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"Diane Howard has insight and wisdom. She uses her years of experience in Performance, Communication, and Media Studies and academic prowess to help us at www.movieguide.org and to help many others to redeem the culture. Of all the students who took the HOW TO SUCCEED IN HOLLYWOOD (WITHOUT LOSING YOUR SOUL) course, Diane has the most incredible ability to grasp and untilize the information to help build a civil society. Diane is a blessing and a friend."
Dr. Ted Baehr, Publisher
MOVIEGUIDE(R), Hollywood, CA

"Diane has been the consumate professional since starting to work with her this past year. I work not only with talent but also with films and TV shows as well as major Hollywood events and Diane gives her 110% to everything she is committed to. This is rather important in an industry that lacks committment, trust and integrity."
Howie Simon
New Orleans, LA

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Dr. Diane Howard is a frontline journalist of depth and breadth, known for exclusive interviews with leading figures in artistic, redemptive media. She has interviewed many leading actors, producers, and writers, as well as directors in top redemptive movies. She focuses on the "big picture," the back story, and the redemptive journey of faith, as well as the remarkable acts of sacrificial, courageous service behind the scenes. Having lived and traveled all over the world, as well as having a depth of scholarship, she brings an historical and universal perspective to her singular interviews.

At a time when Truth is desperately needed, primary sources are of utmost necessity and significance to help us find It. In journalism and all kinds of publications, interviews with primary sources are of utmost importance to assist audiences to find Truth. In her interviews, Dr. Howard asks questions for publications of leading primary sources that reveal singularly valuable perspectives that enlighten readers about ultimate Truth.

Dr. Diane Howard has exclusively interviewed many leading producers, writers, directors, as well as actors and more who include: David Qunito, (Prominent Hollywood AttorneyVidAngel Case); Mark Burnett (Producer"Ben-Hur"); Roma Downey   Jack Huston ; Nazanin Boniadi (Actor"Ben-Hur");  Toby Kebbell (Actor"Ben-Hur"); Timur Bekmambetov (Director,"Ben-Hur"); Phil Neilson (Second Unit Director"Ben-Hur"); Dr. Ted Baehr ( MOVIEGUIDE®);  Ken Wales Producer, "Amazing Grace ");  Jennifer Garner (Actor ; "Miracles From Heaven");  T. D. Jakes (Producer"Miracles From Heaven") Todd Komarnicki (Writer; "Sully"); Caleb Holloway (crew member from real disasterDeepwater HorizonDolly Parton (Singer/Musician, Actor, Producer ,"Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors"),  Ricky Schroder (Actor"Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors" ); Alyvia Alyn Lind  (Actor , "Dolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors"); Cyrus Nowrasteh (Producer, Writer, Director, "The Young Messiah")Betsy Nowrasteh,(Writer, "The Young Messiah") ; Stephen Kendrick (Producer, "War Room"); Craig Schultz  (Writer/Producer"The  Peanuts Movie"); Steve Martino (Director"The Peanuts Movie"); Karen Abercrombie (Actor,"War Room "); Priscilla C. Shirer (Actor, Writer, "War Room"); T.C. Stallings (Actor, "War Room") ; Alena Pitts (Actor, "War Room"); Ben Davies (Actor, "War Room  "); Andrew Erwin (Producer,"Woodlawn")Kevin Sizemore (Actor"Woodlawn");  DeVon Franklin (Actor, Producer,  "Miracles From Heaven"); Caleb Castille (Actor, "Woodlawn")Kevin Sorbo,( Actor"God's Not Dead");  Ernie Hudson,(Actor,"God's Not Dead 2"); Bruno Gunn (Actor"The Hunger Games")George Parra (Producer"Joy"); Martha Williamson , (Producer, Writer,  "Signed, Sealed, Delivered"); Sadie Robertson (Actor, "God's Not Dead 2");  Mark Henn(Animator, "Moana"); Harry Connick Jr. (Host, "Harry"); David Oyelowo (Actor, Producer, "A United Kingdom"); Kevin and Sam Sorbo (DirectorWriter , "Let There Be Light"); David R White and Andrea Logan White (Producers, Actors, "Case for Christ"); Adam Greaves-Neal ( Actor, "The Young Messiah"); and Pat Boone (Actor, "God's Not Dead 2").

