Kleenex alert: Tale of tragedy, irony and Christianity

It’s not every day that an obituary of a non-celebrity appears above the fold on a major daily newspaper’s front page. Rarer still is the mention, nay prominence, of a faith story unfolding within. Bryan Marquard, veteran obit writer for the Boston Globe, no doubt did a double take when news of a young couple dying within [Read More…]

Faith, family and football for Ole Miss walk-on

When his 37-year-old mother is diagnosed with terminal cancer, a college football star steps up to care for her and his younger sisters. But what motivates the young man to put his family’s interests over his own athletic pursuits? Could it be his faith? Kudos to The Commercial Appeal in Memphis, Tenn., for an emotional [Read More…]