“If God Would Save Them, He Would Serve Heaven Forever” – A WWII Survivor’s Story

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(Photo via WSJ.com) A few days ago – January 26, to be precise – World War II survivor Louis Zamperini celebrated his 96th birthday. You may recognize his name because he was the subject of Laura Hillenbrand’s best-selling and Christopher Award-winning biography, “Unbroken: A World War Two Story of Survival, Resilience and Redemption.” In honor [Read More...]

“Somebody’s Got to Do It, and Why Can’t It Be Us?” – An Adoption Story

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Via Patricia Heaton (who you really should follow on Twitter because she’s a font of these types of stories): From The Daily Mail: A couple from Missouri has seen their family more than double after they adopted five orphaned siblings from Peru who had sent them an email imploring: ‘We need a mommy and daddy.’ [Read More...]

In the End, It’s About a Father’s Love: Reflecting on “Fringe’s” Series Finale (& Why More Christians Didn’t Watch a Show with Such Relevant Christian Themes)

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Walter Bishop (John Noble) asked for a sign that God would forgive him. Specifically, he requested a white tulip because it didn’t grow during that time of year. Receiving one would be an unusual-enough occurrence to signal a miracle of sorts. Why was Walter asking God’s forgiveness during this season two episode of the sci-fi [Read More...]

A Woman of Mercy Offers Pregnancy Choices

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The following column was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello: She’s been there, done that. She left her rural home in the Midwest, went to New York, moved in with a boyfriend, had a couple of abortions, survived a suicide attempt. This all happened years ago, in the early 1970s, when Jeanette Meyer was just [Read More...]