Beginning largely with the impact and success of the Passion of the Christ, in recent years we have seen an ongoing Reformation and Renaissance in movies produced for theaters, churches, and home use. As this process of rebirth, renewal, and refreshment in movie entertainment has continued, we have most recently seen 10 top redemptive movies of 2018 earn awards at the recent Movieguide ® 27th Annual Movieguide Faith & Values Awards Gala.
This Easter, there are a handful of newer films that would be excellent choices to watch with your family and loved ones (aside from old standards like The Ten Commandments featuring Charlton Heston). While nothing replaces reading the Gospels to better understand your faith and the resurrection of Jesus Christ, films do have a way of communicating the Gospel story narrative in new ways, especially to kids and those who may not yet fully grasp the power of the life of Jesus Christ.
The classic story The Pilgrim’s Progress is coming to theaters for the first time and has been produced to serve missions and missionaries around the world.
As one of the youngest Planned Parenthood clinic directors in the nation, Abby Johnson was involved in upwards of 22,000 abortions and counseled countless women on their reproductive choices. Her passion surrounding a woman's right to choose led her to become a spokesperson for Planned Parenthood, fighting to enact legislation for the cause she so deeply believed in. Until the day she saw something that changed everything.
The Long Goodbye: The Kara Tippetts Story release marks the fourth anniversary of Kara Tippetts passing. This highly anticipated documentary shares her powerful story of living and dying with grace, humor, and dignity.
Churches often hold events for kids, youth ministry, families, and the community. A movie night can be a great non-threatening outreach event. Although movies are a wonderful form of entertainment, how does a church select a movie that will not conflict with the Christian worldview, be viewable for an audience of all ages, and also manage to be entertaining?
Isn’t everything inspiring and enlightening from God? That is one of the questions we asked ourselves every time we noticed the sharp divide between Christian films and all others. So many times, beautiful and ... Read More...
Today our children and grandchildren are more vulnerable to the dangerous pressures of peers and the evils of the world than ever by a device that most of them carry in their pockets and handle daily- their smartphones. How can parents and grandparents today guide and equip their kids to survive and thrive in an ever-changing and increasingly dangerous digital environment?
I Can Only Imagine grossed $17 million in its opening weekend, with a per-screen average of $10,400. Because this movie had a production budget of $7 million, it has already had an amazing return. Churches and ... Read More...