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A candidate for the rest of us. As a political moderate, I’ve found myself increasingly discouraged at the outlook for my presidential choices in 2020.  Both the incumbent Republican and the current crop of so-called “top-tier” Democratic hopefuls play on …Read More

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and media: Bill Maher dances on the grave of billionaire David Koch: Not nice, to say the least. Among other things, Maher apparently detested Koch because he was a so-called “climate-science …Read More

Here’s the latest dispatch from the crossroads of faith and med A chilling day remembered. To commemorate the tragic murders of nine African-Americans at Emanuel AME Church in Charleston, South Carolina four years ago,  Fathom Events opens the documentary Emanuel …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Synopsis: Matthew McConaughey stars in the true story of Newt Knight, a Confederate battlefield nurse who abandons what he realizes is an immoral cause and launches an internal southern …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The good stuff. Hallmark Channel’s When Calls the Heart, which recently scored a series-record 3-million total viewers in Live+3 day ratings for its Season 3 finale was honored with …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. The good stuff. Country music legend Dolly Parton, movie icon legend Sylvester Stallone and popular comedian/sitcom star Jim Gaffigan are among those whose work is being honored at the 67th annual Christopher Awards, …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Note: I haven’t personally seen War Room. Nevertheless, as someone who believes in the positive power of prayer, I’m glad to see this. From Big Hollywood: Sony’s small budget …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture.  Alone Not Yet Alone is currently available on DVD. Synopsis (from the film’s website): Seeking religious freedom in America, a devout Christian family from Germany settles in the peaceful …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Following success in Chicago (above), the cast of Amazing Grace is now performing the show on Broadway. Simply Amazing. The musical Amazing Grace has its official opening at Broadway’s …Read More

Here’s today’s dispatch from the crossroads of faith, media and culture. Voyage of the Saved. How slave ship captain and self-described wretch John Newton was saved by God’s grace and went on to become a force in the fight to …Read More