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Eyes (and Hearts) on India from Northeast Ohio

"My great grandfather was the first one of my family to become a Christian from the Hindu religion." Samuel Stephens, President of India Gospel League There’s a marked presence of India...

The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame: What’s There for Christians?

In the 1950s, Alan Freed, a disc jockey on WJW radio in Cleveland, started calling the mixture of R&B, country, and blues records, rock ’n' roll. He took what...

True North Prison Ministry – From Nowhere to a Special Place

“If you ain’t where you are, you’re nowhere.” Many of the incarcerated youth in Northeast Ohio correctional facilities feel like they are living nowhere, out of the only homes they...

Portage County Habitat for Humanity Exemplifies Christ

Whether working on a construction site, at the ReStore, in the office, or "anonymous" in public, most Habitat for Humanity (HFH) staff or volunteers display warm smiles and genuine...

Gospel Meets Symphony – Reverent and Rousing

The twenty-sixth Gospel Meets Symphony concert took place Saturday evening February 23 at E.J.Thomas Hall on the campus of the University of Akron. The annual celebration, held during Black History...

From Pop to Praise

Last Thursday, Tampa Murphy and friends, Tiffany Beard and Marguerite Young led a joyful  time of music for the Encore ladies’ group at Christ Community Chapel (CCC) in Hudson....

Writers Weaving Words

On the second Tuesday of each month, the Kent Word Weavers group meets at the Logos Book Store (976 West Main, Kent). Members start arriving at 6:45 p.m. and...

Why a House Church?

After interning within a congregation in North Canton, Pastor Brittian Bollenbacher and his family were sent to plant a church in Kent. Brittian and the new team of believers...

The Bible Live in Akron

The Akron Civic Theater (Akron, Ohio) hosted "The Bible Live" Saturday, January 26. Conceived, adapted, and produced by Minister Tyron Hoisten, a troupe of twenty-six local Christians read fourteen...

I’ve Been Where You Are

An old parable goes something like this:  A man walks down the street and falls in a hole. The walls are so steep he...

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Vudu’s new filtered movie service leads October’s family-friendly lineup

What if you could turn a PG-13 movie into a family-friendly film that even a seven-year-old child could watch? Thanks to a new venture between Vudu, Walmart and Clearplay, you can.

Once King, Always King

Scar, so evil, exploited and manipulated young Simba into believing he was responsible for a his own father’s death, telling him if it weren’t for Simba, “his father would still be alive!”

Ken Burns’ ‘Country Music’ leads September’s family-friendly lineup

More than a few of my childhood nights were spent sitting in my bedroom, wondering why my father was watching a “boring” PBS documentary on the Civil War.