Who isn’t fascinated by the world of multiples? Thank goodness Discovery Health Channel’s Jon & Kate Plus 8 is back, with six-year-old twin daughters Cara and Mady and the busy sextuplets who are celebrating their third birthdays.
- October 01, 2007 |
While bordering on the cheesy and laying the cute on thick, The Game Plan is still a fairly solid choice for amusing family entertainment. What’s refreshing is the noticeable lack of curse words and rude humor typically used to cover up plot holes.
- September 28, 2007 |
What can we learn about Jesus when we strip away the veneer and look at the unvarnished truth about Him?
- September 14, 2007 |
"I thought I was pretty good at praying, but this book helped me see some important ways I can grow in prayer..."
- September 20, 2007 |
Does God choose sinners to be saved and then provide for their salvation?
- September 19, 2007 |
Grace can absolve and forgive, but in the deepest recesses of the heart, the person with regrets knows what he's done.
Today's teen girl faces challenges that you may have never even imagined. What Your Daughter Isn't Telling You lets you see into her heart and offers biblical guidance for you to help her through this time. Read an excerpt from Chapter Two: Why Won’t She Talk to Me?
- September 08, 2007 |
The Greek meaning of entertain is “to inform with delight.” Lord willing, a new generation of filmmakers will begin turning the pendulum and elevating the hearts and minds of their patrons, rather than bringing them further into the gutter with films like Good Luck Chuck.
Gracie is a family film all the way around. Produced by—and starring—Elisabeth Shue and her brother Andrew, it was financed by their brother and directed by Elisabeth's husband. It’s also a project of fair quality that deserves significant discussion, particularly for Christian families with older teens.
- September 20, 2007 |
Kathy Griffin is well known for her vulgarity and her obscenity. There is a sense in which the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences is commending her profanity by recognizing her with this award. To their credit the Academy edited the offensive remarks when the Emmy’s were broadcast. But why are we shocked that an atheist celebrity would deny that Jesus had anything to do with her talent? Moreover, would we really want her to give Jesus credit for her act?
Most Americans reject the very notion that there are any pleasures that we are not "meant to have." Our society has institutionalized lust, weaving the patterns of illicit sexual desire throughout the culture's interplay of media, entertainment, status and advertising.
- February 14, 2004 |
When you look in the mirror, do you see a beautiful/handsome person, full of potential and endowed by God to do wonderful things?
We often “perceive” an obstacle in our life as a blockade, trying to avoid it, rather than working our way over it and through it. Many of us end up concentrating so much on the obstacle that we miss what God has for us on the other side.
- September 10, 2007 |
Max Lucado, who’s sold an incredible 50 million books, dedicates his latest to plumbing the depths of John 3:16, reminding us of its wonder and explaining it for those who may not know it well.
- September 11, 2007 |
It’s not my character's job to create that important plot line or to mind their point-of-view or incorporate conflict. That's my job as the author. And in our lives, it’s God’s job.
- September 06, 2007 |
Those making the case for a Christian appropriation of Allah must take their argument in one of two trajectories...
- August 24, 2007 |