April 15, 2019

There have already been some stunning documentaries in 2019. One of the most popular and critically acclaimed was the film focused on the first time mankind set foot on the moon, “Apollo 11.” The most recent offering keeps its focus a bit tighter than “Apollo 11,” and yet simultaneously digs into a larger world. “Hesburgh” is an upcoming indie documentary that focuses on the life and influence of Father Theodore Hesburgh. Father Hesburgh was an outspoken priest and activist as… Read more

March 4, 2019

The popular National Geographic series The Story of God with Morgan Freeman returns for a third season on Tuesday, March 5. Expect more enriching, thought-provoking content, and the voice of God—Morgan Freeman—revisits his role as more guide than narrator. He ponders questions out loud, then travels the world with us in tow to explore the answers. Season 3’s first two episodes discuss human manifestations of God and evil. Read more

February 4, 2019

Watch the trailer for History Channel’s “Jesus: His Life,” a new mini-series bringing viewers into His dramatic world to reveal the greatest story ever told. Read more

August 24, 2018

Everybody has an opinion on Christian films. For a long time most of those opinions have not been good. In the last few years there have been some break out Christian film hits such as God’s Not Dead, Fireproof and more recently, I Can Only Imagine. Compared to secular films these are still few and far between. Even these films tend to mostly get panned on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. So what’s the deal with Christian films? Will they… Read more

August 1, 2018

Faith, country music, military appreciation, and even stock car racing … this film has it all. ‘God Bless the Broken Road’ tells the inspirational story of a young mother who loses her husband in Afghanistan and struggles to raise their young daughter in his absence. Through her Christian faith and the help of her friends, she finds the courage to heal. The film focuses on the importance of faith, family and friends while paying tribute to those who serve in… Read more

July 25, 2018

If God asks you to be his Facebook friend, would you…A) Confirm or B) Ignore? ‘God Friended Me’ is a new uplifting TV series coming to CBS this fall. The show is about an outspoken atheist whose life is turned upside down when he receives a friend request on social media from God, and unwittingly becomes an agent of change in the lives and destinies of others around him. This is an inspirational show about hope, faith, and a question… Read more

June 22, 2018

What would you do if God sent you a friend request? They say the Almighty works in mysterious ways and, in this case, it’s through Facebook. In the uplifting new CBS drama God Friended Me, Brandon Micheal Hall (The Mayor, Search Party) stars as podcast host Miles Finer, a spiritual skeptic who doesn’t exactly know what to do when The Man Upstairs appears to add Miles on Facebook. To make matters even more perplexing, the God account begins suggesting other… Read more

June 11, 2018

Breakaway hit biopic I Can Only Imagine about the 2001 MercyMe hit song by that name releases on DVD and Blu-ray Tuesday, June 12, and is available on various streaming platforms now. Read more

May 12, 2018

Like all Wim Wenders’ biopics, “Pope Francis: A Man of His Word” delivers deep insight into its subject. Watching the pope talk directly on his views and challenge world leaders, and looking at his namesake’s historical role in the Church, we see the radical change Pope Francis represents for the papacy and the Church. Read more

May 2, 2018

It becomes apparent quickly that “Paul, Apostle of Christ” has a superficial understanding of—or chooses to ignore—the turbulent church in which the apostle played a role. And the Paul of this film is not the historical person drawn from his own raw, powerful words. Instead, he is the later imagined heroic figure, speaking in inspirational aphorisms—like a superhero worshipped by his biographer, Luke. “Paul, Apostle of Christ” shares a common aspect with many faith-based movies: a ”wink wink” homage that reinforces belief but does not forge the actual human story. Read more




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