The Tale of Mama Duck

The night before my wedding my dad asked me if we could have a “talk.”  I was 23 by this time and already knew a thing or two about the birds and the bees, so this conversation was a little … well… uncomfortable.  As it turned out, Dad’s objective wasn’t to tell me about the facts of life at all, but rather to remind me that having children wasn’t a […]

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Seventh Day Slumber Q&A

IN THE SPOTLIGHT WITH JOSEPH ROJAS By Amy Hammond Hagberg I recently caught up with Joseph Rojas, lead vocalist for Christian rock band, Seventh Day Slumber about his music, his faith and his troubled youth. Their new record, “Finally Awake” hit store shelves in March 2007. AH: How did Seventh Day Slumber get together? JR: Seventh Day Slumber was started probably right around the beginning of 1997 at Christ for […]

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I Know God is Real!

 A couple of years ago, my daughter asked her friend Justin to join her at youth group.  Surprisingly, he looked her square in the face and said, “How do you even know He’s real?”That’s the universal question isn’t it?  How do we know Christ is real? I wondered, what would convince people like Justin that Jesus is worth a try?  His question haunted me, and I knew I needed to […]

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