ISIS orders female circumcision in Mosul

ASSIST News Service The radical group ISIS is seeking to impose female genital mutilation (FGM) in Mosul, a top UN official in Iraq told the BBC. The edict stated that all females aged 11 to 46 in Mosul must undergo the procedure, UN official Jacqueline Badcock reported noting the extraordinary pronouncement was of grave concern. […]

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Paddle Out in Memory of Phil Pechonis

In memory of a beloved friend, minister and surfer, more than a hundred supporters paddled out in memory of Phil Pechonis at Deerfield Beach pier on July 18. Pechonis, the former general manager of Island Water Sports, passed away on July 14. He is survived by his wife, Megan, and his children, Max, 18; Zach, […]

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Live the Life Center Spread

Live the Life Builds Community by Strengthening Marriages As government programs and non-profit organizations spend more to provide services to meet the needs of those in poverty and brokenness, one organization is attacking the problem at its root cause by strengthening the marriages and families needed to provide a solid foundation for a healthy, thriving […]

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South Floridians Rally to Support Israel

More than 3,500 people attended a rally to support Israel in Miami Beach on July 20 in an effort to Stand United for Israel.  Organized by Christians United For Israel (CUFI) at Florida International University, the event was held in order “to raise awareness of the current conflict and to send support and unconditional love […]

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Covenant Retirement Communities Awards Scholarship

Covenant Retirement Communities (CRC) awarded Kari Cook, a senior at Calvary Christian Academy and resident of Sunrise, a $1,225 scholarship to help fund her college education at Baylor University in Waco, Texas, where she plans to study business marketing. –“Covenant Retirement Communities is dedicated to individual development and fulfillment. The scholarships underscore that key commitment,” […]

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Dog Days at Church by the Glades

Churchgoers brought their dogs to Church by the Glades to attend services in the worship center during Dog Days Weekend July 26 and 27. For this free event the church set up a “VIP” section for the four-legged guests that included a photo spot, doggy treat center, fresh water and of course plenty of toys […]

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Faith Farm Dedicates New Bridge

The Boynton Campus of Faith Farm Ministries recently dedicated their new bridge to the thousands who cross this bridge to a transformed life. The old bridge, which was condemned about a year ago, had to be replaced. Faith Farm Ministries is a free, minimum 9 month, faith-based, addiction recovery program with residential services for more […]

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Community Celebrates Juanita Purinton’s 100th Birthday

A charter member of Lauderdale Manor Church of the Nazarene in 1958 and a consistent woman of faith and service, Jaunita E. Purinton celebrated her 100th birthday on Friday, June 27. Friends, family and community representatives gathered at Pompano Beach First Church of the Nazarene, where she has been a member for the past 12 […]

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Student’s Science Fair Project Spurs Vital Research

With her 6th grade science project, Lauren Arrington, a student at The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach, spurred important scientific research on invasive lionfish. Dr. Craig Layman, Chancellor’s Faculty Excellence Fellow at North Carolina State University, said that Lauren’s research “influential project was the final push that spurred us to do the study ourselves. […]

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HOPE South Florida is the Front Door to Hope for the Homeless

View full layout of this article here There are currently over 200 homeless families on a waiting list for shelter in Broward County alone. Most of these families are single mothers with children. These families in crisis are our community’s modern day widows — every one of them in need of hope, housing, and restoration through […]

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