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Congress & forced abortions in China

Congress has rejected attempts to retain a pro-life policy that bars federal funding for organizations that support coercive abortion programs overseas. The Senate defeated an amendment March 5 that would have restored the policy, known as the Kemp-Kasten Amendment, to the $410 billion omnibus spending bill under consideration. The House of Representatives also rejected... -Read More


The Embassy reaches out to youth at Restoration Church

A monstrous base blared in the foreground, electronic instruments simulated a loose melody and rapid-fire lyrics and street talk boomed from the stage in Naples recently. But all this noise was not streaming from a nightclub; it came from a church. And the rap, rhythm and rhymes were all centered on one thing –... -Read More


Missionaries from around the globe meet up at Spanish River Church

If you’re interested in missions or church planting, you’ll want to check out Spanish River Church’s annual Global Outreach Conference May 1–6 in Boca Raton. The conference includes sessions geared for pastors, missions leaders and seminary students and also offers a missions expo open to the public after church services on Saturday, May 2... -Read More


Golf tournament honors memory of slain student

First Baptist Church of Pompano Beach will host its 14th annual Sonja Larson Golf Tournament, Saturday, April 25 at the Palms Golf Course at Palm Aire Country Club. This fundraising tournament is held each year to provide scholarships for members of the church who wish to continue their education and to honor the memory... -Read More


Cross International starts musical

Cross International, a Florida-based charity serving the poor in more than 30 countries worldwide, has launched a special musical outreach called “Harmony of Hearts” to make U.S. churches more aware of Christian social outreaches taking place overseas. The program, described as a tribute to Isaiah 58 and 1 John 3:16, uses a blend of... -Read More


PBA holds the line on costs next year

In consideration of families who value Christian higher education but are concerned about the volatility of today’s economy, Palm Beach Atlantic University has frozen some tuition rates and student charges for the 2009–2010 academic year. Charges for housing and meal plans will not increase this fall, President David W. Clark said. While the university’s... -Read More


The new face of Coral Ridge

Billy Graham’s grandson makes his mark on South Florida as the new pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian – preaching revival all along the way Tullian Tchividjian is making a statement in South Florida, and it’s not very fashionable. Tchividjian, founding pastor of New City Church in Coconut Creek and grandson of evangelist Billy Graham,... -Read More