Pray, Engage and Vote

  It’s inescapable. The fervor of political campaigning, speech making, debate, commentary, scandal and mudslinging – on both sides of the isle — is enough to make anyone want to escape to a deserted island, isolated from this impending election and the potential consequences for our nation. With our country seemingly more divided than... -Read More

Study Finds Strong Families Contribute to High School Graduation Rates

“The number of families headed by married couples is a more powerful predictor of high school graduation and school suspension rates in Florida than are factors such as income, race and ethnicity,” according to “Strong Families, Successful Schools,” a new study released in September by the Institute for Family Studies. “Accordingly, policymakers, educators and... -Read More

Developing a Fully Generous Life

Gordon MacDonald, best-selling author and pastor emeritus of Grace Chapel in Lexington, Massachusetts, encouraged pastors that the church can impact the culture through its generosity. He shared his insights during a Church United meeting at First Baptist Church on August 25. It is always a blessing to see the diversity of pastors who are... -Read More

Rebuilding Faith in Our Community

In an effort to bridge the gap between law enforcement and the community, a Town Hall Meeting entitled Rebuilding Faith in Our Community was held on August 4th in Sunrise. Hosted by The Faith Center’s Bishop Henry Fernandez, the event featured a panel discussion with Broward County Sheriff Scott Israel, area police chiefs, politicians,... -Read More

Florida Christian College Fair Helps Students Plan for the Future

The Florida Christian College Fair will visit four area schools in September, with more than 20 Christian college representatives available to speak with graduating seniors, juniors and parents.  The Fair will be hosted by Westminster Christian Academy on Monday, September 12 from 9:30 – 11 a.m; The King’s Academy on Tuesday, September 13 from... -Read More

Rock The Universe to Deliver a Fun, Faith-filled Night of Christian Music

Universal Orlando’s Rock the Universe, Florida’s biggest Christian music festival, returns September 9 and 10 with live performances by some of today’s most compelling artists in Christian music. Rock the Universe offers fans a unique opportunity to see their favorite faith-based artists in the heart of Universal Studios Florida. This year’s line-up features Billboard... -Read More

Community Called to Prayer Saturday Before Back to School

As students return to school, people from churches throughout South Florida are uniting in prayer at their local elementary, middle and high schools on the Saturday before school starts to pray for the local campuses. Initiated by First Priority, a ministry passionate about connecting the church to reach the campus for Christ, Back to... -Read More

Coral Springs Athlete Heads to Rio Seeking Gold

Coral Springs Athlete Tyler Merren is headed to Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, to compete in the 2016 Summer Paralympic Games on the U.S. Men’s Goalball team in September. A team sport developed for blind or visually impaired players, goalball utilizes a ball containing bells, which makes sounds when thrown at a goal at the... -Read More

Practice Love, Grace and Truth

Americans awoke to news of the deadliest terror attack since 9/11 on the morning of June 12th after 29-year-old Omar Mateen opened fire inside Pulse, a gay nightclub, killing 49 and injuring 53. In a 911 call, Mateen claimed allegiance to the Islamic State, but the investigation continues into whether he had any real... -Read More