Christian movie made in Memphis, ‘Grace Card’ to get national release

Howie Klausner, a self-described “modern evangelical” who co-wrote Clint Eastwood’s “Space Cowboys,” was brought on as a producer and screenwriter to revise Evans’ original script. A Cordova, Tennessee church and an entertainment giant are now partners in an effort to make a dent in sin as well as in the box office through the modern-day... Continue Reading

FLAME launches new record label

Hip-hop artist Marcus Gray, known as FLAME, launched his own record label Sunday, Aug. 1 The Grammy-nominated rapper, who is a school of theology student at The Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, started Clear Sight Music to fill a void in Christian hip-hop industry, and to provide an opportunity for new artists to further the momentum... Continue Reading

Book Review: Bonhoeffer: Pastor, Martyr, Prophet, Spy by Eric Metaxas

A pastor posing as a spy posing as a pastor. A triple agent perhaps? Caught up in the horrors of Nazi Germany, internationally acclaimed pastor-theologian Dietrich Bonhoeffer took life under God in this world seriously and did his duty to his God, the Church, his country, and his family. Caught up in the internecine conflicts... Continue Reading

Book Review: Every Bible Student needs a good atlas – Crossway’s ESV Bible Atlas

After all, what is more necessary for Bible Study than a good atlas? I have to confess to owning a dozen or more of them First, I declare a bias – well, two if I may: that I know John Currid (one of the co-authors of this volume -he’s a colleague and a dear friend),... Continue Reading

Movie Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Watching Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is a little like the dreams you might have if you fell asleep playing Nintendo and reading comic books on the couch next to your high-school girlfriend. It’s about young love, video games, finding a job, comic books, genuine maturity, and cartoons. And it’s funny. Director Edgar Wright has... Continue Reading

TODAY Show Wedding Contest Final Four features Belhaven University Alumni

TODAY is partnering with Facebook to throw a modern day wedding! From the bride’s dress to the honeymoon location, we’re counting on viewers to plan a unique dream wedding on the Plaza. Become a Facebook fanand follow the exciting progress!… Couple #4: Genevieve & David A native of Dublin, Ireland, David McKay, 23, came to... Continue Reading

BOOK REVIEW: So, Pastor, What’s Your Point — New Book Aims at Helping Pastors Reach People in the Pews

“Listening to a sermon is not at all like reading a book, so you have to present material for the ear. “A sermon should have one main point,” says Dr. Dennis Prutow, professor of homiletics and pastoral theology for the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary (RPTS), who will release his book on the procedures of sermon... Continue Reading

MOVIE REVIEW: Why Does Hollywood Hate ‘To Save a Life’?

So, why the hatred? There’s really only one answer. The movie’s message of salvation is decidedly Christian Earlier this year I was blessed with the opportunity to co-star in the film “To Save a Life.” It turned out to be one of the most successful faith-based films of all time. Aimed squarely at teenagers facing... Continue Reading

BOOK REVIEW: ‘What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage’ by Paul David Tripp

The main problem with most marriages, says Paul Tripp, is lack of submission— to God! A Review of: What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage by Paul David Tripp, Crossway Books, April 2010, 288 pp., $3.19 Twelve years ago, my husband and I dutifully pursued premarital counseling, which meant having dinner with a... Continue Reading

BOOK REVIEW: The Hijacking of the American Evangelical

“Prior to Roe v. Wade, the term evangelical was exclusively a spiritual term. The American political landscape is littered with abuses of words: terms specifically commandeered to evoke emotional or visceral responses to trigger electoral action. None has had as significant an impact as the hijacking of the term ‘evangelical.’ “Prior to Roe v. Wade,... Continue Reading