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Holyland Experience gears up for exciting summer season

It’s that time of year again: School is out, kids of all ages are breaking out their swimsuits and families across America are gearing up for excursions in search of sun, fun and relaxation. Yes, the summer season is upon us and thousands of families will be making their way to vacation hot-spots like the […]

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Bucky Dent: Baseball great and man of faith

For nearly four decades, baseball has been the name of the game for South Florida resident and baseball great Bucky Dent. The three-time American League All-Star was named Most Valuable Player in the 1978 World Series as the New York Yankees won their second-straight championship. After 37 years as a full-time player and coach in […]

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A new kind of Vacation Bible School

This summer, children in Ft. Lauderdale are counting down the days. They’re not waiting expectantly for the latest movie or theme park adventure. They’re excited about Vacation Bible School (VBS) at First Baptist Church of Ft. Lauderdale. “I’m just amazed and tickled my kids are counting the days. …” says Rebecca Herbert, a VBS volunteer […]

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Native Americans continue to be marginalized in the mainstream church, although they’ve been exposed

There are three Native American Christian churches in the heart of the Seminole Indian Reservation in Hollywood, Fla., but you have probably never heard of them. Chickee Baptist Church, First Seminole Indian Baptist Church and House of Prayer Full Gospel Church are all centered on leading Seminoles to God, whom they call “Feshahkee-ommehche,” meaning the […]

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Students at The King’s Academy turn from ‘self to service’

This May, middle and high school students at The King’s Academy (TKA) participated in RUSH 2009, which emphasized an 180-degree turn from “self to service” to aid several non-profit organizations throughout Palm Beach County.  Approximately 700 students set aside time from their academic pursuits in order to engage in community service activities by assisting six […]

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