The Chronicles

A Record of Times

Our lost lambs

I remember the Christmas my brother Isaac and I lost the sheep. One was small and white, a tiny plastic lamb no bigger than the baby Jesus figurine. The other was larger, uglier, brownish, with a grouchy face like that one nun in Sister Act . They came with a passel of others—the thoughtful Mary, […]

An attitude of gratitude

If Thomas Jefferson could be faulted for one thing in composing the Declaration of Independence, it might be his inclusion of the words “the pursuit of happiness” in the text. Happiness is a vapor that cannot be grasped; a temporary feeling based on transitory circumstances akin to the euphoria of a full-on sugar rush. Happiness […]

A Thanksgiving tip

Urge your Thanksgiving guests today to say what they are thankful for to God, and who knows, somebody might speak up. But that lackluster response and the awkward looking down at their shoes is only partly their fault—you need to be more creative with the question. Remember what a nonstarter it was when you used […]

Los Angeles then and now

As people take to the streets over the Ferguson decision, police and protesters recall the 1992 riots

A high-tech harvest the pilgrims would envy

City dwellers may no longer make the connection, but Thanksgiving Day has long been associated with harvest time. School children do if they hear the story of Squanto teaching the pilgrims to plant corn. These days, it takes a lot more than a scrap of fish and a kernel of corn to have a successful […]

Full Bellies, Thankful Hearts

God designed your stomach and your heart to be intimately connected. “Eat your food!” That’s what many of us were told as children. “There are starving children in Africa.” It turns out, however, that we can better contemplate the needs of starving children once our own bellies are full. Especially at this time of year, […]

Sledgehammer Games Reveals News of Upcoming Exo Zombies Mode for ‘Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’

“Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare” is one of the most well reviewed releases for late 2014 despite having an increasingly stale lineup over the past few years. It’s already out for a number of weeks and Sledgehammer Games have revealed news about the upcoming Exo Zombies Mode.

Hideo Kojima to Reveal Metal Gear Online at Video Game Awards 2014 on Dec. 5

The next edition of Metal Gear Online is to be revealed by Hideo Kojima at a games event in December. Not much is known about the alleged multiplayer game on whether is it a standalone game or packaged along with “Metal Gear Solid 5: The Phantom Pain,” but Kojima is expected to reveal the details […]

‘Guardians of the Galaxy 2’ Director James Gunn Wants Nebula in Film; Easter Eggs in Blu-Ray Release Revealed

“Guardians of the Galaxy,” despite not being one of the more widely known comic books out in the public, became one of the highest grossing films in 2014. James Gunn, who directed the film, is particularly fond of the character Nebula, and reveals that she is not dead and wants to make her appear in […]

Daedalic Entertainment Reveals Release Date for Blackguards 2

Daedalic Entertainment has just announced the release date for “Blackguards 2,” a sequel for the first turn-based strategic RPG, “Blackguards.” The game is set to arrive on the PC and Macintosh January 20, 2015.

New Movies on Netflix in December 2014: ‘A Knight’s Tale,’ ‘American Beauty’ and More

It’s the holiday season once again, and to get away from the rush and craziness of the season, sometimes, it’s nice change of pace to curl up on the couch with a nice movie.

‘Supergirl’ Series Coming to The CW, ‘Flash’ or ‘Arrow’ Crossover Happening?

Comic book superhero television series are making headways into television networks, with “Arrow” and “The Flash.” Recently, in the new issue of Entertainment Weekly, reports about a “Supergirl” project by Greg Berlanti is making its way to CBS, sharing a universe with the aforementioned series.

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro: Specs, Features and Price Review

Lenovo has certainly come up with a winner when it unveiled its newest convertible-hybrid laptop—the Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro. Thin, elegantly designed, and with a luxurious feel to it, the device is worth its price.

Black Friday 2014 Top Tech Deals: LED Smart TVs, iPad Air, Laptops and More

Black Friday shoppers know that a shopping trip is considered successful when one manages to get the top tech deals of the day. Maybe it’s the 65-inch LED TV at a ridiculously low price, or the must-have tablet of the season marked down, or the “it” phone of the moment at a deeply discounted price—whatever […]

‘Doctor Who’ Christmas Special Poster, Title and Synopsis Revealed

Since 2005, “Doctor Who” fans have been treated to a special holiday episode every year. Some of the specials have been tied to the story arcs in the series, while others are stand-alone episodes which depict the Doctor’s adventures based on popular holiday stories.

‘NCIS: New Orleans’ News: Episode 9 ‘Chasing Ghosts’ Recap, Episode 10 Plot

It was a “Quantum Leap” reunion on “NCIS: New Orleans” last Tuesday as Scott Bakula is reunited with Dean Stockwell, who guest stars as Tom Hamilton. In the episode, a cold case is reopened after a stolen Navy-issued gun is found to belong to a Chief Petty Officer who died 40 years ago.

INDIA: Christians Beaten and Arrested by Hindu Radicals

Eight Christians have been imprisoned following a brutal attack…

VIETNAM: Bible College Attacked for Seventh Time

On November 2nd, Pastor Nguyen Hong Quang was leading his Bible college church…

BANGLADESH: Pastors Arrested for ‘Hurting Religious Sentiments’

Two pastors could potentially be facing two years in prison…

Giving Thanks

Let us come before His presence with thanksgiving;Let us shout joyfully to Him with psalms.For the Lord is the great God,And the great King above all gods. Psalm 95:2-3   Therefore I also, after I heard of your faith in the Lord Jesus and your love for all the saints, do not cease to give thanks for you, […]

Syrian Hackers Wish a ‘Happy Thanksgiving’ with Attacks

Hackers identifying with the Syrian regime hit the websites of British and North American media organizations.

ISIS Blocks Mobile Phones in Mosul

ISIS terrorists block mobile phone networks in Mosul, accuse informants of tipping off coalition forces to their whereabouts.

Head of Outreach Organization Targeted by Terrorists

Arab terrorists open fire at car of Yisrael Zeira, head of the Rosh Yehudi organization. No one hurt.

Livni Backtracks on Zoabi Bill

Justice Minister cancels appeal that prevented the Zoabi Bill from being brought to a vote before the Knesset.

Amnesty Breaks the Silence on Egypt’s Gaza Expulsion

Amnesty International condemns Egypt’s demolition of homes in Gaza as part of the establishment of a buffer zone.

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