Inspiration found in the city, and the hills

As a member of Life Church in Wesley Chapel, Demene Benjamin embarked on a nine-day missionary trip with Life Church and Life Church International to Guatemala and El Salvador, in November. The mission was a passionate drive to give hope by sharing the love of Jesus, and to inspire change, said Benjamin, who is manager of CMX Cinemas, at The Grove at Wesley Chapel. In Guatemala, … [Read more...]

School supply drives aim to help kids, teachers

Chambers of commerce, businesses, civic organizations, churches and community groups are busy collecting items that students will need once school begins. Some efforts are broad outreach programs, and others involve individual churches. Some seek to help teachers fill their supply cupboards so they won’t have to dig into their own wallets to pay for supplies their students … [Read more...]