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December 20, 2016
Singer JJ Heller on Christmas, Panic Attacks, and God’s Power to Turn Brokenness Into Beauty
Every year when the Christmas season comes around, singer-songwriter JJ Heller is transported back to...
November 30, 2016
Jennifer Nettles on Being “a Child of God” and Listening to His “Still Small Voice”
"It's important to be able to enjoy and be entertained by stories of faith, stories...
November 22, 2016
How An ESPN Producer Asked God to Use Her and Ended Up with an Unlikely Family
"Take care of my son." When six-time Emmy Award-winning ESPN producer Lisa Fenn sensed the...
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 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 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 29, 2016
Insurance Commercial Highlights Choosing Adoption in the Face of Infertility
(Photo property of Principal Financial Group) I was surprised the other day to see a...
September 21, 2016
Politics, Punditry, and Personal Faith: An Interview with “Face the Nation’s” John Dickerson
Hitler analogies and political circuses may seem like a modern aspect of electioneering, but history...
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...
August 11, 2016
Jeannie Gaffigan: Comedy Helps Lift People Out of Despair
Over at Verily magazine, Mary Rose Somarriba shares an insightful interview with Christopher Award winner...
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...
May 20, 2016
Pictures Galore from the 2016 Christopher Awards, Where Stories of Heart and Courage Dominated
After months of preparation, the 67th annual Christopher Awards took place in New York City...
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...
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...
April 19, 2016
Love Doesn’t Die: A Mother Remembers Her Daughter with Down Syndrome
“Love doesn’t die.” That’s a quote from a letter we received at Christopher headquarters recently...
April 12, 2016
Choose Hope, Share Hope: Finding the Light in Dark Times
(The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Choose Hope...Share Hope” (which was...
March 29, 2016
Young Mother Delays Chemo to Protect Unborn Child That Saved Her Life
Via CBS News: TONAWANDA, N.Y. - For Kim Vaillancourt, pregnant while staving off aggressive brain...
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 16, 2016
Jennifer Garner on Faith, Doubt, and “Miracles From Heaven”
(Photo property of Sony Pictures) The movie "Miracles From Heaven" starring Jennifer Garner opens today....
March 11, 2016
“Last Man Standing” Offers Perspective on ‘Vengeful God’ versus ‘Loving Jesus’
(Photo courtesy ABC/Disney) A lot of ink (and pixels) get spilled when TV shows mock...
March 01, 2016
Save Your Parents from the Perils of Modern Healthcare – and Develop Empathy Along the Way
"All human life deserves respect, yet I think most of us in this country and...
February 26, 2016
Kelly Clarkson Makes “American Idol” a Family Affair, Calls on Men to Be Devoted Dads
A seven-months-pregnant Kelly Clarkson served as a guest judge on "American Idol" last night and...
February 16, 2016
Actress Erin Krakow Talks Role Models, Family Friendly TV, and Counting Her Blessings
UPDATE APRIL 20, 2016: "When Calls the Heart" wins the 2016 Christopher Spirit Award. Read...
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 21, 2016
Helping the Lost & Lonely Find Their Way: A Review of “Creed”
The 1976 film “Rocky” won both a Christopher Award and a Best Picture Academy Award...
December 22, 2015
Family, Not Just Nostalgia, is Behind Popularity of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens”
As expected, "Star Wars: The Force Awakens" has done blockbuster business opening weekend, earning over...
December 09, 2015
“An Invisible Thread Christmas Story” Highlights Act of Kindness That Changed Two Lives
"Excuse me, lady. Do you have any spare change? I'm hungry." Those were the first...
November 24, 2015
What “Scandal’s” Olivia Pope Could Learn from Joan of Arcadia
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