Posts tagged "christianity"

Blind Surfer Derek Rabelo Conquers Waves Fearlessly

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Derek Rabelo’s father prayed that his son would be a professional surfer. But Derek was born blind in 1992, and his father’s dream seemed impossible. Seventeen years later, however, Derek decided that not only did he want to surf — he wanted to surf the legendary waves on the North Shore of Oahu. Derek’s courage... Read more »

Evangelical Sex: Why True Love Waits

Evangelical Sex: Why True Love Waits
The truth is out: 44-80 percent of unmarried evangelicals ages 18-29 have had sex. A 2012 study conducted by the National Association of Evangelicals stated the numbers held at 44 percent, but a CNN Belief Blog post cited a 2009 National Campaign to Prevent Teen and Unplanned Pregnancy study that came up with 80 percent.... Read more »

My Top 3 New York Times Best Seller Recommendations

My Top 3 New York Times Best Seller Recommendations
My Christmas vacation has been filled with screaming children, holiday lattes, and wrapping paper and presents. There have been discussions about Jesus, carols sung about Jesus, and books written about Jesus-the last one being the subject of this blog post. Thousands of authors have been featured on the New York Times best seller list, and... Read more »
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Why I pray for Katy Perry & Britney Spears

Why I pray for Katy Perry & Britney Spears
The reason I became a journalist passionate about arts and entertainment writing is because of Rolling Stone’s 2008 cover story. It’s called “Britney Spears: Inside an American Tragedy,” and it completely changed my life. The explicit details about her coming of age in a liberal, materialistic culture, and publicly crashing and burning as a result,... Read more »

The miracle of motivation: just do it

The miracle of motivation: just do it
Motivation. We have choices to make every day. I don’t know about you, but I’m a dreamer. I tend to think about and dream up the best possible scenario in every situation and walk of life, but then often find myself sitting around, dreaming my life away from the comfort of my studio apartment. It’s... Read more »