Serving Aces for the Christ

David Wheaton was one of the top professional tennis players in the world. During his 13 years on tour from 1988-2001, David reached the semifinals or better in singles or doubles of every Grand Slam tournament (including the semi-finals of singles at Wimbledon), attained a career-high singles world ranking of  #12, won the prestigious Grand […]

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Loving your gay neighbor as yourself

My heart pounded as the Sunday school teacher asked us to break into small groups and discuss how we might reach the homosexual community for Christ. I had often wondered if everyone knew my secret. Now I would find out for sure. In my group of four, Rachel spoke first, stating, “I don’t have any […]

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That’s Not Fair!

 “That’s not fair!” It is the most disconcerting phrase heard in our house throughout the year, the greatest source of contention and offense, and the greatest challenge of my parenting to date. With four children, I have been faced with the daily responsibility of acting as judge and jury, to hear cases, to settle disputes, […]

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Christmas service in 3D

Church by the Glades (CBTG), recently named the 35th fastest growing church in America, has done it once again. Well known for their “wow factor”, CBTG is inviting over a hundred thousand people to witness the ultimate Christmas experience – 20 Christmas services in 3D. “Our December series will consist of three weeks of doctrinal […]

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Defense of Marriage Act finally defends marriage

The U.S. Department of Justice on Oct. 12 finally appealed two rulings by a lower court that deemed unconstitutional a portion of the 1996 federal Defense of Marriage Act, as it applied to Massachusetts same-sex married couples. On July 8, federal District Court Judge Joseph Tauro of Massachusetts struck down in two separate opinions, Section […]

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Secretariat

In the midst of economic uncertainty, with technologies like smart phones, texting, and social media threatening to isolate us even further, comes Secretariat, a movie that director Randall Wallace prays will inspire and entertain the entire family. Known for his work as an Oscar and Golden Globe nominated writer (Braveheart), as well as producer/director (The […]

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Make a difference at the ends of the earth

Mom and Dad: I’m exhausted and I can barely string these words together in a coherent sentence but I knew that I had to try. This was a disaster of extremes – people affected, lives lost, the height of the flood waters but I gotta tell you about the real extremes- neighbors risking their lives […]

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Executive chef learns to serve

Jean-Claude Mille learned to cook in France at his grandmother’s knee. She had taken  him in as a child after his parents divorced. Jean-Claude remembers the love for Jesus that she instilled in him- a love that led her to dream of him entering the priesthood. Once he decided Catholic seminary was not for him, […]

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Unions and Marxist groups join forces to Get-Out-The-Vote

With a little more than a month to go before the Nov. 2 elections – and the stark reality that their days of influence and handouts may be numbered – organized labor unions have pledged more than $100 million to defend pro-union candidates, most of whom are liberal Democrats.The American Federation of State, County and […]

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Self-worth in a world of shame and abuse

“I remembered that life: the suffocating feeling of being trapped, with no end in sight; wanting the money, needing it, but wishing there were some other legal way to get it. The constant pressure to smile, and pretend you want nothing more than to fulfill every wish and fantasy of a stranger, when all you […]

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