By Mike Holm, Pastor of Calvary Chapel, 17538 Livingston Ave., Lutz. Have you ever gone for a walk way off the beaten path into some winding woods? Have you ever done it with a genuine ornithologist (i.e., bird watcher)? That … Continue reading Giving Easter a Second Look
Easter, a celebration of Jesus Christ’s resurrection from the dead, is the holiest day of the Christian calendar. According to the gospels of the New Testament, Jesus Christ and his apostles entered Jerusalem to observe Passover, the Jewish holy season … Continue reading Easter And What It Has To Do With A Bunny
By Keith Chandler, Journey Christian Church When my children were young, we’d go to the pool and play that game where Dad stands a few feet from the side in chest-deep water, and tries to convince the kids to jump to him. From the father’s perspective, there’s zero risk to this game, but you wouldn’t know it by watching the kids quiver on the deck. “Jump!“ I would say. “Daddy? Will you catch me?” “Yes! Trust me! Just jump.” “When you jump, then I’ll catch you. But I can’t prove that I’ll catch you until you jump!” As grown-ups who … Continue reading When You Jump, God Will Catch You
Dr. Dan Coflin Pastor, River of Life Church The Depression era gave way to the Great Generation followed by the Baby Boomers, Generations X, Y, and now Z. We have run out of alphabet letters to describe the characteristics of … Continue reading What Lies Ahead?
Samantha Taylor Pure Health & Fitness Studios April is a good time to reflect on life. Spring has just begun, you are recovered from the rush of the holiday season, and summer is soon around the corner. Yet it also … Continue reading A Month of Deep Reflection
It was written by an 8-year-old named Danny Dutton, who lives in Chula Vista, CA. He wrote it for his third grade homework assignment to explain God. EXPLANATION OF GOD: “One of God’s main jobs is making people. He makes … Continue reading A Little Boy’s Explanation of God
Join the vibrant ladies of Women-n-Charge on Friday, Friday, April 7th from 11:15am-1:15pm at Pebble Creek Country Club (10550 Regents Park Dr., Tampa, 33647). The meeting includes lunch, a feature speaker, and time to network. We share our talents, build relationships, and share our resources with other women in business. The cost is $15 for members and $18 for all guests. Please register at women-n-charge.com. For more information, please contact Judy at 813-600-9848 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Our feature speaker for April is Carol Goebel of Trail Wind Travel, who is an Accredited Cruise Counselor, and her presentation is entitled, “Ways to … Continue reading Women-N-Charge
James H. Willis, III Founder and President How much is enough? It seems to be an impossible question, when in reality it’s much easier than we make it out to be. We all, no matter how much we make, want … Continue reading Your Net Worth at Retirement
The Certainty of God’s Promise Hebrews 6:13-20 An anchor was a popular image in the ancient Mediterranean world. Because that economy depended on shipping, the anchor came to symbolize safety and steadiness. The writer of Hebrews used the word to … Continue reading Hope: The Anchor of the Soul
Susie Walther, The Well Bible Study Ministry This is my working definition of prayer: physical words spoken into spiritual places that have a spiritual effect on physical realities. I believe prayer has two key sides to it—communion and combat. Communion … Continue reading Prayer
Dr. Douglas Wingate, Ph.D. Life Christian University This past January 13th, Jesus gave me a mini-vision that has proven to be prophetic for a number of people. In the vision, I simply saw a door that opened and beyond that … Continue reading Faith Without Faithfulness Is Dead
Anne Childers, Staff Writer Since December 2014, Dunndeal Publications has donated space to educate our readership on the horror that is human trafficking. Victims of modern day slavery are often hidden in plain sight. As a society we must all strive to recognize this evil in order to make a difference—someone’s life may well depend on our own educated awareness. The facts are grim: • The United States of America is the #1 consumer of trafficked human beings • Florida is third in the nation as a human trafficking destination • The Tampa Bay area ranks between second and third … Continue reading Hidden In Plain Sight
Two compassionate and dedicated volunteer mentors and the children they have helped navigate through some difficult life challenges have been selected as Tampa Bay’s Big and Little Brother and Big and Little Sister of the Year, the local agency announced … Continue reading Big Brother and Big Sister of the Year
Whether planning an extended international vacation or a quick getaway, it’s wise to consider coverage. Travel insurance is intended to cover medical expenses, trip cancellation, lost luggage, flight accidents, and other losses incurred while traveling, either internationally or within one’s … Continue reading Is Travel Insurance Worth It?
Whose alias was known as Maewyn Succat Every March 17th, millions of people all over the world put on their best green attire to celebrate in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. But who was St. Patrick? To start with, St. … Continue reading St.Patrick
James H. Willis, III Founder and President Has anyone noticed that as Christians we are in a cultural war? These days are illustrating it more than ever before, at least so it seems. We are clashing on every level of … Continue reading Cultural Warfare vs. Christian Lifestyle
Women-n-Charge, an organization dedicated to building relationships and sharing resources for women in business, meets on the first Friday of every month at Pebble Creek Country Club. (10550 Regents Park Drive, Tampa, 33647). Doors open at 11:15am and the meeting … Continue reading Women-n-Charge
There are actually two versions of the symbol known as a caduceus, and the stick is actually a staff that was carried by the Olympian god Hermes in Greek mythology. Hermes was a messenger between the gods and humans (which … Continue reading Why is the Medical Symbol a Snake on a Stick?
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
Dr. Dianne Coflin Co-Pastor, River of Life Church Are you ready for a radical change? To have a radical change in one’s life means to have a new thorough, major, complete, comprehensive new course of something different from what it … Continue reading Radical Change