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The Mother of Us All

Hebrews 11 is the well-known New Testament Hall of Fame — or as some call it, Hall of Faith — because it lists the great heroes of the Old Testament who exhibited extraordinary faith. One such hero is Abraham. We are familiar with Abraham’s story and the great faith he exhibited when he obeyed... -Read More


Sensing the Need in Haiti

“You don’t know Haiti until you’ve seen it, smelled it, and touched it.” These were the words spoken to our mission team the night before embarking on a girls’ trip to “the unknown” with Food for the Poor in November 2016. With these daunting words looming over our heads, it was difficult to fathom... -Read More


Can People Change?

Susie and Howard have been married twenty years. It has been a long, hard road. They have fought, made up, separated, reconciled, and fought over again and again. The issues have changed, but they have not changed. What they do to trigger each other and their responses are like steps in a well-choreographed dance.... -Read More


Empty Tomb… Full Life

Let’s look back in time to that first Easter morning to celebrate the glorious resurrection of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. One of the greatest gifts of the empty tomb is the full life that has been promised. “I have come that they may have life, and have it to the full” (John... -Read More


“The Scarlet Thread” — A Revival Experience!

The long-awaited Christian spectacular, “The Scarlet Thread,” an original musical using local talent right here in South Florida has finally arrived. And now, after months of intense rehearsals and working at a frantic pace to produce a brand new, full-scale production, “The Scarlet Thread” is ready for its premiere curtain call on Thursday, April... -Read More


Spring Thaw

Many years ago, while pastoring in a small town in Pennsylvania, I remember a winter so cold the frost line went down to four feet. One consequence of this was a backhoe couldn’t penetrate the ground to dig a grave. We had funeral services for people that winter but had to wait for the... -Read More


Jesus and Comedy

“The presence of laughter and the comedic imagination is one of the greatest gifts that God has given us, and Jesus certainly made use of it.” How comedic are the sayings of Jesus? Are any of the things that Jesus says meant to be funny or comedic in the Hebrew or Greek sense of... -Read More


Refugees and the Gospel: A Call for More…from Everybody

When it comes to refugees, I would be surprised if you didn’t have a strong opinion. Maybe you are calling for a removal of the temporary ban on refugees, including those from Muslim countries. Or maybe you think a temporary ban on refugees from the seven Muslim countries is necessary for our country’s safety. Both... -Read More