• Inspirational

    • Cleaning and Loving It
      I have a friend who gets little pleasure from cooking. It is a reality of life for her rather than a tactile, sensual experience. That is, unless she is cooking for the Sabbath. When she does that, the activity is infused with meaning and importance and changes from an annoying [...]
    • Laundry Curmudgeon
      I realize that there are urgent and important stories making the news or being under-reported. Nevertheless, I ask your indulgence while I vent about a seemingly minor topic. Over the past year, our laundry has frequently piled up. We’ve often been on the road doing speeches and appearances for two-week periods [...]
    • Physcial = Spiritual
      Kids, don’t try this at home, but an experienced adult with nerves of steel can quickly whip out a tablecloth from beneath expensive china place settings without doing any damage. He would be relying on Newton’s first law of motion which says that objects tend to keep doing whatever [...]
    • 9/11: Remember The Jumpers
      Mary and I flew from Florida to Alexandria, Minnesota where I was the keynote speaker and entertainer (singer) at their “Rally for America”. As we approach another anniversary of the 9/11attacks, I caught segments of various 9/11 documentaries on TV in the hotel room. I was struck by [...]
    • A Time to Remember
      This is Hugh Hewitt for Townhall.com. As the nation marks 11 years since the attacks of 9/11, let us pause to remember: Remember where you were when you heard; remember the images; remember the heroism … and remember our nation’s resolve. That resolve has certainly been tested by economic crisis and the [...]
    • Aesha, her face disfigured by the Taliban, begins reconstructive surgery
      Nearly two years after arriving in America with the promise of a new nose and ears, Aesha Mohammadzai has finally begun the process of reconstructive surgery. The young Afghan woman, whose face was mutilated by her Taliban husband and in-laws, checked into Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in [...]
    • Two Flags for Flag Day: the Christian Flag and the U.S. Flag
      “And Moses built an altar, and called the name of it Jehovahnissi” ~ Exodus 17:15, KJV. Jehovah-Nissi means the Lord My Banner! God is the Standard.  God is our Ensign. Our God of the Holy Bible leads the way. We can always march forward knowing the Banner of the Lord precedes us and Our Lord [...]
    • Religious Freedom Film Opens Tomorrow
      Andy Garcia stars in “For Greater Glory,” a fact-based film about Cristeros, the rebels who fought against a Mexican dictator who had banned religion from the country in the 1920s. Garcia said that the film is “… a fight for religious freedom, but really a greater umbrella it sits under is [...]
    • National Day Of Prayer: May 3rd
      This year’s theme of the National Day of Prayer is “One Nation Under God,” based on Psalm 33:12: “… blessed is the nation whose God is the Lord.” National Day of Prayer Chairman Shirley Dobson notes: “At this perilous and uncertain juncture in our country’s history, it is critical that we [...]
    • Pro-Life ‘October Baby’ Blitzes Box Office Last Weekend!
      The pro-life film, “October Baby,” which was rejected by the major Hollywood studios made $2 million over the weekend at 390 theaters nationwide. The film stars John Schneider and earned the second highest screen average behind “The Hunger Games.” The movie follows the journey of a young woman who learns she’s was [...]
    • MOMS beat FEMA to Tornado Relief
      You’ve seen or heard the initial reports, My concerned friend, But it’s so much worse when you are right in the middle of human and material carnage. Already, this weeks’ tornadoes and storms in Indiana, Kentucky and Illinois have claimed over 40 lives! As soon as we got word, MOMS sprang into action [...]
    • Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission Calls For 40 Days Of Prayer
      Richard Land, who heads up the Southern Baptist Ethics & Religious Liberty Commission has issued a call for Christians to join him in a 40-day prayer vigil for “Spiritual Revival and National Renewal” beginning on September 26-November 4. According to Land: It is an opportunity for us, as God’s people, to cry [...]
    • Hallmark Movie Channel Will Telecast 20th Annual Faith & Values Awards TONIGHT!
      The Hallmark Movie Channel will telecast Movieguide®’s 20th Annual Faith & Values Awards Gala Friday, Feb. 24, at 8 p.m. Eastern Time, 7 p.m. Central Time, and 5 p.m. Pacific Time. Dean Cain will host the Faith & Values Awards, which will also feature appearances by Jim Carrey, Robert Duvall, Kevin [...]
    • Shroud Of Turin Appears To Be Genuine!
      Italian researchers are now saying that the famous Shroud of Turin, may not be a fake after all, but the genuine article. Apparently, researchers at Italy’s National Agency for New Technologies, Energy and Sustainable Economic Development believe their findings undermine previous theories that the shroud was faked during the medieval period. Last [...]
    • Our Giving Remains
      Even in difficult times Christian charity remains. In fact, Christians are giving more this year than last year according to the Evangelical Council for Financial Accountability. Here at home we’re dealing with a “great recession,” and in Europe nations like Greece have had it even worse — yet the Church’s purse is [...]
    • The Lighter Side
      When the Denver Broncos announced during their bye week that Tim Tebow would be the new starting quarterback, I said a little prayer for him. I have kept an eye on all the news stories about how Tebow can’t play in the NFL; that his decision-making [...]
    • Depressed? How to overcome depression!
      We can get way down if we aren’t aware of how Satan works on us and how to beat the demons. I got a message from a concerned friend today asking what he should do.  I reiterated to him what my current and former pastors have taught me. I got [...]
    • East Coast Man Regains Hearing From DC Quake
      The earthquake that rattled a wide swath of the eastern U.S. this week may have  been a blessing in disguise for a 75-year-old who regained his hearing after the  5.8-magnitude tremor hit, myFOXdc.com reported Thursday. Robert Valderzak, of Washington, D.C., lost his hearing in a fall on Father’s Day [...]