Sign in or signup

3,203 active users!!Bandwidth
WEDNESDAY
OCT 18, 2017
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local & Church Finder
Live Webcasts
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -12 min
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
Photos
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
About | 3-Mo Free!
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | Fridays | SA Newsroom
FRONT PAGE  |  10/18/2017
Choice News THURSDAY, OCT 6, 2011  |  4 comments  |  2 commentaries
Church produced film 'Courageous' lights up box office on opening weekend
Contributor: Generations Radio

(CNN)– A Baptist church in Albany, Georgia, is getting Hollywood's attention - the church, Sherwood Baptist, has developed a movie-production operation, and its latest offering opened last weekend as the Number Four top money-grossing film in the country.

The Christian-themed film, "Courageous," was developed in connection with TriStar, Sony, and Provident Films. It is meant to inspire fathers to not leave their families, to love their children, to not fail.

"Courageous," which opened in just 1,161 theaters this past weekend, depicts four police officers who share a commonality both as fathers and in their effort to become better ones. The movie and its characters, played by amateur actors and members of Sherwood Baptist are enveloped in various ways in a devastating tragedy.

According to boxoffice.com, which tracks movie response nationwide, put "Courageous" at the fourth position for the ...


CLICK HERE to Read Entire Article
religion.blogs.cnn.com

|  FOCUS  |  Audio commentaries on this news item | more..
Courageous - The Movie • 940+
Kevin Swanson | Generations Radio
Play! | RSS
Take The Offensive For God • 160+
Vincent Sawyer | Faith Baptist Church
Play! | RSS

Can Christians Watch Movies?
  START  
  Recommended sermons | more..
•  Should Christians watch Movies • Dr. David P Murray | 8/5/2007
•  The Entertainment Syndrome • Rev. Stephen Hamilton | 1/18/2004
•  CAUTION: This Will Harm You • Dr. John Barnett | 9/17/2000

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 3 comments
   03/11/15  |  God Doesn't Want Matt Chandler to be Your Pastor • 21 comments
   01/08/14  |  Christian Post: Warning, this article may offend many Christians • 93 comments
   01/01/14  |  Michelle Obama praises lesbian TV anchor • 18 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   10/14/17  |  Trump administration officially defines life as beginning at... • 39 comments
   10/14/17  |  Trump: 'In America, we don't worship government, we worship God' • 12 comments
   10/13/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Amazon Echo .. Alexa, Play SermonAudio! • 3 comments
   10/11/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Live Video Webcasting with Wide Platform...
   10/10/17  |  Apple's head of design says some people 'misuse' iPhones • 6 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   10/13/17  |  Feedback Friday for 10-13-17 • 1 comments
   10/13/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Amazon Echo .. Alexa, Play SermonAudio! • 3 comments
   10/11/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Live Video Webcasting with Wide Platform...
   10/06/17  |  Feedback Friday for 10-06-17
   10/05/17  |  SermonAudio Tip: Christmas Book Outreach Project • 27 comments
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
COMMENTS | show all | add new  
    Sorting Order:  
· Page 1 ·  Found: 4 user comment(s)
News Item10/16/11 3:29 PM
Michael Hranek | Endicott, New York  Find all comments by Michael Hranek
BNewman wrote:
I HIGHLY recommend this movie!!!
It is a must see!!!
BNewman
While I don't doubt 'Courageous' is a hight quality movie, since the Pastor of Sherwood Baptist Church doesn't have the courage to take a firm stand against Roman Catholicism and is ecumenical including Catholic help in the promotion of this movie, I CANNOT in good conscience endorse it, even though I enjoyed Flywheel, Facing the Giants and Fireproof.

We do need courageous men today and a huge part of that is to stand against the false counterfeit Christianity of Roman Catholicism far more than making inspirational movies.

4

News Item10/16/11 2:36 PM
BNewman | Michigan  Contact via emailFind all comments by BNewman
I HIGHLY recommend this movie!!!
It is a must see!!!
3

News Item10/7/11 1:44 AM
Street-Preacher  Find all comments by Street-Preacher
Back In The 1920s, If My Memory Serves Me Right, Dr. BOB JONES SR. Produced, Via Hollywood, A Film ("Movie") Based On One Of His Most Popular, Famous & Renoun Sermons; That Gripped U.S. Audiences & Produced Countless Of Genuine, True & Lasting "Conversions" Via THE SECOND-BIRTH (As Recorded In THE HOLY WRIT'S Account Of NICODEMUS & CHRIST In ST. JOHN 3:1-16) Throughout ALL THE U.S.A. During THE "ROARING TWENTIES" Entitled "THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME" !

