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The Known and Unknown Sower

As many of you know, I don’t consider myself a writer, so every month I ask God to show me what He wants me to write about. I always need Him to show me because I don’t have chapters of quality thoughts rolling around in my head. This was particularly true for me this month. He responded with the same message, the Sower of Seeds.   A simple invitation Live the Life South Florida hosted our Happy & Together Hoedown this past weekend, and at the end of the evening, someone spoke up about the number of people the ministry […]

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CITY Furniture Conference Raises $500,000 for Covenant House Florida

CITY Furniture announced that its 27th Annual Kevin Koenig Memorial Covenant House Cup and Vendor Conference raised $500,000 for Covenant House Florida this year.  The funds will allow Covenant House Florida to continue helping young people overcome homelessness and trafficking by providing best-in-class services and a shared commitment to unconditional love, absolute respect, and relentless support for each young person who walks through its doors. “We are so thrilled to once again host our annual event to honor my uncle’s legacy and share his passion for raising much-needed funds for Covenant House Florida,” said Andrew Koenig, CEO of CITY Furniture. […]

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Finalists Announced for 12th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards

211 Broward announced the finalists for the 12th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards on Tuesday, January 10 at an exclusive Broward Health VIP Announcement livestreaming show and reception at ArtServe.  The 12th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards acknowledge the highest level of achievement, innovation, and quality in the non-profit sector. Every non-profit is encouraged to attend the luncheon and awards ceremony on March 3, 2023, at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to celebrate their contributions to the community. Awards will be given in 10 categories, and all other nominees will be eligible for the Community Choice Award. The community can cast their ballot, daily, until February 20th at […]

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Korean CBMC Members Visit South Florida Ministry Partners

CBMC FL’s South Korean Visitors CBMC, Christian Businessmen’s Connection, the most extensive marketplace ministry for Christian professionals with over 40,000 members worldwide, has always been enriched by the global nature of its fellowship. While the United States is the ministry’s founding country with the most active members, South Korea is the second largest CBMC nation, with over 3,000 members. January 17th’s CBMC Fort Lauderdale Luncheon hosted two such CBMC members from around the globe, as Mr. Caleb Jun and Mr. P.S. Cho from Seoul, South Korea, joined CBMC International President Chris Simpson and a large crowd of South Florida participants […]

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Rally Demands Heartbeat Bill Passage

Dozens of Broward voters rallied January 21 in downtown Fort Lauderdale to demand that the Republican-led Florida legislature pass a “Heartbeat Bill” in its 2023 session which opens March 7. The lifesaving measure protects unborn children from abortion once their beating hearts are detectable by ultrasound—at about six weeks gestation. The measure cut the number of Texas abortions in half after it became law in September 2021. The Heartbeat Bill Rally  The Broward Right to Life-sponsored rally featured Janet Porter, the architect and driving force behind the Heartbeat Bill nationwide. Porter listed the 22 states which have adopted laws protecting babies from […]

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A New Year of Inspiring Faith-Based Films

This year is once again seeing a robust line-up of very diverse faith-based films that will touch and change many lives. These films not only bless believers, but also provide an excellent opportunity for outreach. We can all get involved by praying for and spreading the word about these upcoming films. Keep in mind that secular media often ignores these films, so it is up to believers to spread the word as much as they can.   Preview of Upcoming Releases The dates for many films are yet to be determined (TBD) and some movies have an option to host […]

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World Watch List Reveals Increasing Christian Persecution

According to the World Watch List 2023, Open Doors’ annual ranking of the 50 countries where Christians face the most extreme persecution, more than 360 million Christian suffered high levels of persecution and discrimination for their faith worldwide. A List of Christian Persecution Worldwide Open Doors’ mission is to ensure that persecuted Christians do not suffer alone – but are connected to the worldwide church for support and encouragement. Since 1993, the World Watch List has revealed the scale and severity of the persecution of Christians. In the last 30 years, the number of countries where Christians suffer high and […]

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Fulbright Winner, Back in Uzbekistan, Recalls the Huge Impact of Scholarships

The Women of Distinction gala luncheon comes but once a year, supporting a Palm Beach Atlantic University scholarship. But daily at the university, we see the fruit of such scholarships in the terrific impact PBA students and graduates are having in their communities and across the globe. From Uzbekistan, via Skype, Chanel Nassir recently talked about receiving the Women of Distinction Scholarship, finishing her degree in international business and taking on an English teaching assistantship under the Fulbright Program. The bright faces in the photo give you a clue about how well she is doing in Uzbekistan. That’s Chanel at […]

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The Show Must Go On

Like millions of Americans, I like to watch football. On January 2nd, I decided to watch the Monday night football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals. These two combatants had the potential to be in the championship game of the NFL, and I tuned in to watch these modern-day gladiators. It was as if I had assumed my seat in a Roman Colosseum, ready to see these gladiators inflict hurt and pain on each other by way of hits, blocks and tackles. I had my thumbs ready to put up or down on the performance of the […]

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Franklin Graham: What Can the Righteous Do?

Just a few weeks ago, Congress passed legislation that codified same-sex marriage as the law of the land, certifying the 2015 Supreme Court ruling Obergefell v. Hodges that had already sanctioned same-sex marriages. Joining the Democrats in the Senate were 12 so-called conservative Republican senators whose votes gave the bill the 60 it needed to move it to the House, where it was easily passed by the Democratic majority. This is a watershed moment in the moral state of our rapidly depraving and godless culture. To satisfy the incessant, sinful cries of the incredibly powerful LGBTQ lobby, the halls of […]

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