Heaven Is For Real Screenwriter/Director and The Burpo Family Written by Kelli Gillespie The exceedingly popular book Heaven is for Real, which spent more than 180 consecutive weeks on the New York Times Best Seller list, with roughly 70 of those weeks holding the number one spot, is now on the big screen. The story […]

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Win or Lose, Detroit Lions Kicker Jason Hanson Learned That Faith Is The Key To Peace Written by Charlie Lapastora He holds the National Football League [NFL] record for most games played with one team; the record for most career field goals made over 40 and 50 yards; the record for most career overtime field […]

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The Manager Behind The Beatles And More: Ken Mansfield Written by Mei Ling Nazar Since the 1960s, Ken Mansfield has been associated with top performers, from The Beatles, to The Beach Boys, James Taylor, Dolly Parton, Don Ho and David Cassidy to name a few. He is the former U.S. Manager of Apple Records; a […]

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Up Close And Candid With Casting Crowns’ Mark Hall Written by Kelli Gillespie Mark Hall is the lead singer/songwriter for the beloved multi-platinum, Grammy-award winning band Casting Crowns. With more than 20 years in youth ministry, he, along with all six other band members, is still currently active in student ministry in the Atlanta area. […]

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The Ultimate Family Man – Meet Tim Sisarich Written by Dave Franco When Tim Sisarich kissed his wife and kids goodbye and drove away from his home to embark on a world tour, he was setting out to learn as much as he could about the faces in his rear view mirror. As the Executive […]

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Finding Balance in Work, Family Life and Faith: Sean Astin Offers Radio That is a Voice of the People Written by Kelli Gillespie As a teen, he took us on a treasure hunt as Mikey in the movie Goonies; a few years later he captured our hearts with the underdog football story of Rudy.  In […]

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Spreading God’s Love Through Soccer: Meet Haiti Missionary Rich Mears From an affluent childhood, to his father’s murder and surviving a gun shot to his own leg during an outreach attempt in Haiti, life has been anything but predictable for Missionary Rich Mears.  Risen traveled to Port-au-Prince to catch up with Mears to see firsthand the […]

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Sean Astin continues to shine on the silver screen while also sharing his passion for helping people learn how to communicate together, especially when somebody holds a completely divergent viewpoint.

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Billy Ray Cyrus on What attracted him to “Like A Country Song”

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From Overcoming Obstacles to Becoming an Olympic Gymnast: Meet Two-Time Gold Medalist Gabrielle Douglas Written by Kelli Gillespie This is the girl that overcame obstacles. This is the girl that moved away from her family with a vision to compete in the Olympics. And this is the young girl that captured the hearts of millions […]

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