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Netflix’s ‘You vs. Wild’ tops family-friendly options for May
May04

Netflix’s ‘You vs. Wild’ tops family-friendly options for May

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVD, streaming or television. When Man vs. Wild first aired on the Discovery Channel in 2006, I was hooked. It seemed there was little that survival expert Bear Grylls couldn’t do—from finding water in a dry desert to building a fire in the pouring rain. And even when it was disclosed that Grylls sometimes...

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New film ‘Breakthrough’ leads April’s family-friendly spotlight
Apr06

New film ‘Breakthrough’ leads April’s family-friendly spotlight

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Labeling a film “the best faith-based movie” you’ve seen doesn’t always help. On one hand, some skeptics of faith films might pay attention and watch it. On the other hand, skeptics also might consider it a backhanded compliment—sort of like calling a restaurant “the best fast...

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‘Animals with Cameras’ leads March’s family friendly spotlight
Mar09

‘Animals with Cameras’ leads March’s family friendly spotlight

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVDs, streaming or television. Nature documentaries always rank among my family’s favorite programs—whether it’s the BBC’s splendid Planet Earth and Frozen Planet series or PBS’ marvelous and time-tested Nature programs. But those documentaries have their limits. The camera operators cannot, for example, go...

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‘Kingdom Men Rising’ film promotes biblical manhood
Feb26

‘Kingdom Men Rising’ film promotes biblical manhood

NASHVILLE (BP) — Society may be confused about the true definition of manhood, but pastor and author Tony Evans said God’s Word is clear. The Bible, he says, reveals what God expects from men, even if the cultural tide is swimming in the opposite direction. “The biblical definition of man is under attack,” said Evans, the pastor of Oak Cliff Bible Fellowship in Dallas, Texas. “[But] God is looking for...

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‘Run the Race’ leads February family-friendly lineup
Feb16

‘Run the Race’ leads February family-friendly lineup

Editor’s note: This monthly series, “5 Family-Friendly Things,” spotlights five family-friendly entertainment choices on film, DVD, streaming or television. Sports movies are never just about sports. In fact, the best ones present so many lessons about life and eternity that even non-sports fans will enjoy them. Such is the case with the faith-based Run the Race, which releases in theaters Feb. 22 and tells the story of a high school...

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