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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


Ramadan, Fasting and the Good News

This year Ramadan, the ninth month of the Islamic calendar, takes places from May 27 to June 25. For Muslims it brings thirty days of rigorous fasting, along with prayer, reading of the Qur’an and giving to the poor. Christians disagree strongly with Muslims about their understanding of God. However, Ramadan can provide a... -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


Eat Lunch Alone? Not In My School!

What problem can you identify at your school and what can you do about it? It was a simple question but it was the match that lit a national solution to a problem every blog post, book or movie on teenagers addresses: high school lunch. Not the actual food but the social miasma associated... -Read More


This Year’s Finest Take Hold of the Future

Congratulations graduates! They’ve studied hard and passed the test, achieving a high school diploma. Graduation is a time for students to enjoy life together and look forward to pursing their dreams. Each class has a distinct personality and faces unique challenges. “This class has great confidence in who they are and where they are... -Read More