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The Blessing of the Badges

These are often tense, trying times for policeman all across America. For Sergeant Ron Martin of the Summit Police Department, the annual Blessing of the Badges is a way to bring comfort and…

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Moms in Prayer: Interceding on Behalf of Children and Schools

Another school year is well underway and Moms in Prayer International is committed to intercessory support for children, teachers, and schools in their neighborhoods and beyond. “Moms in Prayer International is a life-changing…

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Movement Day Global Cities Will Be Held Oct. 25-27 at Javits Center

On October 25-27, upwards of 3,000 Christian leaders and emerging leaders from more than 67 countries are expected to converge on New York City’s Jacob Javits Convention Center for Movement Day Global Cities, an event designed…

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Live2Lead Simulcast Will Be Held At Calvary Temple on Oct. 7

John Maxwell’s worldwide leadership simulcast event is coming to Calvary Temple in Wayne, NJ. Live2Lead—featuring speakers Dan Cathy, Simon Sinek, Liz Wiseman, and Maxwell—will be held on Friday, Oct. 7 from 8:50 a.m….

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Growing Stronger: New Jersey Woman Competes on Reality Show

  Giovanna Cicerchia strengthened both her body and her faith on NBC’s newest reality show. The Wyckoff, NJ resident was one of 20 contestants (10 male trainers and 10 female trainees) who competed…

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A Lighthouse for Those Facing Unplanned Pregnancies

Unplanned pregnancies are surprisingly common, representing half of the 6.6 million pregnancies reported in the U.S. each year.  Most are amongst younger aged woman, typically between 18-24 years old, however, almost every age…

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Customers undeterred, supporting Hobby Lobby Post Supreme Court Decision

Customers are not letting a controversial decision by the Supreme Court detract them from shopping at the new Hobby Lobby store on Route 46. Hobby Lobby was at the center of a firestorm…

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Local Organizations, State Governments Exposing, Fighting Human Trafficking

Many of the girls are teenage runaways. Some are only gone for a day before they are brought into a world where they will be sold as a sex slave. Many of them…

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A Second Chance: Former Gang Member Has A Heart for the Homeless in Paterson

Dealing drugs and fighting with rival gangs was a way of life for Edwin Placeres while at Eastside High School in Paterson. Placeres attended the then-embattled school, the setting for the movie Lean…

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Staying All In: Gian Paul Gonzalez Continues to Inspire

“All in” started as a message. And it quickly evolved into a movement. In December of 2011, The New York Giants were a mediocre football team that needed a spark if they were…

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Dimas Salaberrios Appointed President of Concerts of Prayer Greater New York

By unanimous vote by its board of directors, Concerts of Prayer Greater New York (COPGNY) has chosen Pastor Dimas Salaberrios as its new president. The founder and pastor of Infinity Bible Church in…

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4/14 Family Challenge Conference: Passing on the Faith to Your Children

A powerful new focus in world missions is taking place globally and New York City will experience it in full force  on October 26. You’ll want to know what’s happening and may even…

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Ministry and Marketplace Leaders to Convene for Movement Day on October 10

Facilitating collaborative partnerships is a specialty of The New York City Leadership Center. And the annual Movement Day Conference in New York City has become one of the fastest growing and most influential…

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BELIEVE: Eric LeGrand Speaks at Jacksonville Chapel Men’s Breakfast

He sits in a wheelchair, with little movement in his upper body—but Eric LeGrand “keeps choppin.” That was the battle cry when he played nose tackle forRutgersand it is certainly his mantra now…

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Carter Conlon’s New Book Is a Personal Testimony, Prophetic Voice

It’s hard to imagine that Carter Conlon, the senior pastor of Times Square Church in Manhattan, was once bound by fear. After all, he succeeded David Wilkerson—one of the most influential Christians of…

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Tim Keller, Robert Johansson, NYC Pastors Exhort Christians to Be Salt and Light Following Hurricane

The Pastor’s Prayer Call hosted by Concerts of Prayer Greater New York took on added fervency in the wake of Hurricane Sandy. On Friday, November 4, several New York City ministry leaders dialed…

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Abounding Grace: Honoring 30 Years of Ministry and Envisioning Thirty More

2012 is a milestone year for Abounding Grace Ministries in Lower Manhattan. Under the leadership of Senior Pastor Rick Del Rio, the ministry is celebrating 30 Years as a community ministry and 20…

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Until Death Marriage 5k Mud Run Will Be Held Oct. 13

On Saturday, October 13, the Until Death 5k Marriage Mud Run will be held in Zarephath, NJ, the Somerset County headquarters of Pillar of Fire (Star 99.1, Somerset Christian College). The event, a…

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Power Tools: Author Seeks to Equip Dads with New Book

Long before he earned an MBA from the Harvard Business School, long before he became a Silicon Valley wunderkind (and Time magazine cover subject), long before he served as a U.S. Consul General…

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Local Events Raise Money for American Diabetes Association, Honor Kevin Jonas, Sr.

Kevin Jonas, Sr., a former Wyckoff, NJ resident, was recently named as a Father of the Year honoree by the American Diabetes Association. He is the father and manager of the world famous…