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Palm Beach family continues legacy of giving to Place of Hope

When Jim Pande, owner of SMI Systems out of Medley, Fla., decided to donate $31,000 worth of hurricane-resistant windows and doors to Place of Hope this year, his father probably smiled. The timely and protective addition to Place of Hope’s new community center, on its campus in Palm Beach Gardens, is just one of many […]

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South Florida says goodbye to ‘Musicianary’ Bobby Michaels

Bobby Michaels, a popular Christian recording artist from West Palm Beach, recently passed away while ministering in Cambodia. Michaels touched the lives of many people over the years through his music and his missions Life called Musicianaries. Musicianaries served Christian musicians and church worship leaders in the world’s poorest countries, even venturing into countries known […]

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Local women host TV show called ‘Whose View? God’s View’

Like many people in South Florida, Carolyn Woodberry recognized there was a need for a talk show different from all others – one that would offer viewers a variety of topics and advice from a godly perspective. So, one day while Woodberry was in prayer, she came up with the idea of starting her own […]

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Miami church hosts funeral procession for aborted babies

Miami’s largest funeral procession will take place on Mother’s Day weekend – not for one person, but for thousands of babies who have been aborted in South Florida. The event, called Procession of Healing, is being hosted by Wayside Baptist Church in Miami on Saturday, May 9. “My wife and I have a strong burden […]

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Jim Channell heats up airwaves in SW Florida

“With God before us, who could possibly stand against us?” the voice on the radio bellows each weekday morning. Thousands of Southwest Floridians have started their day with him for more than a decade. Halfway around the globe, people are listening to his voice as he talks about the history of contemporary Christian music. Meanwhile, […]

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Churches respond to mental illness

Living with depression – or any other form of mental illness – is like viewing life “through a glass darkly,” according to Jessy Grondin, a student in Vanderbilt University’s Divinity School. “It distorts how you see things,” she says. Like one in four Americans, Grondin wrestles with mental illness, having struggled with severe bouts of […]

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Opinion: Stem cell policy is wrong

President Obama kept at least two campaign promises March 9 when he signed a bill authorizing the expenditure of tax-dollars for embryo-destructive stem cell research.  Many have been surprised that it has taken so long for him to follow through on the first promise, the federal funding of embryonic stem cell research. Throughout the campaign […]

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Parents let neighbors take kids to church

Most American parents would let their children attend church with trusted neighbors, according to a survey by LifeWay Research. The study explored “how many parents were open to their children attending if they didn’t have to be the ones to take them to church,” Scott McConnell, associate director of LifeWay Research, said in LifeWay Research […]

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Opinion: The Dogma of Mad Science

Dr. Frankenstein would have felt “empowered” on Monday, March 9, 2009. That’s the day the Obama Administration not only reversed the Bush Administration’s restrictions on embryonic stem cell research, but announced that it was freeing science from outside interference, such as people’s moral qualms. Can’t you just picture the fictional monster creator jumping for joy? […]

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