Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Beyond religion to faithful action. Philanthropist Mark Gerson and his wife Rabbi Erica Gerson have announced the establishment of an annual $500,000 L’Chaim (“To Life”) Prize to be presented for Outstanding Christian Medical Missionary Service – the largest ever such award for clinical patient…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. QUEEN OF KATWE opens in theaters September 23rd. The promising Disney film starring Lupita Nyong’o (12 Years a Slave) and David Oyelowo (Selma) tells the inspiring true story of missionary Robert Katende and Phiona Mutesi.  Phiona was a young girl living on the streets of…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The full Beck. Blaze founder Glen Beck is participating as a special speaker at the American Gospel Celebration (Sept. 1-3) at Louisville’s Freedom Hall at the Kentucky Exposition Center. Proceeds from event will support the Military Warriors Support Foundation. Beck speaks Saturday, joining his buddy Pastor…

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. A&E Network’s critically acclaimed and award-winning original docuseries Born This Way returns for a second season featuring 10 brand-new episodes on Tuesday, July 26 at 10 PM ET/PT.  The show, which is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions, follows a group of seven young adults born…

John W. Kennedy

John W. Kennedy

John W. Kennedy, a practicing Catholic, 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 such as faith in a loving God, kindness, forgiveness, gratitude, tolerance, wisdom, courage, self-confidence tempered with humility, personal responsibility and the all-important ability to resist hypocrisy and laugh at our own human foibles.

Current projects include "Bryant Park" (an uplifting romantic-comedy), "The Tommie Scott Story" (based on the inspirational biography) and "Photo Finish" (a 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 and has discussed the topic as a guest on several radio broadcasts.

Previously, he has produced successful news and talk programming for CNN, Fox News, Pax TV and SiriusXM. Over the years, his notable interviews and/or bookings have included such diverse personalities as Sean Astin, Corbin Bernsen, Brian Bird, James Brolin, Kirk Cameron, Deepak Chopra, Sandy Duncan, Roma Downey, Robert Duvall, Emilio Estevez, Mick Fleetwood, Andy Garcia, Carla Gugino, movie-star-turned-Catholic nun Mother Dolores Hart, Patricia Heaton, Lee Iacocca, Robert Kennedy, Jr., Michael Landon, Jr., Pattie Mallete (Justin Bieber’s mother), B.B. King, Colin Powell, Dennis Prager, Rick Santorum, Martin Sheen, Kevin Sorbo, Della Reese, Christopher Reeve, Robert and Robert A. Schuller, Sylvester Stallone, Jon Voight, Martha Williamson and countless others.

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

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