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“Cheers” star Kelsey Grammer joins cast of upcoming “Jesus Revolution” movie

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Kelsey Grammer, best known for his roles in “Frasier” and “Cheers,” has been cast as Pastor Chuck Smith in the upcoming film “Jesus Revolution.” “Jesus has been a profound influence in my ...

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National Christian Foundation creates fund for “The Chosen” series

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The multi-season television series “The Chosen” is getting help from a national charity organization to help fund the production. The show has taken the streaming world by storm with its unconventional approach ...

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REVIEW: In Cyrano, love is a verb

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In Joe Wright’s 2022 musical version of the 1897 play Cyrano de Bergerac, Peter Dinklage plays the titular character, trading witty barbs, lovely poems, and rapier thrusts with the rest of the characters ...

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What Lord of the Rings and Harry Potter teach us about power

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My dad gave me J.R.R. Tolkien’s book The Fellowship of the Ring, and the book awakened my mind and imagination in ways I didn’t fully understand at the time. For many years as ...

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Josh Duggar will face sentencing in April for child porn conviction

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Former reality TV star Josh Duggar, who was convicted last year of federal child pornography charges, will appear in court for sentencing in April. Duggar was featured on TLC’s “19 Kids and Counting.” ...

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Is the R-rated, faith-friendly movie ‘Shut-In’ an alternative to Hollywood?

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In a push to create an alternative to Hollywood, the conservative news outlet The Daily Wire premiered “Shut-In” on YouTube Feb. 10. “Shut In” is a solid home invasion horror film that ...

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Tim Keller tweets support for Stephen Colbert and his talk of faith

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Although late-night host Stephen Colbert is not known as a fan of Christianity, he did talk about his faith recently on “The Late Show.”  “Does your faith and your comedy ever overlap? ...

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In ‘The Stranger in a Lifeboat,’ Mitch Albom asks what it takes to believe

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REVIEW:  “The Stranger in a Lifeboat” by Mitch Albom.  What would you do if you encountered God, seemingly the same as any other person, and He offered to save your life as ...

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Wisdom and God’s illuminated truths: John Martin’s ‘The Creation of Light’

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An illustration by the 19th-century artist John Martin, called “The Creation of Light” might give us insight into the nature of wisdom. Sometimes things happen in life, and we just don’t know ...

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Amazon’s ‘Lord of the Rings’ debuts Sept. 2 with Second Age of Middle-Earth

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The much-anticipated Lord of the Rings Amazon Prime series will debut on September 2, bringing to life what the studio calls the “second age” of Middle-earth history from J.R.R. Tolkien’s novels. The multi-season series, The ...

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“Grief comes in waves,” says Kevin McKeehan (TobyMac) on death of son

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Christian artist TobyMac talked recently about the deep grief he suffered after his eldest son, Truett McKeehan, died of a drug overdose in 2019. The singer, whose real name is Kevin McKeehan, ...

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Kathie Lee Gifford encourages Christians to not be afraid of gifts of the Spirit

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Too many Westerners are needlessly afraid of spiritual gifts, talk show host Kathie Lee Gifford said has told the Christian Broadcasting Network. “Once you understand, you meet the people that have these ...

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Angel Studios has big plans to produce viewer-driven content such as “The Chosen”

Angel Studios, which works with the popular Christian series “The Chosen,” is just getting started. The family-friendly moviemaking powerhouse could end up disrupting how films and TV shows are funded and created. ...

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Facebook backtracks after banning publisher of conservative children’s books

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A publisher of conservative children’s books once again can access and advertise on Facebook after a public outcry. Heroes of Liberty offers biographies of such American heroes as President Ronald Reagan and ...

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Christian actors live out their faith despite cost to their income and careers

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Although there may not be a lot of Christian actors in Hollywood, many are putting their money where their faith is. Comic actor Chris Tucker turned down up to $12 million to ...

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Everyone has heard a Wicked song, but have you seen the musical?

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Have you heard this one? “…Everyone deserves a chance to fly!” “Popular, you’re gonna be Popular! “I’ve heard it said that people come into our lives for a reason bringing something we ...

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Christian music fans mourn death of Jay Weaver of Big Daddy Weave

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Condolences continue to come in for Jay Weaver of the Christian music group Big Daddy Weave died on Sunday from complications of COVID-19. Weaver, who played bass guitar and sang for the ...

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Faith-based ‘American Underdog’ movie performs well in theaters

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“American Underdog,” the new faith-based film about football star Kurt Warner, had a strong opening weekend and despite a strong “Spiderman” and other holiday movies. It opened in the top 10 at ...

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Grammy winner explains why Adele is right about not shuffling your albums

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For as long as albums have existed, they have offered listeners wonder, hope, truth and reality concerning the state of the human condition. This is achieved through a group effort. Artists, producers, songwriters, ...

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Actor Denzel Washington opens up about faith, spiritual warfare and heaven

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Academy Award-winning actor Denzel Washington shared his faith in a recent story in “The New York Times.” “What I do, what I make, what I made — all of that — is ...

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The story behind O Holy Night

O Holy Night remains one of the world’s most beloved Christmas carols. But in 1847 it started with a French poem written by Placide Cappeau, a wine merchant, mayor of the town, ...

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5 Christmas songs with lyrics that are theological masterpieces

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The songs of Christmas are quite literally in the air this time of year, serenading us on radio, in our homes or in restaurants and stores. Like it or not, many may ...

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12 Christmas movies to watch before New Years

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It’s the Christmas holiday, which for many means more free time, lots of travel and the desire to curl up with hot chocolate and a good movie. There are hundreds of Christmas ...

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“Christmas comet” expected to be visible tonight

Comet Leonard will make a close approach to Venus two days before Christmas after passing by the Earth just a few days ago. According to an Arizona State University astronomer, the comet ...

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For King & Country joins “The Chosen” for “A Silent Night” starting Dec. 18

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Three of the biggest names in Christian culture have teamed up for a Christmas special. The duo For King & Country, “The Chosen” TV series and the Museum of the Bible are ...

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