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Holy Cross Health Surpasses $7 Million in Gifts from Foundation

The Guerrieri Family Foundation, in an ongoing commitment to the mission of Holy Cross Health, has announced that its latest donation brings the foundation’s total giving to more than $7 million.  A Word From Holy Cross “We are so grateful to the Guerrieri family for their incredible support of Holy Cross over the years,” Holy Cross CEO and President Mark Doyle said. “Because of their commitment and generosity, we continue to serve our community with healthcare excellence, cutting edge treatment, and compassionate and comprehensive care.”   The generous gift will fund the renovation of the three-story Holy Cross Medical Complex at […]

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Finding Jesus in Jonah

“Now the word of the Lord came to Jonah the second time, saying, ‘Arise, go to Nineveh, that great city, and preach to it the message that I tell you.’ So Jonah arose and went to Nineveh, according to the word of the Lord” (Jonah 3:1–3 NKJV).   The pages of history are replete with the heartwarming stories of men and women who have been down and came back to take advantage of the second chance. Abraham Lincoln is a prime example. Defeated for the state legislature in 1832, defeated for Congress in 1843, again in 1848, defeated for the […]

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Teaching the Discipline of Self-Improvement

The start of a new year usually begins with a few resolutions. Whether they actually follow through on the resolutions or not is a separate issue. The thought of self-improvement and the discipline involved is a great training lesson for children and teens. The fact that I actually have in me the discipline to improve myself is an understanding that has been totally lost. When you ask today’s child, teen, or young adult what they would like to change this next year, they will almost always talk about a possession. Instead of changing themselves or improving themselves as a person, […]

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New Year’s Solution

The late Walter Matthau acted in or produced 62 movies in his 45-year career. These included “A Face in the Crowd”, “Hello, Dolly”, “The Sunshine Boys” and “Fortune Cookie”, with which he won the Academy Award as Best Supporting Actor. A man of multiple talents, he is best known in his later years for work such as “Grumpy Old Men”, “The Odd Couple” and “Dennis the Menace”, in which he played a curmudgeonly, cantankerous, ill-tempered sourpuss. For many of us, the movie that encapsulated this carefully crafted persona was “The Bad News Bears”, where he became Morris Buttermaker, an alcoholic […]

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Rising Antisemitism in America and the Need to Stand against It

Israel’s people long for a better world with peace in the Middle East. But the resulting wave of antisemitism that swept across the globe after Israel legally responded to the barbaric attacks on innocent civilians on October 7 shattered their dream of acceptance by the family of nations. Since the war began, hate crimes against Jews in the United States have skyrocketed. On social media, antisemitic messages of hate for Jews have overwhelmed messages of support for the Jewish people. At universities across the United States — which should be a safe place for all students to learn — anti-Israel […]

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How Christians Are Helping Israel in Their Most Severe Hour of Need Since Israel’s Founding 75 Years Ago

Just days after Hamas terrorists attacked Israel on October 7, torturing and killing more than 1,400 innocent civilians and taking roughly 240 hostages to Gaza, the Ethics and Religion Liberty Commission issued an evangelical statement in support of Israel. In it 2,000 Evangelical leaders said they “fully support Israel’s right and duty to defend itself against further attack”— and though theological perspectives on Israel and the church among those leaders vary, the signatories were unified in their stance. The support Israel has received from the Christian community since the war began, in large part through organizations like the International Christian […]

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Gala Raises Funds for Egbe Medical Mission

Egbe Medical Mission held its inaugural Fundraising Gala on December 2nd, 2023, at Banyan Air Services Hangar at the Ft. Lauderdale Executive Airport.  It was a night of food, music, entertainment and celebrating all the progress that has been made in Egbe, Nigeria. Don Campion, Egbe Medical Mission Project Leader and President of Banyan Air Service, Inc., welcomed guests, and various team members shared images and stories of the revitalization project and improvements at the rural mission hospital in Nigeria that serves a large area in the African bush. The compound is also home to the EWCA College of Nursing […]

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StrikeForce 421 Announces Grant Semi-Finalists

A generous group of women and men attended the StrikeForce 421 Gather and Give Breakfast at the Lauderdale Yacht Club on November 9 to learn more about the incredible work being done for the Lord in South Florida.  Strikeforce 421 Semi-Finalists This season’s grant semi-finalists were announced during the breakfast, including CityHouse, a ministry providing housing and services to single mothers and children facing homelessness in Florida. Knox Theological Seminary, a ministry equipping pastors and lay people to proclaim the gospel. Lighthouse 4Students, an in-school and after school mentoring program for youth. Sheridan House Family Ministries, a ministry serving children […]

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Nearly 3,000 Thanksgiving Meals Served

The Caring Place at Miami Rescue Mission | Broward Outreach Centers served hundreds of turkey dinners with all the fixings this Thanksgiving to South Florida’s needy, hungry and homeless. Many took advantage of getting a shower, having a health checkup and a haircut plus they received bags with clothing and hygiene items. Over 300 volunteers were on site at Broward and Miami serving this thanksgiving. Thanksgiving meals for the needy Both centers (Miami and Broward) alike at The Caring Place had guests fed on the street in our original style block party fashion, closing down the street in front of […]

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