How to Be A Man

Somewhere in the soul of man is this unarticulated, self-realized notion. The unspoken, yet undeniable “Bro-Code.” We all know it. Some of us have been called out on it. But there is a greater standard to which we have been summoned. God’s Way, his Code, is the true way of life. He wrote the... -Read More


Churches: Mega, Mini, or Something

You walk into one church and feel like you are at a rock concert. You walk into another church and feel like you are at a funeral. One church makes you anxious because of the crowds, and the other church makes you paranoid because everyone knows you’re new and all eyes are on you.... -Read More


Up in Arms

The news, media and numerous political blogs have been saturated with discussion and debate on gun control policy the past few months. Heated conversations have swelled with recent tragedies such as the movie theater shooting in Aurora, Colorado and the Sandy Hook shooting in Newtown, Connecticut. We have heard the pleas and rants from... -Read More


What in the Word?

Have you ever been reading through the Bible when, all of a sudden, you are like, “Whoa! What in the world!? What does this mean?” Sometimes the Bible can seem a little strange. Perhaps you even get a little embarrassed sometimes about what Scripture seems to state. Like why does the Bible seem to... -Read More


Out With the Old…In With the Newlywed

On October 20, 2012, I married the love of my life. As my beautiful bride walked down the aisle I was absolutely beaming. I thought to myself, “She’s perfect, thank you Lord.” Marriage is an incredible blessing and I truly feel like a man who has received favor from the Lord and found a... -Read More


Firewall Centers – Transforming Students

This past fall, town of Davie and Broward County School Board dignitaries gathered at a humble after-school center located in one of the most underprivileged neighborhoods of Davie. There, Firewall Centers was honored with a two-year, $100,000 grant from the AT&T Foundation. Present at the ceremony were the Firewall staff and Board, AT&T representatives,... -Read More


Christmas Near the Beach

On December 15 the lights, sounds and joys of Christmas will fill the air as Expressions of Joy (EOJ) Productions* hosts the sixth annual “Christmas Near the Beach.” The event will run from 5:30-9:30 p.m. and, this year, is being held at the Arts Park located inside Young Circle of Hollywood. This event is... -Read More


Protecting Children from Sexual Abuse

On June 22, 2012, former Penn State assistant football coach Jerry Sandusky was convicted of 45 charges of child sex abuse. The scandal has devastated the local Penn State community and dominated national news headlines for months. Shockingly, it appears “Sandusky had used the charity he founded for troubled children to cultivate relationships with... -Read More


A Freshman’s Fresh Start

Your first year of college is an exciting season of life, teeming with changes and new beginnings. Your first semester of college life will be a pivotal transition period leading into the rest of your college career and even beyond. You will be met with not only new challenges and sometimes overwhelming demands, but... -Read More


Real Men…

“Be a man!” yells the coach to his starting middle linebacker. “Make the play!” Most men have heard it at one time or another, “Be a man!” But what does that even mean? Male-bashing has become a popular past time. Television sitcoms portray men as buffoons and “comic relief.” Our secular world is in... -Read More