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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...
October 11, 2016
After Escaping North Korea, One Woman’s Act of Christian Kindness Changed Joseph Kim’s Life
An act of Christian kindness doesn't always change someone's life as dramatically as it did...
May 26, 2016
A Day Without Death: A Brief Review of the Movie “Risen”
The movie "Risen" was released on DVD this week, so I want to give it...
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 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...
September 21, 2015
If You Replace Devils with Devils, You Get Hell on Earth
(Photo property of Kirsten Luce for The New York Times) I generally use this space...
September 08, 2015
God Creates Beauty From Ashes: An Interview w. Taya Kyle, Widow of “American Sniper” Chris Kyle
"I've learned that when God promises beauty through the ashes, He means it." So says...
June 16, 2015
Helping People Live and Die with Dignity: A Look at the Film “The American Nurse”
Inside the Villa Loretto Nursing Home in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin, Sister Stephen Bloesl gathers the...
June 10, 2015
A Military Family Fights to End Stigma Around Mental Illness & PTSD After Their Son’s Suicide
(Photo of retired Major Gen. Mark Graham property of U.S. Army. Other photos property of...
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...
April 08, 2015
The 2015 Christopher Award Winners in Film, TV, and Books Are…
NEW YORK, April 8, 2015 — An Olympic gold medalist, the actor best known as...
March 10, 2015
Hire a Veteran Now
The following column was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: You’d think that Howard Schultz...
December 08, 2014
Persevering Through Pain and Struggle
The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “Persevering Through Pain and Struggle”...
December 03, 2014
Why a Lutheran Pastor and a Catholic Priest Tried to Save the Souls of Nazis
If there are a group of people in modern history who are thought of as...
December 01, 2014
How the Unexpected Child of a Sexual Abuse Survivor Learned Love & Strength From His Mom
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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...
October 08, 2014
Praying for a Stranger at the Airport
Country music singer Sunny Sweeney took the above photo and posted it on Facebook along...
August 22, 2014
Five Quick Reasons to See “When the Game Stands Tall”
Opening today is Jim Caviezel's new movie "When the Game Stands Tall," the true story...
July 08, 2014
Wounded Vietnam Vet Finds God’s Love in Pro Golfer’s Kindness
The following column was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: This is a story about...
June 11, 2014
Choosing Veterans Over Hollywood
The following post was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: I remember once, years ago,...
June 03, 2014
No Act of Service Was Beneath Him: Father Emil Kapaun’s Biographer on the Chaplain’s Legacy
“Every day was the day you were going to die. It was pretty much a...
May 12, 2014
Blind Army Captain and Christopher Award Winner Offers Encouragement to Boy Losing His Vision
In 2011, we recognized Captain Scott Smiley (seen here with his wife Tiffany) with a...
May 05, 2014
Role Models, Celebrities Behaving Admirably, & Patheos’s Fifth Anniversary
Now that "Star Wars Day" is over (May the 4th be with you), it's time...
November 09, 2013
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Captain William Lotts was deployed to Afghanistan when his wife Brittany was 15 weeks pregnant....
July 23, 2013
Sadness is Part of the Equation: A Young Widow Reflects on Her Loss
In mid-June, I posted an interview with "Tell My Sons" author, Lt. Col. Mark Weber,...
June 14, 2013
Lt. Col. Mark Weber’s Operation True Grit: A Husband and Father’s Final Legacy
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June 06, 2013
A D-Day Hero Who Put His Trust in God
The following column was written by The Christophers' Jerry Costello: He didn’t like the “hero”...
May 23, 2013
The Prodigal Son Meets SEAL Team SIX: The Short, Humble, Fearless Life of Adam Brown
"That was the day that he sold his soul." That's how Eric Blehm, author of...
April 26, 2013
The Immortal Sacrifice of Four Chaplains
The following column was written by Jerry Costello: It’s been 70 long years since the...
February 04, 2013
CNN’s Jake Tapper Talks War, Political Journalism, and the Faith & Selflessness of the U.S. Military
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