Active Faith

Church Community Responds to Fort Lauderdale Airport Shooting

  I’ve always thought of God’s people as hardwired “first responders.” Where there is chaos, God’s people bring peace. Where this is pain, God’s people bring healing. Where this is brokenness, God’s people bring restoration. Where this is hopelessness and despair, Gods people bring hope. It is every Pastors dream to see their people... -Read More


United For Religious Freedom

On January 16, people nationwide will commemorate two important things: National Religious Freedom Day and Dr. Martin Luther King Day. In essence, these two are connected. Dr. King fought for racial equality and opportunity for all Americans to have equal rights, and National Religious Freedom Day is designed to acknowledge the free exercise of... -Read More


Women Called To Be Salt and Light In the Workforce

Behind every powerful male figure in history there has been a woman; there have also been women who have risen above all odds and wielded tremendous power. Queens, princesses, presidents, ambassadors, heads of state, successful business women, wives, mothers — all running, organizing, informing or supporting some type of organization or institution. Indubitably, God... -Read More


Love SFL Impacted the Community in a Big Way

Church United, a collaborative movement with over 50 churches from various denominations committed to mobilizing the Church to serve South Florida, spent the entire month of November successfully executing an initiative called “Love South Florida.” Congregants of participating churches were challenged to “Love, Give + Serve” in support of this never before seen outreach... -Read More


Run Your Race

You stand at the starting line of the year 2017. If God is so pleased to give to you the next 12 months of life, how are you planning to run your race? How different would you like your race in 2017 to be from the race you ran in 2016? Remember, nobody plans... -Read More


Slavery at Your Doorstep

The word “slavery” usually conjures up images of a time long past where people were forced to labor for free simply because of the color of their skin. While we read about slavery in times past, it’s easy to wonder how such awful things happened and moralize about how we would never allow such... -Read More


Restore Conference 2016 Shines a Light on Human Trafficking

There are approximately 20 to 30 million slaves in the world today. According to the U.S. State Department, 600,000 to 800,000 people are trafficked across international borders every year, of which 80 percent are female and half are children. Even more alarming is the number of children in foster care who have made their... -Read More


Churches Work Together to Serve

If you’ve attended Church in Broward County in the last month, you’ve likely heard about Love South Florida — a month-long outreach dedicated to seeing churches unite for the sake of mission in our region. Whether it was filling local food pantries, serving single mothers, partnering with local schools, raising money, prison ministry or... -Read More


Giving Thanks Even In the Silence!

Both my study of the Scriptures and my experience as a pastor have fully convinced me of this truth: When heaven seems silent, God is still there, and he still cares much more than we will ever know on this side of the grave. As I’ve said before, we must remember that God always... -Read More


Churches Unite to Love South Florida

Your church is planning their annual Thanksgiving outreach. Down the street, another congregation is collecting Christmas gifts for the under-resourced. Across town, they are meeting to talk about how to support single moms within the congregation during the holidays. This is the season when many churches turn their attention to outreach. But what if... -Read More