December 31, 2010 - Work begins on Christian action-thriller series

SAN ANTONIO, TX — Two young Christian filmmakers have banded together with a group of film students and families in the San Antonio community to make an action-thriller television pilot that is now in post production. Having started the production in early August, the virtually all-volunteer team recorded the scenes […]

December 31, 2010 - Family-Faith Film Review: Gulliver's Travels

Family-Faith Film Review: Gulliver’s Travels By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Gulliver’s Travels: Mediocre effort attempting to cash in on the elusive comic abilities of Jack Black, who plays a modern riff on the traveler Lemuel Gulliver, hero of Jonathan Swift’s classic 18th-century novel. A lazy mailroom clerk who […]

December 30, 2010 - Abortion creates charity division

Abortion funding creates charity division By Faith News Round-up The Catholic Community Services Board has stopped using United Way as a charity partner and accepting funds because the Lane County United Way gives funds to Planned Parenthood. Some Oregon Planned Parenthood locations have begun distributing the abortion pill RU-486. The […]

December 29, 2010 - Dating: How Nice Attracts Mr. Wrong

Dating: How Nice Attracts Mr. Wrong Paul Coughlin, Oregon author of No More Christian Nice Girls Have you met Mr. Wrong? He can look deceptively similar to Mr. Right, but behind his smile lurks trouble and heartache. When Christian nice Girls are single and dating, their people-pleasing tendencies can attract […]

December 28, 2010 - Does America have a Divine purpose?

Georgene Rice of KPDQ-FM interviews Dr. Matthew: Spaling with The Heritage Foundation discusses concept of “American Exceptionalism,” what it means, what it doesn’t mean and why it matters. Georgene: Let’s talk about what is “American Exceptionalism”? Does it require that we are genetically predisposed to be a better people than […]

December 27, 2010 - Study finds missing link between church and happiness

Friends May Be Key to Churchgoers’ Happiness By HealthDay News — Regular churchgoers may lead more satisfying lives than stay-at-home folks because they create a network of close friends who provide important support, a new study suggests. Conducted at the University of Wisconsin, the researchers found that 28 percent of […]

December 26, 2010 - Pat Robertson hints at decriminalizing marijuana (Video)

Pat Robertson hints at decriminalizing marijuana Here is the video from CNN which shows Pat Robertson talking about decriminalizing marijuana for those that poses just a few ounces and are first time offenders. Robertson states that the inflexibility of judges to deal with pot convictions means long sentences for young […]

December 25, 2010 - Charlie Brown, Linus explain what Christmas is all about

Charlie Brown, Linus explain what Christmas is all about — A classic moment in television is when the kids cartoon Peanuts Christmas Special gives a honest answer to what Christmas is all about. Linus says it all in just a few words. Enjoy the video below.

December 24, 2010 - Why the Christmas Wars are receding

New research shows why increasing pluralism may spell end of so-called ‘war on Christmas’ By Robert P. Jones, Public Religion Research Institute, New research suggests that the end of the so-called “Christmas wars”—battles over how exclusively Christian public greetings or holiday displays should be—may come from a surprising place: Aunt […]

December 24, 2010 - Family-Faith Review: Little Fockers

Family-Faith Review: Little Fockers By Catholic Office of Film and Broadcasting Dull, tasteless comedy — the second spawn of 2000’s amusing “Meet the Parents” — dominated by relatively raunchy and poorly staged gags centering on Gaylord and Pam Focker (Ben Stiller and Teri Polo), their 5-year-old twins (Colin Baiocchi and […]