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The Chosen Season Two starts Easter Sunday

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The highly-anticipated second season of The Chosen returns on Easter Sunday. Dallas Jenkins, creator and director of the series, revealed the news in a livestream event. The first episode of the nine-episode ...

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Missouri State Fair is a go for 2021

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The Missouri State Fair is a go. A spokesperson for Missouri’s Agriculture Department confirmed on Tuesday that the popular annual event would take place, after a year off during the pandemic. The ...

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YouTube shows offer families alternatives to paid streaming

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YouTube is becoming the place for families tired of searching Netflix, Amazon Prime, Disney+ or broadcast Tv for something decent to watch, or something they haven’t already seen. Free to everyone is ...

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Christian artist Carman dies after complications from surgery

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Christian music pioneer Carman Licciardello has died from complications due to surgery.  The singer, who was inducted into the Gospel Music Hall of Fame, had battled cancer twice in recent years. His ...

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TBN will broadcast popular series ‘The Chosen’ beginning on Monday

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The first season of the acclaimed television series “The Chosen” will be shown on TBN beginning on Monday, February 8, and continuing for eight weeks. For those who do not have cable ...

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Discovery Plus is one of the best streaming options for families

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America’s newest streaming service Discovery+ (or Plus) has hardly any movies and just a few scripted series. That’s not a bad things as it’s now one of the best options for families. ...

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Actor Jon Voight defends freedom in interview with Sean Feucht

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God-given freedom is at risk in the United States, Oscar-winning actor Jon Voight said in an interview with worship leader Sean Feucht. “I think about freedom as this amazing thing that God ...

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The 10 best family-friendly movies of 2020

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Even if 2020 was the worst year in recent history, it still produced dozens of inspiring and entertaining movies families can enjoy – including documentaries, dramas and comedies. Here are the 10 ...

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Numbers are in: How Covid killed the box office

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CNBC reports that movie box office sales plummeted by 80% during 2020. The data, gathered by Comscore, found that U.S. revenues came in at just $2.28 billion, down from $11.4 billion in ...

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Sony Pictures plans to acquire Christian streaming platform Pure Flix

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The owners of the Christian streaming platform Pure Flix are selling the service to Sony Pictures. The entertainment giant said in a news release that “Affirm Entertainment Inc., a subsidiary of Sony Pictures ...

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Lots going on in North Topeka and NOTO Arts District during holidays

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The North Topeka area has a lot going on this time of year! Of course, NOTO Arts District has been a hub of activity for a while now, Holiday shopping and activities ...

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Jaci Velasquez and Evan Craft join ‘My Faith Votes’ effort

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With the election just weeks away, Christian contemporary music artists Jaci Velasquez and Evan Craft have partnered with My Faith Votes to motivate Hispanic communities to vote. Velasquez, who performed at the ...

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‘My Brothers’ Crossing’ movie tells powerful story of racial reconciliation

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A new faith-based movie, “My Brothers’ Crossing,” is based on a true story about a black pastor who unintentionally has a head-on collision with his car into a motorcycle killing a white couple ...

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Chris Tomlin teams with country stars for newest album

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It’s easy to make judgments about public figures, according to Chris Tomlin, the award-winning Christian artist. Tomlin said this proved to be true in the process of writing and recording his latest ...

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Show on Rubik’s Cube and the people who solve it is intriguing, mind-blowing and inspiring

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I received my first Rubik’s Cube when I was about 10. The U.S. was still in the midst of the “cube craze,” and children from coast to coast were wanting one, even ...

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AMC Theaters to reopen with 15 cent movie tickets on opening day

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Life is slowly returning to normal and one big indicator is the movie theater. AMC theaters has announced their locations across the country are scheduled to start a phased reopening. Approximately 300 ...

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Emmys prove family shows are a thing of the past

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The Emmys, television’s annual awards derby, just unveiled its 2020 nominations yesterday. (The awards will be handed out Sept. 20.) And when you look over the list, one thing is quite clear: ...

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Tom Hanks portrays man of faith in new war movie “Greyhound”

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After a long drought of new movies during the pandemic, Tom Hanks is bringing an inspirational story to life in “Greyhound.” His character, Ernie Krause is a man guided by his Christian ...

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Missouri State Fair will be limited to youth livestock show only

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The upcoming Missouri State Fair will look much different this year. Although much of the programming has been cancelled, it will continue to showcase youth in agriculture. “We care deeply about the ...

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NBC’s new streaming service Peacock is worth watching – and it’s free

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America’s one millionth streaming service launched in July, but this one has a unique element that makes it stand out from the rest: It’s free. Sort of. Of course, NBC’s new Peacock ...

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“American Underdog” movie shares testimony of quarterback Kurt Warner

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People often consider the success of Christian quarterback Kurt Warner to be a made-in-Hollywood story. Soon, it will be. “American Underdog: The Kurt Warner Story” will be directed by Jon and Andrew ...

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Schindler’s List, Hamilton draw millions of viewers this month

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His name is Alexander Hamilton, and he’s one of the smartest people in Colonial America you’ll ever meet. He’s also confident (even cocky), determined (perhaps even a workaholic) and ahead of his ...

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J.K. Rowling, Wynton Marsalis among liberals saying ‘cancel culture’ needs to end

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Many have decried the increasing loss of free speech and thought at the hands of the “cancel culture.” The move to shut down speech, rewrite history and destroy art because of the ...

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‘Wretched’ may be #1 but family films rule theater-free season

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If you look at official box-office results, The Wretched is the uncontested coronavirus-season champion. The indie horror flick just passed the $1 million mark, theatrically speaking—an impressive achievement, given the lack of theaters actually open. ...

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Restaurants are turning their parking lots into drive-in movie theaters

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As the coronavirus pandemic closes businesses and shuts people into their houses, it seems that everything old is new again: chain letters, puzzles, and the drive-in. It’s the perfect socially-distanced outing. A few savvy restaurants, ...

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