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Local marriage-building events

Marriage on the Rock               The married couples Life of Calvary Chapel Kendall meets the first Friday of the month from 7:30–9 p.m. at the church, located at 16435 SW 117 Ave. in Miami. For more information, call 305-233-5433 or visit www.CalvaryKendall.com. Marriage Restoration Life         […]

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The Gospel’s power to change a life

                One of the most exciting things about our relationship with God is that He does not leave us as we are but changes us by shaping our character to look more like His own. The Bible teaches us that our relationship with God through Christ ought to […]

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Cycles are inevitable, in life and in investing

For since the fathers fell asleep, all things continue as they were from the beginning of creation (II Peter 3:4b). We recently welcomed a New Year and witnessed the Inauguration of a new president. We have also continued to see unprecedented volatility in the stock market and a dramatic downturn in the economy. All of […]

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Not just for Valentine’s Day

                What is one of the kindest things someone has ever done for you?                 When I thought about this recently, one of the first things that came to mind was when I suffered a significant head injury several years ago. […]

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Out of bounds

Joshua Morrow, who plays Nicholas Newman on “The Young and the Restless,” may not set healthy boundaries on TV, but at one recent local event, he drew a line and set an example every woman can learn from. While eating lunch with eight girlfriends, I looked around the table and realized our ages spanned five […]

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An urgency for Brazil’s poor

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil– Missionary Eric Reese taps on the interior ceiling light, illuminating the cab of his Chevy pickup. Reese doesn’t need to see inside his vehicle. But after six years of working with the urban poor in the favelas (slums) of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, he knows those outside the cab need to […]

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700-year-old challenge in Mongolia is answered

The Mongol empire – led by Genghis Khan’s grandson, Kublai Khan – once stretched from the Black Sea to the Pacific Ocean. In 1266, Kublai Khan sent a request by Marco Polo to the Christian church in Rome for 100 men to teach Christianity in his court. But it was 28 years later before one, […]

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Myths worsen AIDS pandemic, workers say

NHLANGANO, Swaziland– Some myths about HIV/AIDS put people at greater risk of infection. Some myths multiply the rate at which the virus spreads. But the most destructive myths are the ones that keep God’s people from sharing the Good News of His love with people in need. In 15 years as a missionary in Swaziland, […]

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Teen requests $1 donations for clean water in Sudan

Joshua Guthrie has a message for teenagers: They can do something to make the world a better place. Guthrie, 16, is leading by example. The Christian teen – a high school sophomore who’s also dually enrolled at Union University in Jackson, Tenn. – has launched an initiative to raise money for a freshwater well in […]

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Local man chooses life in African slums

On Sept. 8, 2008, a hungry child cried himself to sleep in the midst of the horrific slum of Kibera, Kenya, while Bill Cunningham, a man in Naples, Fla., picked up his daily Newspaper to enjoy with his morning coffee.                 Only God could have known the plan […]

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