Life

Five reasons to set God-given goals

If you aim at nothing, you’ll hit it every time. If you don’t know where you’re going, any road will get you there. These are more than trite phrases; they contain a great truth. Picture in your mind a runner getting set to compete against other runners in a 100-yard dash. As the gun sounds, […]

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In the beginning

There is nothing like new beginnings.  A new job.  A new address.  A new friendship.  A new possibility.  A new opportunity.  A new vision.  A new goal.  A new year.  And that is exactly where this month’s message finds each one of us: Standing at the threshold of yet another new year.  An old year […]

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Feed the body, feed the soul

By Anitra Parmele The Good News The following is the second in a series spotlighting Hope South Florida, a unique collaboration of city officials, social agencies and the faith community with a single purpose – to end family homelessness in Broward County. For over twenty years, week in and week out, Christ Church United Methodist […]

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Local Veterinarian Changes the Face of Homeless

By Anitra Parmele The Good News A Simple Beginning It was Thanksgiving in tent city where the homeless gathered to be fed. Fred Scarbrough remembers catching sight of a young woman as her boyfriend ferried plates of the turkey, mashed potatoes, and stuffing to her where she sat holding her six month old baby. “All […]

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Christmas in 3D: An experience you will never forget

Church by the Glades (CBTG), recently named the 35th fastest growing church in America, has done it once again. Well known for their “wow factor”, CBTG is inviting over a hundred thousand people to witness the ultimate Christmas experience – 20 Christmas services in 3D. “Our December series will consist of three weeks of doctrinal […]

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Hope and Encouragement on the front lines

When we step out in faith, asking God to bless our hands in our endeavor to give Him glory, it is not surprising to be met with an unimaginable outcome. Lynelle Chauncey Zelnar, of Palm Beach, knows this firsthand, as she has watched her initial desire to help others be transformed into a well-known national […]

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Unique gifts that people actually need

With the Christmas season here, I have to admit that my mind wandered the other day to the gifts that I am expected to give to my family and friends. The next thing that came into my mind was, “Do they really actually need any of these things?” It seems to me that the holiday […]

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Amish leadership travels to Israel to issue apology

New York – November 30, 2010: Amish leadership from Idaho, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Switzerland were in Israel November 21-27 to issue a declaration of repentance to Israel and the Israeli people. The apology was issued by Amish Bishop Ben Girod, along with many other leaders of the Amish community, including Pastor Micah Smith. Bishop Girod […]

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In Profile: Pastor Larry Thompson

Durring the busy holidays The Good News was able to catch up with Larry Thompson, Senior Pastor, First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale. With all the busyness of Thanksgiving, Christmas and the famous First Baptist Fort Lauderdale Christmas Pageant he still had time to answer a few questions.   How and when did you come […]

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