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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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The College Valedictorian who was Voted Most Likely Not to Succeed

To say I could have been a better student in high school is a bit of an understatement. In fact, I was on the “five-year plan.” That is why I say being a senior was the best two years of my life. That was my story before coming to know Jesus at nineteen years of age. Once I became a Christian, I became a consummate student. So much so, I peaked in college, graduated with an undergraduate degree in Biblical studies, and made it a point afterward to read one hundred books a year. I kept this habit until I […]

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Speak Up for Kids Congratulates Scholarship Recipients and Graduates

Did you know only half of youth in foster care graduate from high school? Less than 3% graduate from college.  “We break barriers – insufficient support, lack of appropriate guidance, and unmet financial support- facing our youth, so they can overcome negative graduation odds among their peers in foster care,” says Coleen LaCosta, Executive Director of Speak Up for Kids. “We cheer them on across the finish line and recognize them with GIFTS for GRADS and our Scholarship.” The Flourishing Futures campaign exists to rally the community in celebration of young adults who, despite involvement in the foster care system, […]

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Knox Theological Seminary Graduates 31st Class

Knox Theological Seminary celebrated the commencement of the thirty-first graduating class on Friday, May 12, 2023, hosted by Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. This year, Knox conferred 43 graduates (not all pictured) who received degrees in Master of Arts in Biblical and Theological Studies, Christian and Classical Studies, Master of Divinity, Doctor of Ministry, and Certificate in Biblical Languages. The commencement address was presented by Ginger Martin, president and CEO of First National Bank, who inspired graduates to maintain the biblical practice of zeal. The full replay of the live stream can be found on the Knox Theological Seminary Facebook page, […]

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Volunteers Pack Care Kits for Disaster Response

Volunteers packed 2,400 women’s care kits Saturday at Food For The Poor’s first Hearts United Community Day event of 2023 in celebration of National Volunteer Week April 16 to 22. Volunteer Care Kits Buoyed by community spirit, 141 volunteers moved to music and cheered each other on in the charity’s Coconut Creek warehouse as they filled bags and boxes with essential items such as wash cloths, shampoo and feminine hygiene products to help the charity prepare for the upcoming hurricane season. Volunteers also wrote personal notes of encouragement that were tucked into the kits. Melisa Tchividjian, who volunteered with friends […]

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Timothy J. Keller Dies at Age 72

NEW YORK, May 19, 2023 /Christian Newswire/ — Christian pastor and author Timothy J. Keller died this morning at age 72. About Timothy J. Keller Timothy Keller was the son of William B. Keller and Louise A. Clemente Keller. He was born and grew up in Allentown, Pennsylvania, receiving his B.A. from Bucknell University in Lewisburg, Pennsylvania, his M.Div. from Gordon-Conwell Seminary in S. Hamilton, Massachusetts, and both a Doctor of Ministry and a Doctor of Divinity from Westminster Seminary in Philadelphia. Keller was married to Kathy Louise Kristy of Pittsburgh in January 1975. Together they raised three sons: David […]

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“And I Won’t Forget the Man Who Died”

With another Memorial Day upon us, it’s great to remember those who laid down their lives for their country. On November 21, 1864, President Lincoln wrote to a Mrs. Bixby of Massachusetts, who had lost five sons in the Civil War. He wrote her, “I feel how weak and fruitless must be any word of mine which should attempt to beguile you from the grief of a loss so overwhelming. But I cannot refrain from tendering you the consolation that may be found in the thanks of the Republic they died to save.” Then he added this beautiful prayer: “I […]

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Governor Ron DeSantis Signs Legislation to Combat Human Trafficking

LIGHTHOUSE POINT, Fla. — Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed four bills to combat human trafficking, raise awareness of the signs and impacts of human trafficking, and impose critical reforms to hold human traffickers accountable. “Biden’s Border Crisis is exacerbating human trafficking across the nation —72% of all human trafficking victims are illegal immigrants and 60% of unaccompanied alien children crossing the border were caught by cartels and exploited for drug trafficking, or worse,” said Governor Ron DeSantis. “While the federal government continues to ignore the people that are suffering due to its failed policies, Florida continues to act. Today, I […]

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