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Christmas Traditions from Around the World

To celebrate Christmas in America, we cut down pine trees and firs, decorate our homes with colorful lights and red ribbons, and exchange carefully wrapped gifts among friends and family. Although Christmas is a trademark holiday for Americans, countries all around the world celebrate Christmas and have traditions of their own. From roller skating to […]

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Christmas Has its Promises to Keep

We are entering our second Christmas season as a church plant family and I have to tell you, there is nothing like it in the world. As much as we looked forward to Christmas before planting The Cross in Deerfield Beach, it is nothing like looking forward to it now as a growing church family. […]

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Christmas Treats

The Christmas season is devoted to the helping others and being kind. In the spirit of giving, here are some baking ideas that can be done solo or with your own little helper. Reindeer Cupcakes Yield: 24 cupcakes Cupcakes ¾ cup unsalted butter 1¾ cups sugar 2 large eggs 2 tsp pure vanilla extract ½ […]

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Why Shepherds?

The desired of all nations (Haggai 2:7) has just been wiped clean of amniotic fluid. A proper birth announcement is in order. An angelic messenger, suffused in divine glory brings the news in knee-knocking fashion. The message culminates with a vast throng joining the angel to proclaim, “Glory to God in the highest, and on […]

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Christmas Gift Giving Ideas

Christmas is a wonderful time of year! It’s the time of year we celebrate the greatest gift of all – Jesus. And since it’s also the time when we give gifts to those we love – or like – the season can be very stressful. Here are a few suggestions for giving gifts this Christmas […]

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‘Tis the Season to Be… Lonely?

Deck the halls! Be merry! Come on, ring them bells! After all, it’s the most wonderful time of the year! Or, is it? Tinsel and lights, carols and mistletoe don’t always usher in a feeling of good cheer. For many people, the holiday season invites the most unwanted of visitors — loneliness. Christmastime, with its […]

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Be the Gospel You Wish To See

Christmas is the season for receiving presents, waiting for Santa Claus, singing carols, and decorating your home. Right? For a growing number of Americans, these are “the reasons for the season.” In a recent book by David Kinnaman and Gabe Lyons entitled Unchristian, the authors share stunning statistics from their recent research on the perceptions […]

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If Looks Could Kill

Have you ever jokingly said that a beautiful dress or gorgeous pair of skinny jeans was “to die for”? Apparently, that statement isn’t far from the truth. Earlier this year, an apparel factory in Bangladesh collapsed, killing almost 1,300 workers and seriously injuring countless others. This factory was responsible for producing “fast fashion” clothing, featured […]

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Way-FM Celebrates 20 Years in South Florida

In 1987, Way-FM founder Bob Augsburg and his wife Felice took a leap of faith and set out to start a new kind of Christian radio station; one that would both encourage Christians in their walk and also introduce non-believers to Christ. The early years of WAY-FM Augsburg started out as a morning show host […]

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All Eyes on Syria

The Middle East is teetering on the brink of total chaos. Country after country has erupted into revolution or outright civil war. While younger people seeking economic and employment opportunities started much of the early dissent, Islamist terrorist groups exploited it in order to topple existing regimes in favor of more Islamist governments. Caught in […]

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