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Hope, works to give children better future

Broward County School Board Member Phyllis C. Hope spoke with Scott Spages about the changes she hopes to see in Broward schools and her South Florida upbringing. Hope was born in Pompano Beach, and is now the married mother of two and grandmother of four. She attends Piney Grove Baptist Church in Ft. Lauderdale. BackgroundScott […]

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The Josh Bramos Band

Josh Bramos’ curiosity for music started at an early age. As he worked his way through learning various musical instruments, his love for music grew deeper, and his talent truly began to shine through. During high school, while he was juggling both sports and music, Bramos made a tough decision. “I remember when Josh was […]

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Unsubscribe

Last month, I finally took the time to unsubscribe from a few e-mail lists that I had mistakenly signed up for. We all have them – those weekly or monthly e-mails that have no relevancy to our lives but just annoy us. I’m not talking about e-mails like The Good News monthly eUpdate that encourages, […]

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A Child Is Missing launches alerts

When a child or elderly person goes missing, what do you do? First you call 911. Then, when it is established that a child is missing, the police or sheriff’s office will contact the “A Child Is Missing Alert Program,” based in Ft. Lauderdale. In the first critical hours, A Child Is Missing alerts the […]

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Debt could lead U.S. into economic crisis

Deficit spending and government debt are reaching a level that could culminate in another economic crisis as big as the one that hit the United States last year, Minnesota’s Republican Governor Tim Pawlenty told CNSNews.com. “One of the main things I’m very worried about is this administration and the Democratically-controlled Congress running on a pathway […]

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Lisa Welchel’s roles

‘The Facts of Life’ actress will speak in South Florida in November as part of Women of Faith’s ‘A Grand New Day’ tour With families across the nation facing economic hard times and foreclosures up more than 80 percent, there is more stress on women than ever before. So there’s no better time to get […]

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Iron Men

Local Christian leaders meet to sharpen one another The men’s Life of Iron Sharpens Iron started out in David and Karen Woods’ kitchen in 1995. David and his long-time friend Kevin Bowser wanted to bring some muchneeded organization to their church board in Washington, D.C. But there was no local support to do this. Pastors […]

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Bearing One Another’s Burdens

Healthcare cost sharing ministries threatened by reforms President Obama says he’s looking for creative, “outside-the-box” solutions to the “healthcare crisis” in this country. But the plans that have the greatest likelihood of passing – including the so-called “Kennedy Plan” – put at-risk a Christian alternative to insurance that is now being used by more than […]

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Green means go

Sometimes, God gives us a green light, but we’re too busy texting at the wheel to notice. Have you ever been in your car behind someone at a stoplight when the light turns green, and the person just sits there? The driver has a green light to go, but he goes nowhere. Somehow I always […]

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