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Seminar on “Securing the Sacred” Addresses Church Safety

In 2004, three Christians were killed within the church in the United States. In 2016, 65 Christians and in 2017, 117 Christians were killed within church walls. On January 24, Dr. Andrew Surace discussed “Securing the Sacred” during a presentation at Trinity International University’s Kendall campus. His book, Securing the Sacred is filled with practical […]

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City Changers Empowers the Church to Impact Communities

 Alan Platt, chief architect of Church United in South Florida, and leader of the global Doxa Deo Church and the City Changers Movement begun in South Africa, has authored a brand new book, released by David C. Cook publishers, entitled City Changers. What follows are Alan’s thoughts and an excerpt from the book.   Because […]

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More than $130,000 Raised for Homeless Families & Veterans

  HOPE South Florida held its Annual HOPE for the Holidays Gala on December 1 at the Coral Ridge Yacht Club in Fort Lauderdale raising more than $130,000. The proceeds will benefit homeless women, children, families and veterans through the programs and services provided by HOPE South Florida. About 300 energetic attendees celebrated another year […]

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Calvary Christian Academy Thespians Shine at Competition

Pictured From Left to Right: Top Row: Jordyn Cervone, Katlyn Tully, Kelsey Wells, Juan Mojica, Jake Lane, John Roig, Amanda Hotte, Tyler Verrier, Madison Norman, Hannah Sherrod, Zoey Boyette; Middle Row: Anna Hopson, Jesse McCoy, Annise Venter, Angelina DeStefano; Bottom Row: Hannah Citelli, Steven Day, Sam Hernandez Willow Rachels, Ariel Feldman, Zoë Larson, Nicole Wroth […]

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Westminster Choir Performs at Disney Candlelight Processional

The Westminster Academy High School Choir performed two shows at the Disney Candlelight Processional on Wednesday, December 6. The Candlelight Processional is a fifty-minute show at the America Gardens Theatre in Disney’s Epcot that presents the Christmas Story told through song and narrated by a celebrity guest narrator. The narrator for December 6 was Jodi […]

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Westminster Academy Students Package 40,600 Meals For Those In Need

  Three Broward County ministries came together on December 18 to help serve the needy in South America, Haiti, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic. The middle school students of Westminster Academy partnered with Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church and Cross International in a major meal packing event. The 222 students in grades 6, 7 and […]

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First Presbyterian Church Welcomes New Pastor

  First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale is pleased to welcome its new Senior Pastor, the Rev. Dr. Patrick H. Wrisley, and his wife, Kelly, to their new church home. Dr. Wrisley’s first service will take place on Sunday, January 21, 2018. A native of Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Wrisley has served five distinctive churches since […]

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Covenant House Sleep Out Raises $226,200 for Homeless Young People

Forty-nine volunteer “sleepers” raised $126,200 in support of the homeless youth and young adults served by Covenant House Florida by participating in the organization’s Executive Sleep Out for Homeless Youth at Esplanade Park in Fort Lauderdale.  A challenge grant of $100,000 from The Salah Foundation brought the total to $226,200. “We’re very grateful to The […]

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A Nine-Year-Old Author Who’s “Not Your Average Joe”

For those of us who are a bit skeptical about the new generation’s contribution to society, young Jared Jenkins will restore your faith in today’s youth. Not only did Jared author a book at the ripe old age of 9, but also through his own initiative, he decided to donate a portion of the proceeds […]

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