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...]

Can Music Heal a Broken Family: A Review of the Hallmark Channel’s “Banner 4th of July”

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Most Hallmark Channel movies attempt to convey a sense of uplift, poignancy or inspiration strictly through the story and characters. “Banner 4th of July,” premiering Saturday June 29 at 9pmET/PT, gets an extra boost in that respect from the power of American Idol alum Brooke White’s original music and distinct vocals, which beautifully convey either [Read More...]

Freedom of Religion, the Common Good and the Pretty Frump Girl: A Review of “The Hypothesis of Giants: Book 1″

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Though it occurred inside St. Patrick’s Cathedral, New York City’s iconic Catholic house of worship, the last stand for religious freedom included members of many faith traditions. They didn’t all agree on theology, but they were united in believing they had a right to practice their religion without fear of government interference. The government, however, [Read More...]

Man of Steel: Bigger and Bangier Doesn’t Mean Better

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Back when I was in college and in the waning days of my active comic book reading, I remember a conversation with my friend Brian in which we both agreed that we were tired of comics that spent eight to ten pages on fight scenes that didn’t amount to much other than a few bruises [Read More...]


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