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Kick Drugs Out Community Outreach Shared Message of Hope

Teen Challenge Davie Women’s Home hosted their Kick Drugs Out Community Outreach Event at Driftwood Estates in Davie on April 29 with the purpose of raising drug awareness and spreading God’s love and hope. It was an exciting time to meet new people where smiles and laughter abounded. Over 320 attended the event allowing... -Read More


Knox Seminary Celebrates 66 Graduates

Knox Theological Seminary celebrated the achievements of 66 graduates during commencement ceremonies at Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church on May 19, as a reminder of how God is using Knox to equip students for service in Christ’s Kingdom. This diverse student body of men and women represents ministries that are reaching the homeless in San... -Read More


Trinity International University Recognized 50 Local Graduates

Fifty graduates donned cap and gown to celebrate their graduation from Trinity International University Florida during their commencement ceremony on May 6 at first Baptist Church of Fort Lauderdale. Recognizing various levels of achievement, 28 earned degrees from the Undergraduate (EXCEL) Program, 15 earned degrees from Trinity Graduate School and 7 graduated from Trinity... -Read More


Firewall Students Participate in Serve-A-Thon

Firewall Centers held its fourth annual Serve-A-Thon on April 29 where over 400 Firewall students, their mentors, and volunteers engaged in six service projects throughout Broward County and learned the value of impacting the community. Firewall students from Western High and Indian Ridge Middle prepared 16,139 meals for hungry families with Feeding South Florida.... -Read More


BigCardio Raises Thousands to Help At-risk Youth

More than 500 participants, sponsors, volunteers and spectators came out for the BigCardio 5K on May 6 to enjoy a morning of fitness and fun for a great cause. Over 100 volunteers also served at the event, helping BiG Children’s Foundation share their mission with hundreds of people in South Florida and raise thousands... -Read More


South Florida Professionals Completed the 2017 Lifework Leadership Program

The National Christian Foundation of South Florida celebrated the 2017 Lifework Leadership class during a ceremony on May 11 at the Hillsboro Club. Lifework Leadership is a nine month leadership course with teaching from nationally known speakers, case studies with prominent business people, literary discussion and practical life application. Each class examines the life... -Read More


Good News Announces Changing of the Guard

In May 2017, the Good News announced that founder and long-time publisher, Grif Blackstone, is moving on from the Good News and Les Feldman, formerly with Playbill for 32 years and an advocate for local charities, has taken on the role of Good News Publisher.   Parting Words of Thanks I want to say... -Read More


Community Comes Together to Rebuild Low-Income Homes

Home improvement has taken on a whole new meaning with Rebuilding Together. “Christianity is more caught than taught,” said Chris Reny, senior pastor of Church by the Sea. “It is about letting your life speak.” Reny, among other Christian leaders, joined Rebuilding Together Broward County to upgrade low-income homes in April in commemoration of... -Read More


First Lady of Coral Ridge, Anne Kennedy Remembered

Anne Lewis Kennedy, known to most as the “First Lady” of Coral Ridge Presbyterian Church, passed away on May 16 at the age of 91. A faithful servant of the Lord, Anne labored alongside her husband, Dr. D. James Kennedy, who was senior pastor at Coral Ridge for more than 48 years until he... -Read More


Jesus in the Park

As the two groups of people stood there, they both asked the same question: “Lord, when did we see you hungry or thirsty or a stranger or needing clothes or sick or in prison” (Matthew 25:37).When? Bewilderment must have begun to set in as every person in the room tried to take stock of... -Read More