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Selling Stardom: A Christian path to Hollywood

Daniel Miller of the L.A. Times has written an interesting piece about seminars put on by so-called Christian actors. According to Miller, Christians pay a lot of money to go through the program to learn some of the show business basics.  Attendees claim that their reason for wanting to be a part of a totally debased […]

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Hillsong Church Rendition of “Silent Night” Features Roaring 20’s Flappers In Nightclub Setting

Over at Now the End Begins, blogger Geoffrey Grider fills us in on Hillsong Church’s Christmas extravaganza that includes nearly naked “drummer boys” and songs about Santa Claus and Rudolf.  Grider lamented: “It’s just not a proper celebration of the birth of Jesus Christ without roaring 20’s flappers, rock bands, hoochie coochie dancers, laser light shows […]

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Wisconsin Church Event: “Raising a Jedi: Spiritual Formation and the Force”

The church advertisement quotes John 1:5, with the tagline, “Faith & The Force: A Light Shines in the Darkness.” That verse is supposed to be about Jesus. But here we see a church using it to describe a mystical power from the Star Wars blockbuster franchise. But is this “Force” in the Star Wars films […]

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The Church Does Not Need Christian Radio

Is so-called Christian radio an instrument of God being used to bring people to Christ?  Blogger Timothy Hammons takes a look at what is being passed off as Christian radio.  Should we financially support this stuff? In regard to “Christian contemporary music,” does it matter if the lyrics to the songs are theologically and biblically […]

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You can’t do this to the culture

Most of us know that our culture has gone to the dogs.  Even Kermit and Miss Piggy have been affected–or infected, as you will see.  In this piece Lee Duigon, a contributing editor with the Chalcedon Foundation,  reveals that Jim Henson’s beloved Muppets are sliding into the moral abyss with the rest of us.  Duigon also […]

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War Room’s Priscilla Shirer’s Contemplative History, and Why It Matters

John Lanagan of My Word Like Fire has written another installment of his War Room series. His concern is that Priscilla Shirer’s movie fans will purchase her pre-War Room products and be exposed to her contemplative leanings. For You have abandoned Your people, the house of Jacob, Because they are filled with influences from the east, And they are soothsayers […]

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War Room’s Alex Kendrick and a movie magic medallion

John Lanagan has written a second piece on the hit film War Room.  In his  first piece he informed us that the film’s star, Priscilla Shirer, is into highly unorthodox teaching, which the three Kendrick brothers were unaware of or they wouldn’t have chosen her to star in the movie.  Now we learn that writer/producer/director/actor […]

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New TV Series to Help Christians Back up Pro-life Position

(Christian Headlines, By Veronica Neffinger)   A new TV series which will help pro-lifers back up their position Biblically is set to air. Todd Friel, the executive producer of the show called Life is Best, says that the show’s purpose is threefold. “Number one is saving babies. Number two, saving souls. And number three, equipping Christians to prepare […]

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War Room’s Priscilla Shirer “will become the main character” in the Bible stories she’s reading?

John Lanagan of My Word Like Fire expresses his concern over the actress the Kendrick brothers cast in their new film: I saw the movie, War Room, and liked it very much. Priscilla Shirer is an incredible actress, and the director made wise use of her facial expressions to tell much of the story. Shirer is far more than […]

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Why I do not recommend Kendrick Brothers’ new movie, “War Room”, part 1

Elizabeth Prata of The End Time reviews the Christian film “War Room.”  In part 1 she sheds light on some of the glaring theological problems with the film and also deals with other Kendrick brothers’ productions, such as “Fireproof” and “Courageous.” The brothers may have good intentions in making “Christian” films, however in so doing they […]

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