Next Generation

Let the World Know Why the Bible Matters to You #WhyBible

The Barna Group has recently released data that is slightly positive, but also incredibly frightening and sad. The good news is a survey they conducted shows about two-thirds of all Americans believe that the Bible is the “actual, inspired word of God.” Now for the bad news: only 16 percent of millennials believe that the […]

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Students to Meet in Prayer during See You at the Pole

On Wednesday, September 28 at 7 a.m., students all around the globe will gather at their flagpoles to pray for their school, friends, families, churches and communities. Whether students attend public school, private school or home school, See You at the Pole (SYATP) is a day committed to global unity in Christ and prayer for […]

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New App Translates God’s Word into Emojis

There is a trend today of making things easier, faster and less complicated: fast food you grab on the go, gourmet coffees that keep us running like machines, smart phones, which may eventually be smarter than us, and an obsession with text messaging in place of face-to-face communication. To add flair and personality to these […]

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Vacation Bible School: Spiritual Summer Enrichment

Many adults have fond memories of Vacation Bible School. The setting was different from a Sunday school setting: the crafts and other sessions, like music, were each done in different classrooms. The projects were fun to make and often quite complicated. The crafts, music and lessons all carried the theme of the Vacation Bible School, […]

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Southeastern University Opens Satellite Sites in South Florida

In an effort to make Christian education more affordable and accessible to everyone, Southeastern University (SEU) is expanding its extended education opportunities by offering undergraduate degree programs at local churches throughout South Florida. Christian Life Center opened its satellite campus in Fort Lauderdale four years ago, recently graduating its first class of students. In the […]

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Father-Daughter Dance Makes Memories

On Saturday night, Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church was transformed into a bustling dance hall filled with fathers escorting their daughters dressed to the nines in their favorite glittering gowns. Overflowing the dance floor, hundreds of fathers danced for hours with their daughters.  Sounds of laughter emanated the room as many fathers illustrated God’s love by […]

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Interactive Bible App for Kids Surpasses 10 Million Downloads

Originally launched on Thanskgiving Day 2013, the Bible App for Kids surpassed ten million downloads recently, leveraging technology to actively engage children and youth with the Bible. The app has been downloaded in every country of the world and is currently available in 13 languages. Partners YouVersion and OneHope created the app to connect today’s […]

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The Rest of the Hanukkah Story

  The story of Hanukkah takes place during the period in-between the Old and New Testaments, when Antiochus IV Epiphanes became the King of the Hellenistic Seleucid empire. While the Hellenization of the region, including Judea, already threatened the survival of the Jewish religion, Antiochus seemed obsessed with ensuring the demise of the Jewish faith […]

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Rescue for the Bitter Heart

  Here is the scenario: a person who has been wounded in heart seeks counsel on how to handle bitterness. As an antidote the counselor offers the Scripture Proverbs 10:12: “Hatred stirs up conflict, but love covers over all wrongs.” The already emotionally weighed down counselee sets out to perform this spiritual directive. But, now […]

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