Real Hope Isn’t Happy Talk; It’s a Force Born Out of Suffering

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(Picture courtesy Paul Schneck. l to r: The Christophers COO/VP Mary Ellen Robinson, POV Communications Manager Brian Geldin, Directors/Producers Jason DaSilva and Alice Cook, The Christophers’ Tony Rossi) The word “hope” gets tossed around a lot, and some people may see it as a saccharine sentiment or unrealistic happy talk. In some contexts, that may [Read More...]

Staying Positive Around Negative People

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The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Staying Positive Around Negative People” (which was written by a freelancer). If you’d like a pdf or hard copy, see the end of this post: No matter how hard we try to maintain a positive perspective on life, there’s no getting around negative people. They’re [Read More...]

The 2015 Christopher Awards: Pictures Galore of a Hootin’ and Heartfelt Good Time

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(Photos courtesy Paul Schneck) Every year I look forward to the Christopher Awards because I don’t know of any other event like it. We bring together people from publishing, film, television, and philanthropy for a fun time in one room to celebrate everybody’s good work. And what’s more, since we honor projects that have a [Read More...]

How God Led a Doris Day-loving Irish Woman to Save Homeless Children in Vietnam

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(Photo: Christina Noble with director of “Noble” Stephen Bradley. Courtesy Aspiration Media) “I’ll walk. You lead.” That’s what Christina Noble tells God when she’s trying to figure out what exactly He wants her to do for the orphan children of Vietnam in 1989 – and it reflects the unusual mission this humanitarian has taken since [Read More...]


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