Jesus Why His Name Divides

Jesus, the Name above every name. Or is it? For those who recognize Jesus as Savior, His Name has special meaning. The name Jesus, derived from Joshua, meaning God is salvation, was a somewhat common name amongst first century Jews. Of course, the Jesus referred to here is Jesus of Nazareth, who is called Christ. […]

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Raise the Bar, Don’t Lower the Standard

The decision for Brigham Young University to suspend one of their best players this month for having premarital sex generated a flurry of reactions. Some supported the decision, as I did, saying that BYU acted fairly and commendably because students who attend the school sign the honor code prohibiting the behavior. Others disparaged the move […]

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A Sense of Security

In a recent marriage poll, one of the top things women said they needed from their husbands was security. This should come as no surprise. Married or not, most women long to find that sense of security that seems to always elude us. As children, we want to know that our parents are there waiting […]

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Young Adults Putting A Face To Homelessness

While studying abroad in East Africa, Divinity Barkley, was moved to take action by the large number of youth who had resorted to petty crimes rather than continuing their education. At the young age of 23, Divinity started Amagezi Gemaanyi (Knowledge is Power) Guesthouse as a community learning center in Libya, providing outreach and education […]

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Beauty for Ashes

“Beauty for Ashes” is a unique production which combines dance, drama and more to expose the present day tragedy known as Human Trafficking. While Human Trafficking may be the current “technical term” to define the movement of humans across state and international borders, the heart wrenching reality is that it’s slavery. Men, women and children […]

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February golf tournament to benefit Hope South Florida

A very special golf tournament will be taking place this month right here in Fort Lauderdale and golfers of all skill levels are invited to attend. The Denis Watson 4th Annual Invitational Golf Tournament will be underway on February 21st at the Fort Lauderdale Country Club in Plantation and will be benefiting Hope South Florida. […]

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Courageous Love

“The body of Christ needs to become more courageous with their love,” said Jean Caceres-Gonzalez, Founder and Executive Director of His House Children’s Home (HHCH), a private, non-profit, faith-based child welfare organization in Miami. Their mission: defend the weak and fatherless. Last year alone, close to one thousand neglected, abused or drug exposed children, including […]

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See it

Each year, three thousand kids in South Florida are taken from their homes and placed in the foster care system. What is it like for a young child to leave the only life they’ve known–albeit a life of neglect and abuse–and start the unknown journey toward hope and healing? Walking through a crisis 4KIDS of […]

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Serving Aces for the Christ

David Wheaton was one of the top professional tennis players in the world. During his 13 years on tour from 1988-2001, David reached the semifinals or better in singles or doubles of every Grand Slam tournament (including the semi-finals of singles at Wimbledon), attained a career-high singles world ranking of  #12, won the prestigious Grand […]

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