MEDIA ON MISSION


An Artist’s Call For Omnivorous Attentiveness to the World Around Us

When people ask me how many hours I work a week I find it a difficult question to answer as an artist. There is a calling on the artisan soul to always be awake to the story unfolding all around us second by second, detail by detail. BY SPENCER T. FOLMAR It is a necessity to have what I once heard CS Lewis had — an “omnivorous attentiveness” to the world around...

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‘Saturate SoCal’ To Deliver Jesus Film DVD Pack To 4 Million Homes

ANAHEIM, Calif. — More than 200 Christian leaders learned of a plan to mobilize hundreds of churches and thousands of volunteers to spread the gospel to all the people living in the 364 zip codes found in Los Angeles and Orange counties at a kickoff meeting hosted by Christ for All Peoples on Tuesday. Organizers said “Saturate SoCal” is part of a nationwide strategy (Saturate USA) to deliver a free...

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4-Year-Old Gives Sandwiches and Love To Homeless [VIDEO]

Delivering chicken sandwiches to the homeless is “just the right thing to do,” said 4-year-old Austin Perine of Birmingham, Alabama, in a video interview with a CBS Evening News reporter that’s gone viral. Austin, who dresses up with a super hero cape for his weekly rounds among the homeless, tells each person, “don’t forget to show love” after he gives out a sandwich. When Austin first learned that people were homeless,...

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True Identity: We are Strangers In a Foreign Land

The reality is, Christians are interlopers. We are strangers and foreigners. BY ED STETZER As Christians, I believe we should always be more driven by our missionary identity than we are by our national identity, our political identity, our environmental identity, our social identity, or even our church identity. Don’t get me wrong. We ought to love our church. (I know I love my church.) And the Church (with capital C) is...

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Alley Mills and Orson Bean To Talk at Hollywood Film & Faith Event

Editor’s Note: Actors Alley Mills (The Wonder Years, Hill Street Blues, Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman) and Orson Bean (Being John Malkovich, Inner Space, Anatomy of a Murder) are scheduled to be the guest speakers at a session hosted by the Hollywood Film & Faith group. Bean is well known for being a long-term celebrity panelist of To Tell the Truth and Match Game. Mills is also known for her...

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Korn Co-founder Brian ‘Head’ Welch’s Doc ‘Loud Krazy Love’ Gets Standing O

Korn co-founder Brian “Head” Welch’s documentary “Loud Krazy Love” was extremely well received at it’s first screening at the Dallas International Film Festival on Saturday, according to a faith-based public relations agency. The agency’s president, A. Larry Ross, who attended the film’s Texas premier, said “Loud Krazy Love” received “the only standing ovation of the festival so far.” The 7-day film festival (May 3-10) ends Thursday. “It’s been fun working with...

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Prayer Takes Center Stage in Santa Monica Park

SANTA MONICA, Calif. — A National Day of Prayer event brought together people to pray from all walks of life at a park across the street from Santa Monica city government buildings and just steps from the Santa Monica pier. Not only did members of several churches from the area come to the morning gathering at Tongva Park, but representatives from the city’s police and fire departments, local healthcare services, legal services,...

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Chuck Missler on Bible: A Message From Outside Time

The problem with GQ’s placement of the Bible in its 21 Books You Don’t Have To Read list is that it’s too easy to argue that the Bible isn’t really a book at all. It could be said that it really doesn’t belong on any list with any other books. Why, you ask? Because, for starters, it’s really 66 books written by more than 40 different authors over several thousand years. Chuck...

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Francis Chan Uses Revelation To Call Out Picky American Christians

I’ll get to Francis Chan and picky American Christians in a moment, but first… Together LA is a movement that started even before the conference of the same name took place in 2015. Years before the 3-day gathering held at West Angeles Church of God in Christ , pastors in the Los Angeles area met regularly to pray for a movement of unity in the city where churches came together...

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Catalyst West Challenges Leaders To Be Of Good Courage

IRVINE, Calif. — The 10th annual Catalyst West event is expected to draw 3,500 leaders who love the Church to Orange County on Thursday and Friday (April 12-13). Each year, the event unifies individuals from across the country to experience dynamic worship, challenging teaching and surprise elements aimed to inspire and equip the next generation of leaders. As in year’s past, the event will be held at Mariners Church...

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