Breakthrough Movie Night

Even though I've not been as active in the film world as I used to be, I still try to keep up with the new movies coming out. I wanted to see Breakthrough when it released in April, but it didn't work out. So I was thrilled when I received an invitation to show the…

Overcomer Releases This Week

Are you as excited about the Overcomer release as I am? Yes, the Kendrick brothers' newest movie releases this weekend. I got to see an early release, and trust me when I say you're going to want to see this one. Overcomer is the story of a high school basketball coach whose dreams are crushed…

Catching Faith 2: Movie Review

I can't remember the last movie I watched. I've been too busy with ministry, speaking, and books. But when Alexandra Boylan invited me to take a sneak peek at Catching Faith 2, I couldn't resist since it's a movie about women struggling with life's challenges, was filmed in Kentucky, and included several of our actors…

Emanuel – Documentary Movie Review

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It wasn't until we started making the film festival rounds that I ever watched documentaries. And even though I've seen some great ones, and was looking forward to watching this one, as the movie began, I found myself thinking of the theatrical release and wondering how many people would go see this documentary about the…

Chonda Pierce – Unashamed – Movie Review and Giveaway

Chonda Pierce Unashamed

I'm not a fan of stand up comedy. I'm not sure why, but whenever anyone tries to make me laugh, I rarely do. If Chonda Pierce - Unashamed was merely a stand up routine, I wouldn't care that much for it. However, this is more than a comedy routine. Intermixed with Chonda's stage show is…

Heaven Bound – Movie Review

Christian comedy is a risky endeavor. So often, the comedy either falls flat, or it leans towards the sacrilegious. Heaven Bound joins the ranks of the select few which are spiritually sound yet wildly hilarious. Heaven Bound is the story of Ted and Josie, a picture perfect couple. Ted is a successful dog food marketer…

The Pilgrim’s Progress – Review and Giveaway

Easter will be here before we know it, and kicking off Easter weekend this year is a great Christian movie perfect for family viewing. The Pilgrim's Progress releases to theaters April 18-19 which is Thursday and Friday before Easter, so a perfect activity for Good Friday. https://youtu.be/04WXlAcOtS0 As you can tell from the trailer, The…

Unplanned – Movie Review

I've been following Unplanned since it was first announced. When I learned the behind the scenes story of actress Ashley Bratcher,  I knew I had to see it. I was especially excited because two of the Unplanned actors are actors from our movies. Robert Thomason, who was Graduation Speaker in Summer of '67, is Abby…

The Pilgrim’s Progress – Giveaway

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Years ago when I taught children's church I fell in love with The Land of Far-Beyond,  a children's version of Pilgrim's Progress written by Enid Blyton. I read a chapter or two of the book each week and the children all enjoyed it as much as I did. Later, I decided to read the original…

The Rape of Recy – Movie Review

When my daughter was in school she participated in National History Day and competed at the regional, state, and national level for five years. She also competed each year in a local history-based film festival for high school students. As a result of attending the many events, we witnessed hundreds of performances, exhibits, websites, and…