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May 2014 Archives

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Faith TV. Three big faith-themed movies debut on TV this weekend. The Color of Rain (Saturday, 5/31, @ 9:00 PM ET on Hallmark Movie Channel) Synopsis (from The Hallmark […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. A shining example of the positive power of words (Pt. 2). Yesterday, I used this space to share some powerful words of wisdom from author/poet Maya Angelou who just […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. A shining example of the positive power of words. The renowned author and poet Maya Angelou has died at the age of 86. Here she is talking with Oprah […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Return to the Hiding Place opens this weekend. Just in time for the Memorial Day holiday, Return to the Hiding Place is a suspense-filled action-packed World War II drama […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Here’s the story…For those of us who watched The Brady Bunch growing up and wondered whether bringing two families together after one had recently lost its mother and the […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Out of the shadows. With the Boko Haram situation in Nigeria in the headlines, the recently released film Honor Diaries seems particularly well timed to encourage discussion about the […]

Honoring the best in us. I attended the 65th annual Christopher Awards ceremony last Thursday recognizing those who use the power of communication to uphold the Catholic organizations motto (and Chinese proverb) that “It’s better to light one candle than […]

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. […]

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The story behind Ragamuffin. This gem of a movie (from The Color Green Films), based on the life and legacy of best-selling Christian music singer/songwriter Rich Mullins (Awesome God)who […]

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 […]