Other leading producers, writers, actors who have been a part of exclusive interviews on Red Carpets or in one-on-one interviews with Dr. Diane Howard for publications include the following:  Bill Engvall (ActorMOVIEGUIDE® Host); Brian Bird (Producer, Writer, “When Calls the Heart,” Don Piper (Pastor, " 90 Minutes in Heaven"); Bobby Batson (Actor"90 Minutes in Heaven"); Connor Corum (Actor, “Heaven is For Real”); Liam Matthews (Actor, “Do You Believe”); Chipo Chung (Actor, “A.D. The Bible Continues”); Eduardo Verástegui (Actor, “Little Boy”); Imani Hakim (Actor, “The Gabby Douglas Story” ) ; David R. White (Actor, ProducerPure Flix);  Andrea Logan (Actor“Do You Believe?); Aaron Burns (Producer, “Beyond the Mask”…); Kristopher Polaha (Actor, “Where Hope Grows”); Erin Krakow (Actor, “When Calls the Heart”);  Pascalle Hutton (Actor, “When Calls the Heart,; ,  Martin Cummins (Actor, “When Calls the Heart”); Beth Nimmo (Rachel Scott’s Mother, “I’m Not Ashamed.”); Mark Gerson (Philanthropist, L’Chaim African Missionary Prize); Dr. Jon Fielder (African Medical Missionary, President of the African Mission Healthcare Foundation ); Dr. Jason Fader (Winner of L’Chaim African Missionary Surgeon Prize); Dallas Jenkins, (Director, “The Resurrection of Gavin Stone”); Alyvia Alyn Lind (Actor, “Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of Love”); Amy Reid (Writer, “Pocahontas: Dove of Peace”); Anthony Hamilton  (Singer); Kate Linder (Actor, “Faith Hollywood TV”); Tracy Price (Producer, "The Young Messiah); Mark Fincannon (Actor, Casting Director, “The Blind Side,” ), Dr. Del Tackett (Host, “Is Genesis History?”) and Terry Benedict ( Producer, “Hacksaw Ridge”).

Further, Dr. Diane Howard has also recently interviewed the following for publications on Red Carpets and in one-on-one interviews: Senyo Amoaku/ Sammy Aaron (Actor, “Do You Believe”); Stephen Bradley (Producer, Writer, Director, “Noble”); Whitney Goin ( Actor, “Welcome to Inspiration ”);  Britt George  (Actor, “Welcome to Inspiration”); Christy Sutherland (Actor, Singer, “Welcome to Inspiration”); John David Ware (Founder, Director 168 Film Festival); Corbin Bernsen (Producer, Actor, “Rust”), Jackie Carpenter ( Producer, “Stand Your Ground," "The Christian View”); Rachel Hendrix , (Actor, “October Baby”); Shari Rigby (Actor, “October Baby”) John Savage, (Actor, “Touched by an Angel”); Serena Miller (Writer“Love Finds You in Sugarcreek”); Michael Rosander (Actor, “Adrenaline”); Stan E. Hubbard (Producer); Anita Gaffney ( Executive Director, Stratford Festival), Joey Lankford (Self”Living Hope” Documentary);  Walon Green (Producer, Writer, Director, Bill ‘O Reilley’s “Killing Jesus”); Erin Bethea (Actor, “Laughing at the Moon”); Drew Waters (Producer, Writer, Director, Actor , “New Life”); Matthew Faraci (Host, “Frankly Faraci”); Devielle Johnson (Actor, “A Time to Dance); Khaneshia 'KJ' Smith (Veteran TV actor, “Queen Sugar”); Sharon Thomas,( Christian Indian Bollywood star); and Jencarlos Canela and Adam Anders (Actor, Producer, The Passion: New Orleans); Evan Sayet (Satirist) ; DR Fraley and Walker Haynes (Professor, Actor, “Hamlet’s Ghost”); Serena Laurel (Actress, Singer-Songwriter, "Bird Song"); Jovan Adepo (Actor, "Fences"); David Batty (Director, "Gospel of Mark"); Lee and Leslie Strobel (authors, actors, "Case for Christ"); Katie Miller (Corporate Communications Manager, “Jonah, on Stage”); Rodney Coe (lead actor, “Jonah on Stage”); Sr. Nancy Dowling (Covenant House, “Red Nose Day”); Jerry Wiles ( President Emeritus, Living Water International); Kyle Thompson (CEO, Catalyst Resource Group); Matthew West (musician, singer-songwriter, author, actor); Kathy Carter (Executive Producer, Reality TV); and Dean Niewholny (CEO Halftime Institute).

