Lifer by MercyMe – Contemporary Christian Music Band Tops Billboard Charts


 What/Who is MercyMe?   There are many, many people in this wide world who know what/who MercyMe is and many, many more who don’t have a clue. With their most recent album, Lifer, sitting atop the charts, now is the time to discover MercyMe if you haven’t already. They are a contemporary Christian/indie rock/worship amalgamation […]

The Broken Way by Ann Voskamp

The Broken Way

Do you know who Ann Voskamp is? Ann Voskamp, author of The Broken Way, is an extraordinary, ordinary Christian woman, farmer’s wife, mother of 7, speaker, teacher and New York Times Best Selling author (twice!). Ann has been named by Christianity Today magazine as one of the Top 50 women influencing culture and the church […]

C. S. Lewis – Christian Giant Who Came “Kicking, Struggling, Resentful”

Aslan in Chronicles of Narnia

C. S. Lewis – Christian Giant Who Came “Kicking, Struggling, Resentful”   Intro To many, the name C. S. Lewis is synonymous with The Chronicles of Narnia series of seven fictional novels with subtle Christian themes and principles. Narnia has sold over 100 million copies worldwide. That will increase with the more recent BBC and […]

Joey and Rory Feek’s Sad but Triumphant Story

This Life I Live

Special Update After this post on my personal blog, Dick Stannard’s Blog – My world As I See It, Joey “went home to be with her Lord”  on March 4, 2016. Her story captured the hearts of countless thousands, even millions, worldwide as it was chronicled in Rory Feek’s blog, This Life I Live and in […]

Heaven is for Real


Heaven Is for Real   The book Heaven is for Real has sold several million copies and was on the New York Times Bestseller List for an incredible 90 weeks. It is the story of a Nebraska pastor’s son who had a near death experience.  Colton, age 4, recovered and some time afterward began to describe, […]

Amazing Grace – Number One Christian Song of all Time

Amazing Grace Judy Collins

Amazing Grace #1  All Time From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia “Amazing Grace” is a Christian hymn with words written by the English poet and clergyman John Newton (1725–1807), published in 1779. With the message that forgiveness and redemption are possible regardless of sins committed and that the soul can be delivered from despair through the […]

Tim Tebow – a Modern Day Hero of the Faith


Intro I have been doing a series of “Heroes of the Faith” posts over the past two years on my personal blog, Dick Stannard’s Blog – My World As I See It, featuring such well known heroes as: Mother Theresa Billy Graham Eric Liddell (Chariots of Fire) William Booth (Founder of the Salvation Army) William […]

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