a Holiday . . . and a Holy Day   With the Christmas season upon us, Jim Denison, co-founder of Denison Forum, pastor, author and digital-ministry leader, offers surprising insight on Christmas traditions and Santa Claus. “What does the Bible say about the jolly old man we see every Christmas in malls and […]

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Jesus Our Emmanuel

There are so many wonderful things that come with the Christmas season, and Christmas music about Jesus has to be top of my list. I have to admit that I started streaming Christmas as my life’s soundtrack starting mid-November. I just can’t help myself. There’s something about the words of Christmas hymns and ancient chant-like […]

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Faithful Leaders Are Made Not Born

We’ve all heard the popular phrase that leaders are born, not made. While I’m not going to argue whether or not that statement is true or not, I will contend that faithful leaders are made not born. The reality is that our region needs faithful leaders more than ever before. Each and every one of […]

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When The Church Stood Still

Was anyone else excited for the start of 2020? It was supposed to be a call to action, a new decade to conquer and then… everything stopped. For me this was on March 9th. We got a call from the school where we were meeting at the time, and we were told that they were […]

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Searching Our Hearts About Racism

At Palm Beach Atlantic University (PBA), our hearts were broken as we learned of the senseless killing of George Floyd, Ahmaud Arbery and others like them, and we’ve been asking ourselves some tough questions in response. I invite you to join me in those questions, led by verses from Psalm 139. “You created my inmost […]

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A White, Conservative Christian Perspective

The heartbreaking story of Ahmaud Arbery broke over the nation recently, with millions seeing a video of him being shot by two white men in February. These men, father and son Greg and Travis McDaniel, claimed that Arbery looked like someone who had been caught burglaring on home security video. They saw him running through […]

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