Furthermore, Dr. Diane Howard has recently interviewed the following for publications: Paul McCusker (writer, "Adventures in Odyssey," "Beyond the Mask"…); Eric Le Marque (real life survivor, writer, "6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain");  Darren Moorman (producer, "Same Kind of Different as Me"); Renee Zellweger (actorSame Kind of Different as Me"); Jon Voight (actor, "Same Kind of Different as Me"); Greg Kinnear (actor, "Same Kind of Different as Me"); Djimon Hounsou (actor, "Same Kind of Different as Me"); Michael Carney (director, "Same Kind of Different as Me"); Ron Hall (writer, "Same Kind of Different as Me"); Tyler Perry (producer, writer, director, actor, "Higher is Waiting"); Stephen Shin (director"On Wings of Eagles"); Patrick Gray and Justin Skeesuck(leads, writers, speakers"I'll Push You"); Terry Parish (writer, director"I'll Push You"), DanGilroy (director, writer"Roman Israel, Esq."), Denzel Washington (actor"Roman Israel, Esq.");Carmen Ejogo (actor"Roman Israel, Esq."); Timothy Reckart(director"The Star"); Matthew Faraci(host, writer"Frankly Faraci," Dove Channel); Todd Lieberman (producer"Wonder"); Pedro Guzman (medic, and real soldiers in "Black Sunday" ambush ("The Long Road Home"); Mark Nutsch and Bob Pennington (real leaders of Special Ops. Force in "12 Strong" depicted by Chris Hemsworth and Michael Shannon); Eric Wilson (writer of novelization and corresponding book for "Samson"); Jon Erwin (producer, director, "I Can Only Imagine" and "Steve McQueen: American Icon"); Patrick Walsh (producer, creator, "Living Biblically"); TC Stallings (actor, "A Question of Faith"); Stephen Chbosky (writer, director, "Wonder");and Rebecca Crownover, (author, "My Daddy's in Heaven").


