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Slavery at Your Doorstep

The word “slavery” usually conjures up images of a time long past where people were forced to labor for free simply because of the color of their skin. While we read about slavery in times past, it’s easy to wonder how such awful things happened and moralize about how we would never allow such... -Read More


Energize Your Prayer Life in the New Year

Why is prayer so important? Have you ever wondered why we pray? I mean after all, if God is God, why does he need me to pray? Questions like these two are common for Christians to ask. When you really think about reasons why we should pray, we are always confronted with the reality... -Read More


God’s Attributes Expressed Through Jesus

Many Christians are familiar with the song “Oh Come, Oh Come, Emmanuel” whether it is Enya’s version, or another. Handel’s “Messiah,” another piece that is often heard at Christmas time, also reflects on several of the titles of God that are appropriated by the Messiah, Jesus. Even from the promise of Jesus’ birth, there... -Read More


Finding the Star of Bethlehem

Was there an actual “Star” of Bethlehem or was it an apparition that God miraculously set in the skies that led three Magi (Kings or Wise men) to the Savior of the world? Could the star actually be an unusual pattern of heavenly bodies aligned over Bethlehem? Some think it was an angel that... -Read More


Four Ways to Restore Your Christmas Spirit

Have you ever noticed that some people just seem to exude Christmas Spirit? Do they do this naturally or is it some secret? Let’s face it; none of us wants to be around a Christmas Scrooge robbing the season of joy. Yet, if we are real honest about how the season can affect us,... -Read More


A Christmas Fantasy

Two thousand years ago on a Judean hillside an angel appeared to a group of shepherds keeping watch over their sheep by night. He announced good news that would bring great joy to all people. A savior – Christ the Lord was born. Then suddenly the sky was ablaze while an angelic choir proclaimed... -Read More


Unspeakable JOY!

To be sure, this was my truth growing up. I could not wait for Thanksgiving to be over so we could put away the pumpkins, turkeys and little Pilgrim figurines.  Every day I counted down to that day . . . Christmas day . . . when we would finally get to open the... -Read More


Bethlehem Revisited Takes Visitors Back in Time

First Church of Coral Springs invites you to Bethlehem Revisited, a living interactive recreation of the town of Bethlehem. It is a chance to watch the town of Bethlehem come to life as it was more than 2,000 years ago during the time of the birth of Jesus of Nazareth. This five-day annual event... -Read More


Make Christmas Meaningful for Kids

  If you are like most families, the Christmas season brings a certain anticipation of one, two or even twelve days filled with family traditions. From Christmas trees shopping adventures to decorating your house with mistletoes, candles and candy canes, baking delicious desserts and splashing the Christmas colors and twinkle lights everywhere from the... -Read More


Leaders See Things Differently

Leaders are people, like all of us. But there is something different about a real leader. Leaders see things with a clarity that brings life into focus. Leaders see things that other people don’t see. Physical eyesight is one of the five senses. We take special care to preserve our vision. A few years... -Read More