John Hawkins, Sr. is a Seasoned Counselor You Can Trust

When faced with relational, psychological or life challenges, it’s hard to know where to turn for guidance and support you can trust. John Hawkins Sr., president and co-founder of Gateway Counseling Center, has been working with couples and families since the early seventies and has published numerous articles and works specifically addressing how to... -Read More


Nick Vujicic Will Visit Florida Schools to Stand Against Bullying

Nick Vujicic, the Australian-born YouTube sensation and worldwide speaker who has shared his amazing life story to full-capacity crowds in venues across 54 countries, will visit six Florida schools November 3 – 6 to speak out against bullying. His powerful message will also be simulcast online and viewed live in school assemblies throughout the... -Read More


Operation Lift Hope Gala Launches Mission to End Homelessness for Veterans

When it comes to Veterans and the homeless, Operation Lift Hope is embarking on a mission to leave no one behind. The Fort Lauderdale initiative spearheaded by developer Andy Mitchell, president and CEO of the Fairwinds Group, has brought together a coalition of business leaders, politicians, government and service providers, church and community members... -Read More


Student-led First Priority Clubs Bring the Gospel to School

    Despite government limitations on prayer and Bible reading in public schools, the Gospel is still found on campus today through student led clubs supported by First Priority. By connecting the church with students to reach the campus for Christ, First Priority supported more than 5,000 students in 165 schools throughout Dade, Broward,... -Read More


Volunteers Prepare For Christmas All Year Long

During the steamy months of summer, Christmas is typically the furthest from our minds, but Operation Christmas Child volunteers celebrate Christmas in July and all throughout the year by connecting with the community to collect donations and pack gift boxes.   Shoe box packing party On August 15 from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m.,... -Read More


Highlands Christian Academy Celebrates 50 Years

Highlands Christian Academy in Pompano Beach was established in 1965 against the backdrop of an innocent time when moviegoers stood in line to see “The Sound of Music” and the culture was in turmoil over the Vietnam War and the Civil Rights movement. As they celebrate their 50th anniversary, Highlands Headmaster Ken Lopez said,... -Read More


Taking a Bite Out of Summer Hunger

“We’re encouraging our partners to start serving meals to kids who may struggle over the summer,” said Paco Velez, president and CEO of Feeding South Florida. As Summer BreakSpot sponsors, Feeding South Florida handles the administrative and financial oversight of the USDA program, which passes through a reimbursement for breakfasts, lunches and snacks that... -Read More


Students Attend Unleashed Mission Camp With A Heart to Serve Others

More than 135 middle and high school students spent a week of their summer break serving area non-profits and schools during Unleashed Summer Mission Camp June 22 – 26. West Pines Community Church developed the mission camp after realizing that teens sitting around during the summer were an untapped resource willing and ready to... -Read More


Growing Up in a Muslim Country

An environmental engineer, Kamal Fereg, was born and raised in Egypt and studied the Islamic religion in school for 12 years before he had an experience that changed his life. Now a professing Christian, Fereg established a Middle Eastern Christian Ministry to serve Arabic-speaking people who live in South Florida. On June 18 at... -Read More