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A tale of two churches: Why the Lakewood/Osteen succession worked and the Crystal Cathedral/Schuller transition didn't

Date: 06/10/2015

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. "Every pastor is an interim pastor." That reminder from William Vanderbloemen, founder of the Vanderbloemen Search Group (which specializes in staffing churches and other faith-based organizations) and author of Next: Pastoral Succession That Works .  I interviewed William a while back and have since been sent a cop ...

Related Topics: Entertainment, 1 Thessalonians 5:11, Crystal Cathedral, Robert H. Schuller, Robert A. Schuller, Vanderbloemen Search Group), William Vanderbloemen, Next: Pastoral Succession That Works, The "Ten Commandments" Of Succession Planning, John Osteen


Interview: Cecilia De Mille Presley on Her Grandfather Cecil B. De Mille

Date: 04/08/2015

[caption id="attachment_33993" align="alignleft" width="254"] Copyright Running Press 2014[/caption] The great director Cecil B. De Mille, known for his grand, lavish epics like Claudette Colbert's sizzling Cleopatra and the Biblical epics The Ten Commandments and Samson & Delilah , and Best Picture Oscar winner The Greatest Show on Earth deserves a book tribute every bit as bi ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, Entertainment


TV: This Easter, it's all About Jesus

Date: 03/30/2015

[caption id="attachment_928" align="alignleft" width="300"] "Killing Jesus" (National Geographic Channel)[/caption] In a time where some Christian publications remind us on a daily basis that our world is going to hell in a hand basket, the rest of the world surprises us. While some fight for freedom FROM religion, others are embracing it. And who better to take advantage of this trend? TV ...

Related Topics: Entertainment, Easter, TV Specials, The Dovekeepers, "Killing Jesus", The Ten Commandments


the Beatitudes, Buddhism, and living a good life

Date: 03/27/2015

[caption id="attachment_10155" align="alignleft" width="200"] via flickr.com[/caption] A discussion on my FB page began w/ my heartfelt anger at recent attempts (many successful) to discriminate against gay & trangender men & women. An old friend & former colleague pointed out that most Christians (at least here in America) are far more familiar w/ the 10 Commandments than the Bea ...

Related Topics: Health And Wellness, Britton Gildersleeve, Beginner's Heart, Buddhism, Buddhist Blogs, Buddhism And Christianity, Thomas Merton, Beatitudes, Ten Commandments


Your God is Dead! Just a Little Pre-Easter Thought

Date: 03/25/2015

Your GOD is Dead! [caption id="attachment_1436" align="alignright" width="200"] Your God is Dead[/caption] YOUR GOD IS DEAD! That's what the bumpersticker declared on the back of the 1970's VW van covered with colorful paint. I'm not sure which was holding the hippie van together, the duck tape or the bumper stickers. Maybe they both were. But I got to thinking. Our ideas about God are ...

Related Topics: Easter, Beliefs Do Not Precede Faith, Theistic God, God Is Dead, Is God Dead?, Your God Is Dead, Bumpersticker, God Lives Above The Sky, Where Is God, Know This God?, This God I Was Raised To Believe In, An Empty Tomb


Kick in the Tush Tuesday: 10 Holiday Commandments

Date: 12/23/2014

Happy Holidays from Janice Taylor, Weight Loss Success Coach, Author, Artist, Positarian Ho, Ho - Hold on there! I know...we are but a week away from the New Year, Christmas is around the corner and it could be oh-so-easy to throw your hands up in the air and say, "It's okay. It's the holidays. I'll straighten up and eat right next week!" Instead of giving into the "throw your hands up in th ...

Related Topics: Blog 100, Health And Wellness, Our Lady Of Weight Loss, Janice Taylor, Kick In The Tush Club, Weight Loss Tips, Weight Loss Motivation, How To Lose Weight, Weight Loss Success Coach, Ten Holiday Commandments, Our Lady Of Weight Loss's 10 Commandments Weight Loss


New Additions to the National Film Registry: 2014

Date: 12/17/2014

The Library of Congress has announced this year's additions to the National Film Registry. 25 “culturally, historically or aesthetically” significant titles are added each year, under the terms of the National Film Preservation Act. The films must be at least 10 years old. The Librarian makes the annual registry selections after reviewing hundreds of titles nominated by the public and conferring ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, Entertainment, The Big Lebowski, Library Of Congress, National Film Registry


Exodus: Gods and Kings

Date: 12/11/2014

[caption id="attachment_31648" align="alignleft" width="202"] Copyright 2014 Twentieth Century Fox[/caption] The story of Exodus is central to three of the world's most significant religions and one of the Bible's most cinematic stories, with a flawed but charismatic hero and a stirring story of slaves seeking freedom.  It has already been filmed at least eight times, from Veggie Tales' Moe ...

Related Topics: Blog 97, Entertainment, Movie Review, Trailer, Quotes, Jewish, Bible, Judaism, Moses, Christian Bale, John Turturro, Joel Edgerton, Pharaoh, DVD/Blu-Ray, Exodus: Gods And Kings

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