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Live Show Review – A Capella Innovators Pentatonix

posted by S. Russ

If you’ve been following music at Beliefnet for awhile then you know that I think an awful lot of a capella pop group Pentatonix. Since winning NBC’s The Sing-Off with their impressive take on a capella pop the group has […]

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Joel Osteen and Oprah – together!?!

posted by S. Russ

It is rare that two of America’s undisputed spiritual leaders get together, but that is exactly what you can witness Sunday night! The latest episode of Lifeclass was filmed in Osteen’s home base of Houston, and features Oprah teaching about […]

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Finding Encouragement in The Letter Writer

posted by S. Russ

Few things can touch our lives like music and encouragement. The Letter Writer is a family film that ties both together. When troubled, but musically gifted, teen Maggy receives an anonymous letter of encouragement, she seeks out the writer while […]

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Changing the world with a Little Red Wagon

posted by S. Russ

Zach Bonner is a real life inspiration. As an 8-year-old the Florida native filled his little red wagon with food and water for victims of hurricane Charlie. He walked all through his city, distributing collected supplies to those left homeless […]

Turning the other cheek with New Hope

posted by S. Russ

Teen dramas are all the rage right now. ABC Family regularly produces new drama TV shows for teens, there are tons of different book series, and they find their way to the big screen quite frequently. Problem is, many of […]

Hardflip – Extreme skateboarding with a message

posted by S. Russ

Patricia Arquette, John Schneider, and ABC Family star Randy Wayne give their all in this touching story about life and skateboarding. Caleb is an aspiring pro skater looking to make it in the big time. His life has been a […]

Featured Artist – Friar Alessandro the Voice from Assisi

posted by S. Russ

Every now and then an artist comes along who makes you look at the world differently. For some, that artist will be Friar Alessandro. The friar, who gave up everything in service of God, is now sharing his incredible vocal […]

And the Emmy winners are…

posted by S. Russ

The Emmys were an incredible show yet again! While Mad Men was unseated despite an incredible year, there were more than enough great newer shows to go around. Homeland took home a number of awards, headlining the drama awards, while […]

New Movie Invites You to Stand Strong

posted by S. Russ

Christian movies aren’t often known for addressing current events. Typically, they will pair a powerful message with a timeless story that many can relate to. Stand Strong is a movie that many will certainly relate to, but its because they […]

T.D. Jakes’ Woman Thou Art Loosed Comes to DVD!

posted by S. Russ

The film adaptation of Bishop T.D. Jakes’ encouraging self-help book Woman Thou Art Loosed is out on DVD today! The movie follows the powerful story of main character Michelle Jordan. Michelle starts off life in a bad family situation that […]

Your First Glimpse of Russell Crowe as Noah!!

posted by S. Russ

Academy Award winning actor Russell Crowe has been in Iceland filming the Biblical epic Noah, and here is your first look! If you think this is just another faith film, consider who else involved. The movie is being directed by […]

Learn How to Give… From a Teenager!

posted by S. Russ

By the age of 16 Austin Gutwein had given more than most of us do in a lifetime. He had built a dorm, two clinics, and a medical clinic, all with his own gifts and talents. Now he is sharing […]

Jordin Sparks Invites You to Sparkle

posted by S. Russ

Pop star Jordin Sparks is currently promoting her new film Sparkle, due out in theaters on August 17th. The movie is a T.D. Jakes produced remake of the classic, starring Jordin and the late Whitney Houston, and featuring the original […]

Controversial NFL Star Michael Vick Prepares to Release Autobiography

posted by S. Russ

Michael Vick is easily one of the most controversial athletes in recent memory. After serving jail time for participation in a dog fighting ring, he has worked hard to move forward with his life. His new autobiography Finally Free chronicles that […]

Exclusive Photo From the Set of the New Russell Crowe Movie – NOAH!

posted by S. Russ

In an upcoming film of Biblical proportions, Russell Crowe will play the builder of the ark himself – Noah! Beliefnet has acquired an exclusive photo of the building of the ark for the movie set, and it looks massive! The […]

Paulo Coelho’s Aleph

posted by S. Russ

International bestseller Paulo Coelho, author of The Alchemist, is releasing an inspiring new book entitled Aleph. It is a magical journey through the world and through time, all on a quest to begin again. The book will surely inspire you to […]

I’m Older Than You – Why It’s Good to Grow Old

posted by S. Russ

In America we are often taught that getting old is something we want to avoid. We glorify our teenage years, promote plastic surgery, and invite people to use certain products just to feel “young again.” The Get Old Campaign has a […]

Experience Singin’ in the Rain in the Theater!

