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MercyMe’s Bart Millard reveals complex emotions of watching ‘I Can Only Imagine’

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Seeing his family’s life portrayed the first time on the big screen – warts and all – was “odd” for MercyMe’s Bart Millard but, perhaps surprisingly, not too difficult. The story of ...

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NBA’s Steph Curry to produce faith-based films for Sony

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NBA star Stephen, “Steph” Curry has stepped off the court after another hugely successful basketball season, including an NBA Championship win with the Golden State Warriors, and now he’s stepping into a ...

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5 family-friendly things for August entertainment includes ‘The Waltons’ and Kirk Cameron

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Some children try to sneak a peek at movies they shouldn’t watch. That sometimes happens at my house, too, but more recently, it’s been something far more vanilla – “The Waltons.” Yes, ...

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Netflix fills new Anne of Green Gables with LGBT characters and sexual sub-plot

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The new Netflix adaptation of the 1908 novel Anne of Green Gables has been revised to include multiple homosexual characters, according to the series creator, Moira Walley-Beckett. In the Northwood Entertainment-produced series, ...

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UPDATE: Death toll rises in Duck Boat accident, children among victims

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At least 13 people, including children, died after a boat carrying tourists capsized and sank on a lake during a thunderstorm in that slammed into Branson, Mo. authorities said Friday. The “duck” ...

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Katy Perry’s faith may be evolving recent comments show

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Katy Perry’s mom is like every other mom in the world. She prays for her children and their faith. The singer revealed last week that her mother prayed her whole life that ...

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Summer’s new music releases sizzle

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I hope everyone is enjoying summer. When I think of summer I think of lemonade, watermelon, kids out of school and vacation. I know we all have busy schedules but I would ...

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5 easy ways to make Netflix more kid-friendly 

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The first time I realized the need for parental controls on Netflix, I was searching with my 10-year-old son for shows on the “Revolutionary War.” The search was anything but friendly. I ...

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There’s an ‘unfortunate’ truth for Christians in Hollywood says Mario Lopez

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It’s no secret Christianity is a tough sell in Beverly Hills, and in a recent interview, popular E! News host Mario Lopez described that reality as “unfortunate.” “Faith] is alive in me. ...

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‘Incredibles 2’ shows parenting really is a superhero power

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It stinks when you have superhero powers and can’t use them. But that’s the situation that Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible), Helen Parr (Elastigirl) and their three children find themselves after they tried ...

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And you thought she was dead: Star outlives entire cast

Olivia de Havilland, the lone surviving cast member of the Hollywood epic “Gone with the Wind,” turned 102 Sunday. A reporter once asked her about her deep faith which she shared. The ...

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Christian filmmaker chosen to head Disney’s Pixar

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Christian filmmaker and animator Pete Docter is now the new Creative Officer of Pixar Animation. Pete Docter will fill the role left by John Lasseter, who left the company over misconduct allegations. ...

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Netflix’s ‘The Toys That Made Us’ tops July’s streaming entries

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One of my best childhood memories involved three correlating things: the Service Merchandise catalog, Star Wars toys, and my Christmas wish list. Each December during the 1980s, I would study the catalog ...

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‘I Can Only Imagine’ continues to break Hollywood records

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If you’re thinking the number one DVD sold in America this week was a superhero blockbuster from the Hollywood mega-movie makers, think again. The hit-film “I Can Only Imagine” is continuing to ...

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Here’s 5 family-friendly things worth watching in July

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There was a time I enjoyed watching the news, perusing Twitter, and scanning Facebook. No longer. Those days are long gone due to a culture that has forgotten how to disagree without ...

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Former cable producer starts new kid-friendly venture

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Sick of the programming his former employer continues to make for young viewers, producer Butch Hartman has announced he will launch a 24/7 streaming platform where families will be able to watch ...

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Adoptive father of 6 wows America’s Got Talent judges

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When Michael Ketterer walked on stage to audition for America’s Got Talent, he had no idea what would happen next. The pediatric nurse and part-time worship leader blew the audience away with ...

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New Stars Wars ‘Solo’ takes a turn to the dark side

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“Solo: A Star Wars Story” has a tall order to fill. It makes an attempt to satisfy the differing backstory imaginings of millions of fans, offer the nostalgia that many crave, show ...

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‘I Can Only Imagine’ & ‘Paul’ DVDs lead June family-friendly spotlight

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  March was a banner month for faith films, and some of those same movies are set to hit the home entertainment market in June, giving families who didn’t see them the ...

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New Activities Added to EasterFest in North Topeka

The Great Football Toss, where kids & adults can throw small footballs at a target on the ground to win one of four bicycles, will be a new event at EasterFest in ...

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‘The Star’ breaks faith-based animated drought

Something changed Nov. 17, when Sony’s Affirm Films released The Star. The film follows a donkey named Bo (voiced by Steven Yeun), a dove named Dave (Keegan-Michael Key), a sheep named Ruth ...

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