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Taylor’s Closet Awarded $20,000 to Teach Job Readiness and Leadership

Taylor’s Closet, a nonprofit organization with a mission to empower teenaged girls in need, was awarded a $20,000 grant by the Celia Lipton Farris and Victor W. Farris Foundation Home Community Fund of the Community Foundation of Broward. The grant through the Community Foundation of Broward provides Taylor’s Closet the opportunity to expand its reach […]

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Foster Families Receive Christmas Gifts

4KIDS provided blessings this Christmas Season for Foster and adoptive families. Gifts, games, toys, stuffed animals, footballs, soccer balls and more were generously supplied, bringing some much needed support to the many families that have opened their doors to children in need of love, hope and forever families. Volunteers, like Marvyn, helped point out the […]

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Extension – A Pattern to Imitate

“And you became imitators of us and of the Lord, . . . so that you became an example to all the believers” (1 Thessalonians 1:6–7). Suppose they could actually speak to us, the characters described throughout the pages of Scripture whom we barely consider as we swiftly scan their stories. What would they say, […]

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Finding Happiness

“Then Jesus said to his disciples, ‘If any of you wants to be my follower, you must turn from your selfish ways, take up your cross, and follow me. If you try to hang on to your life, you will lose it. But if you give up your life for my sake, you will save […]

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Perhaps We Have Just Gone Too Far

I don’t know how or why I started receiving a weekly summary of my cell phone usage, but I now receive breakdowns of the amount of time I spend on various apps. This little update tells me how much time I spend, or even waste, using various phone apps including Spider Solitaire and Sudoku… Yikes! […]

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Wings of Freedom Tour Brings WWII Aircraft to Banyan Air Service

Participating in the Collings Foundation’s WINGS OF FREEDOM TOUR, B-17 Flying Fortress “Nine O Nine,” B-24 Liberator “Witchcraft,” B-25 Mitchell “Tondelayo” bombers and P-51 Mustang “Toulouse Nuts” fighter, will fly to the Fort Lauderdale Executive Airport located at Banyan Air Service, Inc., for a visit from January 19th to 21st. This is a rare opportunity […]

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Church United Funds New Firewalls Center

Firewall Centers was presented with $28,073 from Church United to help fund their newest Center location at Walker Elementary School. “We decided that one of the most important things we could do to serve our community was to invest in the education of the next generation. It then became a natural fit to partner together […]

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Getting Better with Age

I am not a big drinker, but I have heard it said a time or two that certain wines get better with age. In fact, I did a little research and found out that some bottles can sell for hundreds of thousands of dollars. Many things get better with age if they last long enough. […]

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“The Least of These” – The Eye-Opening Story of Missionary Graham Staines

An unbelievable display of love, “The Least of These” captures the missionary journey of the late Graham Staines, an Australian missionary, whose incessant dedication to the lepers of India attracted speculative media investigation, leading to his martyrdom in 1999. Opening in theaters February 1, 2019, this movie marks the 20th anniversary of Staines’ horrific assassination […]

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