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Accepting Jesus once isn't all that is required

I would like to comment on Jared Hanta's June 22 letter.

June 27, 2014 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Foolish fun clouds faith in Marriott's 'Godspell'

OFFBEAT: Foolish fun clouds faith in Marriott's 'Godspell'

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

June 14, 2014 12:00 am
Brian Bohr as Jesus and the Cast of "Godspelll" at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire until Aug. 10

Brian Bohr as Jesus and the Cast of "Godspelll" at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire until Aug. 10

Brian Bohr as Jesus and the cast of "Godspelll" at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire through Aug. 10.

June 14, 2014 12:00 am
Stage praise: Chicago southsider Matt Raftery leading new run of 'Godspell' opening this week at Marriott Theatre

Stage praise: Chicago southsider Matt Raftery leading new run of 'Godspell' opening this week at Marriott Theatre

While completing a two-month run of the musical "Cats" at Marriott Theatre in Lincolnshire, Ill., actor Brian Bohr was faced with a two-week overlap for the start of rehearsals for the stage space's next production of "Godspell," which features him playing the lead as Jesus.

June 05, 2014 12:00 am Photos

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Free luxury housing, paid for by Jesus' death

Notice: A free mansion in paradise, all utilities paid for by Jesus Christ on the cross. Please apply with your heart and follow His teaching.

March 23, 2014 12:00 am

Bible's stories are true, not collection of fairy tales

I wish to respond to a letter by James Battles to a fairy tale in the Bible.

January 23, 2014 12:00 am

Christmas Eve home invader informs resident: 'I'm Jesus'

WESTCHESTER TOWNSHIP | An 80-year-old local man awoke to a double surprise Tuesday morning when he found a stranger in his house and the uninvited guest claiming he was Jesus, police said.

December 26, 2013 5:41 pm
GUEST COMMENTARY: Reduce Christmas stress by tapping into spirit of season

GUEST COMMENTARY: Reduce Christmas stress by tapping into spirit of season

Seventy-eight percent of Americans “take time to reflect on the birth of Christ” during the season, according to a Gallup poll. However, Christmas secular traditions such as shopping, baking, decorating, cleaning, entertaining and parties, can bring on stress and leave little time for reflec…

December 21, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Silk Road's world premiere 'Paulus' a fascinating blend of faiths

OFFBEAT: Silk Road's world premiere 'Paulus' a fascinating blend of faiths

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

November 18, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Look forward to the future, even in the wake of tragedy

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Look forward to the future, even in the wake of tragedy

On Wednesday of this past week, many Americans took time to remember the tragic events of Sept. 11, 2001. It was truly a heartbreaking day as more than 3,000 lives were taken, and their families continue to grieve their loss. Our prayers continue to go out to the Lord for comfort to all of t…

September 15, 2013 12:00 am
Biblical Illustration of Judas Iscariot Attempting to Return 30 Pieces of Silver to High Priest

Biblical Illustration of Judas Iscariot Attempting to Return 30 Pieces of Silver to High Priest

Following his deed betraying Jesus, disciple Judas Iscariot attempted to return the 30 pieces of silver he was paid by the high priests. When refused, he threw the pouch of coins into the temple, with the priest and scribes reluctant to return the funds to the temple treasury, labeling it "b…

August 20, 2013 12:00 am
OFFBEAT: Life of Judas Iscariot explored in play on Chicago stage

OFFBEAT: Life of Judas Iscariot explored in play on Chicago stage

Phil Potempa's daily entertainment news column.

August 20, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: What does a church have to offer?

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: What does a church have to offer?

Everywhere we go, we are bombarded with advertisements of what stores and businesses have to offer.

July 07, 2013 12:00 am
The Way of the Cross

The Way of the Cross

Parishioners from Our Lady of Guadalupe re-enact Christ's journey to crucifixion

March 29, 2013 5:57 pm Photos

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Let comedians know we don't want Jesus mocked

I have noticed that comics on TV increasingly ridicule and insult Jesus. As a Christian I resent their poor judgment and find this insulting.

March 08, 2013 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Cleaning for Christmas, Christmas as cleansing

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Cleaning for Christmas, Christmas as cleansing

They were standing there waiting for me. The troubled look of concern was all over both of their faces. My wife and my oldest daughter were talking quietly to each other. I knew it wasn’t good. Then they turned to me and said, “Lady got sick last night, and it’s all over the basement!”

December 23, 2012 12:00 am
Police officer becomes accidental author

Police officer becomes accidental author

PORTAGE | Some 15 years ago Joe Mokol's son asked him that if Christmas was about the birth of Jesus Christ, where does this Santa fellow fit in?

December 22, 2012 9:00 pm Photos

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Study your Bible before saying Obama isn't Christian

A recent letter said President Barack Obama couldn't be a Christian. The basis for this incredible claim was that Obama was not conservative. There is nor ever was anyone on Earth more liberal than Jesus.

November 08, 2012 12:00 am

Hedge your bets by asking Jesus to come into your heart

All this rivalry about how to get to heaven and is there really a God?

July 22, 2012 12:00 am
EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Easter is crowning achievement of all history

EDITORIAL ADVISORY BOARD: Easter is crowning achievement of all history

Every day I get a confident little voice in the back of my head that says, "It's going to be all right!" It's a voice I believe God put there because of Easter. For Christians, Easter is the crowning achievement of all history. It has a powerful impact for every day of our life.

April 08, 2012 12:00 am
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