Dr. Howard has also recently interviewed the following:  Kirk Cameron  (producer"Kirk Cameron: CONNECT")Ted McGinley (actor, "God's Not Dead: A Light in the Darkness"); Shane Harper ( actor, "God's Not Dead: A Light in the Darkness"); Jon Graham (producer, "Kind Katie"); Mark Ciardi (producer, "Chappaquidick"); Dr. Craig Evans (scholar, host"Fragments of Truth"); Bob Lepine (writer, producer"Like Arrows")Nick Hall (speaker, evangelist for National Day of Prayer, PULSE, "Together" events…); Shaunti Feldhaun (author, speaker, "Find Rest") ; Bart Millard (singer, author, "’I Can Only Imagine"); Kevin Downes (producer, “I Can Only Imagine"); Caitlin Leahy, (actor, "Samson");Chloe Howard (author, speaker, “Stand Beautiful”);Harrison Powell (producer, “An Interview with God”); Brigham Taylor (producer, “Christopher Robin”) ;  Katie Miller (Sight & Sound’s Corporate Communications Manager, “Moses”)Randy Hartley (producer, real life character in story“Beautifully Broken”); Kay Wyma (author, speaker; Not the Boss of Us); LaDainian TomlinsonNFL Hall of Famer, actor“God Bless the Broken Road”);  Victor Marx (High-Risk Missionary"The Victor Marx Story") ; Sean Anders (writer, producer, director"Instant Family"); Luke Zamperini (producer, “Unbroken: Path to Redemption”); Tim Janis (composer, director, writer…“Buttons”); Francesca Battistelli (Grammy Award Winner with Andrea Bocelli), Jake McEntire (Producer, Writer, Actor; “Run the Race”); T.D. Jakes (executive producer, writer, actor; “A Dog’s Way Home”); Steve Cleary (Producer, “The Pilgrim’s Progress”); Tim Mahoney (Director,Patterns of Evidence: Moses”); Jay and Sofia Lyons ( Director, The Long Good-Bye: The Kara Tibbetts Story”); Jonathan Pitts (Pastor, Presenter, Talent, “Kingdom Men Rising”); Dome Karukoski (director, "Tolkien"); John Chester (Writer, Director, Talent, "The Biggest Little Farm”); Shari Rigby (Actor, “Overcomer”); Wes Hampton (Singer, “Importance of Singing Hymns“); Mike McDonald ( Director of Strategic Relationships for The Bible Project,"The Bible Project Reaches Millions with YouTube"); Phil Vischer ( Director, Writer, Actor... for The VeggieTalesShow (TV Series); Andrew and Jon Erwin (Writer, Director; “I Still Believe”); and more.

Dr. Howard has further interviewed: Dr. Hormoz Shariat (Iran AliveTV Broadcasts); Art Greenhaw (Grammy winner); Aaron Schneider (Director"Greyhound"); Julie Silcott (Producer, Actor, "Order of Rights"); Steve Skipper (Actor"Colors of Character"); Kevin Sorbo ( Actor"Against The Tide"); Kevin Sorbo ( Actor"Faith Under Fire"); Kevin Quinn, Bailee Madison, and Alan Powell ( ActorActor, and Writer/Producer, " A Week Away"); Jason Mac (writer, director, “ A Father’s Legacy”) Tim Mahoney; (scholar, researcher, producer, director, writer, host," 7 Churches of Revelation"); Andrew Erwin (Director ,“American Underdog”); Stephen Chbosky (director, “Dear Evan Hansen”); David A. R. White (actor, founder PureFlix/Pinnacle Peak Pictures, producer , “God’s Not Dead: We the People”); Art Ayris (writer, producer, CEO of Kingstone Studios, Executive Pastor at First Baptist Leesburg, “No Vacancy”); Jon and Andrew Erwin (director, writer, producer, “Jesus Revolution”); Andrea Bocelli (producer, talent, “The Journey”); Karl Hostsmann (producer, “On a Wing and a Prayer”); Donnie and Nancy Emerson with Bill Pohlad (director, writer, “Dreamin' Wild”); Eduardo Verástegui (producer, “Sound of Freedom”); Dr. Carolyn Weber (writer on whose real story the movie "Surprised by Oxford" is based); and more.

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Press Conference Interviews

“Miracles from Heaven” with actor Jennifer Garner; producers De Von Franklin and T.D. Jakes; Christy Beam and Family

“Ben-Hur” with producers Roma Downey and Mark Burnett; actors Jack Huston, Toby Kebbell, Rodrigo Santoro, Nazanin Boniadi; director, Timur Bekmambetov; directing crew; costumer, Varvara Avdyushko and more

“Same Kind of Different as Me” with actors Renee Zellweger, Jon Voight, Greg Kinnear, Djimon Hounsou; director, writer, Michael Carney; author, writer Ron Hall

“Boo 2” and “Higher is Waiting” with Tyler Perry

“Roman Israel, Esq.” with Denzel Washington and Dan Gilroy

Red Carpet Interviews

12 Strong

Miracles from Heaven

23rd Annual Movieguide Awards

24th Annual Movieguide Awards

25th Annual Movieguide Awards

On Camera Interviews

Jennifer Garner, “Miracles from Heaven”

