Christian Voice Monthly

Christian Businesses Congregate For Brandon Prayer Breakfast

Christian Businesses Congregate For Brandon Prayer Breakfast

Dan Shock, president of RedRock Leadership, will be the guest speaker for the next community Prayer Breakfast. Christian Business Connections (CBC) will be holding their Brandon Prayer Breakfast on Monday, June 4, at Bell Shoals Baptist Church from 8-10 a.m. This well-attended event is held three times a year. This is a time for business(…)

The King’s Men Tour is Coming to the Sun Dome

The King’s Men Tour is coming to the USF Sun Dome on Tuesday, October 2, at 7 p.m. Four of the most successful performers in gospel music history, Kirk Franklin, Marvin Sapp, Donnie McClurkin and Israel Houghton, announce recently that they will share the same stage for the very first time when they embark on(…)

Nationally Recognized Stop Bullying Seminar Comes To Hillsborough

Nationally Recognized Stop Bullying Seminar Comes To Hillsborough

Rich Bishop will hold seminars for local area teens about anti-bullying. For information e-mail Rich@bishopcoaching.com. Bullying is no longer considered “just the mean kid” on the playground. Recent statistics reveal that bullying is a crime that is not going away anytime soon. There are more than 160,000 children that miss school every day out of(…)

St. Andrew’s Pastor Accepts New Challenge

St. Andrew’s Pastor Accepts New Challenge

Bob Gibbs has been pastor at St Andrew’s United Methodist Church since July 2007. His last Sunday is on Father’s Day, Sunday June 17. On Father’s Day, Sunday, June 17, Reverend Bob Gibbs will say goodbye to St. Andrew’s United Methodist Church in Brandon after five years of service. Gibbs, 63, is slated to move(…)

Good Samaritan Mission Supports Community During Tough Financial Times

Good Samaritan Mission Supports Community During Tough Financial Times

Rev. Bill Cruz and his wife, Theresa, of the Good Samaritan Mission, have been serving the Wimauma community for the past 28 years. Every Tuesday, nearly 300 families collect food and free clothes from the mission. The economy has taken its toll on businesses and society, but it also has taken its toll on religion(…)

Basketball Camps Give Athletes Chance To Interact With Harlem Legends Players

Basketball Camps Give Athletes Chance To Interact With Harlem Legends Players

From June 18-22 young athletes have the opportunity to participate in both the Shoot for the Stars Basketball camp and Bibles and Basketball camp. At the end of the week there will be a game between the Harlem Legends and local community members. This year young basketball enthusiasts will be thrilled to learn of two(…)

Live Like You Mean It: “Failure to Thrive” Can Be An Adult Problem Too

By Derek Maul This past weekend my five-month old grandson, David, came to town for a three-day visit. My wife Rebekah recently travelled to Connecticut for some baby time and now it’s my turn. David has been eating up the extra attention. Not that he was exactly starved for stimulation before. Fact is, our grandson(…)

Entrepreneurial Pastor Digs THE WELL

Entrepreneurial Pastor Digs THE WELL

Rev. Kim Uchimura sharing her story at the Starbucks. Uchimura’s THE WELL church is about connecting with people in real life. By Derek Maul If you want to find Rev. Kim Uchimura, try her “office” at the Starbucks on Hwy 60 at Mt. Carmel. She’ll be studying sermon notes at her laptop or talking with(…)

Ministry Grants Pedal Power

Ministry Grants Pedal Power

God’s Pedal Power Ministry has been helping the community for over 14 years. The ministry has refurbished and given away over 3,000 bikes. God’s Pedal Power Ministry’s motto is, “No one gets paid as a volunteer, no one ever gets a pay raise, but the retirement benefits are out of this world.” They’ll also tell(…)

Name That Denomination

The Baptists trace their origins to John Smyth and the Separatist Movement beginning in England in 1608. Historians say that Smyth rejected baptism of infants and instituted baptism only of believing adults. In America, several Baptist congregations came together in Augusta, Georgia in 1845 to form the largest American Baptist organization, the Southern Baptist Convention.(…)