CityHouse Helps Single Mothers Escape Homelessness

Among all homeless families nationwide, over three quarters are headed by single women with children, and according to the National Center on Family Homelessness, about 30 percent of children in the foster care system would be discharged if their parents were properly housed. CityHouse in Delray Beach is making a difference in the lives of […]

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Remember Worthy Charities in Your Christmas Giving

Christmas is the season when there is a focus on spreading good will toward men. Many ministries are hoping you will remember to send them a gift as you plan your Christmas giving. In fact, an analysis of the Digital Giving Index found that 31 percent of annual giving occurred in the month of December […]

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Community Event and 5K Planned to Support Local Police Officers

  In a show of support for law enforcement and the community, North Creek Presbyterian Church will host its 8th Annual North Creek Explorer 5K Run and Walk on Saturday, December 3. However, this year’s activities have been expanded to include community outreach and interaction with officers beyond what they have done in the past. […]

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Dr. Ben Carson Encourages a Renewal of Faith and Family

  Dr. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who ran for president of the United States, visited Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale in October to address the challenging topic of racial reconciliation. In introducing the topic, Calvary Chapel Pastor Doug Sauder asserted that the more diverse a church is the stronger the unity is. He described the […]

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NFL Legends and Local Chefs to Compete at John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off

The seventh annual “John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival,” is set for Saturday, November 12 from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater, and 100 percent of net proceeds from the event will benefit Offerdahl’s Hand-Off Foundation and its mission to “Feed the Needs of Kids in Crisis.” Charitable […]

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Pray, Engage and Vote

  It’s inescapable. The fervor of political campaigning, speech making, debate, commentary, scandal and mudslinging – on both sides of the isle — is enough to make anyone want to escape to a deserted island, isolated from this impending election and the potential consequences for our nation. With our country seemingly more divided than ever […]

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Study Finds Strong Families Contribute to High School Graduation Rates

“The number of families headed by married couples is a more powerful predictor of high school graduation and school suspension rates in Florida than are factors such as income, race and ethnicity,” according to “Strong Families, Successful Schools,” a new study released in September by the Institute for Family Studies. “Accordingly, policymakers, educators and civic […]

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Developing a Fully Generous Life

Gordon MacDonald, best-selling author and pastor emeritus of Grace Chapel in Lexington, Massachusetts, encouraged pastors that the church can impact the culture through its generosity. He shared his insights during a Church United meeting at First Baptist Church on August 25. It is always a blessing to see the diversity of pastors who are finding […]

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