Entertainment

Joel Osteen Leans on Celebrity to Step Easter 2020 ‘up a notch’

"Pop singer Mariah Carey wanted to honor first responders, the pastor says, so she’ll sing her hit “Hero” while footage of local workers is shown. ...Rapper Kanye West, whom Osteen calls “one of a kind,” will sing with his choir from California. ...Hollywood heavyweight Tyler Perry will offer words of encouragement as well" - Church Leaders

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Review: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

"In this past decade I have been enthralled with such films as 'The Tree of Life,' 'The Life of Pi,' 'Up,' 'Hugo,' 'War Horse' and a few others, because they...contained a spiritual quality as well as an entertainment 'wow' factor. I wholeheartedly add both 'Won't You Be My Neighbor?' and 'A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood' to that august collection." - BPNews

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Spike in violence, profanity on TV shows rated OK for kids

"PTC's research found a 28-percent increase in violence displayed in television content rated TV-PG in 2017 to 2018 compared to PG-rated programs analyzed during the years 2007 and 2008. During that same timespan, research shows a 43.5-percent increase in profanity on PG-rated shows." - Christian Examiner

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How to Lead in a World of Distraction: An Interview with Clay Scroggins

"What are the three villains of leadership?.... To put them simply they’re the appearance of success, the allure of progress, and the attraction of certainty. Everyone experiences these things, whether they’re in a position of leadership or not, and they have the ability to really keep us from moving forward in our lives." - Bible Gateway

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Worship is Not Entertainment, Should Christian Music Ever Be?

"If it keeps us appropriately meditating on Him, all is well. If it is just a mindless, (though beautiful and peaceful) background noise, it is not. It might be better to reserve 'God music' for times that we can meditate on it as we listen." - Proclaim & Defend

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