HOLLYWOOD FAITH


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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Remembering Motherhood Well (A Letter To Future Me)

Dear Future Me, I wanted to write this letter to you, hopeful that you aren’t as hard on yourself (now that your kids are all grown up) as you were when you were a mom of young children. I hope you give yourself more grace and remember motherhood well. They say hindsight is 20/20, but when I look back on memories from my teens, twenties, and early thirties, it’s hard...

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God Doesn’t Waste Anything, Especially Our Stories

God doesn’t waste anything. Humans waste a lot of things. Just look at our landfills and literal islands of garbage floating in the oceans. BY SPENCER T. FOLMAR But God, He doesn’t waste anything, especially our stories. Despite all of the devastating effects of the fall of mankind and the curse of sin on all facets of life and creation, God is still managing, dictating, and perfectly planning our paths. The Puritans...

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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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Evangelizing Brad Pitt and Other Celebrities: A True Story

One of the hardest mission fields on the planet is Hollywood. Unlike say a missionary in some distant jungle, you won’t meet a bunch of primitive savages that are out to stone or spear you for your faith. However, you will encounter opposition of another sort in Tinseltown. BY STEVE CHA This group is often characterized as the wealthy elite who are heavily trapped in a lifestyle of fame, money, and...

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Godspeed: The Race Across America Trailer (WATCH VIDEO)

In what promises to be a fascinating look at overcoming extreme conditions and circumstances while competing in “the most difficult endurance race in the world,” Godspeed – The Race Across America Documentary is coming to theaters across America for one night only, May 22. WATCH TRAILER BELOW Hollywood film and television producer Brian Bird, whose writing and producing credits include The Case for Christ and Captive, is promoting the movie as...

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Justin Bieber at Coachella Story Includes Leading Worship

Not all fans and media tracking Justin Bieber at the Coachella music festival last weekend were aware that the mega pop star led fans in worship songs as captured on video during a side event hosted by Churchome on Sunday. Although Bieber did not headline at Coachella, his appearance led to several “side note” stories, including him dancing silly like most of us might do at an outdoor music...

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Jesus and Politics: The Congressional Race That Could Have Been

LOS ANGELES — Within just days of each other’s announcements, two women who are unified in their proclamations of Jesus as their savior but are opposites when it comes to political party affiliation recently dropped out of a congressional race for a southern Los Angeles District. Had the race continued, the ensuing battle between the two could have clearly reflected the current divide that’s visible not only in the nation...

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What Culture Needs From The Church Right Now

I grew up in a small town outside of Dodge City, which used to be famous for its corruption and gun battles, as well as a favorite hot spot of Western TV shows. But by the time I lived there, it was a quiet, sleepy small town that had traded in its brothels and bars for meatpacking plants and wheat farming. BY DAVID A.R. WHITE My years in Kansas were more...

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