Where does the yellow brick road lead?

by Drew Zahn -- Serving as a prequel to the classic 1939 film "The Wizard of Oz," the new-in-theaters "Oz the Great and Powerful" has great ambitions, most of which are sadly more…

How Harlem influenced Dietrich Bonhoeffer

by The editors of Leben -- There is a time and a place for a book to be written. Such is clearly the case with Eric Metaxas's "Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy." It is more…

Communism vs. freedom – which is real revolution?

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_384781" align="alignright" width="156" caption="Jose Clemente Orozco"][/caption] I've been spending a little time far south of the border in a land of mariachi bands, fake designer goods, Zapatistas more…

Man reaches for God, but what does he find?

by Drew Zahn -- I've been accused before of "reaching" to find spiritual messages and metaphors in popular films for this column. There's no "reaching" needed, however, to find the spiritual messages more…

Foundation of Christianity is at stake

by Jim Fletcher -- There are so many yellow-highlighted passages in my copy of "The Battle for the Beginning," that I should have saved myself the marking time and simply considered the more…

Can a teenage girl 'make peace with marriage'?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- By Ariel Strahm [caption id="attachment_379995" align="alignright" width="238" caption="Ariel Strahm"][/caption] I had to smile when I found a book titled "How To Choose a Husband" at my place at more…

Why does the left love tyrants and terrorists?

by -NO AUTHOR- -- (AMERICAN THINKER) — Proclaiming himself a conciliator and a moderate with a vision of Americans "stand[ing] with each other" and "paying their fair share," President Barack Obama is more…

Love of God gets some serious muscles

by Drew Zahn -- I don't typically care for films that begin with a political agenda, only to fill in the story later (see "Lions for Lambs," "John Q." or even "Avatar" more…

God changes lives in works of art

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_373317" align="alignright" width="250" caption=""Ecce Homo" by Domenico Feti"][/caption] As the civil universe seems to wither away like wet popcorn, an honest artist may ask himself something like, more…