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“The Jesus Music” documentary impresses audiences, critics in opening weekend

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The faith-based documentary “The Jesus Music” posted a strong opening weekend, finishing fourth in per-theater average and in the top 10 in attendance. The groundbreaking film earned an estimated $560,250 despite opening ...

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‘What’s That Sound’ is a decidedly different picture book for kids

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A distinctively different ABC picture book written by Kansas City author and artist, LeAnne Litka released in late September to much praise. What’s That Sound? took Litka four years to produce, but ...

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The story behind Keith and Kristyn Getty and “In Christ Alone”

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The melody that changed the life of Keith Getty was first scratched out on the back of an electric bill in a humble flat in Northern Ireland. This isn’t great, he thought ...

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Newsboys say they’ll tour until they’re 80: ‘We’re just getting started’

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Michael Tait says he’s spent most of his life “on the road” while traveling in a bus from city to city and performing in arenas both big and small. Until last year, ...

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Pat Robertson stepping down as daily host of ‘The 700 Club’ on CBN

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Pat Robertson is stepping down as daily host of “The 700 Club,” CBN News reported. He announced last week on the 60th anniversary of CBN’s first broadcast that he is moving on to new ...

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‘The Devil is Afraid of Me’: Exorcist describes his battle against demons and the occult

In 2020, the book The Devil is Afraid of Me: The Life and Works of the World’s Most Famous Exorcist (See below) hit our virtual bookshelves. While most people think of the ...

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‘Cry Macho’ misses mark at being a great movie

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They say that cowboys are a breed tougher than nails and as strong as steel but in Clint Eastwood‘s “Cry Macho,” he recasts the myth. For a huge portion of his past, ...

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Underneath all the makeup, who was the real Tammy Faye?

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What is it about televangelists Tammy Faye and Jim Bakker that continues to fascinate nearly 35 years after the fall of their ministry empire? Jim Bakker still makes headlines selling survival food ...

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‘The Jesus Music’ traces the fascinating history of Contemporary Christian music

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Contemporary Christian music is so ubiquitous in today’s church that it’s often sung in Sunday morning worship — with few people in the congregation even knowing the source. Sixty years ago, though, ...

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Production of The Great Divorce, a C.S. Lewis classic, is Saturday

Most are familiar with the well-known works of C.S. Lewis. In addition to writing children’s classics like The Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe he also authored works that delve into Heaven and ...

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K-LOVE listeners raise money for 400 Convoy of Hope hurricane relief trucks

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K-LOVE listeners across the country raised enough money for Convoy of Hope to send the equivalent of more than 400 trucks filled with relief supplies to survivors of Hurricane Ida. “In their ...

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‘Show Me the Father’ movie explores good, and bad, parenting

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How do you think of your father?  With love, happiness and respect?  With fear, misery and anger?  Your relationship with your dad can influence your self-image and success.  The Show Me the ...

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Chaucer, author of The Canterbury Tales, faces cancel culture

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Spying is a risky profession. For the 14th-century English undercover agent-turned-poet Geoffrey Chaucer, the dangers – at least to his reputation – continue to surface centuries after his death. In his July 2021 essay for ...

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Taliban executes Fawad Andarabi, Afghanistan’s version of John Denver

The Taliban has executed Afghanistan’s most famous singer. Fawad Andarabi, a national icon considered by some the country’s version of singer John Denver, was dragged from his home and shot in the head. ...

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“God’s Not Dead: We the People” will be shown in theaters in early October

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“God’s Not Dead: We the People,” the next installment in the popular “God’s Not Dead” film series, will be released in theaters as a Fathom Events showing on October 4-6. The trailer ...

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Mary’s Wedding – hope, healing, and the joy of love set against war

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The images of people clinging to the outside of planes taking off from Kabul airport and other desperate measures taken by Afghans to leave their homeland remind us of the harsh realities ...

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Five Marvel superhero movies about family

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Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings, is the latest superhero blockbuster from Marvel.  Here’s a quick peek at the movie’s biggest theme: It’s all about family. While Shang-Chi—like any superhero ...

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Award-winning film ‘Nine Days’ celebrates beauty of life

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Filmmaker Edson Oda has made a new movie about the gift of life. “Nine Days” premiered at the Sundance Film Festival last year and is captivating audiences in its current theatrical release. ...

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AdventHealth buys Holy Land Experience theme park in Florida

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A Seventh-day Adventist health-care company has purchased the Holy Land Experience theme park in Orlando from Trinity Broadcasting Network. TBN, the park’s owner since 2007, sold the roughly 15-acre museum and tourist ...

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Sean Feucht worship event sees Antifa terrorist get saved

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The attack by Antifa last weekend on a Portland prayer and worship gathering held by Sean Feucht made national headlines. What wasn’t reported in the secular media is that Feuecht, founder of ...

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Maverick City Music is bringing gospel to a new generation

Christian artists seldom top secular charts or appear on Times Square billboards. The contemporary Gospel band Maverick City Music has done both, resonating with a cultural moment outside the pews. Many have ...

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Singing in church prepared Jennifer Hudson to play Aretha Franklin

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Jennifer Hudson says her own connection to Gospel music helped her fill the role of Aretha Franklin in the upcoming biopic RESPECT. Hudson may not have taken on the “Queen of Soul” ...

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Actor Jon Voight opens up about hearing God

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Actor Jon Voight has been an outspoken conservative, but he recently talked about his faith and hearing God during a Fox News interview with Tucker Carlson. “I was in a lot of ...

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Empires at War: National WWI Museum adds powerful new exhibit

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The newest exhibition from the National WWI Museum and Memorial opens Friday, Aug. 27.  Empires at War: Austria and Russia explores aspects of the war often less surveyed: the Eastern Front and ...

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National Churchill Museum in Fulton reopens after pandemic

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Area families looking for a getaway before school starts have a new option. The National Churchill Museum in Fulton, Mo., is reopening this weekend after being closed during the pandemic. The museum ...

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