Christian Persecution in the 21st Century

Often we think of the serious persecution and martyrdom of Christians as being something primarily in the early Church times or in the Middle Ages during the Holy Wars and the Crusades. Nothing could be further from the truth, as there is evidence that there is a greater degree of persecution of Christians and... -Read More

Honor Flight of South Florida

Honor Flight South Florida celebrated 45 World War II veterans on Saturday, May 31 with a trip to Washington, D.C. to view the war memorials built to recognize them and culminated the trip with a ceremonial homecoming salute to the men who served America so well. A relatively new hub in Honor Flight’s 138... -Read More

Christian Marketing Strategies

In this era of decreasing church attendance in many regions of the country and in various demographic segments of our society, some churches have turned to innovative marketing strategies in an intentional approach to draw the unchurched in the doors or to take the gospel to them where they are. In the eyes of... -Read More

Jesus in the Passover

The Jewish people have celebrated the festival of the Passover for thousands of years. It is the retelling of the great story of the redemption of the children of Israel from 450 years of slavery and bondage in Egypt. On this night, Jewish children may ask their father, “Papa, why is this night different... -Read More

Missions: Our History and Our Calling

The foundation of Christian missions can be summarized in Luke 4:18-21 as Jesus announced his ministry on earth. Since he returned to the Father, we have become the representation of Christ on earth, and we continue his ministry as proclaimed in this passage: “The Spirit of the Lord is on me, because he has... -Read More

Getting to Know Pope Francis

Pope Francis became the leader of the Roman Catholic Church on March 13, 2013. Since that time, he has become one of the more controversial popes in the church’s recent history. In the last 64 years, there have been seven Popes: Pope Pius XII, John XXIII, Paul VI, John Paul I, John Paul II,... -Read More

Why Do We Need To Go To Church?

In this era of modern technology and innovations in communication, the question may be raised: do we really need to go to church? Why not stay home and watch it on the Internet, or catch a television service, whether on national TV, or our local service which may be televised. There are many good... -Read More

Navigating Obamacare

As we approach the year 2014 and the upcoming changes in the health care sector as mandated by the Affordable Care Act (informally known as ObamaCare), we as Christians are faced with decisions to make as to how we will comply with the federally mandated health care requirements. In some cases, Christians may feel... -Read More

The Modern Day Great Commission

We are told that we are on a mission from God, in the words of Jesus to his disciples, the very last words he spoke to them after more than three years of ministry with them on earth. People’s last words are usually given a degree of importance. As recorded in Acts 1:8, Jesus... -Read More

Tips for Everyday Evangelism

The idea of stepping out in faith to engage in one-on-one personal evangelism can be daunting. Often, we are afraid of rejection, worried about achieving results, or we don’t want to feel as if we are imposing our beliefs on others. But if what we believe is true, we have the light and the... -Read More