(RNS) — When the creators of CBS’s new, surprise hit TV show “God Friended Me” set out to create a series with religious ideas at its center, they wanted to bring something innovative to the genre: Doubt.
(RNS) — Even in our present “golden age” of television, with the number of scripted programs on network, cable and streaming channels expected to top 500 this year, shows that feature religion or faith are scarce.
Rarer still are spiritually themed series that successfully find an audience, if not critical acclaim, amid the thrum of hundreds of other viewing options.
By Adelle M. Banks, Religion News Service|
October 27, 2018
(RNS) — U.S. Army Chaplain Darren Turner and his wife, Heather, faced the trauma of war on the battlefield and the home front when he was suddenly deployed to Iraq days after he entered the military chaplaincy.
A decade later, their story is portrayed in the movie “Indivisible,” which opens Friday (Oct. 26) and features “Grey’s Anatomy” actors Justin Bruening and Sarah Drew.
Imagine a type of radio where you can choose to listen to whichever programs you want to and when you want to — as well as pause, rewind, fast forward or listen again. This type of program exists. It is a podcast.
It’s hard to beat the power of look-‘em-in-the-eyes personal contact for effective communication. However, that’s not always an option in our electronic-saturated culture. I was reminded of that in the last couple of weeks, thanks to a a couple of articles, Star Trek and a scam.