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Prayer App Connects Believers with Persecuted Christians

A new mobile prayer app developed by Christian persecution watchdog, Open Doors USA, gives users the ability to connect with persecuted Christians suffering for their faith. Available for free in the Apple App Store and Google Play Store, the Open Doors Prayer App was created to help strengthen and support Christian communities facing high levels of persecution with prayer and encouragement. “Prayer is the most powerful way to support our brothers and sisters worldwide who are suffering for the sake of the gospel,” said David Curry, Open Doors USA CEO. “Through this app, we are excited to provide a simple […]

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Miami Rescue Mission Celebrates 100 Years!

Miami Rescue Mission/Broward Outreach Centers known as The Caring Place will celebrate 100 years serving the homeless and needy with the “I CARE” 100th Anniversary Gala on Saturday, October 15th at the Signature Grand in Davie. Describing it as the “Big, Bold, Beautiful Centennial Celebration,” the Rev. Ronald Brummitt, president of the Miami Rescue Mission, said there’s been “miracle after miracle” for the Kingdom of God since its founding in 1922 when the original couple arrived in Miami in a horse-drawn carriage, being obedient to the Lord. The mission has always put God first in its outreaches, sharing the gospel […]

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Seniors “Fall into Health!” at Upcoming NMB Senior Health & Fitness Fair

The North Miami Beach Chamber, City of North Miami Beach & Commissioner Paule Villard, Senior Liaison are joining forces to hold a spectacular Senior Health & Fitness Fair on Thursday, September 22, 2022, from 9 a.m. TO 12:30 p.m. at the Marjorie & William McDonald Center in NMB’s City Hall at 17051 NE 19th Ave, NMB, FL 33162. Seniors “Fall into Health” The September 22nd “FALL INTO HEALTH” Senior Health & Fitness Fair will provide a great opportunity to showcase products and services that cater to hundreds of senior adults and their families from NMB, and surrounding communities in Dade […]

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Lilly Endowment Awards Palm Beach Atlantic University $5 Million Pathways for Tomorrow Grant

Palm Beach Atlantic University has received a grant of $5 million over five years from Lilly Endowment Inc. to help establish new routes from theological education to careers in community development and chaplaincy. The Community Transformation and Chaplaincy program is being funded through Lilly Endowment’s Pathways for Tomorrow Initiative. It is a three-phase initiative designed to help theological schools across the United States and Canada as they prioritize and respond to the most pressing challenges they face to prepare pastoral leaders for Christian congregations both now and into the future. Palm Beach Atlantic’s School of Ministry developed an interdisciplinary concentration […]

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Creating a Culture to Positively Impact Lives, BrandStar Gladly Pays It Forward

A highly successful production studio and integrated marketing company, BrandStar is using its forces for good, supporting local charities and going beyond to impact the South Florida community. Founded by Christian businessmen Mark Alfieri and partner Doug Campbell, BrandStar’s client list includes fortune 500 companies such as Home Depot, Microsoft, Ford, Amazon and Google, and local clients such as the Levan Center of Entrepreneurship at Nova Southeastern University. Yet they’ve also harnessed their talent behind nonprofits, giving back to the community through organizations such as the Boys & Girls Clubs of Broward County, Gateway Community Outreach, Live the Life South […]

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FFTP Volunteers Pack More Than 116,000 Meals to Help Ukraine

More than 450 volunteers filled FAU Arena Saturday to help Food For The Poor pack 116,640 lifesaving MannaPack rice meals for families in desperate need in Ukraine. Meals for Ukraine FFTP teamed up with longtime partner Feed My Starving Children to host Join The Pack Ukraine, drawing South Florida churches, businesses, community groups and civic-minded individuals. After seeing how MannaPack meals have blessed the lives of families in Honduras, Linda Coello, President and Founder of CEPUDO, FFTP’s longtime partner in Honduras, said she wanted to “pay if forward” to help those suffering in Ukraine. Volunteers also raised money to help […]

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Young Adults “Rally Loud” at Church by the Glades Conference

Rally Loud was a free two-day event for young adults featuring four unique experiences, live music, and powerful preaching. Under the leadership of twenty-two year old Charlie Hughes, the young adults movement of Church by the Glades called “Rally” was launched in 2019. Given the explosive growth of the ministry over the past three years, Hughes knew they needed to host an event on a larger scale to further reach the community of South Florida — this is how Rally Loud was birthed. Who’s who at Rally Loud Influencers and speakers such as Madison Prewett from ABC’s “The Bachelor,” hit […]

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God’s Gift, Inc. Empowers Girls of Colors to Lead Healthy Lifestyles

Recent data from the National School Boards Association indicates that 45% of Black students nationwide attend high-poverty schools, compared with just 8% of white students. Leading efforts to provide a supportive, faith-based environment for Black girls within South Florida is God’s Gift, Inc., a nonprofit with a mission to help students of color achieve their dreams. By way of mentoring, career preparation and weekend retreats, God’s Gift, Inc. helps girls develop their character, leadership skills and overall self-worth.  The girls recently came together with The Beauty Initiative to host a period-packing party in Fort Lauderdale with Florida State Representative Daryl Campbell […]

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Rob Pacienza Takes Helm of Christian Media Ministry

(Scroll down to leave a comment on Rob Pacienza’s accomplishment) The D. James Kennedy Ministries (DJKM) Board of Directors has named Pastor Rob Pacienza the new President and CEO of DJKM, a Christian media ministry founded by the late Dr. D. James Kennedy whose television program, “Truths That Transform,” airs nationwide. About Rob Pacienza Pastor Pacienza, 41, is Senior Pastor of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church (CRPC) in Fort Lauderdale. He has served as CRPC Senior Pastor since 2016 and will continue in that role while taking on the added responsibility of leading DJKM.  “As a Board, we are delighted that […]

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History Fort Lauderdale Exhibits Art of Tim Forman and Friends

History Fort Lauderdale, celebrating 60 years of being the proud steward of our community’s past by making our heritage accessible and engaging to residents and visitors, will present “Tranquil Tropics: The Art of Tim Forman & Friends” from Sunday, July 10 through Sunday, September 11. This all-new summer art exhibit featuring Forman’s award-winning work alongside lauded local artists including Dan Caldwell, Linda Apriletti, Hitomi Saito, Diane Delorey, Tammy Seymour, Danielle Perry and Connie Commette will focus on Florida’s tropical beauty and its conservation. The exhibit will open with an artist group meet and greet reception at noon on July 10 […]

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