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Tolkien’s 'Lord of the Rings' Received Brutal Criticisms

Despite the massive popularity of J.R.R. Tolkien’s The Hobbit in the Lord of the Rings in book and film versions, over the years, the books have ...


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Actor Paul Rudd Befriends a Lonely Student

12-year-old Brody Ridder arrived home from school with a nearly empty yearbook, only managing to acquire the signatures of two teachers and two classmates ...


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Legendary MLB Announcer Thanks God

“It’s time for Dodger baseball … Hi everybody and a very pleasant good evening to you, wherever you may be.”

That was the opening ...


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Einstein Explains to Child if Scientists Pray

Once, when a little girl asked Albert Einstein if scientists pray, Einstein replied in part, “Everyone who is seriously involved in the pursuit ...


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Masters Winner’s Identity Isn’t Golf but God

In February of 2022, Scottie Scheffler was a 25-year-old beginning his third full season on the PGA Tour, ranked 15th in the world. He was still seeking ...


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Denzel Washington Says, ‘Don’t Play with God’

In an interview with Denzel Washington, it noted that the actor has been getting more explicit about his Christian convictions. In 2019 Washington called ...


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Dr. Dre Helps Build Hometown High School

Compton High School celebrated one of its most famous alumni when construction started on the Andre “Dr. Dre” Young Performing Arts Center. ...


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Louie Anderson Forgives His Dad

Louie Anderson had a career that included a slew of small but memorable roles in seminal 1980’s films, such as Flashdance, Quicksilver, Ferris Bueller’s ...


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Actor Finally Surrenders His Career to God

Jonathan Roumie is the actor who plays Jesus in the successful series The Chosen, which is based on the Gospels. Before landing the role of Jesus, Roumie ...


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President Lincoln Wasn’t Tied to ‘Opinion Polls’

Wall Street Journal writer Joseph Epstein notes that the opinion poll has been around for more than a century. They gained authority in the 1940s with ...


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