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December 06, 2016
Jesus: The Light of the World
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Jesus: The Light of the...
October 11, 2016
After Escaping North Korea, One Woman’s Act of Christian Kindness Changed Joseph Kim’s Life
An act of Christian kindness doesn't always change someone's life as dramatically as it did...
October 07, 2016
‘Wherever We Are, God Is!’
(The following is an entry from our latest "Three Minutes a Day" book of daily...
September 28, 2016
A Deacon’s Tools to Build Spiritual Resilience After Dire Medical News
Deacon Don Grossnickle served the Archdiocese of Chicago for many years as a Disability Outreach...
September 13, 2016
Teach Yourself to Think More Clearly
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Teach Yourself to Think More...
September 08, 2016
Author Explores Adoption, Autism, & Win-At-All-Costs Culture in Novel for Young People
It was just a few weeks ago when the world marveled at the sportsmanship of...
August 16, 2016
Gymnast Laurie Hernandez Wants God’s Light to Shine Through Her
One of the joys of the Rio Olympics has been seeing the joy on the...
August 15, 2016
Mary, the Mother of Jesus, was the Original Christopher (Christ-bearer)
It appears that my friend Abby Fuhrmann has something in common with the late screen...
August 12, 2016
Though She May Feel Defeated, Olympian Missy Franklin Can Find Strength in Words from Isaiah
UPDATED Aug. 22, 2016: Following one of the toughest weeks of her life, Missy Franklin...
August 02, 2016
Enjoy the Wonders of God’s Good Earth
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Enjoy the Wonders of God's...
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...
June 22, 2016
Requiem and Redemption: A Review of the “Person of Interest” Series Finale
"We got into this to stop bad things from happening to good people." That's how...
May 31, 2016
Christian History (and Heresy) Make It Into the 2016 National Spelling Bee
(Logo property of Scripps National Spelling Bee) Last Thursday's Scripps National Spelling Bee finals were...
May 26, 2016
A Day Without Death: A Brief Review of the Movie “Risen”
The movie "Risen" was released on DVD this week, so I want to give it...
May 24, 2016
And the Greatest of These is Love: Videos and Reactions to the 2016 Christopher Awards
This was the first year that we promoted the hashtag #ChristopherAwards at the ceremony and...
May 17, 2016
‘Stand in the Light of God’s Grace and Show People Who You Really Are’
When it aired on NBC in December 2015, "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" turned...
May 12, 2016
How Sports Can Help You Win at Life
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “How Sports Can Help You...
May 10, 2016
Never Call Yourself a ‘Bad Person,’ but Rather ‘a Saint-in-Training’
Never call yourself a bad person, but rather “a saint-in-training.” That’s the advice of former...
April 06, 2016
As “American Idol” Says Farewell, A Look Back at the God Factor in Contestants’ Lives
(Photo property of Fox) If God were a regular TV watcher, I suspect "American Idol"...
March 21, 2016
The Four Things I Liked Best About “The Passion: Live”
Last night, Fox aired "The Passion: Live," a re-enactment of the story of Jesus's final...
March 18, 2016
“The Passion” Musical to Share Jesus’s Story in a Modern Way
Network television has found success in recent years by airing live musicals such as "The...
February 22, 2016
Matt Weber Talks Perforated Stomachs, Finding Humor During Pain, & Seeing God in His Wife
Matt Weber admits that he had lived a relatively trouble-free, "Andy Griffith Show/Leave It to...
January 28, 2016
Escaping Iran, Fighting Lupus, and Relying on the Power of God’s Grace
Mahtob Mahmoody was dying. The auto-immune disease lupus was making her own blood largely incompatible...
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...
January 11, 2016
Powerball and the Road to Sainthood
With Powerball fever sweeping the nation and people standing in line for hours to buy...
January 06, 2016
Opening Yourself to God’s Grace
The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Opening Yourself to God's Grace”...
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...
November 19, 2015
Peggy Noonan: The Catholic Church Should Treat America as Vast Mission Territory
Peggy Noonan can be described in many ways: former speechwriter for President Reagan, best-selling author,...
November 12, 2015
Overcoming Envy and Jealousy
The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Overcoming Envy and Jealousy” (which...
October 13, 2015
An Ideal Book for the Overly Busy, Those with Spiritual ADD, and Everyone Else, Too
Three minutes a day. That’s the minimum amount of time that The Christophers’ founder, Maryknoll...
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