Rare species sighted: A patriot in Hollywood

by Drew Zahn -- The word "patriot" has several definitions and connotations to Americans. There's the New England football Patriots, the antiaircraft missile, the name given to revolutionaries in tri-cornered hats and more…

Just a matter of time: End of history upon us?

by Jim Fletcher -- With the chaos that is seemingly enveloping the world, natural disasters stand at or near the top of what makes people afraid. Tsunamis, floods, earthquakes and much, much more…

'Noah': Fresh take or age-old lie?

by Drew Zahn -- If you listen carefully to the emotional undertones of this weeks' top box office movie, "Noah," you can hear the voice of an angel – a fallen angel, more…

Is Noah's Ark just a whale of a tale?

by Jim Fletcher -- Forests (of gopher wood?) have been felled to produce books about Noah's Ark. Some have been silly looking children's books, with the bathtub boat and furry animals. Some more…

Courageous pastor speaks from Bethlehem

by Jim Fletcher -- There are varying definitions of bravery and courage. After reading a scintillating new book from Pastor Steven Khoury, however, I propose this man from Bethlehem might just be more…

Change your life by praying God's Word

by Jim Fletcher -- Confession: Nick Harrison is one of my favorite writers. A thorough pro as a book editor, he is one of the few who seems able to manage that more…

My dad's a dog, and I'm proud of him anyway

by Drew Zahn -- "Lots of heroes have father issues," declares the ancient Greek warrior Agamemnon in the delightful, new animated film, "Mr. Peabody & Sherman." So do far, far too many more…