Thursday, April 18, 2019 3:30 pm

New Florida Law Allows Use of Smokable Marijuana

On March 18 Gov. DeSantis signed into law a bill repealing the ban on smokable medical marijuana. Informed citizens need to understand what this new law does and does not authorize as well as for what medical marijuana is used.

Shedding Light on Government in the Sunshine State

While spring break and springing forward are familiar events to Floridians, the governmental process may be a bit of a mystery to them. Now is the time to shed some light on how the state’s legislative process works.

Catholic Bishops of Florida Issue Statement on 46th Anniversary of Roe v. Wade

In a joint statement, Florida’s Catholic bishops continued an annual tradition of recognizing the Jan. 22, 1973, U.S. Supreme Court decision in Roe v. Wade. Catholic dioceses in the United States designate Jan. 22 as a “Day of Prayer for the Legal Protection of Unborn Children”.

Three Things Your Child Can Do At the Beach

Summer time is beach time. When the weather gets hot, most of us want to plop down in a chair, sip an icy beverage,...

Staying Near “The Poles”

Then something hit me. I realized, that as a Christian, I need to stay near the pole, the pole of Christ, the redemptive cross.

A Chance to Share Your Truth with City Speaks

Have you ever heard a story that moved you? Maybe a story brought encouragement when you were going through a difficult time or taught...

Loving the Little Children

The plight of little children has been headline news in the United States recently. Following illegal entry into this country, immigrant families are being separated upon apprehension.

Juana Jordan first African-American and First woman to be appointed Sr. Pastor at First...

On July 1st, the city will reach another historical first mile-marker when Jacksonville native Juana Jordan assumes the position of Sr. Pastor at the First United Methodist Church in St. Augustine.

Keep Your Pets Safe During the Dog Days of Summer

We want to be good stewards of the animal companions with whom we have been blessed and keep our pets safe during the hot days of summer.

U.S. Bishops Hear Updates on V National Encuentro, Share the Journey Campaign, Synod on...

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops (USCCB), gathering June 13-14 in Fort Lauderdale, for their annual Spring General Assembly heard reports today

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Victorville Joins Nationwide Protest at Planned Parenthood

The movie 'Unplanned' inspired more than 169 nationwide candlelight vigils, prayer, and protest services against Planned Parenthood on Saturday, April 13. 'Unplanned' depicts the...

Good News from the Middle East Comes to East Texas

East Texans who attended the One for Israel benefit dinner recently held at Green Acres Baptist Church in Tyler, Texas were treated to something exciting – good news out of the Middle East!

REVIEW: The surprising adoption message in ‘Shazam!’

Warning: spoilers ahead! Good movies about adoption don’t come around often. The faith-based realm gave us Bella (2006) and October Baby (2011). The animated/family genre...