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Alone Yet Not Alone

Alone Yet Not Alone

Perhaps you have heard of the recent media attention surrounding Alone Yet Not Alone when its theme song (beautifully performed by Joni Eareckson Tada) received an Oscar nomination, which was hastily rescinded by the Academy. The resulting media attention surrounding the controversy provided an unexpected spotlight on this small, independent movie and we couldn’t be […]

Snatching Defeat from the Blessings of Victory?

Snatching Defeat from the Blessings of Victory?

Some Christians have launched several complaints and opposing viewpoints about the movie HEAVEN IS FOR REAL, which is based on a bestselling book about a little Christian boy who claimed he went to Heaven and met Jesus. Some of these come from Christians we respect highly, and others come from people who are unfamiliar to […]

“God’s Not Dead” does a marvelous job of delivering authenticity that anyone can identify with, a believable composite of the joy, sorrow, tragedy and triumph, real choices, and the sacrifices people of faith must decide while navigating through life. You are treated to a cross section of story lines involving everyday people from different cultures […]

Pro Football Was My God

Pro Football Was My God

Growing up on the west side of San Antonio, I believed in god—the god of football. The game was my ticket out of an early life saturated with violence, addiction, abuse, and chaos. I was raised by my grandmother, because my parents were only teenagers when I was born. They were children bringing a child […]

‘Son of God’: Church Leaders Buying Out Theaters

‘Son of God’: Church Leaders Buying Out Theaters

Church groups are seeking to take over entire theaters for opening night screenings of Son of God, the upcoming movie about the life of Jesus Christ. Religious organizations are seeking to flood multiplexes with faithful audiences for the Fox-distributed film about Jesus Christ, based on the hit “Bible” miniseries. Various religious organizations throughout the country […]

Rough Seas on ‘Noah’: Biblical Battle to Woo Christians

Rough Seas on ‘Noah’: Biblical Battle to Woo Christians

“I was upset — of course,” the director says of Paramount testing alternate versions of the $125 million epic as he and the studio break their silence on efforts to appease a small but vocal segment of the faith-based audience: “Those people can be noisy.” When Darren Aronofsky was a 13-year old in Brooklyn, he […]

Lingering Questions for Bill Nye “The Science Guy”

Lingering Questions for Bill Nye “The Science Guy”

The highly-anticipated showdown between evolutionist Bill Nye “the science guy” and creationist Ken Ham of Answers in Genesis is now over. It remains to be seen in the days and weeks ahead if it changed any hearts and minds. After watching the debate I still have a series of unanswered questions for Nye I’d love […]

‘It’s hazing’: Christian film stripped of Academy Award nomination

‘It’s hazing’: Christian film stripped of Academy Award nomination

Hollywood loves an underdog – unless, it seems, that underdog is a Christian. That’s the reaction of one Christian film expert to the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ decision to strip the family-friendly motion picture. “It’s hazing,” Dr. Ted Baehr, the founder and publisher of the pro-family Movieguide and chairman of the Christian Film […]