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Arts & Entertainment

 3 records found

AD TV Series: The Bible Continues . . . in Prime Time by Rusty Wright


(Faith   April 4, 2015)
Hollywood's Bible Power Couple is back—with a flourish…
Topics: Beliefs Bible Christian Life Discipleship History


Unbroken by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 21, 2014)
The rest of the story…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Christian Life Grace Inspiration Movies

Silencing a Prophet by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 22, 2013)
Freedom of expression under fire…
Topics: Christian Life Freedom Television


Faith, Religion & Spirituality

 24 records found

So What Does an 'Open and Affirming' Church Mean? by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   June 2, 2018)
It depends on how you define the terms…
Topics: Christian Life Faith Religion Values


Gluttony by Stu Johnson


(Faith   May 17, 2018)
It's not just about easting…
Topics: Character, Integrity Choices and Decision Making Christian Life Faith Lifestyle, General Needy People Relationships


Bloom Where You're Planted by Stu Johnson


(Faith   February 6, 2018)
Letting God work in us through the circumstances of life…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Christian Life Faith God Hopes & Dreams Optimal Aging Planning Prayer Relationships Religion


Baby Maggie Needed to Breathe by Bill Nichols


(Faith   December 15, 2017)
The meaning of that first cry…
Topics: Change Christian Life Faith Jesus Metaphors, Life Lessons


Head in the Clouds by Stu Johnson


(Faith   December 6, 2017)
Are you 'so heavenly minded, you're no earthly good'?…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Christian Life Evangelism Faith Relationships Religion


There are 19 more items for this category and the Christian Life topic...See the whole list


General

 1 record found

Stewardship by Stu Johnson


(Serve   April 13, 2018)
Caring and giving as a way of life…
Topics: Character, Integrity Charity Choices and Decision Making Christian Life Compassion Discipline Financial Inspiration Lifestyle, General Money Service Volunteer



Holidays

 6 records found

Twelve Sites of Christmas 2017 by James N. Watkins


(My World   December 11, 2017)
Jim Watkins' annual list of cartoons and favorite Christmas columns…
Topics: Christian Life Christmas Faith Holidays Holiday Season Humor Inspiration Writing


A Letter to the Christ Child by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   December 24, 2016)
An honest conversation with the Christ of Christmas…
Topics: Christian Life Christmas Holidays Holiday Season Jesus


Top ten things I (Jim) am giving up for Lent by James N. Watkins


(Faith   February 22, 2016)
After a humorous top-ten list, perhaps like Jim there is something you would really like to give up for Lent...and beyond…
Topics: Christian Life Easter Religion


Easter Cartoons by James N. Watkins


(Faith   February 11, 2016)
An Easter basket full of entertainment and encouragement…
Topics: Christian Life Easter Faith Holidays Humor Jesus


Who's Got the Body? by Rusty Wright


(Faith   April 5, 2015)
A short examination of evidences for the resurrection of Jesus celebrated on Easter Sunday…
Topics: Bible Christian Life Easter God Jesus


Post-Easter Ponderings by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 19, 2009)
Revisiting a controversial holiday…
Topics: Christian Life Easter Faith


Inspiration

 6 records found

Generosity by Stu Johnson


(Faith   February 15, 2018)
It's more than money…
Topics: Bible Character, Integrity Christian Life Discipline Faith Financial Service Values Volunteer


The Olympics of Daily Life by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 27, 2016)
What it takes to go for the gold every day…
Topics: Christian Life Faith Inspiration Values


Earth's Oldest Car Teaches Great Lesson by Bill Nichols


(Faith   February 27, 2016)
Big ventures start with seemingly insignificant small steps…
Topics: Christian Life Faith History Inspiration


Fear Not . . . by Faith Anne Spaulding


(Health & Wellness   December 5, 2015)
Confidence doesn't always come easy to us. . . . How do we gain confidence and where does it come from?
Topics: Christian Life Coping Faith Inspiration Personal Issues


Woodlawn MovieRacial strife, football, and faith by Rusty Wright


(Arts & Entertainment   October 8, 2015)
A nation too-often tarnished by racial conflict could use an inspiring film like this…
Topics: Christian Life Faith Football (American) Movies Sports


Leaving a LegacyLearning to "pay it forward" by Will Randolph


(Serve   June 13, 2015)
As we grow older, many of us begin to think about what our mark in life will be …
Topics: Christian Life Discipleship Generosity



Life Events

 2 records found

Stepping Out in Faith by Stu Johnson


(Faith   May 5, 2018)
Discovering the meaning of faith in stories from life's journey…
Topics: Christian Life Circumstances, Life Events Courage Faith God Inspiration Jesus Prayer Religion Values


Decisions, Decisions by Stu Johnson


(Faith   February 22, 2018)
Making life choices…
Topics: Beliefs Choices and Decision Making Christian Life God Hopes & Dreams Learning Planning



News & Current Events

 4 records found

'Sanctity of Life' from womb to tomb by James N. Watkins


(My World   January 22, 2016)
Going beyond today's 'Right to Life' march…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Christian Life Ethics & Morality News Social Movements


Responding to CharlestonLiving the gospel following tragedy by Scott Ridout


(Faith   June 26, 2015)
How should we respond to the murder of nine innocents at Emmanuel AME church in Charleston, South Carolina…
Topics: Choices and Decision Making Christian Life Forgive, Forgiveness Grace Tragedy


A Life of Possibilities Has Been Realized by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 5, 2015)
Remembering the remarkable ministry of Dr. Robert Schuller…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Christian Life Opportunity Tribute, Testimony


Billy G's John the B by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   February 8, 2009)
Saluting George Beverly Shea's 100th birthday…
Topics: Personal Stories (Biography/Autobiography) Birthdays & Annivesaries Christian Life Tribute, Testimony


Relationships

 2 records found

Humility by Stu Johnson


(Connections   January 10, 2018)
Something to be proud of?…
Topics: Attitudes Character, Integrity Christian Life Communication Lifestyle, General Relationships Values


Tell Her You Love Her by Rusty Wright


(Connections   July 22, 2016)
A tribute to a rare jewel…
Topics: Christian Life Dying and Death Disease Family Loss & Grieving Love Relationships Tribute, Testimony



Sports & Recreation

 3 records found

The Gospel According to Mark Few by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   April 1, 2017)
Imagining what Gonzaga's coach wants to say to his players…
Topics: Basketball Christian Life Sports


Mining for Gold by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   August 20, 2016)
What we can learn from Olympic athletes…
Topics: Christian Life Discipline Faith Grace Inspiration Sports


Lessons from the British Open by Greg Asimakoupoulos


(Rhymes & Reasons   July 26, 2015)
Beware of the hazards and traps of life…
Topics: Christian Life Golf Metaphors, Life Lessons



Tragedy

 1 record found

Responding to Disasters: What You Should and Shouldn't Say by Bill Nichols


(Faith   February 21, 2016)
Helping victims of disaster cope with the loss and questions…
Topics: Christian Life Coping Disaster Relationships Tragedy



Volunteer

 1 record found

Helping the Needy by Stu Johnson


(Serve   June 6, 2018)
Testing our obedience to biblical commands…
Topics: Bible Charity Christian Life Compassion Faith Service Volunteer