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The 10 best family-friendly films of 2018
Jan12

The 10 best family-friendly films of 2018

Let’s face it. It can be difficult to find a movie that the whole family can watch. Thankfully, though, there were quite a few family-friendly films released in theaters in 2018. Here are my favorite 10: Paddington 2 (PG)—Everyone’s favorite Peruvian bear gets framed for something he didn’t do—stealing a book—and gets sentenced to 10 years in prison. He then warms the hearts of the prisoners with kindness. Paddington 2 is as good (if...

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Lane change: Football coach now lives for Christ
Sep15

Lane change: Football coach now lives for Christ

The day after the Oklahoma Sooners handed his team a season-opening 63-14 loss earlier this month, Florida Atlantic University head coach Lane Kiffin took to Twitter to put things in perspective. He had just attended church—and he was being hounded on social media for his team’s abysmal performance. “How was church this morning?” one person asked. Kiffin, though, wasn’t interested in a Twitter spat. “Church was great. Way more...

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FamilyLife’s ‘Like Arrows’ film to spotlight Christ-centered parenting
Apr27

FamilyLife’s ‘Like Arrows’ film to spotlight Christ-centered parenting

Filmmaker Alex Kendrick has directed or produced five films during his career, but none of them had the unique challenges that his latest one, Like Arrows, brought. The film will show in theaters May 1 and 3 and follows the life of a married couple for 50 years as they discover the ups and downs of parenting. Moviegoers will see the couple getting engaged, then having their first child, then having more children, and then eventually...

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‘Fragments of Truth’ film to examine: Can we trust the Bible?
Apr24

‘Fragments of Truth’ film to examine: Can we trust the Bible?

There have always been skeptics who questioned the Bible’s accuracy. But evangelical scholar Craig Evans says the skeptics today are “louder” and “noisier” than they were in previous generations. They’re also – he says – influencing what average Christians think. Evans, though, hopes that an upcoming film can assist Christians who are having doubts about the Bible. Called Fragments of Truth, it will release in theaters April 24 for...

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‘I Can Only Imagine’ a ‘leap forward’ from previous films, director Jon Erwin says
Mar14

‘I Can Only Imagine’ a ‘leap forward’ from previous films, director Jon Erwin says

The same filmmakers behind Woodlawn, Mom’s Night Out and October Baby are set to release their next film in just a few days – and director Jon Erwin believes it might be their best one yet. I Can Only Imagine (PG) will debut in theaters March 16, telling the story behind one of the most popular songs in the history of Christian contemporary music. The film follows the life of MercyMe lead singer Bart Millard, who grew up in a home...

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