Christian Voice Monthly

Faith & Finance: Soccer Moms Beware

  By Ray Lynch “And He said to them, ‘Come away by yourselves to a secluded place and rest a while.’” Mark 6:31 (NASB). Studies have found that 30 percent of students with average to above average IQs struggle in school. Brenda Lana, the owner of Pathfinders, a California company that helps develop the underlying […]

Get To Know Your Saints: St. Cecilia

Get To Know Your Saints: St. Cecilia

  By Kelly Legg A canonized saint honored as special protector is known as a patron saint. A patron saint may also be a benefactor of persons in a certain occupation or a guardian of those who bear the saint’s name. A patron saint may be invoked to intercede with God for help in a […]

Coaching Corner: Finding Purpose In A Driven World

  By Sandy Lee As someone who has been studying myself over the course of my lifetime, I am able to look back and see my growth, my high points and certainly my low points too. I have delved into my ideals, motives and personality for forever it seems.  I have so many ideas and […]

A Miracle In Disguise – Nutrition

  By Sherry Orcutt What is life? Life is the journey we take while here on this earth. There are mountain top peaks and there are deep valleys of experiences that will “rock our world.”  There are lessons in those times and I want to share with you the most extraordinary way that God uses […]

Local Dry Cleaner Pens Children’s Book

Local Dry Cleaner Pens Children’s Book

  By Kelly Wise Legg Annette (Netty) Miller owns Gem Dry Cleaner in Riverview, although she considers herself as “just the cashier and operator for the true owner of her business – God.” With the dry cleaning shop as her mission field, Miller comes in contact with customers everyday facing difficult situations such as family […]

Moffitt Cancer Center Brings Hope

Moffitt Cancer Center Brings Hope

  Staff Report Paula O’Neil felt a lump in her breast and had it checked many times, but it never proved worrisome. But in May 2013, at age 56, she was surprised to learn that she had Stage 2 breast cancer.  During her work as the clerk and comptroller for Pasco County, O’Neil met H. […]

Christ Community Church Welcomes New Youth Pastor Brooks Pipher

  Staff Report Christ Community Church is having a positive impact in the lives of the people in the community.  Every Sunday is offers two different worship services. The Traditional Worship Service begins at 9:30 a.m. and the Contemporary Worship Service begins at 11 a.m. Its meeting location is Kids ‘R’ Kids off of Big […]

Riverview Couple Opens Thrift Store With Message Of Hope

Riverview Couple Opens Thrift Store With Message Of Hope

By Kelly Legg Riverview residents Donna and Charles Witsell are mission-minded to spread the word about the dangers of bullying and harassment. This issue is forefront in their hearts because in September 2009, their 13-year-old daughter, Hope, died by suicide after being bullied.   “God began to use us as we were going through our […]

St. Andrew’s United Methodist Teens Provide Summer Mission Projects

  By Bonnie Mentel Twenty-five teenagers from St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church recently loaded up in their church bus for an out of state mission trip. “We left here and went to Passion Church  in Atlanta, Georgia,” said Jon Michael Richardson, youth minister at Saint Andrew’s United Methodist Church. They also made other stops in […]

Sunset Bay Chapel Pastor Sets Sights On New Chapter

  By Kelly Wise Legg After nearly 16 years leading Sunset Bay Chapel in Lithia, more than 350 well-wishers will gather to say farewell to founding Pastor Galen Scott and his wife, Tandy on Sunday, September 28. Amidst the congregation, there will be friends of the Scotts from across the state helping celebrate this monumental […]