US Olympic Speed Skater Nancy Swider-Peltz Jr Has Faced Some Very Unique Competition On Ice Written by Kelli Gillespie Her mother was the first U.S. Olympian to compete in four different Winter Olympics, and at just a year old she was already posing for pictures with President Ronald Reagan. You could say this child had […]

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Perseverance and Faith Propel NFL Kicker Nick Novak The setting: Standing in Qualcomm Stadium watching San Diego Chargers kicker Nick Novak finish up an intense practice with a few other guys while challenging himself from all different markers – including past the 50-yard line – and like a well-oiled machine, every football falling right between […]

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Like A Country Song – From the Red Carpet Premiere to CMA Music Festival to the Grand Ole Opry: Billy Ray Cyrus, Cast and Filmmakers Invade Nashville Country music superstar Billy Ray Cyrus, for KING & COUNTRY’s Joel Smallbone, Two and a Half Men’s Jennifer Taylor, The Twilight Saga’s Booboo Stewart, and actress Kerry Knuppe […]

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29 Jun

Rio 2 Movie: Anne Hathaway and Andy Garcia Written by Kelli Gillespie The beloved blue macaw family is hurtled from their home in Rio de Janeiro to the wilds of the Amazon in the animated sequel Rio2. Jewel reconnects with her father after growing up apart. Voicing this father-daughter duo on-screen is Andy Garcia and […]

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Million Dollar Arm: JB Bernstein, Rinku Singh and John Hamm Written by Kelli Gillespie Sports agent J.B. Bernstein created a reality television contest in India, titled Million Dollar Arm. It was an unconventional recruitment strategy to get talented cricket players to play professional baseball in America. The winner received the prize money as well as […]

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Draft Day: Kevin Costner Written by Kelli Gillespie From Field of Dreams, to Dances with Wolves, to his latest film, Draft Day… one thing Kevin Costner makes clear is he’s not afraid to take risks on his passions. His Baptist upbringing and traditional family structure developed values within him that have carried over into his […]

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Making A Difference On School Campuses: Carlos Nicasio Is Reaching A New Generation Written by Henry Orltip Raised in what he describes as a strict Christian home, by his early teen years, Carlos Nicasio was on a path of rebellion. He turned to gangs, drugs and a destructive lifestyle. By his own admission, he says […]

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Crashed! The Amazing Miracle of Survival For One Man And His Family: Meet Brian Brown Written by Patti Gillespie As a fire chief and captain for over 25 years, Brian Brown had seen his share of rescue operations. This first responder thought that planning and being prepared; trusting in himself and his skills would always […]

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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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