Faith, Media and Culture

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/14/22 The eight-episode second season of Freelancers, the breakout family-friendly crowdfunded sitcom that has garnered almost 8 million views on YouTube, is now available for free on the Angel Studios app (also home of  The Chosen, Tuttle Twins  and The Wingfeather Saga).  The show…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/12/22 As I wrote in Monday’s post, if the corporate media continues to offer us a diet of movies and TV shows offering division and discouragement over mutual respect and encouragement then 2022 should be the year we unplug and create something new. Angel…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/10/22 Welcome to my first post of the new year. How’d we get here? A Trafalgar Group poll for the conservative group Convention of States Action (conducted December 17th through December 21st) finds that we begin 2022 with 80% of Americans likely to vote…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 12/17/21 Small Town Christmas celebrates the goodness that makes America great. Much of that goodness, of course, can be found in the flyover country like those devastated by last weekend’s deadly tornadoes. While that tragedy demonstrates the grit, heart and faith of those generally…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 12/15/21 Remember theaters? As Christmas and a New Year approach, here are four faith and family-friendly movies arriving at big screens near you. 1. Sing 2(in theaters December 22) Synopsis: Buster (voiced by Matthew McConaughey) has turned the New Moon Theater into a local…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 12/13/21 No fantasy. Lewis is a box office hit. Following its surprisingly successful November 3rd opening night box office of over $1.2 million on 430 screens ($2,846 per screen average), The Most Reluctant Convert: The Untold Story of C.S. Lewis wrapped its limited theatrical…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 11/19/21 Season’s Greetings. This weekend sort of unofficially kicks off the movie holiday season. From a faith and inspiration perspective, there’s actually a quite a bit to choose from. Here are some options. tick, tick…BOOM! (in theaters and on Netflix now) Pulitzer Prize and…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 11/17/21 Kirk Cameron’s very public faith journey has included Growing Pains that have led to current Takeaways. Takeaways, of course, being the name of the ’80s-’90s era teen TV star’s new talk show which airs Mondays at 9:00 PM (ET) on TBN. JWK: So,…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 11/08/20 Spinning a Christmas tale. I first spoke with Raymond Arroyo in 2020 following the release of his children’s book The Spider to Save Christmas. A year later, with some deeming it a new holiday classic, he’s on the road for a special national…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 11/08/21 Unforgotten. Stella ter Hart found success as well-known composer and musical accompanist. Now semi-retired and (with her husband) the owner of a large and flourishing apple orchard, she is literally enjoying the fruits of her labor. She has also found time to write…

John W. Kennedy
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John W. Kennedy

John W. Kennedy is the founder and Dir. of Development of The Creative Universe Entertainment™, a media consultation and development company focusing on the creation, development and support of high-quality mainstream entertainment that upholds positive timeless values, including trust in God.

Current projects include "Bryant Park" (an uplifting romantic-comedy) and "Photo Finish" (an award-winning sci-fi TV pilot). He has written over 100 children's novels based on episodes of the Cartoon Network series "Ben 10", "Ben 10: Alien Force", "Ben 10: Ultimate Alien", "Ben 10: Omniverse" and "Generator Rex" among others. He also writes Beliefnet’s "Faith, Media & Culture" blog.

Previously, he has produced successful news and talk programming for CNN, Fox News, Pax TV and SiriusXM.

Specialties: Script Writing, Movie/TV Novelizations & Adaptations, TV Content Creation and Development, Creative Consultation, Producing and Booking News and Talk shows.

He can be reached for writing, producing and consulting services at 516-640-1182.

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