Have you ever found yourself unintentionally involved in a conflict? Or perhaps you involuntarily started a skirmish, and now you face a battle that you’re not sure you’re going to
“Mankind was born on Earth. It was never meant to die here.” So says Coop (Matthew McConaughey) in the latest offering from the Director of Awesomeness (also known as Christopher Nolan)
Across the past several issues of energize, we’ve been exploring the “5 Keys to Nurturing a Faith-Sharing Focus.” One of my goals each step along the way has been to
What started as basically “the other” American Idol has grown into a ratings behemoth that is just plain unscripted fun. The Voice took the idea of a singing competition, and
Ba-ZING-a! Does that word mean anything to you? If it does, you are probably one of the 20 million loyal followers of The Big Bang Theory—a show that started humbly,
Have you heard any of the “Only in America” observations? Here are a few of my favorites: Only in America…can a pizza get to your house faster than an ambulance…
What’s not to like about a 42-page book with a 10 word title? And since 1972, over 4 million people have way more than liked—they’ve adored—Judith Viorst’s classic work, Alexander
When I was a kid, I thought the “good lie” was something I told my parents that got me out of trouble. Can you relate? Most (if not all of
Have you ever heard the expression “a wolf in sheep’s clothing”? I thought it originally came from one of my favorite cartoons growing up called Ralph Wolf and Sam Sheepdog.
“Do not despise these small beginnings, for the Lord rejoices to see the work begin” (Zechariah 4:10, NLT). Do you despise “small beginnings”? I think it’s in our nature—and especially our culture—to
I remember seeing Robin Williams for the very first time as a guest alien on the supremely popular TV series Happy Days. I was just a little kid then, but
“Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent
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