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Connecting Families for Christ

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By Sarah Whitman/ Tampa Bay Faith In the last year, 3,289 children were removed from their homes in the Suncoast Region of Florida, which spans six counties including Pasco, Hillsborough and Pinellas. Of more than…

‘Monitor What You Are Taking In’

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By Sarah Whitman/ Tampa Bay Faith Kelli Wild, owner of Attuned. Parent & Child Therapy in Tampa, has helped hundreds of families navigate tough situations. Wild, a mother of four and wife of Grace Family…

Free to Speak the Word

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By Sarah Whitman/Tampa Bay Faith Discipleship Pastor Michael Carroll didn’t start out among the 99.  The moment he decided to follow Jesus was after hearing the Gospel in a jail cell.  Carroll found freedom in…

He has Faith in the Future of Schools

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By Sarah Whitman/ Tampa Bay Faith Pasco County native Joshua Stringfellow grew up witnessing the hard work his mother put into her job as a teacher. He sees the same dedication in his wife, Rebekah,…

Making Disciples of Men

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By Sarah Whitman/ Tampa Bay Faith As a minister in South Africa, Anton Labuschagne wanted to do more than share the good news of the Gospel. He wanted to help born-again believers mature in their…

Washed by the Water

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By Sarah Whitman/Tampa Bay Faith Jason Sowell remembers driving to the Tampa airport, looking out his car window and questioning which direction God wanted him to go. As a youth pastor in the early 2000s,…

Serving the Generations

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By Sarah Whitman/ Tampa Bay Faith As Executive Director of the non-profit organization Faith Tampa Bay and a Chaplain with Angels Senior Living, J.P. Clouse serves two distinct community groups. Working in senior facilities, Clouse…

‘One Simple Equation’: A Former Atheist Shares His Testimony

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'One Simple Equation' Author David Heizer (Photo courtesy of Heizer) By Sarah Whitman/ Tampa Bay Faith David Heizer remembers how he used to think about life. Growing up in Baltimore, he was raised atheist. He…

Call to Preserve Seminole Heights Baptist Church

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By John Cinchett/ author Historic Tampa Churches This is my letter to the historic preservation commission: Dear Members of the City of Tampa Historic Preservation Commission, I was shocked to discover that a request was…

Crossover Church to host Prayer Walk Ending at University Mall

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By Sarah Whitman/Tampa Bay Faith On Saturday, hundreds will gather at Crossover Church in Tampa to pray and walk together. Led by Crossover pastor Tommy Kyllonen and his wife, Lucy, the gathering will draw church…

Keith Babb: ‘Do Not Let Us Carry the Burden of Racial Injustice Alone’

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By Keith Babb, pastor The Way Church of Tampa Bay For years, we prayed. Then, we pleaded. Then, we protested. We were even asked to placate. Yet, we are still left with the same plight!…

Sidewalk Prophets Singer Welcomes New Baby, Launches Virtual Tour

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By Sarah Whitman, Tampa Bay Faith Sidewalk Prophets lead singer David Frey spent two months sheltering-at-home with his expectant wife Harmony, preparing cautiously for their first child. When nationwide shutdowns halted concert dates, Frey rushed…

The Pastor and the Sheriff Have Lunch

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By Sarah Whitman, Tampa Bay Faith They met to talk over lunch.  They smiled for photographs.  Whether or not the cordial meeting between The River atTampa Bay Pastor Rodney Howard-Browne and Hillsborough Sheriff Chad Chronister…

National Day of Prayer Goes Virtual

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By Sarah Whitman/ Tampa Bay Faith Pastor Derrick Elleby and his wife, Pam, planned on celebrating the National Day of Prayer, May 7, at Centennial Park. The couple, who lead Kingdom Embassy Fellowship in Ybor…

A Word: Keith Babb, The Way Church

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By Sarah Whitman, Tampa Bay Faith It wasn't an easy decision for Keith Babb, senior pastor of the Way Church of Tampa Bay. Not hosting Sunday services, shutting church doors to congregants and speaking his…

No One Came Back from the Cross

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By Sarah Whitman On the third day, He rose. Year after year, these words are repeated worldwide on Easter Sunday. On the third day, He rose. If you say it enough times, the words can…

Easter Services Drive-up and Online

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Pasco County Generations Church will present online services at 9 and 11 a.m., and 5 p.m. Easter Sunday at https://generationscc.com/onlinecommunity/. Calvary Chapel Worship Center, 6825 Trouble Creek Road, New Port Richey, will offer Drive-In Easter…

Dungy Family Foundation and Weseeu, Inc. Help Kids in Need

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By Sarah Whitman When I saw this photo, the first thing I noticed was the child's smile. I barely recognized the woman in the picture, Lauren Dungy, who wore gloves and a face mask in…

Overflow Pastor Responds to Arrest of Local Church Leader

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By Chuck Ammons, Teaching Pastor at Overflow Church of Brandon A Pastor in my city was arrested today, making national headlines. Some are angry because his congregation chose to meet in a large gathering when…

Hooper: Don’t Call it a Coincidence, Call it Faith

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By Ernest Hooper, Communications Director American Cancer Society As we continue to engage in social distancing and seek a deeper meaning about the impact of COVID-19, the American Cancer Society continues to attack cancer at…
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