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November 22, 2016
How An ESPN Producer Asked God to Use Her and Ended Up with an Unlikely Family
"Take care of my son." When six-time Emmy Award-winning ESPN producer Lisa Fenn sensed the...
September 29, 2016
Insurance Commercial Highlights Choosing Adoption in the Face of Infertility
(Photo property of Principal Financial Group) I was surprised the other day to see a...
August 11, 2016
Jeannie Gaffigan: Comedy Helps Lift People Out of Despair
Over at Verily magazine, Mary Rose Somarriba shares an insightful interview with Christopher Award winner...
June 23, 2016
Doubting and Stumbling Are Part of the Road to Salvation: An Interview with Sarah Hart
It’s not always easy to wrap our heads or hearts around the concept of God’s...
May 04, 2016
When a Homeless Man Says He Will Pray For You
The following letter was sent to The Christophers by Jeff Daws in response to a...
April 19, 2016
Love Doesn’t Die: A Mother Remembers Her Daughter with Down Syndrome
“Love doesn’t die.” That’s a quote from a letter we received at Christopher headquarters recently...
April 12, 2016
Choose Hope, Share Hope: Finding the Light in Dark Times
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Choose Hope...Share Hope” (which was...
March 29, 2016
Young Mother Delays Chemo to Protect Unborn Child That Saved Her Life
Via CBS News: TONAWANDA, N.Y. - For Kim Vaillancourt, pregnant while staving off aggressive brain...
March 01, 2016
Save Your Parents from the Perils of Modern Healthcare – and Develop Empathy Along the Way
"All human life deserves respect, yet I think most of us in this country and...
February 26, 2016
Kelly Clarkson Makes “American Idol” a Family Affair, Calls on Men to Be Devoted Dads
A seven-months-pregnant Kelly Clarkson served as a guest judge on "American Idol" last night and...
February 09, 2016
Moving Beyond Loneliness and the Hookup Culture to Find Real Love
Since we’re in the season of Valentine’s Day, I wanted to cover the topic of...
January 14, 2016
PJ Anderson Discusses Bringing Song & Message “Love Will Heal” to March For Life
For several years now, singer-songwriter PJ Anderson has been attending the March for Life in...
December 16, 2015
Finding Comfort and Joy in the Broken Chapters of Our Lives
Dove Award-winning singer-songwriter Laura Story recently released her first Christmas album, “God With Us,” and...
September 17, 2015
Jim Gaffigan: I Love Talking About Religion & Making It Appeal to Others
The recently opened Sheen Center for Thought and Culture in downtown Manhattan hosted a panel...
September 08, 2015
God Creates Beauty From Ashes: An Interview w. Taya Kyle, Widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle
"I've learned that when God promises beauty through the ashes, He means it." So says...
June 04, 2015
Real Hope Isn’t Happy Talk; It’s a Force Born Out of Suffering
(Picture courtesy Paul Schneck. l to r: The Christophers COO/VP Mary Ellen Robinson, POV Communications...
June 03, 2015
“Signed, Sealed, Delivered: From Paris with Love” Brings Romance, Comedy & Wisdom
(Moderate spoilers ahead) On an old episode of "Cheers" in which Sam and Diane consult...
April 15, 2015
Kids with Special Needs Want to Be of Service and Take Part in the Life of the Church
"Parents of children with special needs need to realize that even though they didn’t expect...
February 25, 2015
Saving Society’s “Disposable” Kids: Filmmaker Brian Ivie Discusses “The Drop Box”
(All photos property of The Drop Box Film/Focus on the Family) On June 20, 2011,...
February 09, 2015
Marriage Isn’t DJs, Chocolate Fountains, and Fancy Dresses. Marriage is Like Chicken Soup.
With Valentine's Day quickly approaching, here are a couple of entries from Volume 49 of...
January 15, 2015
Lisa Hendey on Discerning God’s Will, Comparing Yourself to Others, and the Grace of Yes
Lisa Hendey admits that she's been a "control freak and Type A personality" in her...
December 18, 2014
Balancing the Sacred with the Secular at Christmas: Jonathan Jackson + Enation Reflect
When I interviewed Jonathan Jackson, Richard Lee Jackson, and Daniel Sweatt of Enation a few...
September 22, 2014
Politics, Media, & Even Some Aquinas: A Review of the “Madam Secretary” Pilot
Not only was the premiere of the CBS series "Madam Secretary" an entertaining introduction to...
September 04, 2014
How Jennifer Fulwiler Found God, Joy, & an Intellectual All-You-Can-Eat Buffet
Most people don't confront their own mortality until they're in their 30s or 40s. For...
August 20, 2014
After Grim Prenatal Diagnosis, Couple Takes Unborn Child on Bucket List of Adventures
Today's Daily News features the story of Jenna Gassew and Dan Haley, a Pennsylvania couple...
June 16, 2014
Superstars Keith Urban & Nicole Kidman Duet on “Amazing Grace” at Children’s Hospital
Keith Urban has always come across as a genuinely nice guy during his two judging...
April 15, 2014
When Your Baby’s Life is Expected to Be Brief: A Look at Perinatal Hospice and Palliative Care
Pregnancy is supposed to be a joyful time for a couple, but for Amy Kuebelbeck...
April 03, 2014
NY Met Daniel Murphy Should Be Applauded, Not Criticized, for Paternity Leave
New York Met second baseman Daniel Murphy has found himself in the middle of an...
February 14, 2014
Her Family’s Love Makes Noelle Pikus-Pace’s Pursuit of Olympic Medal Sweeter Than Ever
The focus during the Olympics is always on the medal winners, and that's understandable. It...
November 19, 2013
VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris with One Simple Principle to Improve Your Marriage
In this week's reflection from Father Jonathan Morris, he notes that he was blessed to...
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