When the World Lost Power: A Look at the Pilot for NBC’s “Revolution”

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“We need water! Fill the sinks and tubs. We don’t have much time…It’s all going to turn off, and it’s never going to turn back on!” Those words launch executive producer J.J. Abrams’ new NBC series, “Revolution,” which debuts on Monday Sept. 17 at 10pm Eastern/9pm Central. The “it” to which Chicago resident Ben Matheson [Read More...]

9/11 Stories: A Look Back

On this 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks, I’m posting several related stories below that The Christophers have used in our books and radio ministries over the years. Today, we honor the memories of those who were killed that day, and offer our continued prayers for their souls – and for the [Read More...]

Choosing Faith Over Fear

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The following is an excerpt from the latest Christopher News Note, entitled “Choosing Faith Over Fear:” When it comes to fear, we are all experts. Although some people may manage it better than others, no one is immune to the difficult and potentially debilitating emotions fear can stir up when we are confronted with dangers [Read More...]

Happy 83rd Birthday to Bob Newhart! (and watch his classic “Driving Instructor” routine)

Today, Sept. 5, is the 83rd birthday of the king of deadpan comedy, Bob Newhart. A product of Chicago’s Catholic schools (St. Catherine of Siena grammar school in Oak Park, St. Ignatius College Prep, and Loyola University), he’s been bringing laughter and joy into people’s lives for more than 50 years through his stand-up comedy, [Read More...]


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