A Forgotten Casualty Of The Pandemic

One casualty of the pandemic may be one for which there are no statistics. It is overlooked because it is about what doesn’t happen, and you can’t measure that....

‘Shine Your Light’ Rally In OC Honors National Slavery and Human Trafficking Prevention Month

I’m confident the only reason I’ve known that human trafficking exists in Southern California, and not just in some faraway land, is the fact that my husband’s a cop....

Proposed U.S. House Rules Strike Gender-Specific Family Relationships

Bye, bye, Daddy. Mommy is no more. Grandma and Grandpa are relics of the past. Sister and brother, niece, nephew, uncle, aunt . . . all such gender-specific terms...

The Best Is Yet To Come: Hope For The New Year And Beyond

As 2020 draws to a close, there is a collective urgency to move on. It seems the entire planet is groaning with anticipation. I can almost hear the calendar pages...

The Gift Of Grace For Christmas

When we think of Christmas gifts, our thoughts ponder what to buy that family member who has everything. Or, the person who is particular in their taste. Perhaps we...

Showcasing the true meaning of Christmas with “30 Minutes B.C.: A Nativity Play”

Nothing can stop Christmas.  This is why not even a pandemic could prevent the good people of G.K.Chesterton Entertainment from bringing the world-primer staged reading of 30 Minutes B.C.: A...

Actress Miya Horcher Leads With Love

Lead with love. A sweet and simple phrase—but not so easy to live out—particularly in high school. Actress Miya Horcher would know. She plays the bullied and unpopular student, Cassandra...

When All Isn’t Merry And Bright: 3 Ways To Reverse Stinkin’ Thinkin’

Christmas is my favorite holiday. I love to decorate, bake, give gifts, sing Christmas carols, go to church, and especially spend time with those I love. But this year—this crazy mixed-up...

5 Ways to Show God Our Thankfulness

The young doctor emerged from the operating room and approached my dad and me with an unreadable expression. Our hearts pounded as he lowered his mask—and to our relief,...

Church Leaders Offer Voting Advice

Should pastors tell their members who to vote for president? Will the post-pandemic church resemble the pre-pandemic church? What’s being done about the racial divide in the streets of...