PBA’s Online Bachelor’s Programs Climb in U.S. News Rankings

In its sixth year of rating online programs, U.S. News & World Report ranks Palm Beach Atlantic University at 28th in its Best Online Education Programs for 2017, rising from 34th last year. In ratings announced today, Palm Beach Atlantic is tied with Central Michigan University (Michigan), Creighton University (Nebraska), Georgia College & State... -Read More


LifeWay Research Executive to Keynote Church Leaders Conference

Dr. Ed Stetzer, executive director of LifeWay Research and a well-known author and conference leader, is the keynote speaker for Synergoi: Church Leaders Conference set for Saturday, January 30 at Palm Beach Atlantic University. The one-day conference for pastors and church leaders provides opportunities for professional and spiritual development. Stetzer will look at the... -Read More


Oklahoma Bans Dismemberment Abortions

(WNS)–Oklahoma is set to become the second state to prohibit late-term, dismemberment abortions. In a 37-4 vote, the Oklahoma Senate passed a bill based on model legislation from the National Right to Life Committee (NRLC). The House already passed the bill in February by an 84-2 vote. Though Republican Gov. Mary Fallin hasn’t indicated... -Read More


Senate Breaks Gridlock, Passes Human Trafficking Bill

(WNS)–The U.S. Senate unanimously passed a bipartisan human trafficking bill on April 22, scoring a significant victory for Republicans who fought to ensure taxpayer funding wouldn’t go to pay for abortions. “Help is finally on the way for the thousands of enslaved victims who suffer unspeakable abuse in the shadows,” said Senate Majority Leader... -Read More


Coalition of Black Churches Rebukes PCUSA Over Marriage Redefinition

(WNS)–In a stern public rebuke, the National Black Church Initiative (NBCI) has condemned the recent decision by the Presbyterian Church (USA) to define marriage as a “commitment between two people.” NBCI’s president, Anthony Evans, chastised the denomination, saying that “by voting to redefine marriage [the] PCUSA automatically forfeits Christ’s saving grace.” Evans’ statement calls... -Read More


Adult Activity Center Combats Loneliness

Whether you’re a local senior searching for some new friends or a snowbird looking for an exciting, Florida-style adventure, First Presbyterian Church of Fort Lauderdale offers an excellent social outlet for seniors. Meeting Thursdays at the church’s Adult Activity Center (AAC), located next to a large, scenic park and canal, seniors 65-100+ can get... -Read More