Kingdom values have helped bring radical transformation in society precisely when Christians understood their calling to be salt and light in the public square.
Grace, beauty, creation and the longing to connect with God are some of the themes that run through the director’s latest films.
The main thing that J.R.R. Tolkien inherited from his mother was the Roman Catholic faith. With the help of a priest, he was able to gain access to higher education.
The documentary tells the murder of nine members of Emanuel church in Charleston in 2015 and how survivors and families forgave the shooter. “Forgiveness comes from the Cross”, says filmmaker Brian Ivie.
The Ecumenical Jury of the Cannes Film Festival awarded Terrence Malick's film. “The film expresses and explores the difficult challenges to the integrity of the human person in the face of great evil”, it said.
Books, series and films have left us with striking testimonies of those who, while representing Christianity, wonder where their faith is. An article about three of the most acclaimed stories of 2018.
The life of evangelical churches and their spiritual leaders has been portrayed in some recent films and series. Can they help us start conversations?
“I had one of the most moving moments of my life during the film”, says Argentinian actor Gaston Pauls, who plays the role of Luis Palau.
More than 100,000 spectators have seen the movie about the Reformer of Zurich in its first two weeks.
A film about the life and conversion of Agustine of Hippo was screened at the Athenaeum of Barcelona. A fully North African team and cast worked on the project for six years.
Here is where it gets interesting: they marry. And have kids. And Tim’s father dies.
For Paul Schrader’s characters, salvation is often synonymous with self-redemption. Atonement for guilt is sought through violence, which, far from being divine, is profoundly human.
What today we call Satanism is really just a form of atheism, born out of the rejection of an all-too-familiar religion.
We cannot be what we want to be, because we are not infinite creators but finite and dependent creatures.
Ingmar Bergman (1918–2007) staged people unable to love and communicate, condemned to always hide behind a mask.
It is easy to understand why many seek to escape by submerging themselves in virtual worlds - places where one can become what they have always dreamed of being.
Guatemala is the country with the highest percentage of evangelicals in Latin America. However, it has one of the highest rates of inequality, violence and corruption.
Cinema and memory have a similar effect on the truth. They clean it and make it sparkle to make it more bearable.
Andrew Hyatt, director and scriptwriter of “Paul, Apostle of Christ”, talks to Evangelical Focus about his personal involvement in the project and the importance of presenting this kind of historical stories to all audiences.
Florence’s initiative in “The Bookshop” brings about a small revolution. As everyone knows, reading is a dangerous activity.
A short film shows the work of Pastor Gennaro Chiocca among victims of trafficking in Italy, the European country with the highest rate of prostitution.
Jim Caviezel will reprise the role of Jesus. The film may not be released until late 2019 or early 2020.
Films about an empowered orphan, a struggling entertainer, a clumsy bear, a quadriplegic’s wife and a downtrodden boy.
“The film offers many lessons for viewers”, Executive producer, Devon Franklin says. He hopes the film “will leave audiences feeling both hopeful and purposeful".
This is not the story of a great man, but the story of a great God, who deeply loves miserable and tormented creatures like this monk.
Sony created a subdivision dedicated to producing Christian films. The disconcerting fact is that it follows a pattern that has nothing to do with gospel values.