Culture

Women of Faith Who Impacted History

March is Women’s History Month. When we think of important Christian women, we often think of the Virgin Mary. But did you know that one of the very first missionaries in the New Testament was actually a woman? She never gets a proper name, but we know her as the woman at the well... -Read More


“Facing Darkness” Shines Light on a Dark Disease

“Don’t be afraid, for I am with you. Don’t be discouraged, for I am your God. I will strengthen you and help you. I will hold you up with my victorious right hand” (Isaiah 41:10, NLT). What do you do when faced with a crisis the world has never seen before? What do you... -Read More


“The Shack” Stirs Strong Reactions

Mention “The Shack,” the upcoming movie based on the bestselling book that is opening in theaters March 3rd, and you are sure to get a strong reaction. Some praise it as an emotionally gripping drama that depicts God in untraditional ways that promote hope and healing. Others condemn it as heresy with the potential... -Read More


The Smallest Kindness

  In her book, Etched In Sand, Regina Calcaterra writes how as children, she and her siblings would write their names in the sand of the beaches of Long Island. Cherie     Camille     Regina     Norman     Rosie Then they encircled each name with a heart and watched as the relentless waves wiped their work away before... -Read More


A Preview of Faith-Based Films Coming to Theaters in 2017

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of faith-based films shining their light and touching lives in movie theaters nationwide. Thankfully, this trend will continue in 2017 with an exciting lineup of films already scheduled and additional films released later in the year. These movies inspire and encourage believers, providing a special... -Read More


Finding the Star of Bethlehem

Was there an actual “Star” of Bethlehem or was it an apparition that God miraculously set in the skies that led three Magi (Kings or Wise men) to the Savior of the world? Could the star actually be an unusual pattern of heavenly bodies aligned over Bethlehem? Some think it was an angel that... -Read More