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16TH Annual BiG Cardio Event Benefits At-Risk Youth

Big Cardio for At-Risk Youth Big Children’s Foundation hosted the 16th Annual Big Cardio Event on March 2nd to benefit at-risk youth. The event, usually held in May for Foster Care Awareness, was held earlier due to park renovations, but will return to its usual first Saturday in May 2025. This fun event encompassed a 5K, a 3.1 walk, 1-mile prayer walk, fitness classes, pickleball, and the Renegade Games—a competitive team relay through an obstacle course where the winners receive medals. The 1-Mile Prayer Walk, sponsored by Community Christian Church, was extra special as the walkers were accompanied by live […]

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What to Do If You Owe Taxes: Don’t Panic. Do Act

April 15 is rolling around again, and according to a recent Wall Street Journal article, more Americans are finding that instead of receiving a refund, they owe taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In all, the Journal reports, 18.6 million individual taxpayers were on the hook for $316 billion at the end of 2022. Two big reasons: not enough withholding from paychecks due to a second earner or outside income, for example from investments or a “side hustle,” and increased participation in the gig economy, where workers must estimate their annual income and submit quarterly payments.   Bill Davell: […]

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Critical Court Rulings Set Stage for a Fight for Life on the November Ballot

The Florida Supreme Court on April 1st upheld the state’s 15-week abortion limit but also greenlighted a radical pro-abortion ballot measure that could wipe out all protections for the unborn in the state of Florida. The Court’s Rulings Explained The court’s seemingly contradictory rulings in the two closely watched cases set the stage for a major battle this year between the pro-life movement and abortion extremists who are seeking to enshrine abortion on demand in the Florida Constitution. In the case regarding Florida’s 15-week abortion law, the court voted 6-1 to reject the ACLU’s argument that the Florida Constitution’s right […]

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4KIDS Opens Doors in Miami-Dade County

Nearly 200 community members celebrated the Grand Opening of 4KIDS’ newest office in Miami Gardens on February 29. This momentous occasion marked 4KIDS’ fourth expansion and regional office, adding Miami-Dade County to a dozen other Florida counties where 4KIDS is bringing Hope, Homes and Healing to children and families in crisis. The 4KIDS Miami Grand Opening This gathering was a powerful culmination of efforts almost 25 years in the making. During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Kevin Enders, 4KIDS President and CEO, recounted how he had discovered archived meeting minutes from the year 2000, where 4KIDS leaders recognized the desperate need in […]

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Christ Over Cupid Seminar Reaches Youth

In a society where many are trying to find love in all the wrong places, Metropolitan Baptist Church in Hollywood Florida hosted the Christ over Cupid youth event that brought biblical direction to our teens and young adults. It was held on February 16th as an alternative to Valentine’s Day.  Christ Over Cupid The keynote speaker was Tewannah Aman, founder of Guard Your Heart ministries and director of Broward Right to Life. Christian rappers Justin Martyr and his wife Aasha were there to rock the house.  Their songs brought the crowd to their feet, as they sang “Take up your […]

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FCA Baptizes Athletes

Broward FCA held its Fall baptisms on November 4th for its southwest area student-athletes and coaches from Cooper City High and Miramar High schools. FCA’s Mission Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) has a mission to lead EVERY coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His church. One of its primary goals is to connect student-athletes and coaches to local churches. “In the absence of a church home,” Desmond Cook, FCA Multi Area Director – South Atlantic region, said, “we still encourage our students and coaches to take the next step of obedience in their faith walk […]

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The Explicit Event Breaks Through the Noise

On Saturday, February 10th in Pompano Beach, a live studio audience of young adults in their teens and 20s, gathered to participate in THE EXPLICIT EVENT, produced by the Elev8Life educational foundation; home of the TLT Movement–training and mentorship for Tomorrow’s Leaders Today.  About THE EXPLICIT EVENT The main attraction of THE EXPLICIT EVENT was the inspirational talk-show style panel discussion on “Love, Marriage, College & Career.” Known for open and honest dialogue, EXPLICIT offers valuable insights and practical advice on navigating the complexities of young adulthood in a media driven secular world.  Led by role model mentors, the panel […]

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Evening of Gratitude Celebrates Accomplishments Made Possible by Donors

Holy Cross Health hosted an Evening of Gratitude to express heartfelt appreciation to generous donors who helped raise more than $11 million in 2023 for Holy Cross to continue to bring the community state-of-the-art technology and equipment and transformational programs and services. Behind the Evening of Gratitude More than 135 guests, including Philanthropy Circle supporters and Holy Cross Health board members, enjoyed an outdoor reception and live musical entertainment under the stars on the patio at Lauderdale Yacht Club followed by dinner and the evening’s program. “I want to express my appreciation to all of those who through their generosity have made […]

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Coral Ridge Ministries Receives Milestone Award

The National Religious Broadcasters (NRB) presented Coral Ridge Ministries (CRM) with the prestigious “Milestone Award” during the 2024 NRB International Christian Media Convention Feb. 20-23 in Nashville, Tennessee. NRB acknowledges that longevity in any field is a rarity and exemplary service in Christian Broadcasting for more than 50 years is a feat worthy of recognition and applause. For this reason, the “Milestone Award” is reserved specifically for organizations with more than five decades in Christian Broadcasting. Earning a Milestone “It is fitting to receive this honor in 2024 as our ministry celebrates 50 years since its founding by Dr. D. […]

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Boca Raton Christian School Turns 50

Award-winning Boca Raton Christian School celebrated five decades of academic excellence through a Biblical worldview. In a beautiful display of community support, over 1200 supporters joined the Boca Raton Christian School, a Boca Raton Community Church ministry on Thursday, February 8th for their 50th Golden Celebration. Pastor Matthew McDaniel welcomed guests and gave the opening prayer. Mayor Scott Singer issued the proclamation recognizing Boca Raton Christian School’s 50 years of growth. The audience enjoyed performances by Blaine deWeber (Senior), the high school and middle school band and choir, Kindergarten-5th graders, and a multi-media extravaganza of nostalgic pictures and videos. Mr. […]

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