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5 lessons I learned from Daddy Bill

1) Humility: Daddy Bill has always been keenly aware that God is God, and he is not. He has always been conscious of his smallness and God’s bigness, his imperfection and God’s perfection. 2) A love for the Gospel: Daddy Bill has always had a deep sense of his own sin, which has led him […]

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How did we get in this mess?

I’ve been thinking about this credit crisis for the past few months, and I have concluded the root of our problem is dishonesty. Solomon wrote about this subject in Proverbs 30:7–9: O God, I beg two favors from you before I die. First, help me never to tell a lie. Second, give me neither poverty […]

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Christmas in Southwest Florida

Christmas in Southwest Florida is a special time of year.  Lights carefully wrapped around palm trees grace many streets. Big holiday displays welcome visitors to the many gated communities. Here are a few of the many events that you can participate in to help get you in the holiday spirit. Snow will be blowing at […]

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Florida voters approve Marriage Amendment

The Florida Division of Elections reported that the Florida Marriage Protection Amendment (Amendment 2) received more than the 60 percent vote required to pass constitutional amendments. Since 2006, all state constitutional amendments in Florida must pass by at least 60 percent of the vote.                 Amendment 2 defines […]

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House of Hope walks the walk for teens in need

On Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009, House of Hope, South Florida will present its first Teens Walk for Teens Walk-A-Thon in Central Park, located at 9151 NW Second St. in Plantation. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the walk commencing at 10 a.m.                 More than 1,000 parents and […]

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Lindsay’s faith spills out of Taylor’s Closet

Four years ago, a wide-eyed and confident 14-year-old girl came up with a community service project to give clothes to foster care girls, many of whom are taken from their families with just the clothes on their backs and a garbage bag full of belongings.                 Her idyllic […]

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Man from small town makes eternal difference

Here is a Man who was born in an obscure village, the child of a peasant woman. He grew up in another obscure village. He worked in a carpenter shop until He was 30, and then for three years He was an itinerant preacher.                 He never wrote […]

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Pro-life ministries make their mark in South Florida

Pro-life advocates might be discouraged that three anti-abortion measures were soundly defeated in South Dakota, California and Colorado during the national elections, but at least they have something to smile about in Florida. Abortions have decreased in the state by 3.8 percent according to the 2007 Florida Vital Statistics Annual Report. “That translates to 3,632 […]

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Sending love and peace to holiday shoppers

Mixing faith with business can be tricky. But at the Pak Mail shop at Town Centre Mall, owners Jim and Terri Blewett have found a way to do it.                 At this one-stop shop, customers can get their Christmas packages packed and shipped –and they can also get […]

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West Palm Beach ballroom dancers bring top honors to Florida

Dance students from Fred Astaire Dance Studio in West Palm Beach brought top honors to Florida by winning national titles at the 2008 Fred Astaire National DanceSport Championships. The competition took place at the Hilton Walt Disney World Resort October 22–26.                 Wendy Widjaja, of Palm Beach Gardens, […]

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