Culture

Sensere Brings Their Music Outside Church Walls to the People

Although small beginnings is where Sensere may have started, the appropriately titled name for this humble band is certainly far beyond where they are now. A melodic infusion of gospel, R&B, jazz and neo-soul, Sensere is focused on living out God’s vision by taking their music from the church to the world. The band,... -Read More


Risen is Sure to Captivate Audiences

I know I’m not supposed to, but I have to admit it I love a good fight. The new New Testament era movie “Risen” starts with a brilliant Roman era battle scene. This is where director Kevin Reynolds set the hook in me. The scene was not over done. It was a simple, believable... -Read More


The Masked Saint – A Match of Two Natures

“The Masked Saint” is based upon the novel by pastor and former professional wrestler Chris Whaley. In the film, Chris Samuels (played by Brett Granstaff) has decided that it is time to hang up the tights and replace them with ties as he follows God’s leading to become a pastor. But while trying to... -Read More


Do You Hear What I Hear?

  It will surely happen: I know it! Promptly on January 1, 2016, the annual countdown will begin! Sometime during that day, without warning, a cheery, sweet voice will indubitably say, “Only 11 more months to Christmas dear!” It happens every year, and then…all year.   My Christmas fanatic! I live with a Christmas... -Read More


“Risen” is an Epic Biblical Film

  It does not happen every day that I am so excited to share about an upcoming film. So go ahead and mark your calendars for February 19, 2016, when “Risen,” the astonishing biblical epic from Columbia Pictures and LD Entertainment in association with Affirm Films (a Sony Company), is released nationwide. I am... -Read More


Finding Noah – A Documentary about Discovery

The documentary, “Finding Noah: An Adventure of Faith” aired as a special event in theaters in October. You may be thinking, “You know what (in an English accent), documentaries are just not my cup of tea.” To which I would say, “Hey friend, this isn’t your local café; this is the film review section!... -Read More


The Impact of High School Sports

Whatever the sport of choice, many students dedicate 10 hours or more each week to participation in high school athletics, but is this time well spent? The Aspen Institute Project Play compiled the following facts from different studies on the benefits of sports on students: “When researchers from RWJF/Harvard/NPR asked about the positive effects... -Read More


Food, Football & Charity Collide at John Offerdahl’s Gridiron Grill-Off

  Food lovers and football fans will enjoy the Sixth Annual “John Offerdahl’s Broward Health® Gridiron Grill-Off Food & Wine Festival,” on Saturday, November 14th from 1 – 4 p.m. at the Pompano Beach Amphitheater. It’s a grill-off competition with Miami Dolphins legends and celebrity chefs from South Florida’s finest restaurants. Fans spend the... -Read More


Producer Kevin Downes Shares His Passion for Faith & Film

  California native, Kevin Downes (“Moms’ Night Out,” “Courageous,” “Like Dandelion Dust”) has over 16 years’ experience as an actor, writer, producer, and director. Most recently, Kevin co-wrote and starred in “Faith of Our Fathers” as lead protagonist John Paul. In his upcoming project, “Woodlawn,” which is scheduled to release in October, Kevin will... -Read More