Tyler Perry, “Higher is Waiting"

Mark Nutsch and Bob Pennington, Real Special Ops. Leaders, “12 Strong”

Popular Articles

Dr. Diane Howard on Faith- Beauty Out of Ashes, God’s Ironies and Paradoxes

Stories of Moviemakers and Faith

Media, Movies, Missions Interviews

Sample Stories of Faith from the Golden Age of Hollywood: Mickey Rooney, Jane RussellBob HopePatricia NealGary CooperRonald ReaganDebbie ReynoldsFlorence HendersonPearl BaileyFrank CapraPatty DukeSteve McQueenJerry LewisDuke Ellington, John Wayne, Della Reese,Roma Downey and  Doris Day.

Sample Stories of Role Models: The Positive Effects Real-Life Heroes Have on Us ; Inspirational  True Stories at the Movies,; The Personal Faith of a Real-Life Hero of 'Deepwater Horizon';'Sully' brings 'Miracle on the Hudson' to big screenColumbine Mother Talks 'I'm Not Ashamed'; Wild Abandon & Surrender to God Lead to 'Living Hope;' Sadie Robertson, A Heart for God, Faith, & Family;  On the Red Carpet for 'Miracles from Heaven';  Stories of Real Life Heroes have Power for Good ; '90 Minutes in Heaven' Provides Hope for Both Sides of Eternity; Riveting Faith-Filled Movie 'Captive'Critics and Audiences Alike Praise 'Woodlawn' as Game-ChangerA Garland for Mourning: Television and Movie Work of Jackie Carpenter ; 'Where Hope Grows'David A. R. White and Pure Flix on the Frontlines of Faith-Based MoviesIncredible True Story of Christina NobleLeaders Support VidAngel in Legal Battle with HollywoodA Verifiable, Positive, Transformative Influence: The Real Heroes Behind the Reel HeroesHidden Figures Honors Brilliance of NASA WomenLee and Leslie Strobel, Interview for "The Case for Christ"; Value of Role Models in Movies; Candance Bure, Lori Laughlin Role Models; All Ages Role Models on DVDs; In Memoriam- Valerie Harper Shines Positive Spirit in Adversity

Sample Articles on Serious Social Issues: Fighting Against Profanity in MoviesVidangel Mission Gains SupportVidangel Keeps FightingLeaders Support VidAngel in Legal Battle with Hollywood; Prominent Hollywood Legal Mind Makes a Strong Case for VidAngel; Safety in Theaters in Public Places; Understanding Children's Stages of Development 'Screenagers' Gives Sobering News on Addicting Effects of Screen TimeMedia Affects Our Brains, Bodies, and BehaviorsKids Need to Learn Healthy Interactions with Digital Devices;  Top Pick Movies Offer Healing Solutions; Safe Family Movies in Theaters ; Use Media Discernment at the MoviesA Media-Wise Report on Foul LanguageToxic Exposure to Media What All Media-Wise Families KnowMake Wise Choices for Children Under 8; Children at Risk With Exposure to Media ViolenceUsing Facebook Redemptively; Making Careful Movie ChoicesChristians Possess Power to Keep Family Movies in Theaters; Disney Shattering Stereotypes about Disabilities; Dove Channel Expands Film Offerings For Families; Animals Can Bring Joy of Childhood to Families;  Why Hollywood Should Make More Family-Friendly MoviesClassic Television and Movies Are Having a ComebackWhat Does It Mean When a Faith-Based Movie Bombs?Success to SignificanceLearning to Ride AgainPeople's Stories MatterMarketing Big Faith Films to  Churches; Summer and Family Movies ; Hollywood's New Renaissance and ReformationGreat Family Movies on DVD, StreamingMovieguide® Provides Information for Netflix Streaming, DVD Choices; Importance Church Support Faith FilmsInnovative Crowdfunding ; How to Have Respectful Debate; New Movies Encourage Solutions to Serious Issues; The Solution to Division

