Sign in or signup

4,977 active users!!Bandwidth
SATURDAY
APR 29, 2017
Home
NewsSITE
Events & Blogs
New Audio & Video
BroadcastersNew Stuff!
Local & Church Finder
Webcast LIVE NOW!
Sermons by Bible
Sermons by Topic
Sermons by Speaker
Sermons by Date
Staff Picks
CommentsALL -2 hrs
Top Sermons
VideosPDFs
Daily Log
PhotosNew Stuff!
Stores
Online Bible
Hymnal
Daily Reading
Our Services
Submit Sermon
Members Only

Breaking News Home | All | Religion | Society | Tech | Choice | FF | SA News
FRONT PAGE  |  4/29/2017
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..
•  Counsel for Raising Children • Albert N. Martin | 9/14/2008
•  Should Christians watch Movies • Dr. David P Murray | 8/5/2007
•  CAUTION: This Will Harm You • Dr. John Barnett | 9/17/2000

   03/14/15  |  Another One Bites the Dust • 2 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 • 17 comments
   12/29/13  |  U.S. Slams 'Conservative Gender Norms' • 377 comments
MORE RELATED ( ) NEWS | MORE..
   04/27/17  |  Senators Told North Korea Nuclear Threat Is Urgent • 6 comments
   04/27/17  |  Trump Cabinet Members Praying, Studying the Bible Together • 13 comments
   04/27/17  |  4 Pro-Life Accomplishments During Trump's First 100 Days • 1 comments
   04/25/17  |  Conservative Anglican Leaders Ready for 'Nuclear Option' as COE... • 11 comments
   04/23/17  |  Alabama Senate Passes Pro-Life Bill Saying There is No Right to... • 3 comments
OTHER CHOICE NEWS | MORE..
   04/28/17  |  Feedback Friday for 04-28-17
   04/21/17  |  Feedback Friday for 04-21-17
   04/14/17  |  Feedback Friday for 04-14-17 • 1 comments
   04/07/17  |  Feedback Friday for 04-07-17
   03/31/17  |  Feedback Friday for 03-31-17
MORE SPECIAL | MORE..
   04/29/17  |  Does “13 Reasons Why” Glamorize Teen Suicide? • 1 comments
   04/29/17  |  Trump orders review of national monument designations • 3 comments
   04/29/17  |  Trump appoints pro-life leader to top Health and Human Services... • 2 comments
   04/29/17  |  Americans Attend Church Mostly for the Sermons • 12 comments
   04/29/17  |  Christian Orphans in North Korea Tortured for Their Faith in... • 3 comments
OTHER RECENT NEWS | 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
Evangelicals and Pentecostal Christians expect - and are...
fyodor48 from scotland uk: " penned fyodor, indeed people will have to leave this..."
-2 hrs 13 
Trump Cabinet Members Praying, Studying the Bible Together
ignominious emirakan from union: " jesus wants you to have sound doctrine they..."
-3 hrs 13 
Christians to Blame for 'Virtually All of Our Cultural...
ignominious emirakan from nofaultfault: "walsh wrote, adding that the rise of..."
-3 hrs 52 



David Ridenhour
The World is Coming To An End

Studies In The Gospel of Mark
Sunday Service
Metrocrest Presbyterian Church
Play! | MP3 | RSS


Sponsor:
Quarterly Revival Newsletter

Wilt thou not revive us again: that thy people may rej­oice in thee? - Psalm 85:6
desiringrevival.org/newslet..

Sponsor:
Logos Bible Software’s New Print Bible

Pow­erful study tools & dyn­amic graph­ics make this the perf­ect study Bible
https://goo.gl/h8c8ks

Sponsor:
Series: In the Beginning

Rev. Nathan Lang­erak - Crete Prot­est­ant Ref­ormed Church prccr­et­e.­org
www.sermonaudio.com/search...

Sponsor:
Must I Divorce My Remarriage?

Jesus ident­if­ied rem­arr­iage as adult­ery. What are we to do? Listen to Dr. Kim teach.
www.sermonaudio.com/sermoni..

Sermon: God is Angry at Children's Sin
Jonathan Edwards

SPONSOR | 6,500+

SPONSOR




                   
The greatest wisdom on this earth is holiness. ... W. S. Plumer

Gospel of John
Cities | Local | Personal


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


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

FOLLOW
Weekly Newsletter
Staff Picks Feed
Site Notices
RSS | Twitter | Facebook
SERVICES | ALL
Church Finder | Info
MP3 Play & Download
Mobile Apps
Podcast | Video Support
Live Webcasting
Events Support
Transcription
PowerClips
Business Cards
SOLO | MINI | Domain
Favorites | QR Codes
Online Donations
24x7 Radio Stream
INTEGRATION
Sermon Browser
HTML Codes
WordPress
Twitter
Facebook
Logos | e-Sword | BW
JSON API

BATCH
Transfer Agent
Protected Podcasts
Upload via Email
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