Faith, Film and Fashion It’s pretty fair to say that people in show business have the acumen to go-with-the-flow. Script changes, scene set-ups and personality disputes are often part of the territory. So when Risen called Melissa Joan Hart for their preset interview, she graciously kept the appointment in spite of the snow day she […]

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From Gremlins, and Goonies, to Home Alone and Harry Potter, Filmmaker Chris Columbus Tackles Faith in His New Film, The Young Messiah By his own admission, writer, director and producer Chris Columbus is drawn to stories that can be told through the eyes of a child, and a glance at his work proves he has […]

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Thinking Outside the Box Leads to Ministry Outside The Bowl In 2005, Jae and Debra Evans moved from California to South Africa. They knew it would alter their lives, but what came next they never would have expected. The calling was monumental, their passion was increased, their love for the Lord was overflowing, and their […]

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Escaping The Deception of Polygamy Meet Mormon Fundamentalist Refugee Reality television shows like Sister Wives, or My Five Wives glamorize polygamy. These shows portray a harmonious family life encouraging audiences to accept their adulterous lifestyle through normalization. Another show, Escaping Polygamy, exposes the reality of the emotional, spiritual and sometimes physical damage that occurs in the […]

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From the Streets to the Silver Screen: One Man’s Journey to Expose Youth Homelessness in America Rotimi Rainwater has been writing and directing in the film and TV industry for the past 15 years, getting his start on projects like The Truth Anti-Tobacco Campaign and The Wonder Years. His own experience on the streets as a […]

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From Teenager to Terrorist Target Ali Husnain was born into a prominent Shia Muslim family in Pakistan. His family background brought him respect, prestige, security and wealth. However, after Husnain had an encounter with Jesus, his world came crashing down. He went from doing the things typical teenagers enjoy like riding his motorbike and playing […]

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Forty days on life support and two years of brain rehab is not what Jay and Katherine Wolf signed up for when they got married. They were college sweethearts getting ready to live out their dreams in California. Jay wanted to be a lawyer and Katherine was pursuing a career in the entertainment industry when […]

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We have all been there at one point in our lives, it is five o’clock in the evening and we just finished a full day. Whether it was a full day of school, work, running errands or supporting the family, dinner is quickly approaching and everyone is hungry. The options become cereal, ramen noodles or […]

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A Purpose-Driven Lunch to Reduce the Stigma Behind Mental Health “I have struggled with depression my entire life.” “People have tried to pray over my mental health issues so that I can be healed. It hasn’t happened yet.” “My brother served in the military. He struggled with PTSD and later took his life.” As we […]

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Mother’s Day is a great opportunity to celebrate our moms. From wiping our noses when we were sick, to dropping off that lunch we forgot, to being that person we can call for a listening ear… moms are close to superheroes. In addition to our moms, many of us have a special friend or another […]

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