Rob Bell has made waves in the Christian community for his unorthodox ideas. Some say he is an apostate while others claim he is a paradigm shifter. Rob Bell was formerly the pastor and founder of the megachurch Mars Hill Bible Church in Grandville, Michigan. His 2011 book, however, led to a deep conflict between…

“Summer in the Forest” is a new documentary that focuses on Jean Vanier, a real-life activist who works with the mentally disabled. Vanier was the first person to successfully secure the release of a mentally disabled person who had been confined in a mental asylum. Vanier was born in Geneva while his Canadian father was…

MercyMe’s song “I Can Only Imagine” has inspired millions of people over the years with its simple melody and powerful words. The song was said to be written in ten short minutes. In reality, however, the well-known lyrics of this classic Christian song are the result of a lifetime of experiences. “I Can Only Imagine”…

“Bilal: A New Breed of Hero” brings to life a Middle Eastern story about freedom. Directed by Ayman Jamal and Khurram H. Alavi, the film was created in Dubai and was the first CGI epic in that country. “Bilal” premiered in Dubai in 2015 before being released in North Africa and throughout the Middle East.…

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