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
Pasco Raises Awareness of Human Trafficking Anne Childers, Staff Writer The Second Annual Light Up The Night Event held January 14th at The Shop at Wiregrass was attended by an estimated 1200 residents and supporters. The event was presented by … Continue reading A Light in the Darkness
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 Valentine’s Day: One of America’s Most Popular Days
James H. Willis, III Founder and President Oh boy, this is either bad timing or good timing today! Our topic in this issue of Biblical Finances is on Debt and Borrowing—and right after Christmas, too. Sorry folks. Honestly, if you … Continue reading The Biblical View of Debt and Borrowing
The GFWC Lutz-Land O’Lakes Woman’s Club members are beginning preparations for their Annual Old Lutz School Flea Market by accepting donations from the community each Mon. and Wed. beginning on February 13th at the Old Lutz School, 18819 US-41 N, Lutz, north of Sunset Lane between 9am and 11am. Donations must be clean and in working order. Large format TV’s or appliances or sleeper sofas cannot be accepted. Please help the hardworking “Green Shirt” ladies raise funds with your donations for this very popular flea market, the proceeds of which will ultimately benefit our community through their scholarship fund and … Continue reading Women’s Club Annual Flea Market
David Wilkerson In these last days, the Lord’s eye is not fixed on world powers but on the church of Jesus Christ. God is not focused on the economy, on the rise of world religions, on the roaring of the … Continue reading Under God’s Control
The focus on health care in America seems to be one of the most popular subjects. With insurance and medical costs reaching an all-time high, Americans without insurance are resorting to fitness, miracle drugs, and supplements. The suits’ deep pockets … Continue reading God’s Health Care Plan
James H. Willis, III Founder and President The Willis Agency, Inc 813-948-9109 Jim@TheWillisAgency.com www.TheWillisAgency.com Giving is one of the five uses of money that we have previously talked about. Research has showed America is by far the most generous nation … Continue reading The Biblical View of Charitable Giving
Classes Starting in February By Karen McBride The Well is a women’s Bible study ministry. Women from all denominations learn and grow in their personal walk with God and develop leadership skills through Bible study and mentoring. The Well Bible … Continue reading The Well: A Women’s Bible Study & Training Ministry
Anne Childers, Staff Writer The Pasco County Sheriff’s Office, concerned citizens, and businesses leaders are coming together January 14, 2017 to Light Up the Night and focus a spotlight on modern day slavery. Human trafficking—the exploitation of human beings for commercial sex, forced labor, or involuntary servitude—is the second largest criminal enterprise worldwide, ranking behind illegal drugs and netting billions of dollars annually. There are over 20 million persons held in slavery in the world today, more than any other time in history. It is estimated between 500,000 and 2 million are trafficked annually worldwide with an estimated 15,000 … Continue reading Second Annual Light Up The Night Promotes Awareness of Human Trafficking
Dr. Dan Coflin Pastor, River of Life Church Days, weeks, and months—it seems time flies by at an ever-increasing pace. Thanksgiving dinner is barely digested before we need to make room to accommodate schedules for all of the Christmas celebrations … Continue reading Living in the Kingdom of God
Anne Childers, Staff Writer Pictured above: Nutrimost Owner Mitze Richeson If you are ready for a specific and personalized program designed with you in mind, Mitze Richeson, CCPA of NutriMost Wesley Chapel has the answer to “why can’t I lose … Continue reading Lose the Fat and Keep It Off!