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Franklin Graham: Pray for Ukraine

As I write this, the greatest military conflict in Europe since World War II is raging in Ukraine, as fighting with Russian forces continues across a nation the size of Texas, with 44 million people. It has been a brutal conflict, with thousands killed and many more injured. The bloodshed has led to a humanitarian crisis with more than 3 million refugees fleeing into Poland, Moldova, Romania and other European countries. More than 2 million others have been displaced within Ukraine. We have been responding in the Name of Jesus Christ. The Billy Graham Evangelistic Association has been on the […]

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Calvary Chapel Provides Care for Ukrainian Refugees in Europe

While the world watched the Russian invasion of Ukraine in horror and more than 3.7 million people fled across the borders for safety, the team at Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale reached out to their friends in the region to lend a hand. Beyond prayer, the congregation has raised more than $300,000 to benefit those affected by the conflict and sent teams into the region to provide aid. Through collaboration with their global ministry partners, Calvary immediately secured a castle near Frankfurt, Germany that could house up to 75 families. They’re also securing multiple locations in Italy, including a hotel that […]

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Winners Announced for 11th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards

After a two-year hiatus, the highly anticipated 11th Annual Community Care Plan Non-Profit Awards presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Hollywood returned bigger than ever. More than 600 local notables, community leaders and members of the non-profit sector joined together at Seminole Hard Rock Hollywood on Thursday, March 3rd to celebrate the inspiring work of Broward County’s non-profit agencies and to recognize the individual efforts of outstanding non-profit executive and board leaders. Over the years, 211 Broward has granted more than $244,000 back to non-profits through this event.  The winners of each of the 211 award categories were announced, each receiving an award and $1,000 for […]

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Palm Beach Atlantic University Celebrates Women of Distinction

Palm Beach Atlantic University continued a rich heritage of generous, creative, persistent, energetic women when it celebrated philanthropists Ronnie F. Heyman and Lois Pope at the 30th anniversary of Women of Distinction on February 22nd. Palm Beach Atlantic University honors previous winners Previous Women of Distinction honorees Frances Fisher and Eileen Burns reprised their roles as co-chairs of the luncheon. The annual event raises money for scholarships for outstanding female students. About 360 people attended the celebration at The Breakers, Palm Beach.  This year’s scholarship recipients are Sarah Foster, a junior from Jacksonville, Florida, studying molecular biology and biotechnology; Julissa […]

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Summer Camp Guide 2022

Summer camps can provide a wonderful opportunity for enrichment, independence, spiritual growth and fun! Here are a few local offerings and sleep away camps listed geographically from south to north.   Calvary Summer Camp 1708 North State Rd 7, Hollywood, FL 33021 Day Camp, Athletics Camps  Rising Pre-K4–12th grade students (age range depends on on camp type) May 31 – July 29 Cost: $235–$250 per week (depends on camp type; lunch included) 954-590-1600 CCAEagles.org/HWSummer *Face masks optional.   Summersational 880 South Federal Highway, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316 Religious, day camp 6 weeks old through 5th grade June 6 – July […]

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StrikeForce 421 Gives Away It’s Millionth Dollar

On Friday, March 11th, StrikeForce 421 reached their God-sized goal of giving away their 1 Millionth Dollar to Christian ministries in South Florida in an effort to shine the light of Christ a little brighter in our region. The final grant rewards were announced during their Spring Grant Awards Celebration at the Grateful Palate. A community of pledge partners who pool their resources in order to have a greater impact, StrikeForce 421 is a giving circle whose partners believe in radical, life-changing generosity for both the givers and the recipients. Recipients of the Millionth Dollar Grant This season’s grant recipients […]

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What Nicodemus Can Teach Us This Easter

It’s sometimes easy to let certain holidays pass by without taking the time to deeply observe them every year. Easter is one of those holidays that, if we aren’t careful, can be more focused on the kids finding all the Easter eggs or finding the right outfits for the family to wear to church than making sure we take time to meditate on Jesus and His sacrifice. At the start of this year the Lord placed on my heart the word remember. I’ve found that as Lent progresses, and we approach Easter, the action of remembering is most crucial. Recently, […]

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National Christian Foundation South Florida Disperses $700,000 to Aid Ukrainian Refugees

As news broke of the crisis in Ukraine and Eastern Europe, the National Christian Foundation of South Florida (NCF) immediately activated their Disaster Relief and Crisis Fund to financially support our brothers and sisters in Ukraine and the surrounding countries. To date, the fund has dispersed more than $300,000 to well-vetted organizations who work with the local church in Ukraine and countries most affected, providing immediate hope, help and healing as well as long-term relief and recovery. An additional $400,000 has been disperse through individual donor-directed funds at NCF to charities doing work in the region, according to Stephan Tchividjian, […]

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UM National Champion and NFL Wide Receiver Daryl Jones Now Plays on A Different Field

The trajectory was clear. A high school All American, captain of the Miami Hurricanes 2001 National Championship team, drafted to the NY Giants, then wide receiver for the Chicago Bears, Daryl Jones was looking forward to playing football for a long time until God intercepted his NFL career. Now an author, speaker and pastor of The Rock Fellowship, the growing congregation he planted in Miami Lakes, Dr. Daryl Jones is on a mission “to glorify God by making disciples to take back the world.” Following in the footsteps of his mentor Dr. Tony Evans, he’s also taken the gospel message […]

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Faith-Based Films to Look Forward to In 2022

This year is seeing a robust line-up of very diverse faith-based films that will touch and change many lives. These films not only bless believers, but also provide an excellent opportunity for outreach. We can all get involved by praying for and spreading the word about these upcoming films.   Preview of Releases Check each film’s website for additional information. Release dates for some are known but the dates for many films are yet to be determined (TBD) so an updated list will be published later this year. Films listed here will show for at least one week except for […]

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