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  • Canadian Airline WestJet ‘Christmas Miracle’ Video Goes Viral

    By Annelie on 12 December 2013 in with No Comments

    Canadian Airline WestJet ‘Christmas Miracle’ Video Goes Viral; Passengers Surprised With Gifts They Asked Santa For   By Tyler O’Neil , CP Reporter December 11, 2013|6:11 am The Canadian airline WestJet is offering more than holiday deals – within four hours, its employees compiled Christmas wishes from everyone on two flights, bought all the gifts, and presented them at baggage claim in Calgary. This generosity made the video go viral on YouTube. The event gave WestJet “an opportunity to share some of the magic of the Christmas season, not only with the guests on the flight, but also with the video at well over a million views,” Robert Palmer, the airline’s manager of public relations, told The Christian Post in...

    03
    Dec
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  • David Taking on Goliath: Christian Stores Create Amazon-Like App (iDisciple)

    By CFDb on 03 December 2013 in with No Comments

    Online shopping access for books, videos has charitable aim Christian book stores, famous for their quaint brick-and-mortar presence in communities across the nation, are going digital in a big way this holiday season with a new mobile application designed to create an Amazon-like experience for the faith-filled shopper. And the shopping itself will offer an added charitable aim. Family Christian stores, the nation’s largest Christian retail chain with 280 store in 36 states, says its “iDisciple” app released this month allows shoppers to search for Christian books, music, movies, blogs and podcasts without having to sift through tons of websites. And it soon will offer Christian music and stream family-friendly movies to your cellphone or tablet. “We’ve got blogs,...

    27
    Nov
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  • The Official “Son of God” Movie Trailer Now Available

    By Annelie on 27 November 2013 in with No Comments

          The Official “Son of God” Movie Trailer Now Available   By Morgan Lee , Christian Post Reporter November 26, 2013|4:54 pm ‘Son of God’ Movie Trailer is Released The rest of this comes from an e-mail blast received from Motive Entertainment yesterday. On behalf of Mark Burnett and Roma Downey, we are excited to share with you the FIRST OFFICIAL MOVIE TRAILER for the upcoming movie, Son of God. Watch by clicking here or click on the image below: In the great commission we are all asked to share the Gospel… “Go into the world and proclaim the gospel to the whole creation.” As you may know, Mark and Roma responded to that call by making...

    02
    Nov
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  • Shooting in LAX destroys opportunity for “Doonby” & “Dragon Day” star Jenn Gotzon to inspire students

    By Annelie on 02 November 2013 in with No Comments

    Shooting in LAX kills opportunity for “Doonby” & “Dragon Day” star Jenn Gotzon to inspire students (PLEASE PRAY for the family and friends of the TSA officer that was killed and those severely injured, that they would fully recover.  We live in a sin filled world, let’s remember to pray for God to touch the hearts of those that are even thinking of doing such terrible acts, that they would find God and peace and love instead.) PRLog (Press Release) – Nov. 2, 2013 – LOS ANGELES, Calif. —  SHOOTING IN LAX KILLS OPPORTUNITY FOR “DOONBY” & “DRAGON DAY” STAR JENN GOTZON TO INSPIRE STUDENTS IN NEW ORLEANS WHILE STRANDED AT A CLOSED LAX AIRPORT. Media Contact Paul Rose...

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    Nov
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  • Bible Films Mix Hollywood And Holy Book

    By CFDb on 01 November 2013 in with No Comments

    NEW YORK (RNS) Studios and filmmakers are rediscovering a classic text as source material for upcoming mainstream films: the Bible. Nearly 10 years after the blockbuster success of Mel Gibson’s “The Passion of the Christ,” which earned $611.9 million worldwide, studios are looking to the Good Book for good material. Future films include: * LD Entertainment is financially backing ”Resurrection,” a drama set immediately after Jesus’ death and directed by “Hatfields & McCoys” director Kevin Reynolds. * Paramount will release “Noah,” a $125 million adaptation starring Russell Crowe in 2014. * 20th Century Fox is developing “Exodus,” a Moses film starring Christian Bale. * Warner Bros. has another Moses-themed film titled “Gods And Kings,” which Steven Spielberg flirted with...

