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This Really Matters!

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 29 September 2012 - - - - - - · 965 views



On average, 1,200 African American unborn babies are aborted every day in America - 16 million since abortion was legalized in 1973. As a result, African Americans are the only minority in America that is declining in population because their birthrate is now below the replacement...


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Why We Pray - Day 3 of 40 Days for Life Fort Lauderdale

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 28 September 2012 - - - - - - · 1123 views


According to the Florida Agency For Health Care Administration, 12,001 unborn children were aborted in Broward County in 2012.


That is an average of 33 children a day. AHCA reports that 6,480 unborn have been aborted...


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Day One of 40 Days For Life - A Day of Atonement Message - to the All Women's Medical Clinic

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 26 September 2012 - - - - - - · 845 views


Yesterday was the first day of the Fort Lauderdale 40 Days for Life's prayer vigil at the All Women's Medical Center located at 2100 E. Commercial Blvd. I signed up for the twelve noon hour and upon arrival, found only one other 40 Days for Life (40DL) volunteer at the clinic.

Unfortunately, when she left, I was the...


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Prayer Changes Things

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 25 September 2012 - - - - - - · 1459 views

Prayer being the first work of ministry, you would think the Church would be willing to go to prayer to end abortion especially in light of the staggering loss of over fifty million unborn children since abortion was legalized in...


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Grace and Truth - They're Inseparable

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 06 August 2012 - - - - - - · 1049 views

A while back when reading 2 Timothy 2:23-26, I realized I had found an apologetic protocol for engaging those who have misunderstood or rejected truth. Verses 23-25a of the New Living Translation says,

"Again I say, don't get involved in foolish, ignorant arguments [controversies] that only start fights [quarrels]. A servant of the Lord must not...


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It's All About Worldview

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 15 July 2012 - - - - - - · 1260 views

For several years now I have been serving the Church in its response to America’s abortion crisis. I have wrestled with the question, “Why does the Church seem unwilling to respond to the greatest threat to human life in world history - the killing of unborn children while still in the sanctuary of their mother’s womb?”

55 million unborn children...


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The Tale of Two Words

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 11 July 2012 - - - - - - · 1224 views

In America many preachers will not speak about "abortion" for fear they might "offend" someone.  As one pastor told me several years ago, I spoke about abortion, half of my people would leave.

Let's think through that response.
What is abortion?

Every abortion takes the life of the youngest, most innocent, defenseless and...


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Are You Thirsty? Take the Plunge

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 07 July 2012 - - - - - - · 1077 views



Tomorrow I will be preaching at the 8:30 and 11:00 am services at First Christian Church Wilton Manors where Dr. John Stauffer is the pastor. My message is entitled, “Understanding the Destructive Power of the World” is from 1 John 2:15-17.


How does the "world," that is ruled by Satan (1...


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Back to Basics - of the Gospel

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 29 June 2012 - - - - - - · 1061 views

Why dilute the Gospel? Afraid of losing the audience, facing rejection, opposition, even persecution? This is how John the Baptist introduced the ministry of Jesus.

"I baptize you with water; but someone is coming soon who is greater than I am - so much greater that I'm not even worthy to be his slave and untie the straps of his sandals. He will...


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Discerning the Times

Posted by James P. McGarvey , 27 June 2012 - - - - - - · 1090 views


The "men of Issachar...understood the times and knew what Israel should do."1 Chronicles 12:32 NLT

"Your eye is the lamp that provides light to your body. When you eye is good, your whole body is filled with light. But when it is bad, your body is filled with darkness." Luke 11:34 NLT

Who is shaping your...