Wednesday, January 19, 2022 11:21 pm

Christian Actress in Broadway Musical Wicked: Q & A with Chelsea Emma Franko

Wicked, the Broadway sensation, looks at what happened in the Land of Oz...before Dorothy dropped in. Likewise, there is more to Chelsea Emma Franko’s journey before landing a coveted role as a standby for Elphaba in Wicked.

Jason Crabb Performs Saturday in Waverly

This weekend, you have a great opportunity to hear an award-winning singer who is making his mark on gospel music. On Saturday, July 1, Jason Crabb will perform in...

The Unspoken Root of Trauma – Divorce

As a young boy, I experienced the trauma of my family being torn apart. I was so young that I barely have memory of some occurrences, yet because of...

The Martins are Still Standing

They are the Martins, and they will showcase their beautiful family harmony when they perform in concert at New Covenant CCCU (535 E. Second Street) in Waverly on Friday, April 27, at 7 p.m.
‘Overcomer’ leads August family-friendly spotlight

Kendrick Brothers’ ‘Overcomer’ leads August family-friendly spotlight

I admit it. I cried during the first Kendrick Brothers movie I watched: the marriage-themed Fireproof (2008). I did the same during Courageous (2011), which spotlighted fatherhood, and War...

Eye-opening ‘One Child Nation’ leads January streaming lineup

What would happen if a nation limited families to one child in a society that has a strong preference for boys? Answer: Horrors that you can’t imagine. The new documentary One...
REVIEW: ‘Gosnell’ is an eye-opening look at the abortion industry

REVIEW: ‘Gosnell’ isn’t gruesome, but it IS appalling and eye-opening

Abortion is one of those hot-button issues that few Americans want to discuss publicly. It’s the subject you don’t raise at the Thanksgiving dinner table nor at the workplace...

Marinated Grilled Peanut Chicken

Ingredients 1 1/2 pounds boneless chicken breasts 1/4 cup creamy peanut butter 1/4 cup white vinegar 3/4 cup vegetable oil 1 1/2 teaspoons prepared mustard 2 Tablespoons soy sauce 1 1/4 teaspoon ginger 2 teaspoons toasted sesame...

REVIEW: ‘Creed II’ soars with solid fatherhood message

My favorite movie about fatherhood: Courageous. My second favorite: Finding Nemo. The Pursuit of Happyness ranks somewhere up there, too, but I now have a new entree into my...
‘Animals with Cameras’ leads March’s family-friendly spotlight

‘Animals with Cameras’ leads March’s family-friendly spotlight

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television.    Nature documentaries always rank among my family’s favorite programs --...