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Transitioning Through the Seasons of Life

    Schools are starting back up after the summer and the fall season is upon us. Fall is one of my favorite seasons. Most people have a favorite season and one that they don’t look forward to. One thing for sure regardless of how we feel about any season they will constantly come around. […]

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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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Student-led First Priority Clubs Bring the Gospel to School

    Despite government limitations on prayer and Bible reading in public schools, the Gospel is still found on campus today through student led clubs supported by First Priority. By connecting the church with students to reach the campus for Christ, First Priority supported more than 5,000 students in 165 schools throughout Dade, Broward, Palm […]

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An Emotionally Healthy Lifestyle

Emotions are an important part of being human. The question is how should you understand the emotions and handle them appropriately? You don’t want to play on the emotions or downplay the emotions. You don’t want to make the emotions all-important, but you don’t want to make them unimportant either. So, how do you legitimize […]

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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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Best Rest

  In a world where tired is the best word to describe our condition, we need to look to the Scriptures for insight into tapping into God’s inexhaustible grace for an exhausted world. “I wait quietly before God, for my victory comes from him” (Psalm 62:1). “Let all that I am wait quietly before God, […]

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When Is A Command A Command?

  There are many, many commands in the Bible, and not all of them are equal. Who of us, for example, has a “parapet” around our roof (Deut. 22:8) or greets other brothers and sisters “with a holy kiss” (1 Cor. 16:20)? On the other hand, who of us would dare to deny that stealing […]

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A Time Decision

  In the words of those 1960’s philosophers, The Animals, “It’s my life and I’ll do what I want.” The life philosophy championed by them and others in this decade was “I’ll spend my life or time the way I think best.” Is the most satisfying and profitable use of our time found in doing […]

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When The Theology Of Grace Is Challenged

  The message of grace has been a sweeping movement in the Christian world and is gaining traction. No matter what background a person happens to come from, it is shaking things up in a good and big way. Yet, recent scandal in the life of one of “graces” biggest proponents, Tullian Tchividjian, (former Senior […]

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