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Franklin Graham: Our Unchanging God

It was a distinct privilege to proclaim the Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ this summer in London, where my father first preached in 1954. Thousands came to hear the Word of God, and His Spirit worked to bring hundreds to saving faith. We praise God! While in England, I was invited to appear on the TV program “Piers Morgan Uncensored,” broadcast by the BBC to a large audience. I have been with Piers in the past when he was with another network, and he certainly can ask some penetrating questions. Among the topics we discussed was a Gallup poll […]

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Inside the BLUE margins

Two and a half years ago our nation was hit with several storms, one being a pandemic, but during the pandemic there was political polarization and civil unrest. Both the political polarization and the civil unrest, I believe, acted as rocks, grinding against one another creating sparks of flames that would literally set our country on fire. The pandemic would serve as the gas that would ignite the blaze into flash fire. All this pain, all this unrest along with a political divide that was palpably felt in every inch of the social spectrum created a level of anxiety among […]

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Is Jesus a Republican or a Democrat?

Have you ever had someone ask you a question that left you at a loss for words? Recently, I had such a question. What made the question even more surprising is that it came from a Generation Z type individual. I did not think this was a top ten area of interest of that generation. Here is the question, maybe you’ve heard it before: “Is Jesus a Republican or a Democrat?”   Generation Z This Generation Z individual that I am talking about is a college student and a first-time voter. At first thought, I felt I had to say […]

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Important Down Ballot Judicial Races

It’s election season again, and as a lawyer practicing here in Broward for almost four decades, I always get lots of calls from family and friends wanting to know about ‘these judicial races.’ This year has been no exception because a number of sitting judges retired thereby creating open seats. Anyone who has been a lawyer five years or more can run for judge. This cycle, there are three important open seat races which will be decided on November 8, and I am writing to give you my opinion of who the best judicial candidates are. The Judicial Candidates Diversity […]

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UM Family of Physicians Establish Endowed Chair to Further Health Equity Initiative

Multiple generations of the Chen family have graduated from the University of Miami and the Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine. And like the Miller School, the Chens have had a longstanding passion for reducing health disparities and improving the lives of residents in the most medically underserved communities.  The Chen Family Foundation is looking to expand that shared mission even further by donating $3 million to advance research through the Chen Family Endowed Chair to Advance Primary Care and Health Equity Research.  “The foresight, leadership, and dedication of Dr. Chris Chen and his family will propel the University forward […]

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South Florida Word Weavers are Writing for the Lord

The second Saturday of each month, local Christian writers huddle around tables to sharpen the work God has called them to. These mighty Word Weavers get elbow-to-elbow sharing and critiquing their articles, devotions, poems, scenes from novels, children’s, middle-grade, and memoirs — as iron sharpens iron — all for the glory of God. Word Weavers Write for God Members come from all backgrounds — some working, some not. Teachers, speech pathologists, former pastors, Jewish evangelists, forensic CPAs, car enthusiasts, former FBI agents, project managers, marriage and relationship counselors, and lawyers bring God’s palette of character and creativity front and center […]

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First Priority, 4KIDS and Saints Celebrate 25 Years of Ministry

In school, at home and on the field, three important South Florida ministries have been reaching kids with the love of Christ for 25 Years. First Priority of South Florida shares the gospel with students at public school clubs, then equips them to reach their campuses for Christ. 4KIDS began in response to the foster care crisis, providing hope for kids in crisis with the vision of a home for every child. And Saints Homeschool P.E., founded by Coach Rick Andreassen, ministers to the heart of the child through sports, embodying the slogan “Where Jesus is Lord and Every Child […]

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BSO Awards Nearly $1 Million to Nonprofit Organizations

Non-profit organizations provide an array of valuable services to the community to keep neighborhoods safe and help improve the lives of Broward County residents. To help further their mission, Broward Sheriff’s Office awarded nearly a million dollars of Law Enforcement Trust Funds (LETF) to more than 70 charitable organizations, 22 of which were first-time recipients.  BSO’s Recipients The checks were presented on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at a big check presentation held by BSO at the Charlotte J. Burrie Civic Center in Pompano Beach. The money awarded comes from the seizure and forfeiture of contraband used in the commission of a […]

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Volunteers Pack Toys, Write Cards to Vulnerable Children in Jamaica

Christmas will be brighter for 450 vulnerable children in Jamaica, thanks to Food For The Poor’s generous donors and the volunteers who packed dozens of toys and school supplies on Saturday. Christmas in Jamaica FFTP hosted its second Hearts United Community Day, with nearly 20 volunteers working together in the charity’s Coconut Creek warehouse to pack these special gifts. The toys and school supplies will be sent to the charity’s Angels Of Hope children’s homes in Jamaica.  Leann Chong, FFTP’s Director of Angels Of Hope Child Sponsorship Program, said the children will receive the gifts just in time for Christmas. […]

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Potential Church Gathers in Support of Life

Congregants from Potential Church participated in a Love Life Prayer Walk on Saturday, August 27 in Plantation. Love Life is a national organization uniting and mobilizing the church to create a culture of love and life that will result in an end to abortion and the orphan crisis.  Churches gather for a special time of prayer as they walk to protect and defend the unborn. The Number of Potential Church Walk Participants About 60-100 congregants registered for the Prayer Walk, estimated Troy Gramling, Lead Pastor of Potential Church. Reflecting on seeing ultrasounds of his own children, he said, “When it […]

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