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    Oct
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  • Indy Christian Review: Top 5 Christian Movies

    By Annelie on 31 October 2013 in with 1 Comment

    Indy Christian Review: Top 5 Christian Movies (as chosen by Facebook) By Zack Lawrence, Indy Christian Review Article Posted: Wednesday, October 30, 2013 I asked my Facebook fans what their favorite Christian movies were, and these are the top 5 responses! (Like Indy Christian Review on Facebook) See More Christian Film News

    29
    Oct
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  • Rebirth of the Biblical Epic

    By Annelie on 29 October 2013 in with No Comments

    Rebirth of the Biblical Epic: Hollywood Rekindles Romance With Evangelical Christians, and Their Wallets (Photo: Joe Alblas) Jesus carries the cross to Golgotha in The History Channel’s “The Bible” on Sunday, March 31, 2013. By Nicola Menzie , Christian Post Reporter October 27, 2013|10:55 am   Noah, Moses, Jesus and Mary — and possibly even Cain and Abel, too, will all have their stories re-told by some of Hollywood’s biggest names as filmmakers find themselves once again turning to the Bible for inspiration — and to the U.S. Christian market’s more than 90 million evangelicals for a profit. Before Mark Burnett and Roma Downey’s smash hit “The Bible” series aired on The History Channel earlier this year, there were already rumors...

    28
    Oct
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  • An Interview with God’s Missionary to Hollywood

    By Annelie on 28 October 2013 in with No Comments

    An Interview with God’s Missionary to Hollywood   Dr. Ted Baehr Ted Baehr of Movieguide® announces: “Despite the seeming abundance of bad news, the release of ‘Long Shot’ reveals there is still reason for hope, and stories like these need more attention.” Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) October 28, 2013 With stories continually hitting the news about students murdering parents or teachers and students bullying a fellow classmate until they commit suicide, it’s hard to remain optimistic about today’s culture and the next generation. Clearly, the war-torn, fragmented world of our children and grandchildren needs guidance. Dr. Ted Baehr, founder and publisher of Movieguide®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment, concludes from decades of research that “Real lasting beauty...

    26
    Oct
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  • Actor Hugh McLean Dies at 59

    By CFDb on 26 October 2013 in with No Comments

    Actor Hugh McLean died yesterday shortly after midnight. McLean, a resident of Greenville, South Carolina, was involved in community theater and taught karate. McLean also acted in Christian films and television.   Hugh McLean tribute   In 2000 McLean was cast in the short Christian film Late One Night. He would work with director Dave Christiano on three more projects: co-hosting the TV series Christians Films and acting in the TV series 7th Street Theater and movie Me & You, Us, Forever. I first met “Hugh” (he went by his middle name rather than Rickie) at the premiere of the movie Time Changer in 2001. Later we worked together on 7th Street Theater. Filmmaker Danny Carrales cast McLean as Evangelist in...

    18
    Oct
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  • Death to dreams ~ Phil Vischer

    By Annelie on 18 October 2013 in with No Comments

    Death to dreams ~ Phil Vischer Phil Vischer, creator of VeggieTales, walks through the dream that began as an 8-year-old of wating to impact the world for Christ through VeggieTales being crushed by the burden of bankruptcy of his company, Big Idea. CHIMES Olivia Blinn/THE CHIMES October 16, 2013 The last speaker I would expect at the esteemed Torrey Conference would be the creator of the Christian children’s hit series VeggieTales, but that’s exactly who spoke at the third session on Wednesday. Phil Vischer walked on stage with a huge smile on his face and a ton of his veggie impressions right off the bat. After the entire gym erupted with the chorus of “Where is My Hairbrush?” and...

    11
    Oct
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  • Popular Faith-Based Movies ~ See How Well They Did

    By Annelie on 11 October 2013 in with No Comments

    Popular Faith-Based Movies ~ See How Well They Did Newmarket/Everett Collection  Tuesday, October 8, 2013 As of 10:47 PM EDT Original Article and Pictures Popular Faith-Based Movies ‘The Ten Commandments‘ put Bible movies on the radar, and 2004’s ‘Passion of the Christ’ was a blockbuster. Hollywood has pulled away from Christian movies, but small studios have more than a dozen lined up. See photos from some past movies in the genre. (Domestic box-office figures from Rentrak.) ‘The Passion of the Christ‘ (2004), starring Jim Caviezel as Jesus Christ and directed by Mel Gibson, made more than $370 million. ‘The Nativity Story‘ (2006), starring Keisha Castle-Hughes as the Virgin Mary, made close to $38 million. ‘Courageous‘ (2011), a movie about four police officers dealing with a tragedy,...

    09
    Oct
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  • Bringing More ‘Realism’ to Christian films

    By CFDb on 09 October 2013 in with No Comments

    Bringing More ‘Realism’ to Christian films The Fight for Big ‘CGI’ in a Christian Movie… Director A.K. Strom on ‘The Watchers’, Currently Filming in New Zealand Contact: Pacific Features, 0011-649-8354978 AUCKLAND, New Zealand, Oct. 9, 2013 /Christian Newswire/ — An independent movie currently being shot on location in New Zealand aims to match Hollywood at it’s own game. The film is called ‘The Watchers,’ a reference to angelic beings found in the book of Daniel. The film’s director, A.K. Strom says he wants to make an End-time movie that has a very “realistic” feel. A teaser trailer released this past week shows CGI shots of solar flares striking the earth and giant meteors raining down. “Our goal is to bring...

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