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A Second Chance

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In 2005, Jimmy Robles attended a Westside A.C.T.S. Men’s Retreat through San Juan De Los Lagos Church. At this 4 day retreat, he encountered God in drama that changed his life forever. By the end of the retreat, he turned his life over to God and was... Read full article

President Donald J. Trump Proclaims January 16, 2018, as Religious Freedom Day

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Faith is embedded in the history, spirit, and soul of our Nation.  On Religious Freedom Day, we celebrate the many faiths that make up our country, and we commemorate the 232nd anniversary of the passing of a State law that has shaped and secured our... Read full article

‘SAMSON’ National Theatrical Premiere Announced for Feb. 16

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Samson’s journey of passion, betrayal, and redemption inspires audiences to realize that life’s failures need not define their future. “For anyone who ever wondered if they really could do what God called them to do, this film is for them,” Pure Fli... Read full article

Four Reasons Why We May Not Be Giving

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According to the Barna Research Group, 17 percent of American adults claim to tithe, but only 6 percent actually do. As someone who talks money with people, I can attest that my antidotal evidence through daily conversations have yielded similar rati... Read full article

Exclusive First Look at Teaser Trailer from Thrilling New Film 'Paul, Apostle of Christ'.

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Featuring Jim Caviezel as Luke and James Faulkner as Paul PaulMovie.com CULVER CITY, CA – November. 15, 2017 – An exclusive first-look teaser trailer is available today for the thrilling new film PAUL, APOSTLE OF CHRIST, which brings to vivid life on... Read full article

BOX OF JOY BREAKS ITS RECORD SHIPPING SMILES TO IMPOVERISHED KIDS

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BOCA RATON, Fla. – Oct. 23, 2017 – Picture a child unwrapping her first gift ever: a box of toys, games, stuffed animals--even a note from a new American friend. Multiply that by 60,000, and you’ve got Box of Joy 2017. Now in its fourth year, and cap... Read full article

Believe It Foundation Provides Opportunity for Physical Inclusivity

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Since 2008, the Believe It Foundation has made a way for children with physical limitations to be included in activities alongside their typical peers. Andrew McAllister, a 31-year-old affected by cerebral palsy since his premature... Read full article

Grace House Receives $17,000 Gift from Local Organization

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The residents of Grace House, a faith-based transition home for women at risk, were delighted to receive a donation of $17,000 this summer from local funding organization the Sister Project.... Read full article

Changing Lives, One Relationship at a Time

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One thousand children are waiting to be matched with a mentor through Big Brothers Big Sisters (BBBS) of South Texas. Some will remain on the list for years. 14-year-old Eric V. Lewis, Jr. was once among that number. Registered at age 5 by his single... Read full article

Karsten Battles Named First Team U.S. Army All-American

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Football specialty players such as long snappers often fly under the radar.  In addition to playing a crucial role on their high school teams, they go above and beyond to finely tune their skills.  They travel across the state and nation to attend ca... Read full article