Why Hollywood Should Make More Family-Friendly MoviesBringing Grace to TVMovieguide ® Good Source for Holiday Movie ChoicesReading the Bible Aloud ; Importance of Diction and Good Dialogue in MediaTips for Good Stories in Videos Classy Movie Awards Show and Tasteless Award ShowsRedemptive Movies Line Up with the Truth of JesusSafe Family Movies; Use Media DiscernmentGood Father Role Models on TV Staying Power of Traditional MoralsPurity VS PopularitySome Oscar Movies Worthwhile, Others NotSacrificial Love in MoviesClean Media SucceedsRedemptive Movie Lead Right WayOffering Support to Severely Limited Medical Missionary Doctors in AfricaFrom the Front Lines of an African Medical Mission ;Providing Spiritual and Living WaterOpening Weekend Determines SuccessHow Movies Affect ViewersGood Movies Can Help Viewers Positively Connect With Others ; Family, Redemptive Movies Perform Well at Box OfficeLiving Hope Serves Poverty-Stricken in South Africa ; Racial Diversity in Redemptive MoviesNavigate Disney's Jungle of Movies Wisely ; Children Lead Us to See TruthStreaming Services Offer More Options, ControlBest Movies Educate, Enlighten, Edify, EntertainNeilson Report Confirms Value of Consumer Support for G MoviesChanging Culture for GoodConsumer Support for Good Media SignificantGod's Not Dead Addresses New MoralitySpring Cleaning Negative MediaComprehensive Support for Best MoviesThe Solution to DivisionImportance of First Weekend SupportHow to Have Respectful Debate; Innovative CrowdfundingMovies Provide Solutions; Reaching Millennials; Parent-Child Connection in Digital Age; Finding RestAbuse of Power; Successful Movies Have Constructive Views of Contemporary Challenges ‘Fragments of Truth’ Presents New Evidence of Gospel   Christian organizations develop digital TV; Shining Light; Streaming Good Family Shows; Streaming Shining Light; Good Digital Streaming

SAMPLES OF FAMILY AND REDEMPTIVE MOVIES, TV (for a range of ages, audiences): covered as a journalist, interviewer, publicist, reviewer

2023- Movies- Jesus Revolution; The Journey; On a Wing and a Prayer; His Only Son; Johnny Cash: The Redemption of an American Icon; Dreamin' Wild; Sound of Freedom; Surprised By Oxford; And More.

2022- Movies- The Most Reluctant Convert: the Untold Story of C. S. Lewis; Sabina: Tortured for Christ- The Nazi Years; The Case for Heaven; The Mulligan; No Vacancy; And More

2021- Movies- A Week Away; Dolphin Island; A Father's Legacy; My Brother's Keeper; Never Again?; Peter Rabbit 2; The Water Man; In the Heights; 12 Mighty Orphans; And More

2020- Movies- Top Ten Easter Films; I Still Believe; Blind Eyes Opened; Patterns of Evidence: The Red Sea Miracle; Top 10 Redemptive Films to Stream During Covid-19; Jesus; Top 10 Redemptive Father’s Day Films; Greyhound; Order Of Rights; Colors Of Character; Against The Tide; Faith Under Fire; Top Ten Redemptive Christmas Films; Top Ten Redemptive Films 2020; Google Reviews (log into Google); Patterns of Evidence- The Red Sea Miracle; Dolittle; Call of the Wild; Free Burma Rangers; News of the World; TV- Iran Alive; Catching Up with Grammy Winner, Art Greenhaw; Dream Horse;And More

