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Finding God’s blueprint for your life

While the world fixes its gaze on the New York Stock Exchange, the U.S. Department of Treasury or the Obama administration to give them hope, a large number of South Floridians are discovering how their lives intersect with God’s purposes. They are not waiting for the future to happen to them – they are taking […]

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Heart & Soles

How one Florida couple is making an impact on Guatemalan families from head to toe Imagine having to support your entire family on $2 per day or sharing a one-room home with eight other family members. According to the International Organization for Migration, this scenario is a reality for many families who live in Guatemala, […]

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Sky Angel Productions receives two Telly Awards

Sky Angel Productions, a full service video production company based in Naples, Fla., has been honored with two national awards in the 2009 Telly Award competition. A Bronze Telly Award was received for “Babies Love Water!,” the second title in the Halo Baby DVD series created just for babies and toddlers. The DVDs incorporate simple […]

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Creation Apologetics course starts May 26 in Naples

On May 26, the Creation Data Institute, Inc. will present a new 12-week course called “Creation Apologetics” at New Hope Ministries, 7675 Davis Blvd., in Naples. The class will be taught by Catie Frates, a former microbiologist and a nationally-recognized creation science lecturer. The classes will run through Aug. 22. Each Tuesday at 7 p.m, […]

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Christian Chamber hosts Global Economic Conference in Ft. Myers May 7

On May 7, Southwest Floridians will have a rare opportunity to hear from two men whose expertise covers our state and worldwide economies when the Christian Chamber of Southwest Florida presents its Global Economic Conference sponsored by Fox 4 (WFTX). The speakers are Florida’s Lieutenant Gov. Jeff Kottkamp and James Sweeney, director of global strategy […]

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Christian Chamber of Commerce goes about the Lord’s business

While most chambers of commerce are designed to promote and advance the businesses and interests of its members, the Southwest Florida Christian Chamber of Commerce goes far beyond that requirement. “This is His Chamber. We want to run it according to His will,” says Jeanne Sweeney, the dynamic and Spirit-filled woman in charge of the […]

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Modern-day orphans find hope through 4Kids of South Florida

Broward County Life : 4Kids of South Florida Family in focus: The Harrisons Website: 4KidsofSFL.org Moody Bible College graduates Topher and Anya Harrison didn’t expect to be parents so soon after starting their new positions at Calvary Christian Academy in Ft. Lauderdale. They certainly didn’t expect to be the “twenty-something couple with a teenage daughter.” […]

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Modern-day orphans find hope through Florida Baptist Children’s Home

Lee and Miami-Dade Counties Life : Florida Baptist Children’s Home Child in focus: Josh Kelchner Website: FBCHomes.org Florida Baptist Children’s Homes have been serving abused and neglected children throughout the state of Florida for more than 100 years. Randy Rankin, the South Florida administrator, has seen many lives dramatically changed in his 30-year career caring […]

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Modern-day orphans find hope through His House Children’s Home

Miami-Dade County Life : His House Children’s Home Families in focus: The Martinezes Website: HHCH.org His House Children’s Home in Miami Gardens cares for 60 to 70 newborns to 18-year-olds at a time. The foster care and adoption Life houses these children in 10 cottages on the property, while attempting to give them a “normal” […]

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