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Sleeping our rights away

Imagine if you will, that you own a home in South Florida that’s not your primary residence. One day, a person comes along and takes over the house … out in the open, for all to see. They turn on all the lights, bake cookies for the neighbors and enroll their children in the school […]

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Food For The Poor: life changing ideas

In today’s current economy, the South Florida-based humanitarian organization, Food For The Poor, offers unique gift ideas to fit any budget. Food For The Poor’s gift catalog is filled with opportunities to shop for a worthy cause and change lives this holiday season. “I encourage you to invest in feeding a starving family this Christmas,” […]

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Faith and better future at Grace Place

They go even further than simply teaching the three R’s: Readin’, ‘ritin’ and ‘rithmetic. At Grace Place in Golden Gate City, Fla., volunteers strive to teach at-risk and impoverished children and families the three basic L’s: Literacy, language and life skills.  “Golden Gate City had been identified as the biggest pocket of need outside of […]

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Matt Redman comes to Wayfest

This month South Floridians have the opportunity to see Christian singer, songwriter and author, Matt Redman, who is currently touring around the United States with Casting Crowns. He will be performing at Wayfest on Nov. 14 at the Cruzan Amphitheater with BarlowGirl, DecembeRadio, Superchick, VOTA, Sarah Reeves, Sevenglory and, of course, Casting Crowns. Redman, whose […]

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Athlete raises aware of abused kids

New Orleans Saints Fullback Heath Evans hails from South Florida and even graduated from The King’s Academy in West Palm Beach in 1997. Highly regarded in the professional sports world, Heath views his successful career in football as nothing more than a platform to impact lives for Christ. “God doesn’t need NFL players, he needs […]

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New organization redefines philanthropy

HopeMongers recently announced the launch of a micro-giving community that empowers anyone with $10 to make a lasting difference in the lives of the world’s poor. The HopeMongers micro-giving community connects online donors with specific community projects around the world. Donors can give as little as $10 to individual projects such as drilling water wells, […]

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Ingratitude:?An ‘heir-born’ virus

Have your kids caught the virus? It’s the most contagious and one of the most dangerous viruses a person can catch, and it is “heir-born.” Most of our culture has it. Are your kids negative and ungrateful? Sometimes, kids can be that way because they’re still children. But, many times they act ungrateful because they […]

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Joyner: God’s ‘Unbelievable’ creation

Gene Joyner is an example of a man who bloomed where he was planted. The nationally-known horticulturist lovingly cultivated the land where he grew up and also single-handedly created Florida’s only rainforest. The lush tropical landscape Joyner created, called Unbelievable Acres Botanical Gardens, started out in 1970 as two and a half acres of empty […]

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Members give ‘buy one, give one free’

Septuagenarian Ed McKenzie is a man on a mission to help seniors in need on low, fixed incomes and grandparents raising their grandchildren throughout Broward County. Each month when he does his shopping, McKenzie practices “buy one, give one free” every time he buys a special offer, he gives the “free” food he collects to […]

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Oasis HIV/AIDS Life hosts 5K run

“AIDS doesn’t ask if you’re gay or straight, black or white, male or female, young or old. AIDS only asks if you’re human,” says Steve Savage, founder of Oasis HIV/AIDS Life . Oasis reaches out to victims of HIV/AIDS here in South Florida, across the country and around the world. The Life will co-host a […]

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