Culture

Danny Gokey and Unspoken to Perform at “Good Days Only” Music Festival 

“Good Days Only” Music Festival unites the spirit of creativity with faith and family for an unforgettable journey on February 23, 2024 from 12 noon to 11 p.m. at the Meyer Amphitheatre, located at 105 Evernia Street in West Palm Beach. It will be a day filled with music, laughter and a carnival of activities for the whole family, featuring popular musical artists Danny Gokey, Unspoken and Bryson Rory, along with performers such as 7eventh Time Down, Rory Comtois, Southbound, JJ Weeks, Shepherd, MVKEYYJ. Mountain City, Ty Morris H.O.W., The Borin Bros, Dave Pettigrew and Thomas Berberian! A Top-3 finalist […]

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Impressive Line-Up of Faith-Based Films Coming to Theaters

In 2023, we have already been blessed by a wide variety of inspirational films that touched and changed many lives. Most of those 2023 films, such as “Sound of Freedom,” “Jesus Revolution,” “Big George Foreman,” “The Blind,” “Miracle in East Texas,” “Nefarious” and more, continue to touch people through DVD, streaming and licensed church showings. Thankfully there are still several films in theaters this month, followed by an impressive line-up for 2024. These movies not only bless believers, but also provide an excellent opportunity for outreach. Since the secular media usually ignores these, we as believers need to spread the […]

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FaithFest: Music Meets Foster Care Advocacy in an Unprecedented Celebration

It’s rare that music, community, and purpose align so poignantly. FaithFest, an extraordinary festival hosted by 3rd Beat Studios, will not only celebrate faith and music but address a critical problem plaguing our society: the foster care crisis. Scheduled for September 30th at Pine Trails Amphitheater and Park in Parkland from 4 to 9 p.m., FaithFest will feature the melodies of leading local worship teams along with contemporary Christian music stars like Social Club Misfits, KJ-52 and Sam Llanes.  Experience powerful worship, inspiring speakers, and engaging activities for the whole family that will ignite your faith journey and help spread […]

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Movie Premier Shines A Light on the Dark World of Child Trafficking

Regal South Beach hosted a Red-Carpet Premiere of The SOUND OF FREEDOM last week. The movie, which opened in theaters on July 4, features the incredible true story of federal agent, Tim Ballard (Jim Caviezel), who journeys into the darkest of places, risking all to rescue a young girl from child traffickers.  risks all to end trafficking of minors. To End Child Trafficking Produced by Angel Studios, this well-scripted film raises awareness about human trafficking and creates an opportunity to bring many voices (ours) to share and speak out against this terrible evil industry, and put an end to it! […]

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The Show Must Go On

Like millions of Americans, I like to watch football. On January 2nd, I decided to watch the Monday night football game between the Buffalo Bills and the Cincinnati Bengals. These two combatants had the potential to be in the championship game of the NFL, and I tuned in to watch these modern-day gladiators. It was as if I had assumed my seat in a Roman Colosseum, ready to see these gladiators inflict hurt and pain on each other by way of hits, blocks and tackles. I had my thumbs ready to put up or down on the performance of the […]

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What’s the most interesting documentary you’ve ever watched?

This month, Good News Wants to Know… What’s the most interesting documentary you’ve ever watched? My attention was amazingly arrested by the documentary/movie “ENEMIES WITHIN: THE CHURCH” (2021). The film powerfully calls the church to purge and purify itself from the poison of Marxism and the Social Justice Gospel. Bernard King Sr., Pastor, Cornerstone Bible Fellowship Michael Moore’s “Bowling for Columbine” forever changed the way I thought about gun control. Bob Denison, President, Denison Yachting A tough one for sure! To me a good documentary is measured in part on the impact it has on those who view it. I’ll […]

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2022 Winds up with Inspiring Faith-Based Films

Faith-based films touch and change lives; inspire and encourage believers and provide a special opportunity for an uplifting experience for our families. We have already been blessed by numerous faith-based films in theaters during 2022, including “Lifemark,” “Running the Bases,” and many others. But we are ending this year with an exciting line-up of a wide variety of films coming to theaters. Groups from churches and other organizations can make going to see the films in theaters a fun and inspiring activity as well as an outreach, since people who are hesitant to come to church might accept an invitation […]

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Inspiring Movies Coming Soon

Faith-based films touch and change lives, inspire and encourage believers and also provide a special opportunity for an uplifting experience for our families. Thankfully, this season will see a wide variety of films coming to theaters. Groups from churches and other organizations can make going to see the films in theaters a fun and inspiring activity as well as an outreach, since people who are hesitant to come to church might accept an invitation to see a movie. We can all get involved by praying for and spreading the word about these upcoming films.     Upcoming Faith-Based Releases  Check each […]

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Faith Films Coming to Theaters This Spring

A number of faith films are coming to theaters in May and June.  We can help these films touch and change lives by praying, spreading the word and bringing others to the theater. Check each film’s website for additional information. For a list of films showing later this year, see the movie article in the April issue of Good News. Faith Films for Spring and Summer 2022   “Father Stu” (started 4/13) Uplifting drama based on the true story about a lost soul who finds purpose in a most unexpected place. Rated R for language and subject matter. With Mark […]

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“No Vacancy” – An Amazing True Story of Faith That Works Through Love

What do you get when you put together a down and out addict, a Florida county with numerous hurting homeless individuals and families, a jaded, cynical reporter, an “angel unawares,” and a pastor and his church with a passion to love others? You get a powerful story of miracles and lives transformed by God’s love. That is what the movie “No Vacancy” is all about! During the last recession, Lake County, Fla., had one of the highest unemployment rates in the country. Homelessness for individuals and families was growing and Pastor Cliff Lea, of First Baptist Leesburg, had a growing […]

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