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A celebrity photographer’s faith-driven cause

Portraits may seem like a staple in every home, but for many, a professional family photo is beyond their reach. Each year, the nonprofit Help-Portrait pulls together professional photographers to spend one Saturday taking free portraits of people who normally ...

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Pitching a good cause

Clayton Kershaw

Dodgers’ Cy Young winner, wife build home in Africa for at-risk kids When Los Angeles Dodgers’ starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw straddles the mound on game day, his mind is firmly fixed on the strike zone. And with every strikeout the ...

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  • REVIEW: ‘Buttons’ is a fun, feel-good musical
    If Dick Van Dyke is singing and dancing in a movie, then you can guarantee I’m ready to watch it. So it’s no surprise that I jumped at the chance to watch his latest film, Buttons, in which he plays a guardian angel who — yes — sings and dances. Incredibly, the 92-year-old Van Dyke […]
  • Joni and suffering well | Disability and a faith that’s big enough for pain
    A test of a worldview is whether it is big enough to weather sickness, disability, and the scorn of a culture. A week ago Monday (Nov. 26), my friend Joni Eareckson Tada had surgery to remove a cancerous nodule. This less than three years after being declared cancer-free. I’m thankful to say that the procedure […]
  • George H.W. Bush’s ‘quiet faith’ remembered at cathedral funeral
    Former President George H.W. Bush was recalled as a man of “quiet faith” during a state funeral at Washington National Cathedral, a fitting site to memorialize the longtime Episcopalian. “With faith in Jesus Christ, we receive the body of our brother George for burial,” intoned Episcopal Church Presiding Bishop Michael Curry at the start of […]
  • Will Starbucks block Wi-Fi porn in 2019?
    Internet safety advocate Enough Is Enough (EIE) continues to call for Starbucks to keep its November pledge to block Wi-Fi pornography from its 29,000 U.S. coffee shops by 2019. “We will continue to engage the media to keep the pressure on Starbucks until they finally implement filtering in their U.S.-based stores,” EIE President and CEO […]
  • Awe-inspiring ‘Blue Planet II’ leads December streaming lineup
    King David likely would have enjoyed watching nature documentaries on television. After all, he’s the one who told us “the heavens declare the glory of God” (Psalm 19:1) and that mountain peaks and seas fit in “God’s hands” (Psalm 95:4-5). I’m guessing he’d particularly enjoy watching the new BBC documentary Blue Planet II, which examines […]
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