2019- MoviesToy Story 4; Penguins; Dumbo; Hidden Life; Lion King; The Secret Life of Pets; The Least of These; Breakthrough; Aladdin; Apollo 11; The Last Full Measure; Unplanned; The Biggest Little Farm; Unstoppable; Best to Come in 2019Run the RaceA Dog’s Way HomeMid-January MoviesWholesome Family Films Continue in TheatersFamily FilmsFathom EventsFebruary MoviesValentine MoviesThe Pilgrim’s ProgressTop Pick AwardsTop Picks RemainPatterns of Evidence: MosesTop Picks-Mid MarchOngoing Reformation in MoviesAmazing Grace in MoviesFirst-Run Fathom Films for ChurchesRedemptive Christian, Family Films Topping the Box Office After EasterMust-See Redemptive Christian Movies Coming This SpringMay Movies That Will Inspire You to Never Give UpTop 10 Redemptive Christian FilmsTolkien;   The Kara Tippetts StoryOngoing Movie ReformationAmazing Grace Shows Up in Movies ; First-Run Fathom Event Films Available for Churches ;Exciting, Redemptive Movies for Easter ; Kingdom Men Rising ; Family Films Top Box Office ;Must-See Christian Movies Coming ;Movies Inspire to Never Give Up Doris Day Dies ; Redemptive, Inspirational Movies Persist Top Movies Highlight Biblical Values ;New Summer Christian Movies ; Christian Movies in Theaters Best Family Movies ; Perfect Family Films ; Christian Top Picks ; Exciting Independence Day Films ; Top Inspirational Movies in Theaters ; Top Films in Theaters ; New Kendrick Brothers’ Film ‘Overcomer’ ; Family Movies Top the Box OfficeTop Ten Thanksgiving Films;  Ten Reasons to Give Thanks in 2019Top Ten Redemptive Movies, 2019; (Google Reviews, log into Google): Cats; Harriet; TV- Get Digital Platforms for Ministry Content ; Digital TV Becomes Cost-EfficientHarry, Living Biblically, Andrea Bocelli and Francesca Battistelli in Tuscany, Shining Light ; Streaming Good Family Shows ; Streaming Shining Light ; Good Digital Streaming ; Get Digital Platforms for Ministry Content ; Digital Role Model for ChurchesValerie Harper Positive Until the EndVeggietales Reboots with 18 New Episodes Plus New Kids BibleThe Bible Project Reaches Millions With YouTube; And More

2018- Movies -My Heart Dies with You: Hearts at WarMy Heart Dies with You: Hearts JourneyMy Heart Dies with You: Hearts RaceI Can Only Imagine Steve McQueen: American Icon Broken Wing The Long Run 12 Strong Ferdinand Samson Paddington 2 Peter Rabbit Black Panther God's Not Dead: A Light in the DarknessWonder Top-GrossingNew Year Bright with Hope in MoviesThe Best to Come in 2018February Movies Entertain with HeartFebruary Movies Encourage Vital, Positive RelationshipsUnconditional Love in February MoviesCompassion and Morals Prevail in Family MoviesNew Movies Encourage CompassionChristmas Movies Celebrate IndividualityThe Underdog Wins at the MoviesFaith and Family Showcased at the TheaterSignificant Movies Out for EasterEaster Movies Top Box OfficeImportance of First Weekend SupportMovies Present Truth, HopeFamily Movie EntertainTop Movies in Theaters Focus on GraceMay Top PicksSummer MoviesStaying Power of Family MoviesJune Exciting Movies Summer Family Movies Win; Kind Katie;  Kirk Cameron: CONNECT;  Like Arrows;  Chappaquiddick; Successful Movies Have Constructive Views of Contemporary Challenges ; Fragments of Truth Presents New Evidence of Gospel;  Summer Movies Entertain with Laughs;  I Can Imagine and Power of Forgiveness; Samson’s Message; True Story behind I Can Only Imagine; Summer Movies Win Big; Parents, Children in Digital Age;  Entertaining, Edifying Summer MoviesMovies have Powerful Effects on ViewersChildhood Innocence Comes Alive in Christopher RobinAn Interview with God Shows Power of PrayerNew Christopher Robin Movie Encourages Joy and WonderNew Movies Encourage Healthy RelationshipsGrace Shines in MoviesBeautifully Broken; Redemption in MoviesEnd of Summer Family MoviesGod Bless the Broken RoadMovies Focus on Redemption;  Powerful Family FilmsInspiring FilmsBuyer BewareHopeful FilmsThe Victor Marx StoryTimeless FilmsEncouraging MoviesHonest MoviesJoyful Time for MoviesOvercoming Struggle with GratitudeChallenges and Joys of Fostering/AdoptingInspirational Holiday MoviesUnbroken: Path to RedemptionButtonsChristmas MoviesChristmas Season MoviesDelightful Movies Light December;  Family Movies in Theaters Christmas VacationAgainst The Tide, Top Ten Redemptive Christmas Films, TV- Get Digital Platforms for Ministry Content ; Digital TV Becomes Cost-Efficient ; Harry ; Living Biblically ; Andrea Bocelli and Francesca Battistelli in Tuscany ; Shining Light ; Streaming Good Family Shows ; Streaming Shining Light ; Good Digital Streaming ; Get Digital Platforms for Ministry Content ; Digital Role Model for Churches 