After The Film-"Movie" Was Released & Shown Nationwide; The Hollywood Produced & Directed Film-"Movie" Was So Edited & "Chopped-Up" By The Hollywood Editors/Censors; That Dr. BOB JONES SR. BECAME SO RIGHTEOUSLY INDIGNANT: Saying HOLLYWOOD'S Version Of "THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME" WAS IN NO WAY, SHAPE OR FORM WHAT HIS ORIGINAL FAMOUS SERMON, "THE MOST DANGEROUS GAME" COMMUNICATED, SAID, TOLD & DID !

To My Understanding This Was THE MAIN REASON Why BOB JONES UNIVERSITY Founded Their Very Own CHRISTIAN FILM-PRODUCTION APPARATUS Called "UNUSUAL-FILMS" !

UNUSUAL-FILMS HAS PRODUCED SOME OF THE BEST CHRISTIAN & BIBLICAL BASED FILMS--LEAVING HOLLYWOOD IN THE DUST WITH ITS CECIL B. DeMILLES !

***BJU'S 1970s UNUSUAL-FILM, "FLAME IN THE WIND", SHOWS HISTORIC TRUTHS OF THE SPANISH-INQUISITION FROM A TRUE CHRISTIAN BIBLICISTS' VIEWPOINT !

2

News Item10/6/11 2:11 PM
Jim Lincoln | Nebraska  Find all comments by Jim Lincoln
I wonder if "The Force" is with them?

The Church God's Program for Ministry

1
There are a total of 4 user comments displayed | add new comment |Subscribe to these comments
Last PostTotal
SermonAudio Tip: Enjoy SermonAudio via Chromecast on your TV!
stevensalbert from usa: "great post, now you don’t need a google home appliance to..."
-8 min 51 
Has the New Museum of the Bible Left Jesus Out?
jim lincoln from nebraska: "well, that was an interesting article. :huh: to answer..."
-1 hrs 
Willow Creek Appoints Female to Succeed Bill Hybels
chris gp from england from england: "willow creek, along with rick warren's..."
-1 hrs 19 


Dr. Andy Bloom
I'm Tired

Hebrews 12:1-4
Sunday - AM
Central Baptist Church
Play! | MP4 | RSS


Dr. Peter Masters
Transformation Process

1 Thessalonians
Metropolitan Tabernacle
Video!Play! | MP4

Kevin Swanson
Why Effeminacy is Shameful

Effeminacy in Men & Sodomy
Generations Radio
Play! | MP3

Sponsor:
Digital Mission Display

55" Touch Display & Miss­ions Softw­are Conn­ect­ing Churches to Miss­ion­ar­ies!
missiondisplay.com

Sermon: Mistakes Of Modern Evangelism
E. A. Johnston

SPONSOR | 6,300+

SPONSOR




                   
Christ keeps no servants only to wear a livery. ... William Jenkyn

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


MOBILE
iPhone + iPad
Church App
Watch
Android
Church App
Kindle + Nook
Wear
Chromecast TV
Apple TV
ROKU TV
Amazon Fire TV New!
Amazon Echo New!
Kindle Reader


HELP
Knowledgebase
Broadcasters
Listeners
Q&A
Uploading Sermons
Uploading Videos
Webcasting
Tips & Tricks
YouTube Screencasts

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
SA Newsroom New!
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Church Finder | Info
Sermon Player
Mobile & Apps
Podcasting | Videos
Live Webcasting
Events Support
Transcription | PowerClips
Billboards New!
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream

INTEGRATION
Embed Codes
Goodies
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Auto-Upload Sermons
Upload via FTP
Upload via Dropbox
Picasa
ABOUT US
The largest and most trusted library of audio sermons from conservative churches and ministries worldwide.

Our Services | Articles of Faith
Broadcast With Us
Advertising | Local Ads
CONTACT
info@sermonaudio.com
Support Us | Feedback Fridays | Stories