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Jenny Slate gives a star-making performance in "Obvious Child," a romantic comedy about Donna, a young stand-up comic who becomes pregnant and has an abortion. Her decision is not presented in a comic or light-hearted way. What is revolutionary is that it is presented at all. As writer-director Gillian Robespierre points out, in movies women who become unexpectedly pregnant either choose to del ...
“There is No Condemnation for those who are in Christ Jesus…” Romans 8:1 What does Mother’s Day feel like for someone with empty arms? And more specifically one who chose abortion. I remember a Mother’s Day when I watched one of our daughters perform in the musical Annie . I observed a little girl in the audience crying in one of the final scenes; she couldn’t wipe her tears away fast enoug ...
65th Annual Christopher Awards honoring positive media to be held tonight + "Moms' Night Out" connects with its audience
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. "It's better to light one candle than to curse the darkness." That's the motto of The Christophers , a Catholic organization founded in 1945 by a Maryknoll priest named Fr. James Keller. Keller believed that the power to positively shape the future lies within individual and that, in fact, God has given each individual a ...
Filmmaker talks "Gosnell" movie which is now an IndieGoGo go and seeking a TV network + Newsday quotes me on NYS guv race
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Goal met! Through the persuasive power of truth, an important story will be told. Despite Hollywood's obvious fascination with serial killers, the case of Kermit Gosnell , the Philadelphia late-term abortionist who in May of 2013 was convicted of three (out of eight) murder charges involving a mother and seven infant ...
Video interviews: The cast of "Moms' Night Out" (including Sarah Drew & Sean Astin) on making a faith-themed family comedy
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. My talk show. As I previously mentioned , I spent last week hanging out in Hollywood where I attended the red carpet premiere of Moms' Night Out , the new Erwin Brothers' faith and family-friendly comedy about the challenges and importance of motherhood that is perfectly timed to open wide in theaters this Mother' ...
Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Synopsis: Three moms head out for a night on the town while the guys take care of the kids. Hilarity ensues. Cast: Sarah Drew, Sean Astin, Patricia Heaton, Trace Adkins, David Hunt, Andrea Logan White, Harry Shum Jr., Abbie Cobb, Robert Amaya, Kevin Downes, Alex Kendrick and Sammi Hanratty/ Directed by: Jon and Andy ...
Every time I turn on the news I hear about some group who is trying to strip God out of the culture. They don't want prayer in school, God on our money, the 10 commandments in court rooms, Christian clubs to meet on college campuses (but Sex Week is fine), manger scenes on lawns, I could go on and on.., but you get the point. To me, this just defies logic! I have to wonder what is in the heart ...
Evidently, I am a moral relativist. In a recent article, I applauded a colleague for adapting to our school stage a play— Songs for a New World. This play, I contended, marked a quite radical departure from the standard Politically Correct line insofar as it resoundingly affirmed “the morality of individuality.” This phrase, I noted, was coined by a conservative philosopher, Michael Oakeshot ...
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