The power of prayer and forgiveness is at the heart of a new movie in theaters that follows three Christian families in Atlanta who cross paths in the wake of tragedy. David Newman (Richard T. Jones) is about to succeed his father as senior pastor of a successful, predominantly African-American church. John Danielson (C. Thomas Howell) has high hopes for his gifted daughter who has a chance at signing a record label contract and providing financial stability for her family. Kate… Read more

Maybe we’re not all that different from each other, after all. Morgan Freeman, the Academy Award-winning actor, documentary producer, who brought “The Story of God” to our living rooms will take viewers on a quest to reveal the fundamental themes that unite humanity. “The Story of Us” will explore how love, belief, power, war and peace, rebellion and freedom shape cultures around the world in six, hour-long episodes. “I’ve been given the incredible opportunity to take viewers on a new global… Read more

Watch how their love story begins–and find out how it ends in theaters soon! Read more

Anyone whose family has been touched by eccentric parenting — to put it lightly — is sure to enjoy the newly released Lionsgate film The Glass Castle in the same way folks with two kids are mesmerized by super-sized family reality shows:  My crazy is nothing compared to their crazy, many are sure to say about the film based on the best-selling memoir written by former New York Magazine’s gossip columnist Jeanette Walls.  The book, which shares the movie’s title, had… Read more

National Geographic released a sneak peek trailer of the network’s global scripted event series, “The Long Road Home,” based on Martha Raddatz’s New York Times best-seller. Production began in March in Fort Hood, Texas, and relives a heroic fight for survival during the Iraq War when the 1st Cavalry Division from Fort Hood, Texas, was ferociously ambushed on April 4, 2004, in Sadr City, Baghdad — a day that became known in military annals as “Black Sunday.” The series, which… Read more

Attention dog lovers: A cute, family-friendly movie based on an incredible true story is coming to theaters Oct. 6! Check out the trailer:   The Stray tells the inspiring true story of a stray dog, “Pluto,” who appears from out of nowhere just in time to save a family that is falling apart. Pluto is not only a guard dog – he’s a guardian angel. Sometimes help comes in the most unlikely forms. Sometimes prayers  are answered in the most… Read more

NatGeo’s first scripted series, GENIUS, has been a riveting, deep dive into the life and mind of one of the greatest thinkers of our time–the one and only Albert Einstein. But all good things must come to an end. The season will end June 20. We expect that the remainder of this series will be nothing less than genius, as the incredible talent involved in bringing Eintein’s story to life has practically redefined the biopic genre. Here is an exclusive, sneak peak of… Read more

As Youth Leaders, we see first-hand how teens are continuously being bombarded, like never before, with a vast variety of mixed messages from a vast variety of sources. With this in mind, the degree to which culture has the ability to influence teenagers is higher than ever before. Every once in a while, one of these “influencers” gains a substantial voice in teenage culture. Recently, that voice has come in the form of a Netflix series called 13 Reasons Why. Since bursting on… Read more

by Megan Schmidt The man who dedicated his life to solving the great mysteries of the universe remains a mystery to most of us. Although Albert Einstein is probably the most beloved scientist to have ever lived — what do we really know about him? We know his famous formula, e=MC2, that he married his first cousin, and that he had a playful sense of humor — which the public got a glimpse of in this iconic photo of him… Read more

by Sam Rader, PhD Since I saw the film “Arrival” a couple months ago, I can’t get it out of my head. It is changing the way I think, much in the same way that the protagonist’s worldview changes as she learns the language of the aliens she is studying. The film outlines both the possibility for, and the necessity of, international and intergalactic cooperation, as well as introducing a new orientation to time that is nonlinear. The effect for… Read more

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