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The Voyage of the Dawn Treader

The majestic face of Aslan looms large in the movie trailer. His regal voice booms, “You have returned for a reason. Your adventure begins now,” as posters that accompany the film invite us to “Return to Hope, Return to Magic, Return to Narnia.” Narnia fans have eagerly awaited the release of the third film based […]

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The story behind the songs at Christmas time

It’s the moment when the phrase captures you…”O come, O come Emmanuel and ransom captive Israel” as you’re standing in the coffee aisle at the grocery store. It’s the CD where you listen to the whole thing and not just cherry pick your favorites off iTunes because this is Bing Crosby. It’s the neighbor’s little […]

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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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New book argues for spontaneous creation

Stephen Hawking’s new book, The Grand Design, co-authored with Leonard Mlodinow, contends that God is not necessary to create the universe because the laws of physics can do it alone. The “new atheist” crowd will cheer this message, but their credulity is a matter more of fiery sentiment than of cool-headed logic. Hawking asserts that […]

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The Original Super Heroes

Sergio Cariello has become an internationally recognized comic book illustrator with Spiderman, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman and many more iconic characters on his resume. Sergio was only five years old when he decided to be a cartoonist and just 11 when his creation, Frederico the Detective, won a local Newspaper’s contest. Raised in the church, […]

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A bad review for Anne Rice’s latest story

In 1998, Vampire Chronicles author Anne Rice generated controversy when she renounced her vampire ways and embraced Christianity. She has now created even greater controversy with the revelation that she has “quit being a Christian. I’m out.”Revealing this dramatic plot twist on Facebook, Rice wrote that she had abandoned Christianity because, “It’s simply impossible for […]

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Jeremy Camp’s latest CD out on August 24

  Dove Award winner, ordained pastor, widower, husband, father, preacher’s kid, tattooed rocker, worshipper.  Perhaps one of the things Jeremy Camp most successfully represents in his music and life is the complexity of those who follow Christ. Like his audiences, Jeremy refuses to be defined by labels, categories, or single events, even one as traumatic […]

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David A. R. White’s new movie about redemption

“Hi, may I take your order?”Not many parents would view that question as a harbinger of success for their teenaged child. The phrase has morphed into shorthand for concerns about current job market prospects.According to Christian-movie.com, that same question was also a line in a McDonald’s commercial; it was David A. R. White’s first professional […]

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Goodson thankful for Christian parents

Some Christians have miraculous stories of how they came to know Christ. Some have found themselves in some of the deepest, darkest moments one could possibly imagine and realized there was nowhere left to turn but to a Higher Power.Clarence Goodson, a defender on the U.S. World Cup team, is not one of those people.Raised […]

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Champion of Faith

Danny Kanell, former NFL QB, joined me on the “Good Sports Magazine Show” premiere in April at the Reach FM studios in Ft. Lauderdale. I had a chance to talk to the local former Westminster grad, drafted as the 130th pick in the 1996 NFL Draft to the New York Giants out of Florida State. […]

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