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Redeemed Road Kill

The culture has many complaints against Christianity. As Mahatma Gandhi said, “I like your Christ. I do not like your Christians. Your Christians are so unlike your Christ.” Perhaps the top complaint is that we are hypocritical, saying one thing and doing another. This, of course, is true for everyone, which is why we still […]

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Be Strong. Work. Do Not Fear.

The prophet Haggai came during a time when God’s people were on their way to becoming secular occupants of a destitute and forgotten land. They had experienced hostility from virtually every neighboring tribe. They were tired, worn out and had forgotten Whose they were and to Whom they belonged.  However, God sent Haggai to remind […]

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Students Share Their Faith in the South Pacific

Students and leaders from Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church traveled to the island nation of Fiji for two weeks in July on their 2019 Fiji Student Missions Trip. After two semesters of enriching Evangelism Explosion (EE) training, students were encouraged by this opportunity to respond to our Savior’s Great Commission and share their faith in the […]

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Nicholas Perrin Joins Trinity International University As President – TIU Serves South Florida for Three Decades

Nicholas Perrin serves as the 16th president of Trinity International University, elected to that position June 6, 2019 after a unanimous vote from the Board of Regents. “For decades, TIU’s distinctive voice has been a gift to global evangelicalism,” Perrin said. “I look forward to the challenge of amplifying that voice in a clamorous world […]

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The Sweet Satisfaction of Hard Work

“From the fruit of his mouth a man is satisfied with good, and the work of a man’s hand comes back to him” (Proverbs 12:14 ESV). Saturday night, just before sundown, Shannan and I arrived back to our place in Arkansas. For my part it was with a skip in my step, a sigh of […]

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Abiding Joy

In Christ, you have access to a priceless, almost-hidden treasure. You can pursue, possess and be possessed by a God-ordained joy. Some pursue a fleeting and certainly temporary happiness, but not you. You can be apprehended by a lasting, sustaining joy, emanating from the One who purchased it for you. In a friendship with Christ, […]

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Christianity Is Not a List of Rules!

I long ago lost count of how many times I’ve heard unbelievers object that “Christianity is nothing more than rules and regulations!” Let me begin by saying that that when the unbelieving world sees our faith as nothing more than a list of “dos and don’ts,” we have done a poor job of presenting the […]

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Dawn and Dusk

I was recently sitting with Lisa watching the sunset. I reflected on the experience of dusk, that in between time before darkness and after light. I noticed that everything was ideal. I thought about what life would be like if we lived in permanent dusk. I couldn’t help but also think about how dusk emulates […]

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The Secret to Balancing Family and Ministry

My dad and I just got back from our annual “Mahi massacre” fishing trip. For many years we have set sail excited about quality father/son time, the thrill of the sport and some really good eats. But it’s also a chance for us to get out on the open waters. We can breathe deeply and […]

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A Mission for Youth

I remember exactly where I was sitting at the back of that crowded gymnasium. Surrounded by hundreds of other teenagers, I awaited the final session of a week-long church summer camp. As a 14 year old who grew up in church, I knew how these things worked. The final session would be filled with moving […]

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