Family

Maria Found Life

  It was late on a Sunday night last September. We were wrapping up our 40 Days for Life kick-off rally at the Spanish church next door to Fort Lauderdale Women’s Center, a late-term abortion facility. We were preparing to leave. That’s when a young woman named “Maria” who looked in distress, arrived at... -Read More


Porn Kills Love: Fight the New Drug Events Planned

Live the Life, an organization dedicated to changing young lives and strengthening marriages, will host a Community Conversation for adults only entitled “Fight the New Drug” on March 30 at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church. Students are invited to their own presentation on March 31st at First Baptist Church Fort Lauderdale to discuss how “porn... -Read More


Operation Underground Railroad Rescues Children

Human trafficking is a horrible evil present in our world today. Worse than simple trafficking, however, is child sex trafficking; a booming criminal industry that specializes in providing depraved individuals with children to satiate their perverted desires. These children are often sold multiple times per day to such individuals to be used, humiliated and... -Read More


CityHouse Helps Single Mothers Escape Homelessness

Among all homeless families nationwide, over three quarters are headed by single women with children, and according to the National Center on Family Homelessness, about 30 percent of children in the foster care system would be discharged if their parents were properly housed. CityHouse in Delray Beach is making a difference in the lives... -Read More


Critical Skills Needed for a Changing Workforce

It is becoming clear that the skills needed for the 21 Century workforce are different than those that promoted success in the previous century. A recent study by PEW Research found that 55 percent of graduates from four-year colleges say that their education was “very useful in helping them prepare for a job or... -Read More


Christmas Near the Beach Will Attempt Caroling World Record

Having celebrated the wonder of Christmas for past 10 years in Hollywood, Christmas Near The Beach this year hopes to attain the Guinness Book of World Records title for “Most People Caroling.” Deena McDaniel, co-founder and producer of Christmas Near The Beach, said, “I wanted to do something unusual to celebrate the 10th year... -Read More


Dr. Ben Carson Encourages a Renewal of Faith and Family

  Dr. Ben Carson, the retired neurosurgeon who ran for president of the United States, visited Calvary Chapel Fort Lauderdale in October to address the challenging topic of racial reconciliation. In introducing the topic, Calvary Chapel Pastor Doug Sauder asserted that the more diverse a church is the stronger the unity is. He described... -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