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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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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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If you fall seven times, get up eight

We just completed our first year of K.I.C.K. (Karate In Christ’s Kingdom) for kids from pre-kindgarten to fifth grade at my church. We had a blast teaching the basics of karate, self-defense and fitness in an environment that was Christ-centered and Scripture-saturated. What a wonderful sight it is to see all those little “warriors” of […]

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Heart & Soles

How one Florida couple is making an impact on Guatemalan families from head to toe Imagine having to support your entire family on $2 per day or sharing a one-room home with eight other family members. According to the International Organization for Migration, this scenario is a reality for many families who live in Guatemala, […]

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Finding God’s blueprint for your life

While the world fixes its gaze on the New York Stock Exchange, the U.S. Department of Treasury or the Obama administration to give them hope, a large number of South Floridians are discovering how their lives intersect with God’s purposes. They are not waiting for the future to happen to them – they are taking […]

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Faces of foster care

Ten years ago, the foster care system in Florida was in turmoil after reports spread of missing children and kids sleeping in warehouses. Often, the children slept at the feet of caseworkers while they searched for licensed foster care families willing to take them in. Then, Irene Smith stepped in. Smith, a Christian woman from […]

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Christian Chamber hosts Global Economic Conference in Ft. Myers May 7

On May 7, Southwest Floridians will have a rare opportunity to hear from two men whose expertise covers our state and worldwide economies when the Christian Chamber of Southwest Florida presents its Global Economic Conference sponsored by Fox 4 (WFTX). The speakers are Florida’s Lieutenant Gov. Jeff Kottkamp and James Sweeney, director of global strategy […]

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