Don Piper Was Dead–and Then He Wasn’t. Now a New Movie Tells His Incredible and Moving Story.

90 Minutes in Heaven

Don Piper was dead--and then he wasn't.Pastor Don Piper died on January 25, 1989, when the vehicle he was driving was struck head-on by a tractor-trailer truck while crossing a narrow bridge.  By the time rescue workers arrived at the Texas bridge where the truck had crushed his car, his mangled body had no pulse and paramedics declared him dead.  For the next 90 minutes, with a tarp covering his body, Don experienced love, joy and life like he never had before.Don was in heaven--or at l … [Read more...]

The Catholic Luther? Wait… What?

I was web surfing recently when I ran across a discussion of the "Catholic Luther."  I remember reading that Martin Luther had a deep devotion to Mary as the Mother of God, and that he had a statue of Mary near his burial site in the Castle Church in Wittenberg.  But wasn't he really an opponent of Catholicism?My friend Dave Armstrong has written a book on the topic, and today I've invited Dave to share his insights into Luther's Catholic beliefs, drawn from the reformer's own wr … [Read more...]

A Completely Different Side of Bill Donohue Revealed in His Latest Book

The Catholic Advantage

You probably have seen Bill Donohue in action.  The feisty president of the Catholic League for Religious and Civil Rights is a frequent commentator on broadcast television and in the media, standing against discrimination and defamation of Catholicism in the public forum.  With his characteristic sharp tongue and his moral outrage at brazen offenses in media, in politics and in culture, Donohue is a bulldog for the faith.I saw a different side of Bill Donohue in his new book The Catholic Adv … [Read more...]