Life

Loves Me Loves Me Not

“He was despised and rejected by men; a man of sorrows, and acquainted with grief, and as one from whom men hide their faces he was despised, and we esteemed him not” (Isaiah 53:3 KJV). Lashes from one who should love us lacerate like sharp fangs. Rejection curls its snarling lips, extends its cavernous jaws […]

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The New Year Begins In August

One of my pet peeves is when stores start to sell and decorate for a season way before that season arrives. I’m talking months before… like in mid-October when Christmas decorations appear. I start to have anxiety about all that I need to do before the holiday arrives. Another such time is what feels like […]

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The Miracle of Ella Nicole

Stephen and Aimee couldn’t wait to share the good news. They were expecting their first child, a baby girl.  “We did a big reveal. We had balloons and everything. When I saw those pink balloons come out of that box, I could not have been happier. A baby girl is everything I ever wanted,” said […]

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Find a Vacation Bible School Near You

Every summer parents across the country invest in their children’s talents, social development, personal and spiritual growth at Vacation Bible School (VBS). Churches throughout South Florida have planned out a spectacular summer for children to continue growing in “wisdom and stature, and in favor with God and man” as Jesus did (Luke 2:52). They’ll learn […]

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The Difference-Making Dad

This month we celebrate Father’s Day, first observed in the United States on June 19, 1910, in Spokane Washington. It was Mrs. John Dodd who in 1909 wanted to honor her father, William Smart, a Civil War veteran who raised six children alone after his wife died in childbirth. To be sure, Mrs. Dodd understood […]

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Don’t Squander Your Summer

In our house it always feels like we come crawling into summer time like someone who just finished a marathon…one they didn’t train for. We are all absolutely exhausted but SO looking forward to a break. Dreams of a beautiful summer of family bliss dance in our heads as parents, but how often is that […]

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Good News Wants to Know… What’s Your Go-To Restaurant?

Everyone enjoys a relaxing night out. As we continue this monthly feature designed to help people become familiar with those who are actively doing good in our community, this month Good News Wants to Know… When you celebrate a special occasion or plan a great night out, what is your go-to restaurant and why?   When […]

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Fighting for Kids Takes Faith

When caring for children in crisis, most agree that faith-based foster care services make a difference.  When children are placed in a loving family with support from the community and the local church, a dire situation is infused with hope. Proper training and support is critical to success.  Besides 4KIDS of South Florida, discussed on […]

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