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Documentary says child sex abuse is "An Open Secret" in Hollywood (Updated)

Date: 07/20/2015

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. (Important Note: Below is my original review of the documentary An Open Secret . The documentary film deals with the issue of child sexual abuse in Hollywood. Some entries in the comments section below (combined with the charity registration issue mentioned in the original post ...

Related Topics: Entertainment, 1 Thessalonians 5:11, Esponda Productions, Producer Gabe Hoffman, Father Oliver O'grady, Courage To Act Foundation, MPAA Head Christopher Dodd, 2006 Oscar-Nominated Doc Deliver Us From Evil, Amy Berg, An Open Secret, Sexual Sex Abuse Scandal In The Catholic Church, Predators In Hollywood


The Stuff I Was Raised to Believe and What I Believe Today - Part One

Date: 06/20/2015

Like many of you reading this, I was raised to believe many religious things. Much of that stuff, however, I no longer believe today. [caption id="attachment_5527" align="alignright" width="200"] The Stuff I Was Raised to Believe...And, What I Believe Today[/caption] Make no mistake, I'm still a believer. And, what I believe today is very important to me. But what I believe has been and cont ...

Related Topics: Believe, Beliefs, God, Heaven, Saved, Hell, Believer, A Believer, Hannibal, I'm Still A Believer, Inerrant, Bible Infallible, Part One, Saved People, What I Believe


"Amazing Grace" producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland on the faith-themed musical's amazing journey to Broadway

Date: 06/17/2015

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Voyage of the Saved. How slave ship captain and self-described wretch John Newton was saved by God's grace and went on to become a force in the fight to abolish slavery is the epic story told in Amazing Grace . The new Broadway musical, that draws its title from the timele ...

Related Topics: Entertainment, 1 Thessalonians 5:11, Godspell, John Newton, William Wilberforce, Eric Metaxas, Nederlander Theatre, Chicago's Bank Of America Theater, Goodspeed Opera House, Indian Joe, Elizabeth A. Davis, The Question Of God By Armand Nicholi, Sigmund Freud, Mary Catlett, Freud's Last Session, Arthur Giron, Cotton Patch Gospel, Painting Churches, The Boys Next Door, Christopher Smith, "Amazing Grace" Producer Carolyn Rossi Copeland


The Resilience Muscle

Date: 05/18/2015

You will find in life that doing what everyone else wants you to do will make you very popular.  People will like you.  Everyone will say nice things about you.  Your family will hold you up as a role model.  And, more likely than not, you won’t accomplish God’s purpose for your life. The hard truth is that in order to achieve your unique purpose, you have to get rid of the need to be popular.  ...



The war you never saw: the Press versus the Blogosphere

Date: 04/25/2015

Il semble que la perfection soit atteinte non quand il n'y a plus rien à ajouter, mais quand il n'y a plus rien à retrancher. It seems that perfection is attained not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing more to remove. Antoine de Saint Exupéry If blogging is a revolution in media like the printing press, it is sure to frustrate certain "respected" people. ...

Related Topics: Faith, News, Mont Order, Syria, Media, Alternative Media, Blogosphere, Mainstream Media, Blogger Clubs, Blogging Clans, Cybersectarianism, Max Keiser, Press, Trolls, Trolling, Printing Press Internet


Film Review: "Little Boy" + Top 100 Christian Leaders in America + Advancing "A.D."

Date: 04/23/2015

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Little Boy premieres nationwide in theaters Friday (4/24). (Note: This is  slightly altered version of my original post including new impressions from seeing Little Boy for a second time last night with members of my family.) Synopsis: A seven-year-old Pepper Busbe ...

Related Topics: Entertainment, Corporal Works Of Mercy, Eduardo Verástegui (Bella), Ted Levine (Monk), Little Boy, Emily Watson, Tom Wilkinson, Kevin James, Michael Rapaport, Cary-Hiroyuki Tagawa, Pepe Portillo, Metanoia Films), Alejandro Monteverde, Joel Osteen (Lakewood Church), Franklin Graham (Samaritan’S Purse), Newsmax’S Top 100 Christian Leaders In America, Christian Influencers, Matthew Miller, Paul Blart: Mall Cop 2, David Henrie (TV's Wizards Of Waverly Place), Jakob Salvat, Top 100 Christian Leaders In America, CBN Chairman Pat Robertson (10), Author/Producer Rev. T.D. Jakes (14), Salem Media Group CEO Edward Atsinger III, Sirius XM's Catholic Channel Director/Fox News Contributor Fr. Jonathan Morris (21), Recently-Signed Philadelphia Eagles Quarterback/ESPN Commentator Tim Tebow (37), Christian Rocker Michael Sweet (39), Author/Speaker Eric Metaxas (41), Movieguide Founder/Publisher Ted Baehr (49), Actor Chuck Norris (50), Actor/Filmmaker Kirk Cameron (54), Country Singer Carrie Underwood (62), Legendary Crooner Pat Boone (67), Harpercollins Christian Publishing CEO Mark Schoenwald (74), EWTN Host Raymond Arroyo (77), Movie Producer Ralph Winter (79), Rocker Brian Welch (84), Actor Gavin Macleod (91), Cloud Ten Pictures Co-Founder Paul Lalonde (96), Comedians Brad Stine (97) And Michael Jr. (98), NASCAR Driver/Fox Racing Commentator Michael Waltrip

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