God is Looking for People Willing to Admit Their Own Frailty: An Interview with Matt Maher

Matt Maher on location in Nashville TN

Over the past few years, five-time Grammy nominee Matt Maher underwent some changes in his life that made him reflect on his own future as well as the future of the Church he loves. Looking at the social issues prevalent in modern culture, he noted that “politics has poisoned, in some ways, people’s day-to-day life, [Read More...]

Simplifying Your Life and Finding Comfort in an Anxious World

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The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Simplifying Your Life” (which was written by a freelancer). If you’d like a pdf or hard copy, see the end of this post: “Jesus, help me to simplify my life by learning what You want me to be and becoming that person.” —St. Thérèse of [Read More...]

Saving Society’s “Disposable” Kids: Filmmaker Brian Ivie Discusses “The Drop Box”

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(All photos property of The Drop Box Film/Focus on the Family) On June 20, 2011, USC filmmaking student Brian Ivie was eating his breakfast cereal and reading the Los Angeles Times when he came across a story titled “South Korean Pastor Tends an Unwanted Flock.” It shared the actions of Pastor Jong-rak Lee, who had [Read More...]

EXCLUSIVE: Father Jonathan Morris on the Upcoming Mini-Series “A.D. The Bible Continues”

A.D. -- Pictured: "A.D." Horizontal Key Art -- (Photo by: NBCUniversal)

(Graphic property of NBC) Father Jonathan Morris recently visited Morocco and the set of the upcoming NBC mini-series “A.D. The Bible Continues” on which he served as a theological consultant. In an email interview, he shared with me some exclusive observations about the production which will give life to the Bible’s “Acts of the Apostles.” [Read More...]


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