Hope, Despair, and The Dark Knight

DarkKnightRises1

When “The Dark Knight” – the second film in Christopher Nolan’s Batman trilogy – opened in 2008, I went to see it opening day because, like a lot of guys, I grew up reading Batman comics and was excited to see where the story would go next.  Though that film was technically good , it [Read More...]

An NBA All Star’s Greatest Legacy: Caring for a Paralyzed Teammate

Jack Twyman and Maurice Stokes (AP Photo)

Today’s post was written by The Christophers’ Jerry Costello:   If Jack Twyman did nothing in his life except play basketball, his name would be worth remembering. And, if you’re a sports fan, you probably do remember him, because he played basketball awfully well. A slender forward in the early days of the National Basketball [Read More...]

Should Six-Year-Old Girls Be Trying to Look Sexy?

Childhood

The answer to that question is a definitive, “No!” Yet according to a recent study, that’s exactly what’s happening in our culture today. As reported by The Huffington Post: Most girls as young as 6 are already beginning to think of themselves as sex objects, according to a new study of elementary school-age kids in [Read More...]

A Safe Haven for Pregnant College Students

RoomAtInn

In 2009, I interviewed a young single mother named Lacy Dodd who was serving on the Board of Directors of the Charlotte, North Carolina-based pregnancy resource center Room at the Inn. As someone who had experienced an unplanned pregnancy while in college, she wanted to help other women in similar situations. Specifically, Lacy was promoting [Read More...]


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