Reality TV Star Tenley Molzahn

Reality TV Experience Helps Her Get Through Rough Times She would never encourage anyone to be on The Bachelor, but for season 14 contestant Tenley Molzahn, the reality television show provided healing from the heartache of her then-recent divorce and a unique avenue for her to deepen her dependence on the Lord. From her early…

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Heavyweight Boxing Champion Chris Byrd

Who’s In Your Corner? Heavyweight Champion Chris Byrd Written by Mei Ling Starkey Whether playing a sport or going through life, the words of a friend, family member or coach have the power to get us through some of the toughest times. Whether fighting Evander Holyfield, or talking to youth, two-time heavyweight champ and Olympic…

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World Vision’s Rich Stearns

Self-Reliance Made Him Strong, But Surrendering Gave Him Significance He grew up wanting to be the complete opposite of his father, he didn’t want to follow God, and certainly didn’t want to be the President of World Vision … but it’s not about what Rich Stearns wanted, and fortunately, he says, he figured that out. This…

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Iron Man 3 Movie’s Gwyneth Paltrow & Sir Ben Kingsley

Gwyneth Paltrow and Robert Downey Jr. as Pepper Potts and Tony Stark in Iron Man 3. © Marvel Comics, Disney Enterprises Inc.

Iron Man 3: Gwyneth Paltrow & Sir Ben Kingsley  Written by Kelli Gillespie Gwyneth Paltrow returns for the third film in the Iron Man franchise as Pepper Potts. Her on-screen relationship with the witty billionaire Tony Stark is however, entirely more complicated than her real-life marriage with Coldplay’s Chris Martin. She talks to Risen about…

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The Great Gatsby Movie’s Leonardo DiCaprio & Carey Mulligan

Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan from The Great Gatsby movie. © Warner Bros.

The Great Gatsby: Leonardo DiCaprio & Carey Mulligan Written by Kelli Gillespie The roaring 20’s was a time of opulence, indulgence, and unforgettable fashion. The era comes to life on-screen through F. Scott Fitzgerald’s classic novel The Great Gatsby. Leonardo DiCaprio and Carey Mulligan talk with Risen about re-writing the past, dreams for the future,…

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“42” Jackie Robinson Movie

Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman from "42" Jackie Robinson movie. © Legendary Pictures / Warner Bros

“42” Jackie Robinson: Harrison Ford and Chadwick Boseman Written by Kelli Gillespie He was a hero to many, and a game-changer to all. Jackie Robinson forever transformed the game of baseball and it was accomplished with the visionary General Manager of the Brooklyn Dodgers, Branch Rickey. Both men were Christians and had a faith that…

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Handmade Jewelry 31 Bits Founder Alli Swanson

(L to R) Jessie Simonson, Kallie Dovel, Anna Nelson, Brooke Hodges and Alli Swanson model jewelry from 31 Bits. The five friends founded the company to help internally displaced women in Uganda rise out of poverty. Photo by Trever Hoehne

Bikes and Beads Lead to Business and a Better Life: The Blessings of 31 Bits Written by Samantha Baer Paper can take on many forms. It can be bound and made into a book or magazine, it can be folded through origami and turned into a crane, or cut all over until it becomes a…

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Author Rosaria Butterfield

Author Rosaria Butterfield. Photograph by Jimmy Williams

A Most Unlikely Convert: Rosaria Butterfield Written by Samantha Baer It wasn’t that she didn’t like Christians; she despised them.  To her, they were shallow people who quoted verses to fit an occasion, but had no depth in explaining the Bible. She was a lesbian and member of the gay activist movement in the early…

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Prominent Author Peter Hitchens

Prominent Author Peter Hitchens. Photo by Mail On Sunday

The Brother of Atheist Christopher Hitchens Speaks Out About God: Peter Hitchens Returns to Faith Written by Chris Ahrens Peter Hitchens’ sixth and latest book, The Rage Against God, opens with the author as an adolescent attempting to burn his Bible, and ends decades later with him arguing in favor of the smoldering tome’s main…

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Astronaut David Hilmers

STS-51J Crew photo with Commander Karol J. Bobko, Pilot Ronald J. Grabe, Mission Specialists David C. Hilmers, Robert L. Stewart and William A. Pailes. Image Credit: NASA

Risen talks to Hilmers as he recalls his mission to fulfill his deep desire to help others, and having no idea of the journey God would take him on to fulfill that dream.

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