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BocaLead launches Take the Lead with a Purpose to Inspire and Mentor

“But seek the welfare of the city where I have sent you…for in its welfare you will find your welfare” (Jeremiah 29:7) This verse is the foundation for BocaLead, a monthly business luncheon hosted by Bill Mitchell, a former real estate professional and current pastor of Boca Community Church, and John Barber, a successful... -Read More


Don’t Let Life Drain Your Contentment

On the CD, I heard the instructor’s statement. Then I hit the back button to hear it again, and again. “You can eat right, rest well, exercise, build your inner self up to feeling very strong and 15 minutes later feel totally drained.” “Yow!” I thought. “That’s happened to me…and I didn’t understand it.”... -Read More


Start Smart Builds Lasting Marriages

Valentine’s Day is an extremely popular day for proposals. A study conducted in 2013 found that 6 million couples nationwide were planning or expecting to get engaged on February 14. Unfortunately many of these couples will spend more time planning their wedding ceremony than preparing for a lasting marriage. When it comes to your... -Read More


Race for Faith: A Dream turned into a Reality

  “And let us run with endurance the race that God has set before us. We do this by keeping our eyes on Jesus, on whom our faith depends from start to finish” (Hebrews 12:1-2, NLT). Fourteen years ago, Cindy Martel, took these words into action and started the Race for Faith 5K Run,... -Read More


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


Get Your Finances Right in 2017

It is good to have goals and plans financially for the New Year, but it is equally important to do the right things consistently and avoid doing the wrong things. It is critically important to get counsel and wisdom and avoid missing opportunities or blundering financially.  I don’t want “that experience that I can... -Read More


Abide in Me

“Abide in me, and I in you. As the branch cannot bear fruit by itself, unless it abides in the vine, neither can you, unless you abide in me” (John 15:4). It was never designed as an entry in the “have to” category, but we shoved it into that column, making it a chore... -Read More


PBA’s Online Bachelor’s Programs Climb in U.S. News Rankings

In its sixth year of rating online programs, U.S. News & World Report ranks Palm Beach Atlantic University at 28th in its Best Online Education Programs for 2017, rising from 34th last year. In ratings announced today, Palm Beach Atlantic is tied with Central Michigan University (Michigan), Creighton University (Nebraska), Georgia College & State... -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


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