Blog: The Lost Ark (02/26/22)

In 1980, I was a computer programmer in Los Angeles, taking screenwriting classes at night. One day I learned of the existence of 12 pyramids (two rows of six each) that an orbiting satellite had discovered in a remote region of the…

Injured Pastors | creed of jesus

I hung up the phone after talking to another co-worker who had called to tell me he was quitting his job as pastor of a nearby church. He was joining the administrative staff of a local university. He could have retired or started his own…

Texans Most Improved Player

The Houston Texans started the season with Vernon Hargreaves III and Terrance Mitchell as outside cornerbacks. Yes, Nick Caserio opened the door to disaster by re-signing Hargreaves III, and disaster precipitated in predictable fashion.…

Bring a fairy tale to life

Before my days when I found my passion to be on stage, me, at three years old, it was my routine to find the Cinderella VHS tape. The film was on our television daily, and I sang and danced to it. Eighteen years later, I got to play…

Save Evangelism | creed of jesus

For a long time, let's just say for more than a century, certain Church historians have told a story: from Jerusalem to Antioch to Ephesus to Rome, then from Rome to Wittenberg and Geneva then to London then to the colonies and Revivals and…

They will become one flesh

This is part two of a multi-part series on God's purpose for marriage. Read the first part. It's no secret that popular culture frowns on Christian beliefs about marriage and sexuality. In American entertainment, business,…

This week’s High Five

Happy Thursday, Let's start today's newsletter with some exciting news: Iowan Timothy LeDuc, the first non-binary Winter Olympian, is scheduled to perform tomorrow at 4:30 a.m. CT. It will be early morning to support one of our state's…

Student blog: Just my type…

Young performers are preparing for summer work and many are starting to get overwhelmed with what professional work entails: cleaning up resumes, getting new headshots, auditioning for festivals, and looking for new job openings that fit…