News
  • ‘I Can Only Imagine’ to reach 75 countries

    June 27 2018 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘I Can Only Imagine’ to reach 75 countries

    A 75-country mission trip would be unfeasible for most Christians, but for filmmaker Jon Erwin, reaching that many countries with the gospel doesn’t require a passport or an overseas flight. Thanks to his surprise hit film “I Can Only Imagine,” Erwin will reach 75 countries and six continents with the message of Christ by the …

    READ MORE
  • Columbine martyr film seeks bold youth revival

    September 9 2016 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Columbine martyr film seeks bold youth revival

    When two classmates approached Rachel Joy Scott at Columbine High School and questioned her belief in Jesus, she affirmed her faith and was shot to death. The story of her martyrdom has been told countless times, but Pure Flix Entertainment hopes its upcoming film inspires students nationally to accept and boldly proclaim Jesus.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Woodlawn’ opens in top 10 at box office

    October 20 2015 by Diana Chandler, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Woodlawn’ opens in top 10 at box office

    The faith-based drama “Woodlawn,” promoted as a potential catalyst for revival and spiritual awakening, opened in the top 10 at theaters Oct. 16-18, Box Office Mojo reported. Woodlawn opened in the eighth spot Oct. 16, and finished the weekend at number nine, earning a total of $4.1 million.

    READ MORE
  • Film calls people to pray

    July 10 2015 by Dianna L. Cagle, BR Production Editor | with 0 comments
    Film calls people to pray

    Alex and Stephen Kendrick believe God is calling His people to pray. Described as a “family drama with humor and heart focused on the power of prayer and its primary role in the Christian life,” “War Room” represents that belief as well. This movie was filmed in North Carolina.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Do You Believe?’ stars born-again Bosworth

    March 17 2015 by Ginny Dent Brant | with 0 comments
    ‘Do You Believe?’ stars born-again Bosworth

    With an award-winning cast, The Newsboys singing “We Believe,” and the largest production budget of Pure Flix to date, “Do You Believe?” will also feature former professional football player Brian “The Boz” Bosworth. The movie tells the story of a dozen lives that intersect on the streets of Chicago.

    READ MORE
  • The faith in ‘American Sniper’ you won’t see in the film

    January 14 2015 by Sarah Pulliam Bailey, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    The faith in ‘American Sniper’ you won’t see in the film

    Chris Kyle, often described as the most lethal sniper in U.S. military history, wrote in his autobiography that he prioritized his life in the following order: God, country, family. But God doesn’t make a central appearance in the film “American Sniper,” which opens nationwide on Friday, Jan. 16.

    READ MORE
  • Inspired, not literal, Noah filmmakers say

    March 4 2014 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Inspired, not literal, Noah filmmakers say

    Noah’s maker Paramount Pictures and international Christian communicators group National Religious Broadcasters jointly announced a new promotional message Feb. 27. The official message states that the film is “inspired” by the story of Noah, not literal.

    READ MORE
  • Superman: Jesus figure or ‘anti-Christ’?

    July 3 2013 by David Gibson, Religion News Service | with 0 comments
    Superman: Jesus figure or ‘anti-Christ’?

    Superman has always had a bit of a messiah complex, born as a modern-day Moses in the imagination of two Jewish guys during the Depression and over the years developing and amplifying his Christlike characteristics.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Heaven’s Rain’: painful road to forgiveness

    June 28 2013 by Beth Byrd, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Heaven’s Rain’: painful road to forgiveness

    When Brooks Douglass awoke in ICU after enduring a gunshot wound, the last thing on the mind of the 16-year-old preacher’s son was forgiveness.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Home Run’ is a hit on opening weekend

    April 23 2013 by Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Home Run’ is a hit on opening weekend

    Another faith-based film marketed by Provident Films has enjoyed a solid opening weekend.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Bible’ series mostly receives thumbs up

    March 5 2013 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments

    The debut of the History Channel’s “The Bible” mini-series Sunday (March 3) received mostly positive reviews from Baptist Press readers on Twitter and Facebook. Although not scientific, the feedback apparently shows that unlike most History Channel documentaries – which generally cast a skeptical eye on the truthfulness of scripture – the five-part, 10-hour miniseries has placed the Bible in a more positive light, and Christians are noticing.

    READ MORE
  • Kendrick brothers take breather from movies

    January 22 2013 by Joe Westbury, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    Kendrick brothers take breather from movies

    For almost a decade Alex and Stephen Kendrick have wooed theatergoers with faith-based films that garnered the attention of Hollywood and were viewed by audiences around the world. The string of hits kept their fans thirsting for more, beginning with Flywheel: The Movie in 2003, and progressing to Facing the Giants in 2006, Fireproof in 2008, and Courageous in 2011.

    READ MORE
  • Les Miserables finds support, caution in Christian community

    January 21 2013 by Erin Roach, Baptist Press | with 2 comments
    Les Miserables finds support, caution in Christian community

    Many Christians already have seen the blockbuster “Les Miserables” and have voiced glowing reactions, partly the hoped-for result of a marketing campaign to the faith community. According to a report by CNN, NBC Universal sought to capitalize on the movie’s themes of grace, mercy and redemption by promoting Les Miserables to pastors, Christian radio hosts and other influential people in Christian circles.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Unconditional’ film promotes faith in action

    September 20 2012 by Michael Foust, Baptist Press | with 0 comments
    ‘Unconditional’ film promotes faith in action

    The children in Nashville’s public housing call him “Papa Joe,” and, as the name implies, consider him to be the father figure they lack at home. He’s completely fine with that, and he wouldn’t have it any other way.

    READ MORE
  • ‘Last Ounce of Courage’: Q&A with director

    September 11 2012 by Ginny Dent Brant, Guest Column | with 0 comments
    ‘Last Ounce of Courage’: Q&A with director

    The movie, “Last Ounce of Courage,” seeks to awaken Americans in a time of apathy and opens this weekend (Sept. 14) in more than 1,200 theaters nationwide. The movie has been released to coincide with Patriot’s Day and the eleventh anniversary of 9/11.

    READ MORE
  •  |<  < 1 - 2  >  >| 
    Displaying results 1-15 (of 27)