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My Life Lens

We all look at life through a certain perspective or lens. For some it is positive; for some it is negative. Another way we can state these two views are the blessed one or the cursed one. The cursed one feels nothing good ever happens to him. The blessed one is amazed at God’s... -Read More


My Life Lens

John Hawkins, Sr. Good News   We all look at life through a certain perspective or lens. For some it is positive; for some it is negative. Another way we can state these two views are the blessed one or the cursed one. The cursed one feels nothing good ever happens to him. The... -Read More


When You Need to Go Fast

There are so many reasons to fast: To silence the clamor, To re-establish Christ as pre-eminent in your daily life, To glimpse the heart of God, To experience massive transformation in a situation or relationship, To unite as believers to experience personal and community revival, And the list goes on. The reasons why we... -Read More


Just do it!

I am currently working our young church plant through Mathew’s gospel at KW Redeemer in a Christ Alone Series. As I worked through the gospel a few times to plan the series, I realized it’s going to take me 21 weeks. A few Sundays ago we tackled the famous Sermon on the Mount. Jesus... -Read More


Challenges to Personal Evangelism

When I came to Christ in 1973, I was so shy and introverted that I would cross the street to avoid greeting a stranger. I remember one day in Wilton Manors when I literally did this. I became an usher at my church, but I hated having to greet people when all I wanted... -Read More


Hobby Lobby Founders Plan Bible Museum

Faithful. Humble. Grateful. Obedient. Serving. These are just a few of the adjectives that come to mind after spending a weekend at the Christian Mastermind Summit at St. Andrews Country Club in Boca Raton, hosted by David Green and his lovely wife of 55 years, Barbara Green. David Green has closely followed Biblical principles... -Read More


Going Up to Jerusalem

The city of Jerusalem is the highlight of any pilgrimage to the Holy Land. It is not just a city that has some 4,000 years of history, making it one of the oldest cities on earth, but it is mentioned 806 times in the Bible with names as beautiful as “City of God,” “Joyful... -Read More


Choosing from a Smorgasbord of Beliefs

One of the belief systems that is becoming popular in some Christian circles and some churches attempting to be inclusive and relevant is the concept of Cafeteria Christianity. This suggests that one is free to pick and choose which of the essential Christian doctrines to believe, as one chooses the food he or she... -Read More


The Hands and Feet of Christ in Burkina Faso

(WNS)–Missionary Michael Riddering never suspected the coffee shop in West Africa would be the death of him and 27 others until it came under attack by al-Qaeda terrorists on Jan. 15. Riddering was with a pastor named Valentin in Ouagadougou, the Burkina Faso capital city, waiting to meet a group of short-term missionaries who... -Read More