Category Archives: Books

Kylie Bisutti, a former Victoria’s Secret model, previews Christian clothing line

Several weeks ago, I wrote about the beautiful Kylie Bisutti, former Victoria’s Secret model who quit the business because (she said) it conflicted with her Christian beliefs. Now she has launched a Christian line of clothing she hopes will help … Continue reading

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How Fox News helped Reza Aslan’s book on Christianity hit No. 1

This story has been circulating since the weekend, and hit my radar once Reza Aslan’s book, “Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth,” hit No. 1 on Amazon. The book was doing well before Aslan’s much-talked about appearance … Continue reading

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Nonprofit founder Eric Buehrer says Christian values can be taught in public schools

Ask an average American about teaching religion in public schools and polls show they will likely give the wrong answer. Our country has become divided over the issue of separation of church and state. That core principle means what it … Continue reading

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Phil Madeira to appear at Hearts & Minds bookstore in Dallastown

Phil Madeira is an interesting character. The singer-songwriter-legendary session player has a new faith book out that is unlike any faith book you’ve ever read. As Byron Borger puts it, “How many religious books do you know that have a … Continue reading

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Would Jesus be a courteous driver?

I’m reading “Christianity: The First Three Thousand Years,” Diarmaid MacCulloch’s New York Times’ best-selling opus. Don’t be too impressed — I’m on page 87. Only 1,097 pages to go! Over the weekend I read the Gospels’ retelling of Jesus’ time … Continue reading

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‘An evening with C.S Lewis’ coming to Lancaster

David Payne’s first encounter with the great author/orator C.S. Lewis came as a teenager, when he was given a copy of Lewis’ best-selling book “Screwtape Letters.” Little did he realize that some 40 years later he would be gaining a … Continue reading

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American Bible Society study: 77 percent believe morality is in decline

We are definitely a conflicted nation, and it seems this conflict extends right to the core of our moral beliefs. Take a new survey by the American Bible Society. It finds that Americans overwhelming (77%) believe morals and values are … Continue reading

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‘The Shack’ author Paul Young coming to Messiah College

I admit that I was not all that familiar with Canadian Paul Young or his self-published New York Times’ bestselling book, “The Shack.” That is, until a co-worker pointed out last week that Young will appear at Messiah College at … Continue reading

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Joel Osteen to do Hershey; should pastors get rich?

The Bible is filled with passages related to greed. My favorite is part of Matthew 6:24, which reads: “You cannot serve God and money.” It cuts straight to the point. I’ve written about prosperity theology before and my opinion hasn’t … Continue reading

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America’s least and most Bible-minded cities

How “Bible-minded” would you consider the York County area? I would have thought we would score pretty high on a Bible rating meter. I’ve been told there are over 620 churches in the county. Seems like a high number to … Continue reading

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