Real 'winning': Men who lead in faith, life

by Jim Fletcher -- When an Oklahoma football fan can become so engrossed in a book written by a former Texas Longhorn quarterback (one who, no less, defeated the Sooners three of more…

Celebrated Jewish artist paints Jesus

by Marisa Martin -- The most famed Jewish artist in history created more than 100 startling crucifixion scenes, but didn't anyone think to ask him, "Why?" Marc Chagall's joyously chaotic paintings remained more…

Don't hate Israel, learn from it!

by Jim Fletcher -- I like Jews. I admire Israel. I applaud the mind-boggling achievements the Jewish community worldwide amassed, usually with both hands tied behind the back and both feet shackled more…

Hollywood wouldn't dare make this movie

by Drew Zahn -- Editor's note: This column will be on temporary hiatus until later this month. The next film review will appear Monday, Oct. 28. Often, movies that come out of more…

Jesus meets the Beatles

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_530499" align="alignright" width="150" caption="Kata Billups"][/caption] Kata Billups helped Jesus to join the Beatles and appear with them on the Ed Sullivan Show – but only on canvas. more…

Box office hit 'wages war with God'

by Drew Zahn -- If you saw a trailer for this weekend's top-grossing movie, "Prisoners," you might suppose it is a kidnapping thriller in which a father's humanity will be stretched to more…

How much would Jesus weigh?

by Marisa Martin -- [caption id="attachment_525325" align="alignright" width="249" caption=""Paraja Ballando" by Botero"][/caption] Fernando Botero is a famed Columbian artist whose distinctive mark is pounds upon pounds of saggy, surplus human flesh. Every more…

Adam, Eve and a mobster walk into a bar

by Drew Zahn -- The title of this column sounds like the opening line of a joke. Except it's not funny. What we believe about Adam and Eve, about the nature of more…