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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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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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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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First Baptist Fort Lauderdale Welcomes New Lead Pastor

The congregation of First Baptist Fort Lauderdale welcomed the Rev. James Welch as their new lead pastor on Sunday, March 24. Coming to Fort Lauderdale from New Orleans, Louisiana, Pastor James and his wife Amy have three children: Addison, William and Blythe. As a family, they planted Harbor Community Church in the wake of Hurricane […]

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Inaugural Homeschool Olympics Features Family Fun For All Ages

About 100 enthusiasts participated in the First Annual Family Homeschool Olympics on March 16. They were attracted by the draw of intriguing family relays, husband/wife Relay races including leap frog and running relays, full family sack races and tug of wars. Youth competitions such as the 100 meter scooter race, pogo sticks, jump rope, hula […]

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Faith Farm Alumni Share Testimonies at Homecoming

Every year for the last 68 years, Faith Farm Ministries has held the Annual Alumni Homecoming Event. On March 3, nearly 1,000 students, alumni, staff and families convened to celebrate what God has done through Faith Farm’s Regeneration Recovery program. Four Alumni shared their powerful stories with the crowd. First, Marc Murphy, the Okeechobee Campus […]

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