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Composer/performer Keith Getty is celebrating an Irish Christmas at venues across the USA

Date: 12/05/2014

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. A green Christmas. Born in Northern Ireland, musician/composer Keith Getty , along with his wife Kristyn, is known for  is well-known as a master of theologically-astute modern hymns, a reverent genre that includes what is perhaps his best-known In Christ Alone which he wrote with songwriter/musician Stuart Townend . T ...

Related Topics: Entertainment, Keith Getty, Carnegie Hall, Joy – An Irish Christmas, Hymns For The Christian Life, Jricky Skaggs, Alison Krauss, The Green Grass Session, Winspear In Dallas, The Cobb Energy Centre In Atlanta, Tennessee Theatre In Knoxvillejohn Lennox, Richard Dawkins, Joy Has Dawned Stuart Townend, In Christ Alone


Docudrama about Handel's Messiah on BYUtv November 27, 2014

Date: 11/22/2014

BYUtv has produced a new docudrama,  Handel’s Messiah , premiering November 27, 2014, about the world’s most popular and renowned choral work by one of the leading composers of the Baroque era, George Frideric Handel. The docudrama, narrated by Emmy® and Golden Globe®-winning actress Jane Seymour, tells the little known dramatic and inspiring backstory of how the iconic oratorio came to be writt ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, Entertainment, Christmas, Byutv, Handel, Messiah


Interview: A.J. Edwards of the Lincoln Movie "The Better Angels"

Date: 11/16/2014

A. J. Edwards is the writer and director of "The Better Angels," a lyrical new film about the early years of Abraham Lincoln, when he was a boy growing up in a small log cabin. The title comes from Lincoln's famous quote: “We are not enemies, but friends. We must not be enemies. Though passion may have strained, it must not break our bonds of affection. The mystic chords of memory will swell when ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, Entertainment, Abraham Lincoln, The Better Angels


A conversation with NASCAR driver David Starr

Date: 11/11/2014

NASCAR driver David Starr (photo courtesy of It doesn’t matter if it’s the Camping World Truck Series, the Nationwide Series or the Sprint Cup Series. All NASCAR driver David Starr cares about is getting behind the wheel and doing what he’s loves best—racing. Starr has spent most of 16-year career in the Truck Series where he has won four races and collected 117 top-10 finis ...

Related Topics: Entertainment, NASCAR, Nationwide Series, Trevor Bayne, Michael Mcdowell, Morgan Shepherd, Norm Miller, Interstate Batteries, Sprint Cup Series, Blake Koch, Camping World Truck Series, David Starr, Tristar Motorsports


Chick-fil-A Part Two

Date: 11/02/2014

The mall teems with people. Cars are vying for spots. It’s one of those days were it may be a better idea to save some cash and head home. If I were going to vote on locales where human beings can be their ugliest. A crowded parking lot would have to be in the top ten. However, at this moment, I don’t feel mean and frustrated, just desperate. I am with my sister. Not my Chick-fil-A sister cohort ...

Related Topics: Love And Family, Catholic, Faith, Spirituality, Gratitude, Priests, Saints, Saint Anthony


Food for Thought: Read a Saint's Own Words

Date: 10/27/2014

You've probably read about many of the Saints and saints - those holy men and women who have been canonized in the Catholic Church, and those people who have lived exemplary lives of faith. All are inspirations for us - the things they accomplished against great persecution and odds! But, have you read much in these saintly people's own words? Would you know where to begin to find autobiograph ...

Related Topics: Christian Inspiration, Strength, Saints, Food For Thought, Saints Autobiography, Good People


Who am I and why am I here?

Date: 09/29/2014

Back in the 1960s - 19870s there was this "youth revolution". Young people were questioning authority, rejecting authority...many of these youth we labeled, "hippies". They  threw over the conventional and traditional to come up with their own "relative" truth. I suppose each generation has their own form of the same transition into adulthood. But this particular one altered our culture. It wasn't ...

Related Topics: Christian Inspiration

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