Partnerships Promote Educational Success

While we celebrate those who have graduated from area high schools this month, there are some who have been left behind. In Florida, the public high school graduation rate is only 71 percent. If you do the math, this means that 29 percent of Florida students drop out without obtaining a high school diploma. And […]

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Southeastern University Opens Satellite Sites in South Florida

In an effort to make Christian education more affordable and accessible to everyone, Southeastern University (SEU) is expanding its extended education opportunities by offering undergraduate degree programs at local churches throughout South Florida. Christian Life Center opened its satellite campus in Fort Lauderdale four years ago, recently graduating its first class of students. In the […]

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Standing Up to the Challenge

In recognition of their accomplishments, this month South Florida students walk up to receive their diplomas and step out into a world of opportunity. Each class has a personality of its own, but this class “has a passion to do things bigger than themselves and connect with others to make things happen,” said Chris Lane, […]

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Loving Homes Are Needed to End the Foster Care Crisis

On any given day, there are more than 415,000 children in the foster care system in our nation and more than 2,000 children in our region alone who have been removed from their homes due to abuse, abandonment or neglect. In Broward County, at least nine children wait each night for foster home placement. And […]

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Moving Families off the Brink of Financial Ruin

The high cost of living in South Florida leaves people more vulnerable to financial crisis than most anywhere else in the nation. In fact, a United Way ALICE Report found that 50 percent of South Floridians are only one financial emergency away from poverty with 3.2 million households, (45 percent) struggling to support themselves.  These […]

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Wozniak and Saban to Inspire Architects of Tomorrow at Leadercast 2016

Committed to transforming leaders by clarifying their calling, challenging their minds and engaging their hearts for service, Lifework Leadership and the National Christian Foundation will be a local host for Leadercast 2016 on Friday, May 6. The largest one-day leadership event in the world, Leadercast will feature nationally-acclaimed speakers such as Apple Co-Founder Steve Wozniak, […]

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His Caring Place Celebrates 30 Years of Saving Lives

  Now celebrating 30 years, His Caring Place has offered love, encouragement and guidance to about a thousand young women struggling with crisis pregnancies since its inception. Whether deciding to parent their newborns or release them for adoption, His Caring Place provides young, single women with the opportunity to complete their pregnancies, accomplish personal goals […]

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Finding Hope in the Journey

  Each week a small group of people from all walks of life gathers at Christian Life Center in Fort Lauderdale. There are smiles on their faces and friendly chatter as hugs are exchanged around the room. These people are united by one common thread: they have all been touched by cancer. Together they share […]

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Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church Announces Rob Pacienza as Lead Pastor

Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, in Fort Lauderdale, called Rob Pacienza to serve as the church’s next Lead Pastor, which was confirmed by a congregational vote following his sermon at the worship service on Sunday, March 13. Pacienza has been on staff of Coral Ridge for the past seven years, previously serving as Executive Pastor, and […]

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Merging Churches Announce They Are Better Together

  Calvary Sawgrass and The Lighthouse Church joined forces as Calvary Lighthouse United celebrating their first weekend together February 6 and 7. With the word UNITED as a backdrop on the stage, Gary Mauro, formerly senior pastor of Calvary Sawgrass for 25 years, and Eric Gamero, formerly lead pastor at Lighthouse Church for almost four […]

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