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January 10, 2017
R.I.P. Officer Steven McDonald: ‘God Has Asked Me to Be a Witness to Do His Will in This World’
(Photo: Police Officer Steven McDonald with the Christopher Award-winning founder of Mychal's Message, Shannon Hickey)...
December 09, 2016
Being an ‘Angel on Earth’ Can Lead to a Happier, More Purposeful Life
Laura Schroff could have easily ignored the 11-year-old boy begging for spare change on the...
November 28, 2016
The Beauty of Blessings & the Pain of the World: Mark Shriver Explores the Life of Pope Francis
Most people in the United States didn't know anything about Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio until...
November 15, 2016
A Nine-Year-Old Girl, a 40-Pound Cabbage, and the End of Hunger in America
What do a nine year old girl, a 40-pound cabbage, and 100 vegetable gardens have...
November 10, 2016
Veteran & Quadruple Amputee Travis Mills: ‘God Had a Plan For Me to Keep Going Forward’
It was April 10, 2012, and U.S. Army Staff Sergeant Travis Mills was on his...
November 09, 2016
Americans CAN Come Together in the Election’s Aftermath – But Are We Humble Enough To Do It?
Yesterday, before any election results came in, actress Kristen Bell, a vocal Hillary Clinton supporter,...
November 01, 2016
Pint-Sized Prophets Who Teach Us We Are All Born to Be Healers
Dr. Chuck Dietzen grew up wanting to be St. Francis of Assisi. In a way,...
October 26, 2016
Leadership in Mercy: The Power of Mercy on Our Lives
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Leadership in Mercy.” If you’d...
October 04, 2016
One Mother is Changing the Media’s – and the World’s – Perception of Those with Disabilities
(Photo property of Katie Driscoll) As the mom of six children, including a daughter with...
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 12, 2016
How God Worked Through One Family to Bring Kindness to an ‘Invisible’ Homeless Woman
In 2011, The Christophers were happy to honor 21-year-old Shannon Hickey with our James Keller...
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...
September 06, 2016
Priest Who Knew Mother Teresa Said She Believed It Was Better to Light One Candle
(Photo © 1986 Túrelio (via Wikimedia-Commons), 1986 / Lizenz: Creative Commons CC-BY-SA-2.0 de) In light...
September 01, 2016
Mother Teresa’s “Heart Was Big Like the Heart of God Himself”
"We have to do something about it." As a child, that's what Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu...
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 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...
July 21, 2016
Sounds of Harmony and Visions of Light Amidst Chicago’s Violence
The murder rate in Chicago has risen 72 percent in 2016. According to USA Today,...
July 08, 2016
Live Together or Die Alone: Reflecting on an Angry America
(Photo property of Ting Shen/The Dallas Morning News) "Last week most of us were strangers....
June 01, 2016
Keep Your Strengths from Turning Into Weaknesses
(The following is an entry from volume 50 of The Christophers' annual book "Three Minutes...
May 25, 2016
‘There Has Been No Finer Act of Unselfish Heroism in Military History’
What kind of man intentionally crashes his airplane behind enemy lines during wartime to save...
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 04, 2016
When a Homeless Man Says He Will Pray For You
The following letter was sent to The Christophers by Jeff Daws in response to a...
May 03, 2016
John Schlimm on “Five Years in Heaven,” Doing God’s Work, & the Smile That Changed the World
I interviewed John Schlimm one year ago about his memoir “Five Years in Heaven.” It...
April 28, 2016
Mental Health, Hunger, & Homelessness Winning Themes in Christophers’ College Video Contest
(Photo via VisualHunt.com) NEW YORK, April 28th, 2016 – Today, The Christophers announced the winners...
March 22, 2016
A Young Man’s Vision of Heaven Inspires ‘Thrive in Joy’ Mission
Easter is the celebration of Christ’s resurrection - the event that makes our redemption possible...
March 14, 2016
Finding the Face of Jesus in the People of Northern Uganda
"Go and find the face of Jesus," a priest friend told John Fawley. And with...
March 03, 2016
How to Discover and Cultivate Your Talents
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “How to Discover and Cultivate...
February 09, 2016
Moving Beyond Loneliness and the Hookup Culture to Find Real Love
Since we’re in the season of Valentine’s Day, I wanted to cover the topic of...
January 11, 2016
Powerball and the Road to Sainthood
With Powerball fever sweeping the nation and people standing in line for hours to buy...
December 15, 2015
VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on Imitating the Heroism of Jesus
While Father Jonathan Morris is frequently on television, he made the news not long ago...
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