Volunteers were cleaning up a Florida Keys beach. Then they found a brick of cocaine

Volunteers participating in a community cleanup at a Florida Keys park found some unexpected debris: a brick of cocaine. Saturday’s cleanup and drug discovery happened at Harry Harris Park, an … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Is God a Woman or a Man?

Two recent books discuss how our conception of gender relates to our perception of God. Two books published last year by Wm. B. Eerdmans are attempting to confront our assumptions about the gender of God from two different angles. God Is, by Mallory Wyckoff, is more personal and more expansive in its role casting of the divine, while Women and the Gender of God, by Amy Peeler, is more scholarly, systematic, and orthodox in its claims about God’s nature. To be candid, I nearly wrote... Read More

God Is Not a Woman—or a Man

Two recent books discuss how our conception of gender relates to our perception of God. Two books published last year by Wm. B. Eerdmans are attempting to confront our assumptions about the gender of God from two different angles. God Is, by Mallory Wyckoff, is more personal and more expansive in its role casting of the divine, while Women and the Gender of God, by Amy Peeler, is more scholarly, systematic, and orthodox in its claims about God’s nature. To be candid, I nearly wrote... Read More

America’s Brash Grandiosity

Looking to the monarchy can show us the pitfalls of prideful politics. This essay was originally commissioned for a private convening of British and American Christian leaders organized by The Center for Christianity and Public Life and the UK-based Faith in Public. After the death of Queen Elizabeth in 2022, many commentators insisted that the time for monarchy has passed. The crown is a gaudy bauble unsuited to the modern, utilitarian state, so arguments generally went, not to mention a... Read More

Miami-Dade’s Beacon Council, which recruits companies to the area, names new CEO

Miami-Dade Beacon Council, the county’s public-private economic development agency, hired Rodrick Miller as its chief executive to replace Michael Finney, the group’s former leader who died in April 2022. Miller, … Click to Continue » ... Read More

What can you eat at the airport? Two new places open at FLL. Here’s a restaurant guide

Who doesn’t get the airport munchies? Waiting for a flight near the terminal restaurants can sure stimulate the appetite. And increasingly, those restaurants have a familiar name: either big national … Click to Continue » ... Read More

Florida leaders propose allowing concealed guns without permits

TALLAHASSEE — Calling the right to bear arms “central to our freedom,” House Speaker Paul Renner on Monday announced a measure removing Florida requirements for a permit and training to carry a concealed gun. “Florida led the nation in concealed carry,” said Renner, surrounded by the bill’s House and Senate sponsors and Florida sheriffs, and now the state was moving toward removing that “government permission slip to carry.” Advertisement The legislation, which... Read More

Sex-education policy will be revised for Broward schools due to new state law

The Broward School Board has agreed to revise its sexual education policy, in order to comply with Florida’s new Parental Rights in Education law, known to critics as the “Don’t Say Gay” bill. School district officials said that sections of the Family Life and Human Sexuality policy, or Policy 5315, will likely need to be changed in order to align with the section of the state law that forbids instruction about sexual orientation or gender identity in grades K-3 or “or in a manner... Read More