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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 10, 2016
Starbucks Red Cups Include Nativity Scene This Year
There was a lot of hubbub over the fact that Starbucks released plain red cups...
November 03, 2016
US Post Office Releases Its 2016 Nativity Stamp for Christmas
As the time for writing and mailing Christmas cards quickly approaches, the U.S. Post Office...
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...
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...
December 14, 2015
For Monday Mirthiness, Watch Phil Rosenthal in “Jewish Die Hard”
If the Bruce Willis movie "Die Hard" is too violent for your tastes, you might...
December 11, 2015
A Disabled Child Finds Joy & Encouragement Around Rockefeller Center Christmas Tree
(All photos property of The International Academy of Hope) I've written about The International Academy...
December 10, 2015
Seven Classic TV Christmas Episodes to Boost Your Holiday Spirit
Every December, I rewatch classic TV Christmas episodes either on DVD or via reruns on...
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...
December 08, 2015
The Best Christmas Gift You’ll Ever Receive
“If I knew things would no longer be, I would have tried to remember better.”...
November 09, 2015
How Buying Underwear for Christmas Can Support Adoptive Families
The amount of catalogs and advertisements I get in the mail always increases the closer...
May 22, 2015
A Memorial Day Prayer from The Christophers
Heavenly Father, Today we honor those who gave their life for their country on foreign...
February 18, 2015
Lent is More Than the Catholic Version of a Self-Help Program
Here's some wisdom from Kerry Weber in a short video entitled "What is Lent?"
December 24, 2014
If You’re Looking for a Christmas Movie That Doesn’t Neglect Jesus, This One’s For You
(Photo via Hallmark Movies and Mysteries) This year, I was very behind on my regular...
December 18, 2014
Balancing the Sacred with the Secular at Christmas: Jonathan Jackson + Enation Reflect
When I interviewed Jonathan Jackson, Richard Lee Jackson, and Daniel Sweatt of Enation a few...
December 17, 2014
How 12 Anonymous Christmas Gifts Brought Healing to a Grieving Family
The poinsettia and note on her front porch were the beginning of a Christmas mystery...
December 10, 2014
Why I Still Believe in Santa Claus: A Response to the Santa Haters
In the classic Bill Murray comedy "Stripes," there's a scene in which all the new...
December 09, 2014
Michael W. Smith on Christmas, His Dad’s Dementia, and His Concert of Peace in Bahrain
“All is well, all is well / Angels and men rejoice / For tonight darkness...
November 11, 2014
An Air Force Major’s Legacy of Heroism
The following column was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: The nice thing about Veterans...
August 15, 2014
Advice for the Spiritual Sons and Daughters of Mary
A few months ago, The Christophers recognized Father David T. Link with our James Keller...
April 17, 2014
A Christopher Prayer for Easter
Lord, Instill us with the hope we celebrate this Easter, the hope we're supposed to...
March 17, 2014
An Irish Blessing to Strengthen Faith, Hope and Love
The late Father Andrew Greeley once penned this Irish Blessing: “May your hope be… As...
December 18, 2013
VIDEO: Father Jonathan Morris on the Essence of Christmas
In Father Jonathan Morris's Christmas message, he reflects on the idea that God so loved...
December 17, 2013
Making Christmas Happy and Holy
The following is the text of the Christopher News Note "Making Christmas Happy and Holy."...
December 16, 2013
Regaining Your Christmas Spirit: A Review of “Angels Sing”
With a cast like Harry Connick Jr., Lyle Lovett, Willie Nelson, Kris Kristofferson and Connie...
December 10, 2013
Holiness and Hootenannies on the Best Christmas Album of 2013
As a fan of The Lower Lights previous albums of folk-and-bluegrass-flavored hymns and Christmas classics,...
December 07, 2013
Candace Cameron Bure Talks Jesus, Santa, Parenting, Priorities and Purpose
Actress Candace Cameron Bure, who grew up on television playing D.J. Tanner on the hit...
December 06, 2013
A Modern Heir to St. Nicholas
The following column was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: Father Joseph Marquis, not surprisingly,...
December 04, 2013
Reflections on the Advent of Christ
Author and theologian Dr. Edward Sri knows we're all familiar with the Christmas story, but...
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