Hope South Florida

HOPE South Florida is the Front Door to Hope for the Homeless 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 […]

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A Humble Beginning

View full layout of this article here Originally founded as The Shepherd’s Way by Fred Scarbrough, a local veterinarian, HOPE South Florida’s call is based on the following Bible passage in Isaiah 58: 6-9. “Is not this the kind of fasting I have chosen: …to share your food with the hungry and to provide the poor wanderer with shelter— […]

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Truth in Action Celebrates 40 Years of Broadcasting

Truth in Action Ministries, formerly known as Coral Ridge Ministries, celebrated 40 years of Christian broadcasting on May 3. Founding the broadcast ministry, Dr. D. James Kennedy, who served for 48 years as the senior pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church eventually became the most-listened-to Presbyterian pastor in history. Christian broadcasting meant a lot to […]

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Auction and Golf Tournament Benefit First Priority

The 10th Anniversary First Priority Auction held at Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale on May 2 gathered over 200 people to raise funds to reach students on public school campuses with the Gospel. Nearly 200 local businesses and individuals provided items for purchase. At their 12th Annual Golf Invitational, held the same day, golfers and their […]

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His House Celebrates 25 Years

Nearly 500 friends of His House Children’s Home in Miami gathered to celebrate 25 years of restoring the hearts and lives of kids on April 26 at their annual banquet, “The House that Love Built.” Serving as master of ceremonies, South Florida radio personality, James Sheppard, from 90.9 LiFE FM introduced special guests including Founder […]

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Western-Style Auction Raises Funds for Sheridan House

Sheridan House Family Ministries held its 34th annual Spring Auction on April 25 on their 58-acre campus located in Davie. Over 300 supporters showed up for event that featured a country western theme as a throwback to the early days when the event resembled a county fair. Guests came dressed in cowboy boots and hats […]

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4KIDS Big Cardio Focuses on Fitness & Funds

The 7th Annual 4KIDS BiG Cardio 5K, Sports and Fitness event on May 3 dawned humid but mercifully overcast just before some 1,600 excited participants gathered at the 5K run/walk starting line at Central Broward Regional Park. This year’s event was truly ‘all about the kids’ and they came in strollers, baby carriers, buggies, wagons—and […]

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Do You Reward Mediocrity?

If you knew a substance was poisonous to someone else’s health, would you give it to them? Of course not, you’d give them a tonic to help cure what ails them. You’d do all you had in your power to make them better, stronger and healthier. And yet, in our culture today we dole out […]

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Vows: To Live Together Forever

This is the fourth installment in a study on marriage vows.  “I, Patricia, take you, Patrick, to be my lawfully wedded husband, to live together…” No, this is not an article answering whether Christians should live together before marriage. As my friend Pastor Tommy Boland, says, “There are some things you need to pray about […]

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Renew a Happy and Holy Marriage

Most of my days counseling are filled with praying for and providing resources to people in deep emotional and relational pain.  There is no lack of pain and struggle.  However, the application of Christian truths will renew a Christian marriage.   The concepts below are for spouses who are safe from violence in the home. […]

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