Illustrations

  • Cross

    So many stories have come out of the terrorist attack of September 11. One of the most poignant, carried by the Associated Press, was the discovery by rescue workers in the rubble of the World Trade Center of a large perfectly shaped cross, twenty feet tall.
  • Cross

    The sculptures of Michelangelo thrill art lovers all over the world.
  • Cross

    John Wooden, the legendary basketball coach, always kept a cross in his pocket. He kept it there to remind himself that there is something more important in life than basketball!
  • Cross

    The largest cross in the world is located on Bald Knob mountain in southern Illinois. It towers 111 feet high and can be seen for miles in every direction.
  • Cross

    For the Christian, the cross is both a symbol of horror and hope. Our Lord Jesus died an excruciatingly painful and shameful death on the cross - drinking empty the cup of God's wrath.
  • Cross

    A church in Boca Raton Florida has cut a deal to put a 99-foot phone tower inside the cross of their building.
  • Creativity

    In Tony Cochran's Agnes the title character, a precocious grade school girl, is talking to a friend and says, "I think I have discovered the source of all my problems.
  • Courage

    Newspapers recently carried the story of a man named Larry Klein. One might say that Larry is disabled, but one crook is not so sure.
  • Courage

    In Darwin, Australia, a 19-year old Australian man was loading wild geese into his boat when a 10-foot crocodile grabbed him and took him into the water.
  • Conversion

    The world was shocked when popular NBC newsman, David Bloom, died while covering the Iraq war.
  • Conversion

    Blaise Pascal was a theologian, mathematician, scientist and philosopher. At the time of his death, those who cared for him found a parchment sewn into his clothing.
  • Conversion

    Newspapers recently carried the story of Malibu, a yellow Labrador, who disappeared from her owners' yard in Gloversville, N.Y., in 2000. She was only 9 months old.
  • Conversion

    Newspapers ran a story about a 55-year old North Florida man who went to a judge with an unusual request. He asked the judge to allow him to change his name to "God."
  • Conversion

    Jan Karon is the author of the beloved and hugely successful Mitford book series. The books follow the lives of the denizens of a small North Carolina mountain village called Mitford.
  • Conversion

    We have traditionally marked our calendars, BC and AD. This is a tribute to the effect Jesus has on history.
  • Contentment

    Have you heard the story of the king who never found happiness?
  • Confidence

    Celebrated southern writer, Pat Conroy, had a complicated relationship with his father, a Marine aviator.
  • Confession

    Robert Anthony tells of the time when the Viceroy of Naples was visiting in Spain.
  • Compassion

    We all need someone to stand by us some time.
  • Community

    The Guinness Book of World Records keeps track of some very unusual records.