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The act of service

Years back, I remember being asked by one of the pastors in my church if I would like to serve in a capacity that would include a certain level of leadership responsibility.  Along with that position, I would be given a title as well as some tasks to carry out in our church body.  Being […]

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Kirk Cameron: Love Worth Fighting For comes S FL

Television and film star Kirk Cameron will be in Boca Raton on Saturday, June 5th to present the “Love Worth Fighting For” marriage event at Boca Raton Community Church. Cameron, along with singer-songwriter Warren Barfield, will present two sessions, the first, from 1:00 to 4:30 p.m. and the second, from 7:00 to 10:30 p.m. In […]

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Group Considers ‘Dot-XXX’ Domain

The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) is considering establishing a “dot-xxx” domain for pornography. Family advocates say this will only worsen the problem of addiction and family breakdowns caused by Internet pornography. This is the third time ICANN has considered a dot-xxx domain. The initiative was stopped before due to strong opposition […]

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Parents tackle the world of technology

The world of technology has taken many parents by surprise as children have become savvier and technology has become more sophisticated. Parents are finding themselves blindsided when it comes to addressing and confronting tough issues in their children’s lives.  Sexually saturated images are filling children’s minds through video games, cell phones and computer websites.  These […]

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The true story of a forgiving heart

A child on the brink of being aborted; a priest that lent a helping hand. The birth and life story of Juda Myers should be a reminder to all that a message of hope can truly outshine any tragedy.  Conceived in 1956 from a horrific act of rape on her mother, Ann, when she walked […]

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The true towering tomb

The oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World, the Great Pyramid of Giza, has amazed and astonished experts to this day.  Rising over 450 feet into the air and constructed on a base whose area is more than 750 square feet, the pyramid covers an area of over 12 acres with nearly 2 […]

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Teaching about difficulty

In the Christmas movie “It’s a Wonderful Life”, we get to follow the adult trials and the childhood experiences of George.  Each time he faced a difficult situation he asked himself the same question: “What would Dad do?”  Somehow George picked up lessons from his dad that helped him navigate life and become a community […]

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Hope and certainty

When you turned on the kitchen faucet today, you didn’t wonder whether the water would flow out. When you went to bed remembering what you had to do in the morning, you were planning for tomorrow. We all exercise faith every day in the little things we do. It is a belief system of sorts, […]

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We are all tools in the hands of God

There is a most curious incident recorded in the seventh chapter of Mark’s gospel. Jesus, we are told, “left the vicinity of Tyre and went through Sidon, down to the Sea of Galilee and into the region of the Decapolis. There some people brought to Him a man who was deaf and could hardly talk, […]

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Contentment

We live in a materialistic, consumption-oriented society that operates on the two assumptions that more is always better, and happiness is based on the acquisition of possessions.  The danger of buying into this philosophy is that it is totally contradictory to the life that we are called to live as Christians.  The fact of the […]

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