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Teaching ‘Einstein learners’

At traditional schools, acting in a play or taking Taekwondo would be highly unlikely for special education students like Theresa Portwood.   But at the Christi Academy in Tamarac, Theresa was given all of these opportunities and more. “Kids are able to get the attention they need here,” says Theresa, 20,... -Read More


Local millionaire responds to ‘The Tap’

The name Frank McKinney may ring a bell.   Perhaps you’ve seen him on TV showcasing one of the jaw-dropping oceanfront mansions he’s constructed, or maybe you’ve seen him around town in rocker clothing and long blonde tresses flowing in the wind and wondered, “Who is that?” Most onlookers will be... -Read More


Cross the Bridge expect 1,000’s

College students and young adults visiting Miami for Spring Break 2009 are invited to a free event at the Jackie Gleason Theater March 20, 21 and 22.   Cross the Bridge Miami is an evangelistic outreach featuring keynote speaker Pastor David McGee and musicians Sanctus Real, Two or More, Stellar Kart,... -Read More


Darwin ‘turns’ 200

By Bob Allen ABP Two hundred years after his birth in 1809, British naturalist Charles Darwin remains controversial. His theory of evolution became the linchpin of modern science, but a majority of Americans believe God created humans in their present form. And church-state battles continue to rage over whether teaching about... -Read More


Barbara McWilliams wins Florida Christian Teacher of the Year

“When you get awarded for something you love so much, it’s doubly amazing,” claims teacher Barbara McWilliams of Naples Christian Academy, who was recently named the Florida Teacher of the Year by the Association of Christian Schools. When Principal Scott Jones asked her to represent the school, she thought, “What chance... -Read More


Darwin revealed in upcoming film called ‘Creation’

The Good News The human side of Charles Darwin will be portrayed in an upcoming movie called “Creation,” based on Randall Keynes’ book, “Annie’s Box.” (Keynes is Darwin’s great-great grandson.) The film will portray Darwin as man who is struggling to balance his agnosticism, his love for his deeply religious wife... -Read More


Dairy cows improve lives

KOLKATA, India– A dozen widows and abandoned women in India’s West Bengal state are now better able to care for their families, thanks to a new development project funded by a $22,000 donation from the World Hunger Fund. The project focused on women in two villages who were living in desperate... -Read More