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The Things My Wife Says…

One day, my wife Lisa said she felt that it was time we sacrifice more. I wasn’t sure what she meant. Was it time to begin to construct an altar in the back yard?  What would our neighbors think? What would we do with all the animals? Would Chihuahuas qualify? “Stephan, Stephan, Stephaaaaaaan….I think God […]

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“The Gospel According to Scrooge” is a Rare Musical of a Redemptive Christmas

“The Gospel According to Scrooge” stage production returns for its second year, bringing Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol to life in ministry to South Florida’s communities this December. Revelation Ministries, South Florida’s Christian performing arts organization, will present this free Christmas production at New Covenant Church on December 1, at Community of Hope on December […]

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Lifework Leadership Bolsters Edwards’ Faith and Mission

South Florida Native Gregory W. Edwards, CLU, ChFC, CFP, a partner of Lawless, Edwards & Warren Wealth Management, credits Lifework Leadership for strengthening his faith and encouraging him to roll up his sleeves in support of Sonrise Mission, a Bible Training Center dedicated to helping individuals struggling with addiction and homelessness. Applicable in today’s marketplace, […]

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10 Biblical Truths Gen Z Needs Right Now

It is sad to hear that we have lost a great hero of the faith in Eugene Peterson. [The beloved Presbyterian minister authored more than 30 books and devotionals, including “The Message,” a paraphrase of the Bible that sold more than 16 million copies worldwide.] We will miss him for now, but will still look […]

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Communication – The Thermometer of Your Marriage

Fall in South Florida is challenging for those of us who long for the splendor of the leaves while dreaming of a crackling fire and meaningful conversations. The temperature and humidity are often smothering, so we lower the degree on our AC and light a candle to set the mood. Our health is often measured […]

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A Thanksgiving Apologetic

I have written several articles bemoaning the fact that far too many Americans see Thanksgiving as little more than a day for overindulgence in food and football, but I don’t believe I have ever written about the extent to which America’s Thanksgiving celebration bears wonderful witness to our Christian faith. In doing so, I want […]

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Leading Charities and Foundations 2018 – 2019

During this season of Thanksgiving, we would like to introduce you to some of South Florida’s critically important charities and the passionate leaders who guide them. We are thankful for the good work they are doing in a wide variety of areas from protecting our youth and advocating for single mothers to feeding the hungry […]

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Congregations Invited to Love South Florida

Every November, we encourage local congregations who participate in Church United to pray, give + serve together in benefit of their communities. LoveSFL is an outward, annual expression of an inward reality. It personifies what unity for the sake of mission is all about. However, it’s also just the beginning. LoveSFL is meant to be catalytic. Now in our third […]

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