Leadership is Knowing What You Believe

The 27th Chief of Naval Operations, Admiral Vern Clark was conducting a meeting at the Pentagon on September 11, 2001 when five hijackers crashed American Airlines Flight 77 into the building killing 184 men, women and children. In the moments after the crash, Admiral Clark demonstrated how to lead. “In a crisis, we need... -Read More


Young Professionals Develop Servant Leaders

Young Professionals (YP) began over dinner in August 2012 when eight friends stepped out on faith to begin a movement in South Florida. They set out to create a community of young professionals, focused on servant-leadership, who serve their employers, colleagues and community with a TEAM mentality, humility, excellence, mentorship and vision. Headed by... -Read More


HOPE Weekends Save Broken Marriages

Couples who are struggling in a broken marriage can gain the tools they need for restoration during an upcoming Hope Weekend October 10 – 12 at First Baptist Church Fort Lauderdale, 301 E Broward Blvd, Fort Lauderdale. Presented by Live the Life, these restorative weekends provide struggling couples with the skills they need to... -Read More


Church Behind Bars Brings Inmates New Life

More than 65 female inmates were baptized on the grounds of the Women’s Homestead Corrections Institute during a special service in August at Church by the Glades’ Prison Campus in Florida City. Initiated in January, the Prison Campus is bringing change to a community of women who attend services weekly at the Homestead facility,... -Read More


Graham on Leadership: Be a follower of Jesus Christ and Let God Lead

Gigi Graham, the eldest daughter of Evangelist Billy Graham, shared her impressions of what a true leader looks like during this season’s first Christian Women in Leadership Luncheon hosted by the National Christian Foundation at First Baptist Fort Lauderdale in September. Witnessing her father’s life as a counselor to presidents and heads of state,... -Read More


A Taste of Germany: Checkers Old Munchen

Floridians can experience a taste of the old country without pulling out their passports when they visit a quaint family restaurant tucked away in Pompano Beach. Checkers Old Munchen, located just east of Federal Highway on Atlantic Blvd., serves up authentic German fare in a fun, friendly atmosphere. The Zagat-rated restaurant was established in... -Read More


Putting Hope Within Reach

Teen Challenge Women’s Home is a residential discipleship program located in Davie that helps women break off the destructive chains of drug addiction and alcoholism that ensnare them. According to Teen Challenge literature, there are over 278 million drug users worldwide. Sadly drug addiction shatters lives, but Teen Challenge works with adults, youth and... -Read More


Love Makes a Difference in Public Schools

After working as a basketball coach and athletic director at Palm Beach Atlantic University, Jack Wells began visiting public schools in Palm Beach County as a recruiter and discovered something that surprised him. “Everywhere I went I was finding seasoned teachers wanting to leave public education. It was only September or October, and they... -Read More


Christ Fellowship Grows in Boynton Beach Mall

Christ Fellowship Boynton Beach recently made an unconventional move to its new location in the Boynton Beach Mall. Originally meeting at Boynton Beach High School with about 850 people, Campus Pastor Dave Simile said, “We needed a permanent location and this space became available that was centrally located near public transportation lines and was... -Read More


Hobby Lobby expanding in South Florida

Despite the controversy regarding the recent Supreme Court Case, Hobby Lobby seems to be thriving and plans to open 70 new stores in 2014. Five of those Hobby Lobby stores are opening right here in South Florida. In April, a Hobby Lobby South Florida craft store opened in Davie with grand openings slated for... -Read More