The Fault Lies Not in ‘Saved by the Bell,’ But in Ourselves

Yesterday, I came across an article about Greg Plageman, an executive producer for the CBS series “Person of Interest” starring Jim Caviezel, Michael Emerson and Taraji P. Henson. The article was about how he got started as a writer, but this is the quote that speaks volumes to me – and should to everyone else [Read More...]

The Unexpected Road to God


Christopher Closeup Podcast – Guest: Emilio Estevez “None of the characters went looking for God, but God found them.” Writer/Director/Producer Emilio Estevez recalled that reaction from a viewer when I interviewed him about his Christopher Award-winning movie, “The Way” (now available on DVD and Blu-ray). It tells the story of Tom (Martin Sheen), an American [Read More...]

Winners of “The Way” – and Another Way to Win


Thanks to everyone who entered our contest to win a DVD copy of the Christopher Award-winning film, “The Way.” I just got back to the office after interviewing writer/director/producer Emilio Estevez (check back tomorrow for the podcast), so I had one of my co-workers pick three winners out of a hat. They are: 1. Linda [Read More...]

The Hubris of Trying to Improve Upon God


“Some things are not ours to tamper with; some things belong to God.” That’s a line from the Season 4 episode of the science fiction TV series, “Fringe,” called “Novation,” but it reflects a theme that’s run throughout the show’s history. Created by “Lost’s” J.J. Abrams, “Fringe” revolves around the FBI’s Fringe science investigation team [Read More...]