Build a Marriage That Taps Into God’s Love

“This is a generation that has a real fear about making marriage work, and they’re hungry to figure out how to do it so they don’t end up making the same mistakes they see everyone else making and experiencing that agonizing pain.” That “agonizing pain” is divorce, and marriage counselors Dr. Greg and Lisa Popcak [Read More…]

From Sinners to Saints: No One is Too Far Gone for God

The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “From Sinners to Saints.” If you’d like a pdf or hard copy, see the end of this post: No one is too far gone for God. Regardless of how many poor choices you’ve made, how many people you’ve hurt or how you’ve broken the laws [Read More…]

Science and a Mother’s Love Offer Hope to Fatally Ill Child

Sam Berns was supposed to be dead by age 13 because he was born with the disease progeria, which causes rapid aging. No drugs have been developed to halt or cure progeria being only 250 children in the entire world have it. But Sam’s mother, Leslie Gordon, is a doctor – and mothers don’t accept [Read More…]

Prostitutes, Addicts, Prayers and Dreams: Making the Broken Holy

“We made ourselves available in the corners and the crevices and the dark places in the middle of the night.” That’s how Matthew Barnett and 600 volunteers celebrated his 19th anniversary as the pastor of Bethel Temple in Los Angeles’ Skid Row – and his work as founder of the Dream Center, which reaches more [Read More…]