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First Baptist Fort Lauderdale Welcomes New Lead Pastor

The congregation of First Baptist Fort Lauderdale welcomed the Rev. James Welch as their new lead pastor on Sunday, March 24. Coming to Fort Lauderdale from New Orleans, Louisiana, Pastor James and his wife Amy have three children: Addison, William and Blythe. As a family, they planted Harbor Community Church in the wake of Hurricane […]

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Inaugural Homeschool Olympics Features Family Fun For All Ages

About 100 enthusiasts participated in the First Annual Family Homeschool Olympics on March 16. They were attracted by the draw of intriguing family relays, husband/wife Relay races including leap frog and running relays, full family sack races and tug of wars. Youth competitions such as the 100 meter scooter race, pogo sticks, jump rope, hula […]

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Faith Farm Alumni Share Testimonies at Homecoming

Every year for the last 68 years, Faith Farm Ministries has held the Annual Alumni Homecoming Event. On March 3, nearly 1,000 students, alumni, staff and families convened to celebrate what God has done through Faith Farm’s Regeneration Recovery program. Four Alumni shared their powerful stories with the crowd. First, Marc Murphy, the Okeechobee Campus […]

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Kingdom Tipping Point

A tipping point is when a small series of small changes or incidents becomes significant enough to cause a larger, more important change. As Church United, we are busy behind the scenes uniting pastors, churches, leaders and organizations towards the goal of a seeing a gospel tipping point take root across South Florida. We’ve come […]

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Wycliffe Bible Translators USA Appoints New CEO

The board of directors of Wycliffe Bible Translators USA has announced the appointment of Dr. John Chesnut as the organization’s new president and chief executive officer. After a year-long evaluation process of prayerful consideration, staff and leadership feedback, extensive references and interviews, Dr. Chesnut will begin a three-year term in April 2019. He will be […]

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Calvary Lighthouse United Changes Name to The Local Church

Over three years ago, two churches united under one roof with the dream of making a greater impact for Jesus in our community for generations to come. Today, this dream is a reality. God has blessed the church. They have grown by nearly 70 percent. They are expanding, having just complete a $5.4 million campaign, […]

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Westminster Students Travel to 34th Annual Harvard Model Congress

Twenty-three students from Westminster Academy traveled to Boston, Massachusetts, for the 34th Annual Harvard Model Congress. Harvard Model Congress (HMC) is a program hosted by Harvard in which high school students from across the country have a chance to spend four days as members of the United States “government.” Students are assigned committees and deal […]

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Westminster Academy Senior Breaks Boys National 3-Point Record

Chase Johnston added to the excitement of the Westminster Academy Winter Court game on February 1, by setting a new national high school boys’ record for all-time career 3-pointers made according to MaxPreps. A senior at Westminster Academy, Johnston broke the previous national record of 520 on his second shot during the game against John […]

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Purim: When God Seems Absent

The Jewish holiday of Purim, based on the events in the book of Esther, begins this year at sunset on March 20th. Though the story of the book of Esther is a powerful one, the book has been controversial in church history. Some have suggested it should not be a part of Scriptures since it […]

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