A Mother’s Day to Remember

It was Mother’s Day 2013 when I stood before an altar in an empty church and accepted Christ into my life. I realized back then in that moment that Jesus picked that day for a specific reason. My doubt, my pain, my reason for living was all tied up in my role as a... -Read More

Rachel’s Challenge Brings Message of Kindness Around the World

On April 20, 1999, two teenagers walked into their own high school in Littleton, Colorado and went on a shooting rampage that ultimately killed thirteen people. The two shooters, Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold, then turned the gun on themselves. The Columbine school shootings were the worst in United States history and prompted discussions... -Read More

Remembering the Homeless Lost on Our Streets

This year, 88 homeless people in Broward County died on the streets or from conditions related to their homelessness. 88 people who have names, lived lives just like ours, and perished without anyone ever knowing. Their lives were commemorated at the Homeless Person’s Memorial on December 15th in a solemn but moving service at... -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

Prescription Drug Misuse among Seniors: Start the Conversation

There are many conversations that sons and daughters must have with their parents as they age. Children must plan for all aspects of their parents’ care. But one conversation that often gets missed is a discussion on the many prescription drugs that seniors often take and their ability to remember to take them. It... -Read More

Adopting from Colombia: The Road to a Forever Home

When Nidia M. Sica, Director of Social Services and International Programs for Adoption by Shepherd Care (ASC) speaks about the agency’s Colombian exchange program, you can’t help but feel God’s love. Adoptions by Shepherd Care which began in 1980 has expanded its reach and God’s calling to care for the orphan by bringing children... -Read More