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Freud and C.S. Lewis square off in new film

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Harvard psychiatrist Armand Nicholi taught a popular course on “The Question of God,” examining Sigmund Freud’s atheism and C.S. Lewis‘ faith. Now a related Sony theatrical film imagines that the two met ...

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Animated children’s outreach a growing trend

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Child Evangelism Fellowship has released a new animated children’s series titled “Esther,” inspired by the biblical book. The five-part series focuses on themes such as faith, courage, prayer, grace and providence. “More ...

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Movies will tell story of Winans family

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The name “Winans” has long been synonymous with gospel music. “Thankful,” a seven-part series about the family, is in development. The series opens in North Carolina in 1805, moving through Mississippi and ...

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Martin Scorsese working on movie about Jesus

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Martin Scorsese has directed some of the most acclaimed movies of recent decades, including the 2016 “Silence” and last year’s “Killers of the Flower Moon.” Now he is turning his attention to ...

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Matthew McConaughey on being Christian in Hollywood

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Christians in the entertainment industry often feel intimidated about sharing their faith, Oscar-winning actor Matthew McConaughey recently said on “The Joe Rogan Experience.” “We’re making people persona non grata because of something ...

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Newsboys’ Michael Tait on lows and highs faith journey

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Michael Tait of the Christian group Newsboys has remained faithful to God for decades despite the many twists and turns of life. His most recent project is “I Believe In Christmas,” a ...

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Experiencing awe quite literally improves your health

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The world needs more “awe,” says Twitter account Culture Critic (@Culture–crit). The account regularly posts messages about culture, past and present, and how much we have seemingly lost to “progress.” It also ...

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She defied hookup culture by walking out on The Bachelor

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After she left her spot on The Bachelor due to her faith-based beliefs regarding purity and waiting for marriage, Madison Prewett has become a voice countering hookup culture. She shocked her date, the cast, ...

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“Touched by an Angel” star writes children’s book based on her childhood

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Being a child is harder than ever in today’s secular culture. Actress Roma Downey, who starred in the hit television show “Touched by an Angel,” is helping make the journey easier with ...

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Angel Studios to release end of world movie, ‘Homestead’

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Angel Studios has finished production on a new end-of-civilization movie, “Homestead“. The film is inspired by the popular book series Black Autumn, written by Jeff Kirkham and Jason Ross. It revolves around ...

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Underdog “Sound of Freedom” beats Taylor Swift for top 10 movies

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Move over, Taylor Swift. The faith-based movie “Sound of Freedom” beat out Swift’s “The Era’s Tour” to finish in the top 10 for domestic box office revenues in 2023. The independent film ...

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From ringing bells to eating grapes, nations enjoy wide range of New Year’s traditions

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Watching the ball drop at Times Square in New York City, whether live or on television, is a New Year’s Eve tradition for million of Americans. “Time” magazine looked at several unusual ...

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Harpist Michael-David to lead morning worship January 13

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When you think of musical instruments, what comes to mind first? Pianos, guitars, drums and saxophones are common. The harp? Probably it’s near the bottom of the list. Somewhere around tuba or ...

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Lifeway wins numerous awards for best books in 2023

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It’s the time of year when organizations present their annual book awards. In early December, the publishing arm of Lifeway Christian Resources, B&H Publishing, received more than two dozen awards and acknowledgments ...

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Comedian Jerry Seinfeld travels to support families of hostages

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Actor and comedian Jerry Seinfeld was in Israel this week to express his support as he visited released hostages and families who still have loved ones under captivity by Hamas. “Seinfeld told ...

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“Total surrender and dedication to Jesus”: Hulk Hogan gets baptized

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Hulk Hogan, who soared to fame as a professional wrestler and later became an actor, has found the purpose of his life at age 70. He recently announced on social media that ...

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Popular rapper Daddy Yankee leaves music to share Gospel

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Although most Americans may not be familiar with Latin rapper Daddy Yankee (Ramón Luis Ayala Rodríguez), he has more than 100 million followers on social media. He recently announced that he is ...

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Local historic mansions offer Christmas tours

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Kansas Citians looking for some last-minute decorating ideas can find inspiration at one of the area’s many historic homes that are open for holiday tours. Here are some suggestions from KCUR. Bingham-Waggoner ...

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Taylor Swift attends Gaza fundraiser but silent on Hamas rapes

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The 2023 Time magazine “Person of the Year,” Taylor Swift, attended a comedy event earlier this month that benefited an anti-Israel nonprofit. Proceeds from a Dec. 8 performance by stand-up comedian Ramy Youssef went to American ...

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Grab some popcorn and relax with one of these classic Christmas movies

Taking a break to make popcorn and watch a classic Christmas movie is a good way to escape the holiday stress. Although there is no shortage of new movies (often having the ...

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St. Francis of Assisi created first Nativity scene 800 years ago

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The familiar Nativity scenes that decorate many homes, churches and public spaces turn 800 years old this year. St. Francis of Assisi arranged the first manger scene in 1223 and included live ...

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Missourians, Kansans list favorite Christmas songs

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“It’s the Most Wonderful Time of the Year” is the most popular Christmas song in Missouri, while Kansans prefer “Jingle Bells.” FinanceBuzz recently used Google trends to find the most popular song ...

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Even Kevin McCallister from “Home Alone” would feel squeezed by current inflation

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In a scene from the 1990 holiday movie “Home Alone,” 8-year-old Kevin McCallister went grocery shopping by himself. He purchased a number of grocery and household items for less than $20. Times ...

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Finding faith in “The Nutcracker,” a Christmas classic

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The popularity of the ballet “The Nutcracker” skyrockets during Advent and the Christmas season because of its pageantry, dancing, and timeless classical music. But have you ever wondered what the story is ...

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REVIEW: ‘Prince of Egypt: The Musical’ movie

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When people make lists of the best faith-based films of all time, particularly from my generation, they almost always include Dreamworks’s animated film “The Prince of Egypt.” A feature animated film based ...

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