posted by S. Russ

On the 60th anniversary of the classic musical Singin’ in the Rain, TCM is putting on extra special showings of this great Gene Kelly movie at select theaters all across America. The movie will be shown on Thursday, July 12 […]

Jesus: He Lived Among Us – An Animated Film With A Very Real Purpose

posted by S. Russ

  Jesus – He Lived Among Us is an animated film that looks at the life of Jesus and his followers from a different perspective – as martyrs.  The message of the movie is two-fold. It tells people about the […]

Would You Sue the Devil?

posted by S. Russ

Salesman turned law school student Luke O’Brien has a unique plan to turn his life around. Rather than start small-time in the justice system, Luke seeks out judgement on the most evil one of them all – Satan. He sues […]

What Is It Like to Go to Heaven?

posted by S. Russ

What if you could find out? Dr. Mary Neal was involved in an unfortunate kayak accident that ultimately took her life. She found that it wasn’t yet time for her to leave this life, but before she was revived she […]

How Well Do You Know Your Bible? New Game Show About THE BIBLE Makes Television History This August!

posted by S. Russ

The first ever game show created to test your knowledge of The Bible will make its television debut this August.  GSN – the Game Show Network – and the creators of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” are producing “The American Bible Challenge” which […]

What Price Would You Pay for Religious Freedom?

posted by S. Russ

It’s a question that’s especially valid today as the Catholic Church battles with our government over the proposed healthcare mandate requiring faith-based institutions to cover contraception.  We ask ourselves if this is a breach of religious liberty and if so, […]

Show Review: Reaching Generations with Switchfoot

posted by S. Russ

Switchfoot performing on the Tonight Show Switchfoot’s debut album Legend of Chin came out in 1997, it was a fun, anthemic rock album that stretched the boundaries of Christian rock.  Fourteen years later, the band is still bringing it.  Seeing […]

Show Review: Owl City Brings the Pop at the Norva

posted by S. Russ

Monday night myself and fellow Entertainment editor Evan Derrick decided to take in a show by current electronic pop favorites Owl City.  You may know Owl City from the hook-laden, modern pop hit “Fireflies,” which took summer radio by storm […]

Who Won the Emmys??

posted by S. Russ

Check out this year’s Emmy winners!! Supporting Actress in a Comedy series – Julie Bowen (Modern Family) Supporting Actor in a Comedy series – Ty Burrell (Modern Family) Directing of a Comedy series – Michael Allen Spiller (Modern Family) Writing […]

Win a Free $100 Itunes Gift Card!

posted by S. Russ

WHOA.  That’s right, YOU can be the winner of a free Itunes gift card!  That’s at least 80 free songs!  I would enter if I could. All you have to do is click here and enter the required information, then […]

Who Won The Voice?

posted by S. Russ

Hit “Like” to share this post with your friends! NBC’s The Voice crowned it’s first champion tonight.  In an extremely competitive voting finish, and Javier Colon took home the prize!  Javier stunned America from the very beginning of the show […]

Christian DVD Giveaway!

posted by S. Russ

Hit LIKE above to spread the word to all your friends about the DVD giveaway! Do you like music?  Do you like to laugh?  Well, then you’ll love this excellent Christian DVD grab bag!  Just one lucky winner will receive […]

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Dr. Ted Baehr Ranked Among the Top 50 Christian Leaders in America
Newsmax just released their annual list of the top 100 Christian leaders in America who make a real impact on modern lives. Included in their list is Dr. Ted Baehr, founder and publisher of the family-friendly Movieguide. His position ranks ...

posted 9:53:33am Apr. 24, 2015 | read full post »

Super Soul Sunday: Ageless Living with Oprah and Dr. Christiane Northrup
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posted 10:14:42am Apr. 23, 2015 | read full post »

The New ‘Jurassic World’ Trailer is Here, And It Doesn’t Disappoint
[youtube]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aJJrkyHas78[/youtube] Jurassic Park fans: this may just be the sequel you've been waiting for. The new Jurassic World trailer, released this week is jam-packed with action and full of surprises ...

posted 9:09:39am Apr. 21, 2015 | read full post »

Meet Vera, a main character in the upcoming show “The Messengers.”
Meet Vera, a main character in the upcoming show “The Messengers.” In The CW’s new drama “The Messengers,” Shantel Van Santen plays Vera, radio-astronomer whose son was kidnapped seven years ago. Vera has struggled since losing her ...

posted 12:24:16pm Apr. 17, 2015 | read full post »

‘Little Boy’ is a Story for Everyone
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_BdzqsIX6A The question this father and son always have for each other during their adventures is "Do you believe we can do this?"  The answer is always "Yes, partner." If you’re a big fan of a movie ...

posted 5:01:43pm Apr. 13, 2015 | read full post »

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