Faith, Media and Culture

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/06/23 A novel idea. Already celebrated worldwide as the author and co-creator of the bestselling Chicken Soup for the Soul book series, Mark Victor Hansen is not resting on his laurels. In fact, he recently launched Savannah Valley, an inspirational and innovative series of novels…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 01/04/23 “I need you to let go of your fear. Let go of the guilt. Let go of whatever was an walk into what is.” – That line delivered by trainer “Little Duke” Evers to Creed (Wood Evers) to Adonis Creed (Michael B. Jordan)…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 12/19/22 Joyful faith. While the idea that religious faith can have a profoundly positive impact on people’s lives isn’t new, a new report from the Brigham Young University’s Wheatley Institute suggests that many studies  underestimate the full benefits of religion. The study explores how…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 12/14/22 Jesus Christ Superstar. 2000 years after His birth, the Son of God continues to draw the faithful – including on television. On Sunday Season 3 of The Chosen premiered worldwide on its new official app co-created via its newly-formed partnership with the Come…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 12/12/22 The Wingfeather Saga lands. The bestselling kids epic fantasy book series has sold nearly a million copies around the world. Now, Angel Studios, home of the worldwide phenomenon The Chosen, appears to have another hit on its hands. After a campaign that raised…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 11/23/22 The decision to release the Season 3 premiere of The Chosen in theaters has yielded surprisingly strong box office results. As a result, what was planned as a five day theatrical run has been extended all the way to December 1st.  With $8.75…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 11/21/22 Just in time for Thanksgiving (and National Adoption Month), the life-celebrating family drama Lifemark arrives on Pure Flix tomorrow (11/22). The film stars Kirk Cameron for whom adoption is a very personal subject. Our conversation follows the trailer. JWK: So, November is National…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 11/18/22 Some news items that caught my attention over this past week or so. Quote of the Week: “Now more than ever, we’re short of workers, we have a population that is not reproducing on its own with the same level that it used…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 11/16/22 Is it a sin to make a faith-based movie without Robert Amaya in it? No, it is not – but, ever since his film in debut in 2011’s Courageous. there’s just something about the guy. Audience respond to him and everyone wants to…

Here’s the latest from the crossroads of faith, media & culture: 11/14/22 Focus on faith. Since joining Fox News in 2005, Harris Faulkner has become one of the network’s most prominent personalities. She anchors her own hard news hour The Faulkner Focus (weekdays @ 11:00 AM ET) which immediately rolls into the more freewheeling panel…

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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