Anne Rice — Best-Selling Author of the Vampire Chronicles"In 1998 I returned to the Catholic Church. After years of pondering and searching, the great gift of faith in Our Lord Jesus Christ, as Our Savior, came back to me on a December afternoon, and I went home to the church of my childhood, becoming a member and supporter of it with my whole soul. In 2002, I experienced another transformation. While sitting in Church, talking to Lord, I realized that the greatest thing I could do to show my complete love for Him was to consecrate my work to Him --- to use any talent I had acquired as a writer, as a storyteller, as a novelist --- for Him and for Him alone. I walked out of the church a changed person. I felt that I had consecrated myself to the Lord in whom I completely believed. Thence began my journey into intense Biblical study, intense historical research, and intense effort to write novels about the Jesus of Scripture, the Jesus of Faith, in His own vibrant First Century World. Christ the Lord, Out of Egypt, was the first novel to appear. Christ the Lord, the Road to Cana is the second. I hope and pray there will be more." Anne Rice
Chuck Colson — Author, Commentator, ColumnistCharles Colson is the founder of Prison Fellowship. His radio broadcast, BreakPoint, airs daily to five million listeners. Former Counsel to President Richard Nixon, Colson converted to Christianity before spending time in prison on a Watergate-related charge. Colson has written more than twenty books, including Born Again, the contemporary spiritual classic Loving God, and with coauthor Ellen Vaughn, the groundbreaking God and Government. His latest release The Faith - Given Once, For All (Jude 3): What Christians Believe, Why They Believe It, and Why It Matters, Colson identifies the unshakable tenets of the faith that Christians have believed through the centuries truths that offer a ground for faith in uncertain times, hope and joy for those who despair, and reconciliation for a world at war with God and itself.
Kerri Pomarolli — Recently Celebrating Her First Mother's Day!That's right folks! It's time for our semi-regular visit with our favourite (and only) Hollywood Correspondent!
EmilyWriter and artist Emily Wierenga grew up as a pastor's kid who ended up disgracing the title by becoming Anorexic. Even after 'recovering' from the disease at age 13, she struggled with knowing how to eat and live as a Christian. After battling the disease for a second time at age 23, then returning home with her husband to care for her mother who has brain cancer, Emily is starting to realize that life and faith are, indeed messy, and cannot be explained, only experienced. Emily currently has a book being published and is a staff reporter for The Presbyterian Record.
To spank or not to spank?It's been a while since we’ve talked about this one folks. What better weekend to discuss the issue of corporal punishment. Some folks think that if you spank, you’re a child abuser. Some folks think if you don’t spank, you’re a tree huggin’ hippy. Which side are you on?
The Counsel Of Many!Need Help or Advice On An Issue In Your Life?
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This week... a mother feels like she’s failed as a parent because her daughter is a lesbian.
“I am a parent with a daughter who has just recently come out gay. I just recently found out, along with everyone else in the family. We are for the most part a devout Christian family, but my daughter has for some time strayed away, and has recently become very anti-Christian (she now describes herself as a Wiccan). Everyone was afraid something like this was going to happen. She has recently declared herself a "feminist" which really worries me. I honestly don't know what to do. I tried going to her school, but her school promotes her lifestyle, and she now simply refuses to go to Church, so I feel that is not an option. I totally feel like I’ve failed as a parent. What advice can you give me?”