Local Author, Minister, Mom, Guides Parents

As a mother of two and an ordained minister, FishHawk resident Tonia Johnson’s experiences and insights provide assistance to help parents in teaching their...

Hooked On Books: What Does Easter Mean To You?

When my children were little, we were all very excited about Easter—mostly because they associated that day with Easter egg hunts, chocolate candy and...

Dr. Gary Chapman, Author Of The 5 Love Languages, Speaking At...

Dr. Gary Chapman is an author, speaker and counselor with a passion for people and helping them form lasting relationships. He is the New...

Hooked On Books: Spring Cleaning Our Heart And Soul

In nature, spring is a time of rebirth and rejuvenation as we move from the chilly days of winter and into the blossoming of...

Pastor’s Corner Jomo Cousins, PhD Effective Prayer: Ask

By Pastor Jomo Cousins, PhD Matthew 7:7-11 The Message (MSG) 7-11 Keep on asking, and you will receive what you ask for. Keep on seeking, and...

Local Author Shares Strong Message Of Hope

After nearly losing everything to cancer, local entrepreneur, business owner and author Jacky Costello found the meaning of life—at least the meaning of hers. Costello’s...

Riverview Resident Fulfills Lifelong Dream To Become A Published Author

By Gwen Rollings T. L. Stride, a Riverview resident, just released So Much at Stake, the first book in his young adult fantasy series, Shaman...

Hooked On Books: Flowers, Chocolates And Genuine Love

The month of February is often referred to as the month of love. With Valentine’s Day, flowers and chocolates, couples usually take this time...

Pastor’s Corner Jomo Cousins, PhD Boldness In Prayer

By Pastor Jomo Cousins, PhD 2 Kings 20:1-5 1 In those days Hezekiah became deathly ill. The prophet Isaiah came and said to him, “Thus says...

Valrico Resident Pens Faith-Based Children’s Book, The Red, Red Wild

Ashley Abene juggles the roles of a military spouse, mother, adjunct English professor and blogger, to name a few. And now, this Valrico resident...