WASHINGTON — In The Dadly Virtues: Adventures From the Worst Job You'll Ever Love, a collection of opinion writers and humorists use their day job (writing) to reminisce about their most important job (being a dad).
"The primary effect of children," the book's editor, Jonathan Last, explains in the introduction, "is that they take things from you.
"It begins with sleep, time, and dignity and then expands over the years to include sanity, serenity and a great deal of money." more >>
Alec Hill, president of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship, an influential Christian youth organization, has announced that he'll be stepping down from his position of 14 years after receiving the diagnosis that he has myelodysplasia, a form of bone marrow cancer.
Becoming president in 2001, Hill's tenure as head of InterVarsity saw considerable growth in the Madison, Wisconsin-based organization, which had a 10 percent increase in membership and a 23 percent increase in overall involvement.
Gordon Govier, a spokesman for InterVarsity, told The Christian Post that "Alec had planned on announcing his departure from the post in November and a presidential search task force has already been formed." more >>
Seeing a homeless man inside of a Waffle House in Alabama caused one little boy to respond with kindness.
After seeing that this man had no food, this boy quickly rushes over to his mother and asks if she can buy him a meal. The homeless man is in shock and it doesn't end there. Josiah Duncan goes over to the man and begins to pray, and after that, there wasn't a dry eye in the building.
This young boy has a heart of gold. His mother, Ava Faulk, was in complete shock and felt so blessed when he prayed for the man. more >>
Sadie Robertson of "Duck Dynasty" fame humbly admitted "I will never be perfect, but I serve a perfect God" before urging fans to "be confident" in messages posted on her Instagram and YouTube accounts.
The 17-year-old reality TV star has become a role model for young girls after rising to fame on A&E's hit series that's based on the Robertson family's Duck Commander business in West Monroe, Louisiana, in which her father, Willie, is the CEO. The starlet has also appeared on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars."
Just two months after posting a video on YouTube titled "Live Original," the fashion model advised her fans on Instagram to just be themselves without striving for perfection. more >>
Many dance groups try and audition for a chance to win the top spot on the hit reality TV show "Britain's Got Talent," but things usually don't work out for the best. Most of the time it's because they're too similar and don't bring anything new to the stage. Entity Allstars get up there and do something that no one was expecting, and It worked perfectly!
These little stars are proof that not only does big talent come in small packages, but that there are more of those packages than you may think. Instead of using their talent individually, they combine together to create a group of talented dancers that receive a standing ovation at the end of their performance. Entity Allstars consist of kids from ages 10-15. They have amazing dance moves and will impress you in more ways than you can imagine.
The judges decide to send these talented young stars into the semi-finals by just seeing that amazing performance they put on for the world to see. WOW, be sure to share this one with friends and family! more >>
Megachurch pastor Bishop T.D. Jakes of The Potter's House in Dallas, Texas, has added internationally-acclaimed pastor Joyce Meyer and Australian activist Christine Caine to the powerhouse lineup of speakers that are set to hit the stage this summer at MegaFest, the nation's largest Christian family festival.
Meyer and Caine, both leading figures in the evangelical world, will join the likes of Bishop Tudor Bismarck, R.A. Vernon, Archbishop Nicholas Duncan Williams and Jakes' wife, pastor Serita Jakes, at the three-day event that will be held Aug. 20-22 in "Big D."
"We are pleased to add each and every one of these world-renowned inspirational leaders to our expanding MegaFest lineup," Jakes said. "These speakers' international reach stretches across three continents and demonstrates the worldwide impact of MegaFest." more >>