As the most downloaded app in the world chances are you have some version of the Angry Birds game on your mobile device. And whether you are very familiar with Red and his gang or this will be your first introduction, “The Angry Birds Movie” is fun for the whole family. Risen Editor-in-Chief Kelli Gillespie […]

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Saturday Night Live alum Maya Rudolph stars in the new animated film “The Angry Birds Movie.” Risen Magazine Editor-in-Chief met up with the comedian in Maui to talk about how to be positive and what’s really fun! “The Angry Birds Movie” opens Friday, May 20 For more information: http://www.angrybirds-movie.com/

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Walt Disney Picture’s heroic action-thriller “The Finest Hours” comes to Blu-Ray on May 24 and we want you to be able to win a FREE copy of this remarkable true story about the greatest small boat rescue in Coast Guard history! On February 18, 1952, a massive nor’easter struck New England, pummeling towns along the Eastern […]

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Whether you are leading a staff team, Sunday school class of children, a small group, family or ministry, leadership in its various forms is difficult. Deadlines, burnout, not enough workers or resources, troublesome staff, you name it, there is always an issue to deal with.  Speaker and leadership consultant Brad Lomenick knows many of these […]

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Jennifer Garner and Queen Latifah The movie, Miracles from Heaven is based on the true story of Christy Beam and her daughter Anna who suffered from a rare digestive disorder. The faith-filled family witnesses a miracle when Anna is unexplainably healed after surviving a terrible accident. Jennifer Garner plays Christy and Queen Latifah plays an important […]

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Dustin Hoffman & Kate Hudson It’s the third film in the beloved Kung Fu Panda franchise and this time around your favorite panda Po gets reunited with his father and the rest of his panda relatives. Jack Black returns to voice the title character Po and Dustin Hoffman returns as Master Shifu. Kate Hudson joins […]

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Sharing Lessons She Has Learned For many youth, the teenage years are a tumultuous time filled with insecurities. Physical appearance and skills become the norm by which many are judged. Add to that a life-changing disease causing blindness, and the result could be devastating. The journey of just such an experience for one fifteen year […]

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Risen sat down with this multi-talented lady to talk about her band, Runaway June, family, faith, and even her years as a professional tennis player.

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Turning Fear Into Freedom Meet Speaker and Best-Selling Author Lisa Bevere As a self-proclaimed popular, party girl, one would’ve never suspected the brokenness inside this beauty because she masked it so well. After losing her eye to cancer and having a glass one put in at just five years old, Lisa Bevere would never have thought she […]

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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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