Sheriff Walt Longmire: An Old-Fashioned Hero in a World of TV Antiheroes

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In the days of TV antiheroes like Tony Soprano and Don Draper, Sheriff Walt Longmire serves as a throwback to old-fashioned heroes like Marshall Matt Dillon of “Gunsmoke.” In fact, the series “Longmire” reminds me of that classic TV western in a couple of ways. “Longmire” – which premiered on A&E in June 2012, and [Read More...]

The Key to Self-Worth

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The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “The Key to Self-Worth.” See the end of the post for ways to request a pdf or paper copy: “You are precious in My eyes and honored, and I love you.” — Isaiah 43:4 Life is messy. A lot of us spend our time trying [Read More...]

“I’m Strong Enough to Walk Through Hell with a Smile on My Face”

The three Cleveland women – Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus & Michelle Knight – who were held captive, raped and violently abused for years by Ariel Castro have largely stayed out of the public eye since they escaped their situation with the help of neighbors and police. But yesterday they released a video expressing their gratitude [Read More...]

Lord, I Need You (Matt Maher with Audrey Assad)

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Christian singer-songwriters extraordinaire Matt Maher and Audrey Assad posted an acoustic duet of Maher’s song “Lord, I Need You” from his “All the People Said Amen” album on Youtube the other day. Their sublime harmonies combined with meaningful lyrics should resonate with anyone feeling a little overwhelmed by the burdens of life. “Lord, I Need [Read More...]


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