Thanksgiving was created by Abraham Lincoln in 1863 … [H]e used the language of Christianity to explain the logic of this national ritual.
The year that is drawing towards its close, has been filled with the blessings of fruitful fields… Continue reading
1 And I saw a new heaven and a new earth: for the first heaven and the first earth were passed away; and there was no more sea.
2 And I John saw the holy city, new Jerusalem,… Continue reading
“This morning, I lost my husband and my best friend, while the world lost… Continue reading
When I interviewed Dean Koontz for a biography about his life and work, he told me a number of interesting stories. The following one is appropriate for a spooky fall season blog:
On September 20, 1988, Dean… Continue reading
An Iranian woman on Tuesday pardoned her son’s killer at the gallows, with just seconds to spare before executioners were to hang him.
In a case that… Continue reading
Todd and Sonja Burpo [of Heaven Is for Real] are as normal as any on-screen couple. They just happen to make the Church a large part of their lives.
The hook of the film, a tale based on true events,… Continue reading
DURHAM, N.C.—Grandma was just resuscitated. She wakes up and tells you a bizarre story of coming out of her body and going to heaven. Has she developed psychosis? Was her brain damaged from the lack of oxygen?
After over 30… Continue reading
Back in Vietnam, my grandmother and great-grandmother were often paid unexpected visits by inhabitants of the spirit world. My favorite of their stories is the one about three men from their small coastal village who were lost at sea during… Continue reading
PUNTA GORDA, Fla. – A beautiful and unusual home is for sale in Punta Gorda, Fla. It comes with a high price tag and a built in roommate.
The owners of the… Continue reading
The near-death experience story is so common that it has become a bit of a cliché: A medical patient, hanging in a murky limbo between life and death, is drawn through a tunnel of bright light, meets their maker, and… Continue reading