Idol wrap-up / Laughter is Good for the Soul

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- Last night, “American Idol’s” most overtly Christian contestant in a while, Colton Dixon, was eliminated from the competition after receiving the least number of votes. Though he was obviously disappointed, he demonstrated maturity, self-awareness and humility in his THR exit interview with Didi Benami (a former contestant herself). – This next video has no [Read More...]

Dick Clark’s Legacy from a Christopher Perspective

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A lot will be written over the next few days about Dick Clark’s legacy because of TV shows like “American Bandstand,” “New Year’s Rockin’ Eve,” and others. But from a simple, human perspective, I think one of Dick Clark’s most important legacies is more recent. After his stroke in December 2004, many people – myself [Read More...]

Style, Sex, and Substance

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Christopher Closeup Podcast – Guests: 1) Hallie Lord, Part 1, and 2) Maura Byrne, Part 2 When Hallie Lord’s new book, “Style, Sex, and Substance: 10 Catholic Women Consider the Things That Really Matter,” began with the story of blogger Jennifer Fulwiler climbing out of her minivan’s window like one of the Dukes of Hazzard [Read More...]

Did You Get Your Business Done?

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When the lovable, but dysfunctional Hecks – the family at the heart of the ABC sitcom “The Middle” – decide their pastor’s homilies put them to sleep (literally), they attend a friend’s black gospel church to see what it’s like. They’re immediately blown away by the lively music and general enthusiasm. The preacher then relates [Read More...]


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