Life

Surviving grief: From desperation to healing

When Linder Berman attended a “Calm My Anxious Heart” Bible study years ago, she had no idea that the lessons she learned through that study would soon be put into practice in her own life.  I originally sat down with Linder to write an article about her son Paul’s death three years ago at the […]

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Prison Fellowship adds Art Camp to its curriculum

It was a dark day for Chuck Colson, special counsel to President Nixon, when he was sentenced to federal prison on Watergate-related charges. But, just before his sentence began, the light of the Holy Spirit came upon him and Chuck Colson gave his life to the Lord. He publicly proclaimed Jesus by stating that he […]

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God is the best long-term investment.

The continual gyrations in the stock market have caused many people to question their investment strategy. Questions like “What should I do now?” and “Should I sell my stock positions and move into a money market?” are running through many investors’ minds. And while it is important to avoid making emotional buying and selling decisions […]

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Life’s roller coaster of peaks and valleys

Have you ever heard the term, “The rhythm of life”?  It is a phrase that sums up life on this side of the grave since Adam and Eve sinned in the Garden.  The Bible puts it this way: For everything there is a season, and a time for every matter under heaven: a time to […]

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Owner’s manual with all the answers

For some reason, I tend to burn through outdoor gas grills (no pun intended). I have purchased and put together so many grills that I can almost assemble them blind-folded. As I was about to complete the assembly of our newest grill this summer, I found an extra part lying around. It didn’t seem important, […]

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1,000 Reasons to Smile

All eyes were on Haiti during the beginning of 2010 when a violent earthquake shook the nation and tested the resolve of the Haitian people. With over 400,000 people killed or injured and over 2 million left homeless, the country is still very much in the early stages of recovery. And yet, amid the turmoil […]

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Financial training for your children

Take a moment to picture your children going off to college and managing a semester’s worth of money on their own.  Would they run up the debt and bounce checks or would they spend wisely with some left over? Maybe you are not sure how they would handle it, and now is the time to […]

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Local Skateboarders Spread God’s Good News in South Florida

Which sport ranks in the top three most popular sports for American teenagers, and is not football or baseball? Which sport’s foundational technique was invented in South Florida in the mid-70s? Which sport is legal, contrary to some people’s assumptions?Skateboarding and other extreme sports are among the most effective ways to present the good News […]

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His Caring Place: 25 Years of Saving Lives

In 1977, Julie West Sorrelle found herself in a frightening predicament that is faced by many young women in today’s society. At the age of eighteen, she was dealing with an unplanned pregnancy and decided an abortion might be her best option. Days before the event was to take place, and with the support and […]

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