REVIEW: ‘Venom’ needs a moral compass. Is there any hope?

REVIEW: ‘Venom’ needs a moral compass. Is there any hope?

Have you ever wondered why superhero movies are so popular? Perhaps it’s because we enjoy watching people with other-worldly skills fly through the sky. Or maybe it’s because we relish...
‘Growing Pains’ leads October’s streaming entries

‘Growing Pains’ leads October streaming lineup on Netflix, Amazon, Hulu

Remember when most primetime sitcoms weren’t vulgar, and when the whole family could relax around the television and laugh out loud together? As a child of the 1970's and 80's,...

Caramel Apple Lattice Cookies

Caramel Apple Walnut Cookies are individual mini pies filled with a layer of caramel and thick homemade apple pie filling.

Fall for the Season with Caramel Apples

With a dash of cinnamon or a sprinkle of sugar, the apple is the favored fruit for fall.

Dating, Trusting God, and using Christian Mingle

Gayle had been using Christian Mingle for nearly four years. She talked with six different men that she had met online. About half of them gave her .
REVIEW: Does ‘Smallfoot’ bash religion?

REVIEW: Does ‘Smallfoot’ bash religion?

Children’s movies never have been fully innocent, but the past few years have brought us an unusual number of films with questionable plots – especially if you’re a Christian...

Approaching Cancer with a Merry Heart

A merry heart does good like medicine. Proverbs 17:22a (KJV) When my 59-year-old husband, Bert, was diagnosed with Stage 4A colon cancer (metastatic to the liver), the Lord immediately brought...

Steven Curtis Chapman Solo: A Memoir in Song

Steven Curtis Chapman performed in Austin at Life Austin Amphitheater last Sunday. The event was part of Chapman’s fall tour, SCC Solo.
REVIEW: Sorry, but ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ isn’t for kids

REVIEW: Sorry, but ‘The House with a Clock in Its Walls’ isn’t for kids

Jonathan Barnavelt is a creepy, middle-aged man who lives in a creepy, haunted mansion. Mannequins walk. Chairs move. Paintings dance. And let’s not forget the lion-shaped shrubbery, which sails...
REVIEW: ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption’ is a well-done, powerful sequel

REVIEW: ‘Unbroken: Path to Redemption’ is a well-done, powerful sequel

Cynthia Zamperini is a young woman married to a famous Olympian and a decorated World War II veteran.  But despite her outward appearance, she’s not feeling so fortunate. Her...