“Last Man Standing” and “Cristela” Bring a Little Religion to Prime Time

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(All photos property of ABC/Disney) ABC is home to several family-oriented sitcoms, and sometimes they integrate a little Christianity into their stories. The Heck family on “The Middle” are churchgoers (albeit dysfunctional ones) who sometimes interact with members of the clergy, like the singing youth minister Rev. Tim Tom. In recent weeks, ABC’s Friday night [Read More...]

UPDATE: Kelly Clarkson on Sexual Imagery, Curt Schilling on Bullies, & “House of Cards” on Jesus

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A few quick observations on topics in the news today: 1. Since winning “American Idol” in 2002, Kelly Clarkson has built an amazing career for herself in the music industry. Unlike many pop stars, she found success without going down the road of sexually explicit lyrics and imagery. While she promotes messages of female empowerment [Read More...]

EXCLUSIVE: Father Jonathan Morris on the Upcoming Mini-Series “A.D. The Bible Continues”

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(Graphic property of NBC) Father Jonathan Morris recently visited Morocco and the set of the upcoming NBC mini-series “A.D. The Bible Continues” on which he served as a theological consultant. In an email interview, he shared with me some exclusive observations about the production which will give life to the Bible’s “Acts of the Apostles.” [Read More...]

Christopher Award-winning CBS News Veteran Bob Simon Killed in Car Crash

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(From l to r) Kevin Tedesco (Publicist, “60 Minutes”), Producer Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson (Winner, “60 Minutes: Joy in the Congo”), NBC News correspondent Bob Dotson (Presenter of the Books for Adults category), Correspondent Bob Simon (Winner, “60 Minutes: Joy in the Congo”) Photo credit: Paul Schneck Today we send our condolences to the colleagues, friends and [Read More...]


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