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Movie Premier Shines A Light on the Dark World of Child Trafficking

Regal South Beach hosted a Red-Carpet Premiere of The SOUND OF FREEDOM last week. The movie, which opened in theaters on July 4, features the incredible true story of federal agent, Tim Ballard (Jim Caviezel), who journeys into the darkest of places, risking all to rescue a young girl from child traffickers.  risks all to end trafficking of minors. To End Child Trafficking Produced by Angel Studios, this well-scripted film raises awareness about human trafficking and creates an opportunity to bring many voices (ours) to share and speak out against this terrible evil industry, and put an end to it! […]

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ICEJ Celebrates Israel’s 75th Anniversary

International Christian Embassy Jerusalem (ICEJ) celebrated Israel’s 75th anniversary all month long in May. ICEJ celebrates Israel’s 75th How did they celebrate? The ICEJ published Every Generation’s Story: 75 Years of American Christian Engagement with Israel, comprised of the testimonies of 18 Christians spanning over 5 generations to highlight the fact that for 75 years now, Israel has been a blessing to millions of Christians who have been able to travel there and experience their Bible come alive. On May 7, welcomed over 225 guests and 25 cosponsors to an evening of world-class musicians and keynote speaker Hananya Naftali from […]

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Campion’s Vision to Rebuild a Mission Hospital in Nigeria Connects Communities Across Continents

“In everything you do, put God first, and He will direct you and crown your efforts with success” (Proverbs 3:6, TLB). This is the life verse of Don Campion, co-founder and president of Banyan Air Service, Inc. and his wife, Sueanne Campion, who have spent the last 15 years rebuilding the mission hospital compound in Egbe, Nigeria, where Don was raised in rural West Africa. Their efforts have made such an impact in that community that leaders conferred on Don the Chieftaincy Title of Alatunse of Egbe Land, meaning “Restorer of Our Village,” literally crowning him as a chief. And […]

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Franklin Graham: Preach the Gospel

Just a few weeks ago, I had the privilege of preaching the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ in six different cities in three states during our God Loves You Tidewater Tour. In every town, hundreds of people — young and old — responded to the Gospel invitation to make a decision for Christ and give their hearts fully to our Savior. I have preached at more than 300 evangelistic Crusades and Festivals through the years, and I never grow weary of seeing people respond to the Gospel message. Of course, my father preached around the world for nearly seven […]

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Corporate and Church Sponsorship Boosts BiG Cardio 2023

It’s hard to believe that Big Cardio celebrated its 15th year of bringing the community together through a 5K, fitness, sports and fun. The charity event is produced and benefits Big Children’s Foundation, which serves teens in foster group homes and shelters. This year was extra special as three new activities were added: 1-Mile Prayer Walk, a Pickleball Tournament, and Renegade Games — a competitive team relay race through an obstacle course. The activities brought excitement and freshness to the event along with great opportunities for new church and corporate partners.  Partners for Big Cardio Faith partners — Church of […]

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Graduates Celebrate Life Changing Transformation at The Caring Place

Fifty men and women that were formerly homeless walked proudly in cap and gown across a stunningly decorated stage to receive their recognition and diplomas, graduating from a transforming Regeneration Program that took a year or more to complete at The Caring Place 2023 Graduation Ceremony. Transformed by God Families and friends gathered to celebrate this milestone, accompanied by heavenly music, passionate testimonies and a powerful keynote message. The love and joy that permeated the air was truly heartwarming. Following the ceremony, there was an after-party filled with great music and the finest cuisine. It was a time to reflect […]

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First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale Appoints David Hughes as Lead Pastor

Fort Lauderdale, FL – June 11, 2023 – First Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale today appointed Pastor David Hughes as its 18th Lead Pastor. On June 11, the First Baptist congregation unanimously approved Hughes to assume the leadership position at the historic 115-year-old Baptist Church, located in downtown Fort Lauderdale. This appointment also marks a unique collaboration arrangement with Church By the Glades (“CBG”), formerly known as Coral Baptist, where Hughes has been faithfully serving as Lead Pastor for the past 24 years, where both traditional and contemporary services were held for 20 years.   Hughes, who has dedicated his […]

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InterVarsity Christian Fellowship Gala Recognizes Graduates

Alumni from three decades mingled with current students, staff, and faculty, during the InterVarsity South Florida 2023 Gala in April at Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale. Seventeen students were recognized as graduating Christian leaders on campus with individual blessings and prayers during the alumni commissioning and cord ceremony that concluded the three-hour signature event. Barry University alumna and current Business faculty Clara Stroude Vazquez, as well as Chief of Culture and Inclusion at the Miami Heat, shared how to keep it real and contribute to Christian community to keep growing in love and godly character. InterVarsity Pastor InterVarsity-FIU alumnus and Calvary […]

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Love INC Hosts National Day of Prayer Event

Love In the Name of Christ hosted a National Day of Prayer gathering on Thursday, May 4th at Community Christian Church, in Tamarac. Bill Davis, associate pastor, of Community Christian Church, welcomed those who came to pray, emphasizing the importance of unity in the body of Christ.  Sherese James-Grow, executive director of Love In the Name of Christ, introduced each of the speakers who prayed for seven key prayer points: the power of prayer, the importance of the Word, the family unit, the younger generation, the local church, Christians in the marketplace, government leaders and the big Church. About Love […]

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Mother’s Day Luncheon Raises Funds for Health Mothers Healthy Babies

On May 2nd Healthy Mothers Healthy Babies Coalition of Broward held their 30th Annual Mother’s Day Luncheon, raising a total of $130,977 thanks to incredible support from sponsors such as the Harry T. Mangurian Jr. Foundation and Memorial Healthcare System, as well as donors and attendees. Mother’s Day Luncheon Notable Funders Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies also recognized outstanding community members who have significantly contributed to the betterment of women, children, and families in Broward County. This group of individuals has each exemplified exceptional kindness, caring sacrifice, and generosity to families and children throughout the community. The honorees received the following […]

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