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Homes Needed for Busloads of Children Entering Foster Care Weekly

I remember one of the first times I heard about 4KIDS I was at my home church over 17 years ago. The pastor was showing us visuals of school buses and how the number of children coming into foster care was equivalent to multiple bus loads every month. At the time, my wife and I were completely unaware of the dire situation kids were facing in the foster care system. We had no idea that kids were being separated from their siblings, sent to live in other counties, or going to shelters because no one would take them in.   […]

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Franklin Graham: Repentance Brings Revival

I recently had the privilege of preaching the Gospel of the Lord Jesus Christ in one of the largest cities in the world, Mexico City, and then in 10 cities and towns near the southern border of the United States.  By God’s grace and by His power, thousands came forward to make decisions to follow Christ as their Savior and Lord. We boast only in what Almighty God does by the working of His Spirit in the hearts and souls of men, women and children.  Like other cities and towns where I have proclaimed Jesus as “the way, the truth […]

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Benefactors Set Sail to Benefit Salvation Army

South Florida business leaders and benefactors set sail to benefit The Salvation Army of Broward County (TSABC) at the organization’s inaugural Red Shield Regatta presented by JM Family Enterprises at “The Park” on March 9. The evening raised $210,649 for TSABC’s Plymouth Colony, an essential transitional housing complex in Hollywood that provides shelter and supportive services for families facing adversity. Benefactors’ Highlights The highlight of the evening was a motorized mini sailboat regatta pitting event sponsors against each other, first, followed by a run-off against local media personalities. Sponsor KPMG emerged first and victorious in both races. To donate, visit […]

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StrikeForce 421 Marks $1.5 Million in Giving

StrikeForce 421 gave a total of $212,000 to six local Christian ministries making a big impact in South Florida during their Spring Celebration on March 21st. This marks over $1.5 MILLION given away since StrikeForce 421’s inception in 2014  along with their community of pledge partners! The 2024 Grant Awards were given to the following recipients: CityHouse received $28,200 to launch and outfit their newest location in partnership with Rio Vista Community Church Lighthouse 4Students received $15,000 for their after-school summer program for at-risk youth Knox Theological Seminary received $54,050 to develop two foundational, public learning series for lay leaders […]

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16TH Annual BiG Cardio Event Benefits At-Risk Youth

Big Cardio for At-Risk Youth Big Children’s Foundation hosted the 16th Annual Big Cardio Event on March 2nd to benefit at-risk youth. The event, usually held in May for Foster Care Awareness, was held earlier due to park renovations, but will return to its usual first Saturday in May 2025. This fun event encompassed a 5K, a 3.1 walk, 1-mile prayer walk, fitness classes, pickleball, and the Renegade Games—a competitive team relay through an obstacle course where the winners receive medals. The 1-Mile Prayer Walk, sponsored by Community Christian Church, was extra special as the walkers were accompanied by live […]

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What to Do If You Owe Taxes: Don’t Panic. Do Act

April 15 is rolling around again, and according to a recent Wall Street Journal article, more Americans are finding that instead of receiving a refund, they owe taxes to the Internal Revenue Service (IRS). In all, the Journal reports, 18.6 million individual taxpayers were on the hook for $316 billion at the end of 2022. Two big reasons: not enough withholding from paychecks due to a second earner or outside income, for example from investments or a “side hustle,” and increased participation in the gig economy, where workers must estimate their annual income and submit quarterly payments.   Bill Davell: […]

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Critical Court Rulings Set Stage for a Fight for Life on the November Ballot

The Florida Supreme Court on April 1st upheld the state’s 15-week abortion limit but also greenlighted a radical pro-abortion ballot measure that could wipe out all protections for the unborn in the state of Florida. The Court’s Rulings Explained The court’s seemingly contradictory rulings in the two closely watched cases set the stage for a major battle this year between the pro-life movement and abortion extremists who are seeking to enshrine abortion on demand in the Florida Constitution. In the case regarding Florida’s 15-week abortion law, the court voted 6-1 to reject the ACLU’s argument that the Florida Constitution’s right […]

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4KIDS Opens Doors in Miami-Dade County

Nearly 200 community members celebrated the Grand Opening of 4KIDS’ newest office in Miami Gardens on February 29. This momentous occasion marked 4KIDS’ fourth expansion and regional office, adding Miami-Dade County to a dozen other Florida counties where 4KIDS is bringing Hope, Homes and Healing to children and families in crisis. The 4KIDS Miami Grand Opening This gathering was a powerful culmination of efforts almost 25 years in the making. During the ribbon-cutting ceremony, Kevin Enders, 4KIDS President and CEO, recounted how he had discovered archived meeting minutes from the year 2000, where 4KIDS leaders recognized the desperate need in […]

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Christ Over Cupid Seminar Reaches Youth

In a society where many are trying to find love in all the wrong places, Metropolitan Baptist Church in Hollywood Florida hosted the Christ over Cupid youth event that brought biblical direction to our teens and young adults. It was held on February 16th as an alternative to Valentine’s Day.  Christ Over Cupid The keynote speaker was Tewannah Aman, founder of Guard Your Heart ministries and director of Broward Right to Life. Christian rappers Justin Martyr and his wife Aasha were there to rock the house.  Their songs brought the crowd to their feet, as they sang “Take up your […]

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FCA Baptizes Athletes

Broward FCA held its Fall baptisms on November 4th for its southwest area student-athletes and coaches from Cooper City High and Miramar High schools. FCA’s Mission Fellowship of Christian Athletes (FCA) has a mission to lead EVERY coach and athlete into a growing relationship with Jesus Christ and His church. One of its primary goals is to connect student-athletes and coaches to local churches. “In the absence of a church home,” Desmond Cook, FCA Multi Area Director – South Atlantic region, said, “we still encourage our students and coaches to take the next step of obedience in their faith walk […]

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