The Freedom of Art With Kyle Trudelle

Kyle Trudelle Tiger Painting

From the Dark To The Light, The Freedom Of Art: Kyle Trudelle Written by Henry Ortlip Statistics are shocking when it comes to the development of kids in homes where one or more parent is addicted to drugs. Most numbers point to a life of depression, time in prison, or continuing the addictive drug cycle.…

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Interview with Mark Wahlberg

Mark Wahlberg

Transformers: Age of Extinction Written by Kelli Gillespie He’s an actor, husband, father and man of faith. Whether he’s at home with the family or filming on location, Mark Wahlberg finds a way to incorporate his work ethic with his values. Traveling the long journey to Hong Kong, Risen caught up with the star of…

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Interview With Chris Ahrens

Chris Ahrens

A Writer’s Thoughts Written by Henry Ortlip Chris Ahrens has been a freelance writer for more than 40 years. His work ranging from magazine articles to penning pro skater Christian Hosoi’s biography, now includes a fiction novel, Twilight in the City of Angels. Ahrens sat down with Risen to discuss challenges, faith, technology and the…

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Interview with The Giver’s Jeff Bridges

Jeff Bridges

The Giver Written by Kelli Gillespie The sci-fi novel The Giver, has sold more than 10 million copies and has been adapted to the big screen in a movie starring Jeff Bridges and Meryl Streep. In the United States, Canada, and Australia, this 1994 Newbery Medal award-winning book is on many middle school reading lists.…

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From Strip Club to Criminal Justice

Former Stripper, Katie.

Meet Ex-Stripper Katie Written by Kelli Gillespie Divorced and with two small children, Katie (who asked that her last name not be used) was just looking for the best life she could give her family – even if it meant a profession that involved a pole. But after an encounter with Erin Stevens and her…

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Todd & Erin Stevens’ Unique Stripper Ministry

Todd and Erin Stevens

Stepping Out To Extend God’s Love Led To Unique Ministry For Todd & Erin Stevens Written by Kelli Gillespie Todd and Erin Stevens aren’t your typical husband-wife pastor team. They think-outside-the-box, practice what they preach, and are using creative ways to show God’s love to their Mt. Juliet community in Tennessee, which even includes a…

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WNBA Star Monica Wright’s Life Journey

WNBA Star Monica Wright

Being Wright… WNBA Star Shares Her Journey Written by Trish Teves Monica Wright is no rookie to the spotlight. As a star basketball player in high school, she was named the Gatorade Virginia Player of the Year and was ranked 11th player overall in the nation. At the University of Virginia, she was Rookie of…

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Exclusive Interview With Harry Connick Jr.

Harry Connick Jr.

Unparalleled: Harry Connick Jr. Written by Kelli Gillespie He’s a three-time Grammy winner, a two-time Emmy winner, and has two Tony nominations. He’s been inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame and has had more #1 albums than any other jazz artist in the country. Harry Connick Jr. is not only one of the…

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Dinesh D’Souza: Political Commentator, Filmmaker & Author

Dinesh D'Souza.

Truth’s Most Powerful Weapon Political Commentator, Filmmaker & Author: Dinesh D’Souza Written by Kelli Gillespie You’ve most likely seen Dinesh D’Souza on CNN, Fox News, CNBC, PBS and a list of others TV stations as a political commentator on a number of the shows ranging from The O’Reilly Factor to Real Time with Bill Maher.…

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