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New Mount Olive Baptist Church Celebrates 100th Anniversary

Established November 25, 1918, New Mount Olive Baptist Church marks its Centennial year with a series of spectacular festivities. After its historic exhibit, senior luncheon gala, annual cookout and choir reunion concert in October, the church will host its 100th Anniversary Gala and Centennial Worship Service, November 9 and 11 respectively. Dr. Marcus D. Davidson, […]

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Now is Not the Right Time

Time is an enigma to me. There is no escaping it. It never stops. It marks births, deaths, celebrations and tragedies. Sometimes time moves too fast, and sometimes it seems to move too slowly, though it actually always moves at the same pace. I can think of times when I was waiting in a line […]

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U.S. News Ranks Palm Beach Atlantic Among Best in South

Palm Beach Atlantic University climbed five spots in the respected U.S. News & World Report’s Best Colleges 2019 edition. The University placed 52nd among the best universities in the South in the rankings released September 10. The publication includes rankings of more than 1,800 schools nationwide. The 2019 ranking places Palm Beach Atlantic tied with […]

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Good News Wants to Know… Setbacks That Inspire

Each month we ask community and business leaders of faith, who impact South Florida in profound ways, a one-sentence, lighthearted question designed to help the community get to know them better. Like many, perhaps they too have suffered disappointment or things didn’t go as they planned.   So, this month Good News Wants to Know… […]

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Bragging Rights

‘“Let the one who boasts boast in the Lord.’ For it is not the one who commends himself who is approved, but the one whom the Lord commends” (2 Corinthians 10:17-18). They ooze out like sticky syrup, splotching conversation unnecessarily. Boastful words. Braggadocios challenges. Arrogant assumptions. Pride raises its puffed head and portrays pretentious imagery. […]

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Church United Holds Teacher Appreciation Lunch

Four local churches, through Church United a partnership of local churches across denominations, hosted a teacher appreciation lunch on August 14 for the faculty and staff of Fort Lauderdale High School. With the help of approximately 40 volunteers, these four churches came together to provide lunch, teacher survival kits and school supplies for 175 teachers […]

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One Name Remains

Wilton Manors Baptist Church, Fort Lauderdale Community Church, North Star Community Church, Midtown Campus of Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale and Harvest Preparation Ministries. The names have changed over the past fifteen years, but the desire to be a vibrant beacon for the gospel and the hope it offers has remained the same. This is a […]

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