Christian Entertainment News

Variety is bringing back PURPOSE on July 29th.

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    Variety is bringing back PURPOSE: The Family Entertainment & Faith-Based Summit. On July 29th, 2016, innovative and pioneering leaders, directors, actors, and producers who are successfully filling the demand for family and faith-based entertainment at studios, networks, digital media, and brands will be meeting at Four Seasons Hotel Los Angeles at Beverly Hills. …Read more »

Mel Gibson Planning Passion of the Christ Sequel

Mel Gibson is planning to grace our silver screens again with a sequel to The Passion of the Christ. Gibson is working alongside screenwriter Randall Wallace. Wallace is known in the film world for being the creative mind behind the 1995 best Oscar winner Braveheart and 2014’s faith based drama Heaven Is For Real. While …Read more »

Gospel Singer: My Faith Has Closed So Many Professional Doors

In a time of rising persecution around the globe, Christians in America are blessed in so many ways. However, many U.S. Christians admit they are increasingly afraid that their faith is becoming more and more of a liability in the professional world. Gospel music pioneer Kirk Franklin is speaking out about his own experiences with …Read more »

Celebrating the Life and Career of Jan Crouch

Jan Crouch, beloved televangelist known to countless viewers as “Mama Jan,” passed away on Tuesday due to a massive stroke. Crouch co-founded the Trinity Broadcasting Network (TBN) with her husband, Paul, in 1973. Paul passed away two and a half years ago due to chronic heart problems, but before he passed, the couple was virtually …Read more »

Christian Filmmaker Kevin Downes Urges Us to Find Our Purpose

While Americans are reportedly much happier on weekends when they aren’t working, if you love what you do for a living, you never have to work a day in your life. For Christian actor and filmmaker Kevin Downes, he believes that making film isn’t only his passion, but it’s his life purpose. “I believe that …Read more »

Christian Music and Movies Rise In Rankings Together

Art comes in many different forms — from street performances to more specialized fields like blowing glass at temperatures of up to 2,400 degrees — but it is not always a particularly lucrative field. That’s all changing, however, for Christian bands, as the popularity of faith-based films continues to rise. The Newsboys, a Christian band …Read more »

Christian Entertainment Industry Facing More Success

With plenty of Christian-themed movies being released recently, as well as a highly anticipated up-and-coming musical, the Christian entertainment industry is on the rise. On Wednesday, “Miracles From Heaven,” a film about a young girl battling an incurable disease, opened to just under $2 million. Anna Beam, a 10-year-old who has pseudo-obstruction motility disorder climbs …Read more »

The Revival of Christianity in Hollywood

Only three short years ago, religious films were met with resistance in Hollywood. In 2013, when producer Joe Roth was assembling “Heaven is Real,” he had difficulties even getting the ball rolling. Roth recalls now the resistance he was up against. “At that time, if the casting agent says, ‘I want Brad Pitt,’ his agent …Read more »

‘Miracles From Heaven’ Based on a True Story

In December of 2011, nine-year-old Annabel Beam was playing in a hollowed out tree in her family’s yard when she slipped and fell into the tree, face-first. While unconscious, the little girl reported that she spoke to Jesus first-hand, who told her that her plans on earth were not yet completed. Meanwhile, Annabel had been …Read more »