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One of the reasons I keep showing up at this intersection between life and God is you, your comments, your questions, and even in some cases, your downright infuriating remarks (which also keep me writing). The other day Jan thanked me for my post on John Piper's call for a "masculine Christianity. " That post sparked some thoughts from Jan on the subject at her own wonderful blog here . Jan ...
65th Annual Christopher Awards honoring positive media to be held tonight + "Moms' Night Out" connects with its audience
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. "It's better to light one candle than to curse the darkness." That's the motto of The Christophers , a Catholic organization founded in 1945 by a Maryknoll priest named Fr. James Keller. Keller believed that the power to positively shape the future lies within individual and that, in fact, God has given each individual a ...
2 Davids = 1 "Ragamuffin": How a special friendship led to a biopic about the late Christian songwriter Rich Mullins
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The s tory behind Ragamuffin . This gem of a movie (from The Color Green Films), based on the life and legacy of best-selling Christian music singer/songwriter Rich Mullins ( Awesome God )who tragically died in a 1997 car crash, was recently released on DVD and is available exclusively at Walmart. A nationwi ...
An increasing number of people are opting to walk a different, truly narrow path, as they search for the truth. Cadence, original oil painting by Steve Henderson; licensed open edition print at Great Big Canvas, iCanvasART, and amazon.com. I know a lot -- a LOT -- of people who were raised in a church, no longer attend, and want nothing to do with God. Baptist, Catholic, Pentecostal, Metho ...
Sex. Money. Power. Corruption. Controversy. Scandal. Since the 1980's Catholic News Service reporter John Thavis has been covering all of it and more—not from a post in Las Vegas or the nation's Capitol but from (of all places) the Vatican. Which may explain why Thavis prefaces his New York Times bestseller The Vatican Diaries (Penguin) with this epigram from St. Augustine: "This is the ...
Much to the disappointment of this Catholic, Pope Francis balked on a golden opportunity to convey to the world just how fundamentally, how vehemently, the vision of the Church differs from that of President Obama when the two met a couple of weeks back. Why? Can it be that Francis is the fellow traveler that the left-wing press has been making him out to be? Resoundingly, Roman Catholic writer ...
As I noted earlier, Variety reported the results of a bogus survey as though it represented legitimate concerns from the faith community about the upcoming film, "Noah," starring Russell Crowe and directed by Darren Aronofsky. It is always disappointing when a small portion of the Christian community perpetuates the worst stereotypes too-often assigned to all believers, coming across as shrill, ...
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