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Godspeed Christian Customz leads car aficionados to Christ

When God reNews something, He does it from the inside out and leaves no surface unchanged. Every shiny, sleek custom car at the Pneuma Car Show at New Hope Ministries on April 25 was proof of this concept. Many of the cars were modified by Godspeed Christian Customz, the group hosting the event. “God can […]

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Holyland Experience gears up for exciting summer season

It’s that time of year again: School is out, kids of all ages are breaking out their swimsuits and families across America are gearing up for excursions in search of sun, fun and relaxation. Yes, the summer season is upon us and thousands of families will be making their way to vacation hot-spots like the […]

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Heart & Soles

How one Florida couple is making an impact on Guatemalan families from head to toe Imagine having to support your entire family on $2 per day or sharing a one-room home with eight other family members. According to the International Organization for Migration, this scenario is a reality for many families who live in Guatemala, […]

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Finding God’s blueprint for your life

While the world fixes its gaze on the New York Stock Exchange, the U.S. Department of Treasury or the Obama administration to give them hope, a large number of South Floridians are discovering how their lives intersect with God’s purposes. They are not waiting for the future to happen to them – they are taking […]

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Faces of foster care

Ten years ago, the foster care system in Florida was in turmoil after reports spread of missing children and kids sleeping in warehouses. Often, the children slept at the feet of caseworkers while they searched for licensed foster care families willing to take them in. Then, Irene Smith stepped in. Smith, a Christian woman from […]

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Patching up ‘The Hole in our Gospel’

“The Hole in our Gospel,” a new book by Richard Stearns, analyzes modern Christendom’s commitment to the whole Gospel, not just the altar call. “More and more, our view of the Gospel has been narrowed to a simple transaction, marked by checking a box on a bingo card at some prayer breakfast, registering a decision […]

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Christian Chamber hosts Global Economic Conference in Ft. Myers May 7

On May 7, Southwest Floridians will have a rare opportunity to hear from two men whose expertise covers our state and worldwide economies when the Christian Chamber of Southwest Florida presents its Global Economic Conference sponsored by Fox 4 (WFTX). The speakers are Florida’s Lieutenant Gov. Jeff Kottkamp and James Sweeney, director of global strategy […]

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Christian Chamber of Commerce goes about the Lord’s business

While most chambers of commerce are designed to promote and advance the businesses and interests of its members, the Southwest Florida Christian Chamber of Commerce goes far beyond that requirement. “This is His Chamber. We want to run it according to His will,” says Jeanne Sweeney, the dynamic and Spirit-filled woman in charge of the […]

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Creation Apologetics course starts May 26 in Naples

On May 26, the Creation Data Institute, Inc. will present a new 12-week course called “Creation Apologetics” at New Hope Ministries, 7675 Davis Blvd., in Naples. The class will be taught by Catie Frates, a former microbiologist and a nationally-recognized creation science lecturer. The classes will run through Aug. 22. Each Tuesday at 7 p.m, […]

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