There’s no doubt that Valentine’s Day is one of America’s most popular days. More than 62% of Americans celebrate by sending greeting cards, flowers, candy, jewelry, or by enjoying a romantic dinner. But the origin of Valentine’s Day is surprising. … Continue reading One of America’s Most Popular Days
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For all its popularity, history doesn’t give us any guarantees as to the origin of Valentine’s Day. But we do know it contains messages of the early Christian church in ancient Rome. The association between mid-February and romance goes back … Continue reading The Origin of Valentine’s Day
Ally Elizabeth Burt was crowned queen of the 83rd Florida Strawberry Festival at the annual pageant in Plant City, FL. Burt was selected from a field of 28 contestants who also voted her Miss Congeniality. Dallas Baker was chosen first … Continue reading Seffner Christian Academy Student Florida Strawberry Festival Queen
Keith Chandler, Journey Christian Church I want to start a new series of articles this month—“Encountering the REAL Jesus”—by talking about him and his impact on the world. Let’s suppose you wanted to change the world so much that all … Continue reading Encountering the Real Jesus, Part 1: Who is this Man?
Andy Whitten 18572 N. Dale Mabry Hwy Lutz, FL 33548 Phone: 813-286-7776 Andy@pfgprivatewealth.com Have you ever tackled a DIY (Do-It-Yourself) project and in the end regret how it turned out? Or when you read the online forums it said the … Continue reading Regrets by Retirees
Dr. Dianne Coflin Co-Pastor, River of Life Church At the end of every Christmas season, I often start pondering what might transpire this year. I ask myself, “What new goals do I need to reach for? Was there a goal … Continue reading I Love Facing A New Year!!
Samantha Taylor Samantha Taylor Fitness That may seem like an odd statement. However, I think that is the art that so many people have lost, especially women. Women usually take care of everyone else but themselves: their kids, spouse, parents … Continue reading Love Yourself for Valentine’s Day
by Joyce Meyers Years ago, I got to a place in my life where things were going pretty well. Dave and I had a good marriage, we were doing alright financially, our kids were saved, and our ministry was growing. … Continue reading Learning to Pursue What Really Matters
James H. Willis, III Founder and President The Willis Agency, Inc 813-948-9109 Jim@TheWillisAgency.com www.TheWillisAgency.com 1 Peter 5:7 Has anyone noticed that as Christians, we are in cultural warfare? These days are illustrating it more than ever before, at least so … Continue reading Cultural Warfare vs. Christian Lifestyle
Feld Entertainment, Inc., Brings Disney On Ice Presents Reach For The Stars Featuring Disney’s Frozen And Other Favorites Take adventure to new heights as Mickey, Minnie and your friends from around the Disney Kingdom come together when Disney On Ice … Continue reading Disney On Ice Presents Reach For The Stars
When we turn the page of the calendar from January to February, the thought in everyone’s mind turns to Valentine’s Day. Continue reading Love Makes the Difference