Merchandise lines the shelves with bright colors and flashy boxes. Crosses gleam from the glossy cardboard, boasting of a more appropriate, toned-down version. This is the world of “Christianized” merchandise. Cheerful imitations of popular fads — here one day and gone the next. [more]
Ryan Oetting, senior Union University DMS major, and Dr. John Freeman, a retired doctor and missionary, team up to preserve history. Oetting gets the chance to work on historic printing machinery, and Freeman sees the history that he preserved come back to life. [more]
From Catherine Hardwicke, director of “Twilight,” comes a new twist on an old tale. “Red Riding Hood” is a thrilling fantasy starring Amanda Seyfried as the leading character, Valerie. Hardwicke has developed this children’s story into a motion picture portraying love, hate and a challenging synopsis. [more]
The musical television show “Glee” has acquired many chart-topping songs from remakes based on popular hit songs of artists past and present. For almost two years, fans of the award-winning television show have crazed over the fancy, harmonized versions of songs from The Beatles to Lady Gaga.
A dark, thick cloud of black appears on the horizon and quickly begins moving over Jackson. The blackness stretches from one end of the sky to the other, overtaking the last few minutes of sunlight. Thousands upon thousands of birds make up the black cloud. [more]
Helping special needs individuals is something Michael Richerson was led to do. He started Special Needs Athletics, a nonprofit organization through West Tennessee Health Care, in the spring of 2009. He started by creating a baseball team. [more]
Rob Bell, founding pastor of Mars Hill Bible Church in Grand Rapids, Mich., has attracted much attention in evangelical circles for his controversial take on important theological questions. “Love Wins” is no exception, receiving criticism even before its publication and leading many to accuse Bell of being a universalist. [more]