‘Global’ Category Archive

Why Everyone Is Talking About Casting Crowns!

Everyone is talking about their favorite Casting Crowns’ song, and what it means to them. Ok. So maybe not everyone, but a lot of people on Facebook are really excited to see Casting Crowns at WAYFEST® 2014. Here’s why. It’s hard to pick a favorite Casting Crowns’ song? On Facebook we asked the question “What is your favorite Casting Crowns song?” and many people had a hard time coming up with just one, and for… … Continue reading

Win Front Row Tickets for Casting Crowns

Donate food for those in need – Be in the drawing to win. We want to encourage people like you (and ourselves) to LIVE OUT our faith everyday.  When you stop by and drop off some non-perishable food items for those in need, you’ll be entered to win a pair of front row tickets to the concert. Here’s where you can drop off your food items: NEXT: Monday Nov. 2nd – 4pm-7pm Chick-fil-A – Pompano… … Continue reading

Are you immature?!

There are few things more exciting to witness than a new Christian who is enthusiastic about their faith. They suck in Bible teaching like a Shop Vac. But a problem often arises during this early season of their spiritual journey. When your initial spiritual growth spurt coincides with learning a lot about the Bible and the Christian faith, it’s easy to equate spiritual growth primarily with knowledge growth. Read more HERE! … Continue reading

Exodus Movie may be a bust…

Making weekend plans to see a flick? The buzz, hiss, and tsk-tsk among Christian circles over Darren Aronofsky’sNoah have only just hushed down. Now with the release of the trailer and a media preview of the next biblical epic, Exodus: Gods and Kings, the fire is slowly roaring back up again—though whether it will produce roars of applause or a cacophony of boos is still unclear. Given the controversy over Noah, probably both. Read more HERE! … Continue reading

What would YOU do with $500!?

LaSalle Street Church of Chicago has given each of its 320 members a check for $500, telling the members to use the money however they feel led. The church is calling the money Loaves and Fishes checks and has told the church members to use the money in way that glorifies God’s kingdom. Members were instructed to pray about it, and then spend it when they felt the call to do so. Read more HERE! … Continue reading

The Drive through Difference is TODAY, be the change!

Ever heard of the Drive-Thru Difference? This Friday (Oct. 17th), the World’s Biggest Small Group is challenging you to pay for the person behind you in the drive-thru line. What a great way to live out your faith, and love a stranger in way that might impact their day more than you realize. And maybe it will impact yours too. Click HERE for more! … Continue reading

A Theme Park that definitley won’t sink

The developer of a Noah’s Ark-based theme park in Kentucky said recently he will only hire people who believe in the biblical flood. But state officials have said the developer could lose millions in potential tax credits if he does. Ark Encounter is set to open in 2016 in Williamston, Kentucky. The theme park isn’t hiring yet, but its parent company Answers in Genesis does ask that employees sign a faith statement when they are hired.… … Continue reading

Excuse Me, My Baby Is the Wrong Color: The Commodification of Children

This latest story from our brave new world may blow your mind, so I’ll read straight from the Chicago Tribune: “A white Ohio woman is suing a Downers Grove-based sperm bank, alleging that the company mistakenly gave her vials from an African-American donor, a fact that she said has made it difficult for her and her same-sex partner to raise their now 2-year-old daughter in an all-white community.” Read more HERE … Continue reading

Dear Brittany: Why We Don’t Have To Be So Afraid of Dying & Suffering that We Choose Suicide

You may have read the poignant & powerful, CNN front-page story of cancer patient Brittany Maynard, 29, who has scheduled her death for Nov. 1? Come November 1, Maynard plans to take a pill given to her by her doctors as she wants to choose her own death and avoid hospice and the suffering her brain-tumor cancer may entail — Her story-gone-viral speaks of her plan to swallow the pill and choose death on her… … Continue reading

How to Create An Awesome Dance Video in 5 Easy Steps (for Non-Dancers)

If you are one of those people who can’t dance to save your life don’t worry. Here are 5 foolproof steps to help you submit an awesome dance video so you can dance on stage with Mandisa at WAYFEST® 2014! Find the Perfect Song: This is the most crucial part of the whole process. No matter how good the Choreography is or how big of a smile you have, if you are not dancing to the… … Continue reading