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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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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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