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Life Skills International is changing lives

For Ken and Diana Whiteman, healing is a lifelong journey that began in a classroom. To love one another fully meant change, but they lacked the skills necessary to do it. Life Skills International has transformed the way they relate to one another. Together, as co-facilitators and instructors, they now bring renewed hope to struggling […]

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Living the Shepherds Way

Wherever and whenever there is a need, there should also be an urgency to educate the community about how and why this need should be met. The Shepherd’s Way, located in Fort Lauderdale, offers both this education and a desire to provide countless homeless families with housing, food and the understanding necessary to develop and […]

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GodSpeaks.com … Blake Koch

In his rookie NASCAR season, Blake Koch carries the title sponsorship of GodSpeaks.com, and his voice in the auto racing industry brings a great deal of response to the non-profit organization as well as his drive with God. “I’ve always had a strong faith in God. After all, it is God that has given me […]

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The two greatest stories ever told!

If you are a regular reader of the Good News in South Florida you are probably familiar with The Greatest Story Ever Told.  If you are not, let me encourage you to read through the Gospel accounts of Matthew, Mark, Luke and John.  The Greatest Story Ever Told is the divine revelation of Jesus Christ […]

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Bethlehem nights

Tired of the commercialized madness of the holidays? Feeling the need to experience the real meaning of Christmas? Hollywood Hills Church comes to the rescue with Bethlehem Nights. This church family wants to take you back in time and across the globe to Bethlehem–no passport necessary. Bethlehem Nights, held at Hollywood Hills United Methodist Church, […]

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Fire Angels: How to start a good fire

Being creative has its advantages, and when creativity is not readily available, one may turn to his or her own forte of choice. George Martos has a different approach: forge ahead with what you know. “I’m not creative-minded, but I’m good at organizing, administrating, and the business end of it all” says the fireman who […]

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Retired attorney pens first Christian novel

Paul Turk practiced law as a board-certified trial lawyer at one of Florida’s most prestigious law firms, yet he’s always harbored a dream of writing a novel on his own personal docket. “I’ve had a passion for writing for a long time,” says the Wellington resident. “I love the creativity and developing characters.” “I wanted […]

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Should preachers keep book royalties?

Joel Osteen is fond of telling reporters that he hasn’t accepted a salary from the church he pastors,  Houston’s mammoth Lakewood Church, since 2005. When Pastor Rick Warren’s “The Purpose-Driven Life” made bestseller lists, he went on Larry King Live to tell America that he has reimbursed his church for all the money he had […]

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9 free & easy gifts to give this holiday

Compliment someone When you speak, be uplifting to those around you. The Bible tells us how powerful our words can be. You can brighten up someone’s day just by paying him or her an honest and sincere compliment, such as, “You really look beautiful in that outfit,” “That last project you handed in was exceptional,” […]

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A Born Savior

A Miraculous Birth It was the day that everyone was waiting for. The new baby was coming home from the hospital. Tender and loving hands had been preparing a special room for many months; filling it with soft blankets, stuffed animals, diapers, and clothes. As the parents and family members gathered around this beloved gift, […]

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