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“I Care” Gala Celebrates 100 Years Serving the Homeless

Miami Rescue Mission/Broward Outreach Centers, also known as The Caring Place, celebrated 100 years of serving the homeless and needy on October 15th during their “I CARE” Centennial Gala. More than 500 people attended the momentous event at The Signature Grand. 100 years of care “It truly was a once in a hundred years’ celebration of God’s faithfulness and grace as the ministry has helped hundreds of thousands with meals, showers, shelter, education and housing,” said Marilyn Brummitt, vice president of The Caring Place. “Most of all the homeless and hurting have found that God really cares, and many have […]

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Manne Foundation, HOPE South Florida and Legal Aid Join Forces to Prevent Homelessness

Broward County residents facing imminent homelessness now have one more option to prevent being evicted from their homes – accessing services from the newly formed Manne Foundation Homeless Prevention Program (MFHP). Husband-and-wife team Bob and Grace Manne are donating one million dollars over five years to fund legal services to curb evictions. The couple’s decades-long career as attorneys inspired the program, which is being executed by a collaborative effort between HOPE South Florida and Legal Aid Service of Broward County. MFHP Program supports staff at both organizations, allowing them to provide free legal and other support services to anyone in […]

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Billy Thompson Delivers Winning Message at Men’s Outreach Breakfast

More than 175 men heard a winning message from five-time champion Billy Thompson at The Gathering of Men’s Fall Outreach Breakfast on October 25. Thompson shared personal highlights, inspirational stories and professional encouragement from his NBA career, including his seasons with the Miami Heat and back-to-back championships with the LA Lakers. In college, the Louisville Cardinals won an NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship with Billy as their forward. He also led Hapoel Jerusalem to two State Cup titles for the first time in Israeli history. A born-again Christian, Thompson presently pastors Jesus People Proclaim International Church with his wife of 30+ […]

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CBMC Holds Regional President’s Council Dinner

On October 4, 2022, CBMC held the South Florida Regional President’s Council Dinner at The Signature Grand in Davie. Attending were 100 business leaders, executives, business partners and Marketplace ministry leaders as well as CBMC USA President David Myers and incoming CBMC International President, Chris Simpson and other CBMC USA leadership. The event provided the South Florida business community with the opportunity to visit and share in the CBMC USA initiative One Ministry/One Mission/One Million to connect with one million men by 2030 and CBMC South Florida’s mission to connect to 2000 men by 2024. The night included sharing CBMC […]

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Avoiding Disputes, Litigation and Alternate Dispute Resolution

The Good News provides a monthly column with important content having to do with topics from the legal community. This month, William “Bill” C. Davell and Paul Lopez, COO of Tripp Scott. of Tripp Scott PA, answer your questions on avoiding litigation. __________________________________ Bill Davell: We’ve heard about so many cases where things go wrong in a business or contractual relationship and issues end up in court – where you can never be sure of the outcome – or one party simply ends up being shortchanged. How can we avoid ending up in litigation or just as bad, not getting […]

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Father Knows Best

“Kids rarely listen to their parents but seldom fail to imitate them.” Those words were on my mind shortly after the completion of our Tuesday night Bible study. That, in turn, shifted my attention to a very talented songwriter, singer and storyteller who left us during his prime. As talented as Harry was, it was difficult for his songs to be played on AM rock stations, since they were mostly stories that expanded beyond the usual 3 to 4-minute recording. They included such hits as “Taxi,” “A Better Place to Be” and “Mr. Tanner.” His most popular recording, released in […]

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Followership

Aristotle said, “He who cannot be a good follower, cannot be a good leader.” As Christians we claim to be followers of Christ. But how do we carry that out in our daily lives at home, work, church or within any group situation?   What is Followership? Followership is how we perform in the workplace, church and personal lives. As we look at the different types of followership, we can identify ourselves and others by behaviors. When I first heard of learning about followership, the first thought I had was this was simple for Christians, after all, are not all […]

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Roots of Recession: The Arrogance of Our Age

“Come now, you who say, ‘Today or tomorrow [a]we will go to such and such a city, spend a year there, buy and sell, and make a profit,’ whereas you do not know what will happen tomorrow. For what is your life? It is even a vapor that appears for a little time and then vanishes away. Instead you ought to say, ‘If the Lord wills, we shall live and do this or that.’ But now you boast in your arrogance. All such boasting is evil. Therefore, to him who knows to do good and does not do it, to […]

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2022 Winds up with Inspiring Faith-Based Films

Faith-based films touch and change lives; inspire and encourage believers and provide a special opportunity for an uplifting experience for our families. We have already been blessed by numerous faith-based films in theaters during 2022, including “Lifemark,” “Running the Bases,” and many others. But we are ending this year with an exciting line-up of a wide variety of films coming to theaters. Groups from churches and other organizations can make going to see the films in theaters a fun and inspiring activity as well as an outreach, since people who are hesitant to come to church might accept an invitation […]

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