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Teens and Stress

In years past, the teen years were looked at as a time of “finding oneself.” Behavior, dress and poor choices were even excused by this. It was expected for teens to act out or push back because this time period was a time of exploration to find who you were. Today the focus has shifted […]

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Explosive Growth of the First Century Church

Last month we studied the reality of the Resurrection by sharpening our focus on two different eyewitness accounts: the embarrassing eyewitness accounts and the enemy eyewitness accounts. In the ancient world, women were regarded as second-class citizens whose testimony was inadmissible in a court of law; therefore, no gospel writer would ever invent a story […]

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Parenting—the call of a lifetime

As we spend this month getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day, there is joy and pain in equal measure around this day for many. Especially those who have lost their mother for any reason. Working for a global ministry that serves children and youth, I am deeply saddened by the worldwide epidemic of family brokenness. […]

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Prayer, Rain and Ecosystems

Having just celebrated Easter, I am reminded that the resurrection of Jesus is the unifying factor of every Christian. No matter our tradition or denomination, the story of every Christ follower is one of resurrection. We are a people who have moved from death into new life. That shared experience transcends race, ethnicity, cultures, vocation, […]

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I remember hearing a well-known author speak about how he asks God every year for a word… and that word becomes his compass heading for the year. I liked that. I chose a word this year. The word was perspective. I am asking God to let me see things from His perspective. Some of my […]

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Good News Wants to Know…

In an effort to help our readers get acquainted with leaders who are making an impact in South Florida, we’re asking the kind of questions that make for interesting conversation at a neighborhood barbecue. This month we want to know what their children have to say, not what they think they will say…so we asked […]

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Knox Theological Seminary Announces New President

The board of directors at Knox Theological Seminary in Fort Lauderdale is pleased to announce Dr. Scott Manor as the next seminary president. Manor will assume his new role July 1, 2019, at which time current president, Dr. Samuel Lamerson, will return to the classroom as Distinguished Professor of Biblical Studies. Lamerson is a graduate […]

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Feeding South Florida Opens “Feed Your Creativity” Art Competition

Feeding South Florida is excited to invite students of all ages to participate in the second annual “Feed Your Creativity” Art Competition presented by Delta Airlines. Submissions have been extended to a May 10th deadline, students of all ages throughout the quad-county area will have the opportunity to create a winning masterpiece displaying their vision […]

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2019 Summer Camp Guide

Summer camps can provide a wonderful opportunity for summer enrichment. Here are a few local offerings listed geographically from south to north.   Unleashed Camp 2019 Mission/Service Camp July 28 – August 1 6th grade to 12th grade 21113 Johnson St., #120 Pembroke Pines, FL 33029 Cost: Early Bird $275/week, Regular $295/week 954-432-0321 westpines.org/students   […]

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The UN-CAMP

When deciding on summer plans for your teen, be it youth group camp, sleep-away camp or day camp, how do you distinguish? When I was growing up, the experience was pretty much the same except for what I slept on and how many people were sharing the oxygen in the room. I also remember when […]

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