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I sure hope they have better luck than Kirk Cameron and "Saving Christmas" - come on, 4 "Razzies" AND the worst movie ever rated on the Internet Movie Data Base? That sort of stuff should be an embarrassment to every true believer.
Sorry, but i don't think "faith-based films" are anywhere near a major player in the entertainment industry. I've been watching faith-based films since Billy Graham's organization started marketing films to the general public back in the 1960s - remember "The Restless Ones?" The big problems with most "faith-based" films is that most of them, especially the fiction ones, are just not very good. Too lightweight or heavy-handed in the writing, and way too subject to the "deus-ex-machina" literary device, and the acting is so variable that any sense of reality is shattered. On the last Kirk Cameron comes to mind. In "Fireproof" he didn't really act - when things were supposed to be intense, he just yelled louder. And for non-fiction, Kirk Cameron's film about putting Christ back in Christmas made news when it got the lowest of any film of all time on the Internet Moviie Database (IMDB.com). I think that the best "faith-based" films are ones that are based on true stories - "Faith Like Potatoes" comes to mind. It's about a South African farmer who was able to share his faith with his community through agriculture. And "Unbroken," about Lou Zamperini. There is potential here but the art and craft have to be up with the overall field.
Excellent advice that I would never have thought of.
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God Is Alive in Hollywood!

Robert1495 Wrote: Feb 19, 2015 5:44 PM
I'll be blunt: I don't like most "Christian" films. Why? The message overwhelms the craftsmanship - in other words, too much bad writing and poor acting! Like actors - instead of actually trying to portray emotions with intensity, they just yell louder! And cliches - God does act upon, with, and through humans, but the sudden overwhelming "rightness" that many of these films portray as happening when God gets involved? Totally unrealistic.
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The Radical Nature of Love

Robert1495 Wrote: Dec 13, 2014 3:24 PM
The "fortunes of the Church" do rest on the shoulders of one Man, but since He is God also, He can do it! (That's Jesus I'm talking about)
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The Radical Nature of Love

Robert1495 Wrote: Dec 13, 2014 3:21 PM
Matthew 22:36-38 - Jesus talking about the greatest commandments: " 'Teacher, which is the greatest commandment in the Law?' 37 Jesus replied: ' "Love the Lord your God with all your heart and with all your soul and with all your mind." ' 38 This is the first and greatest commandment. 39 And the second is like it: 'Love your neighbor AS YOURSELF (emphasis mine).'" If you can't love yourself how can you love others and God?
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The Radical Nature of Love

Robert1495 Wrote: Dec 13, 2014 2:58 PM
AGREED!
One of those TIMES.
I have never wished death to ANYONE, even certain politicians. However there have been several times that I have wished, for certain deserving people, instant and permanent poverty! And this is one of those time ......
i want to know A) Who sang this?! and B) Who lip synced it in the video?! I will be sure to never buy any sort of music either of those people do in the future!
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