Media Reviews

Media Reviews | Apr. 7 2021

Themes of miracles, hope connect songs on new MercyMe album

The uncertainties of the past year have forced most of the world to slow down and refocus on what’s important, and that shift ultimately inspired…

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Media Reviews | Apr. 2 2021

Netflix’s ‘A Week Away’ is a first as a faith-based teen musical

What would happen if you combined the best elements of a Disney teen musical with the inspiring, hope-filled message of a faith-based film —…

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Media Reviews | Mar. 27 2021

Fiction with a southern flair, pastor’s memoir among book selections

Shadows of the Past Ed Higdon Soncoast Publishing, 2020 “Shadows of the Past” is a Depression-era story set in a hunting preserve in Clayton,…

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Media Reviews | Mar. 18 2021

Discovery Plus’ ‘Resurrection’ tells the hope-filled story of Easter

Sometimes, you watch an Easter television special and wish it had never been made. Other times though, you watch an Easter television special…

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Media Reviews | Mar. 14 2021

Born legally blind, musician Dowdy presses on in spite of adversity

Musician, songwriter, producer and audio engineer Mark Dowdy has dealt with adversity and disappointment his entire life. Born legally blind,…

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Media Reviews | Mar. 6 2021

Magician, minister David Garrard turns retrospective in ‘Thanks Dad!’

A labor of love and a story that needed to be told. That’s how David Garrard — retired minister, professional magician and author — talks…

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Media Reviews | Feb. 24 2021

Church’s faith-based crime series ‘Vindication’ launching second season

If not for the COVID-19 pandemic, a second season of “Vindication” might never have been made. The successful faith-based police series,…

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Media Reviews | Feb. 20 2021

Netflix’s uplifting film ‘Penguin Bloom’ is filled with lessons about life

Sam Bloom was a smiling, energetic mom of three in 2013, living the so-called “good life.” She had reached her childhood goal of becoming…

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Media Reviews | Jan. 31 2021

Media Reviews for January 28

Things Your Pastor Would Never Tell You But You Really Need to Know Wayne Honeycutt Spring Meadows Media, 2019 Only 32 pages long, this work…

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Media Reviews | Jan. 24 2021

In case you missed them: 10 best family-friendly movies of 2020

Even if 2020 was the strangest year in recent history, it still produced dozens of inspiring and entertaining documentaries, dramas and comedies…

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