Family

Faithful And Obedient

My daughter Ariel is away at college in New York, so I’d like to share what I have found to be unusual in a lovely way. When Ariel was like six or seven, her mom Joyce was, and still is, an avid and committed aerobics work out fanatic and all about health and like organic […]

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National Foster Care Month Brings Attention to the Crisis Close to Home

Last month, over 2,000 people came together for 4KIDS’ biggest gathering of world-changers yet, Advocate 4KIDS! Featuring a live performance by Christian artist Jimmy Needham, and an inspiring message from motivational speaker Nick Vujicic, it was a night many will never forget. Together, businesses, churches and passionate individuals from six different counties discovered how they […]

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Teens and Stress

In years past, the teen years were looked at as a time of “finding oneself.” Behavior, dress and poor choices were even excused by this. It was expected for teens to act out or push back because this time period was a time of exploration to find who you were. Today the focus has shifted […]

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Parenting—the call of a lifetime

As we spend this month getting ready to celebrate Mother’s Day, there is joy and pain in equal measure around this day for many. Especially those who have lost their mother for any reason. Working for a global ministry that serves children and youth, I am deeply saddened by the worldwide epidemic of family brokenness. […]

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2019 Summer Camp Guide

Summer camps can provide a wonderful opportunity for summer enrichment. Here are a few local offerings listed geographically from south to north.   Unleashed Camp 2019 Mission/Service Camp July 28 – August 1 6th grade to 12th grade 21113 Johnson St., #120 Pembroke Pines, FL 33029 Cost: Early Bird $275/week, Regular $295/week 954-432-0321 westpines.org/students   […]

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Finish Well

As we approach the final quarter of the school year, most of us are tired. Students, teachers, parents, we are all trying to just make it to the end of the year. But what about finishing well? We are in the final stretch of the school year marathon and we need to sprint not crawl. […]

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Hands-On Tradition Connects With Kids

The real reason for the holiday season sometimes gets lost beneath the presents, parties and pie – especially for children. But, this year, a new Christmas tradition points kids to the real reason we celebrate – Jesus’ sacrifice on the Cross. A Nest for the Savior is a new children’s book about a sparrow who […]

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