2017- Movies- The Greatest Showman The Star Wonder Genesis: Paradise Lost The Man Who Invented Christmas  ,Let There Be Light, Same Kind of Different as Me 6 Below: Miracle on the Mountain The Stray ,  A Question of Faith Goodbye Christopher Robin,  The LEGO Ninjago Movie Because Of Grácia,  Roman J. Israel, Esq. All Saints,  The Nut Job 2: Nutty by Nature Dunkirk,  Despicable Me 3,  Cars 3 The Case for Christ Disney's Newsies the Broadway Musical,  The LEGO Batman Movie ,  I'll Push You,  Facing Darkness,  Is Genesis History? On Wings of Eagles Tyler Perry- Boo 2 and Higher is Waiting Mully Born in China The Gospel of MarkQueen of Katwe ;  My Daddy's in HeavenChampionJonahIn Our Hands: The Battle for Jerusalem , SingBelieve, Gratitude in Movies Good Wins Over EvilMovies Offer Hope; Light in the DarknessRedemptive Movies, Movies with Message PopularMovies Inspire CourageCompassion Unites, Willingness to Save OthersRole Models Inspire,  Movies with Good ValuesEveryone Loves an UnderdogFaith and Family ;G-Rated Movies Top Summer Box OfficeSummer with Best Family MoviesFamily FunTop Holiday PicksMovies Show Resilience,  Uplifting Movies Prevail , Best Family MoviesFamily Movies, Easter Movies, Excellent Movies,  Artistry and ContentQuality Films in Post-Truth EraNavigating Life's ChallengesTop Picks Require DiscernmentMarch at the MoviesTop Pick Oscar Winners , Family/Redemptive Films Top Box OfficeTop Family MoviesFamily Movies Popular February at the MoviesDiscernment at the Box OfficeFamily Movies at TopBest is Yet to Come; Top Family Christmas Movies;  TV-The Long Road Home, Frankly Faraci (Season Two)Messenger of Light, The Secrets of Christ's Tomb, Blue Bloods (eight seasons), 25th Movieguide Awards, Harry (2017-2018), Frankly Faraci (Season 1) Dolly PartonThe Secrets of Christ's TombRed Nose Day

2016- MoviesHidden FiguresFencesThe Resurrection of Gavin StoneMoana; New Life; I'm Not Ashamed; Revive UsPriceless; Deepwater Horizon; Sing; Queen of Katwe; A United KingdomLaughing at the Moon Hacksaw Ridge; The Secret Life of Pets;  Risen Sully;  Born in ChinaOn Wings of EaglesGod's Not Dead 2GreaterBen-Hur;  Finding Dory; Captain America: Civil War; Miracles from HeavenThe Young Messiah; Zootopia; The Finest HoursPete's Dragon; The Jungle Book; PeanutsRogue One: A Star Wars StoryAlice Through the Looking Glass; Voiceless; Torchbearer;  Maya Angelou and Still I Rise; The Great Gilly Hopkins; Hillsong-Let Hope Rise; Living Hope; Reviews of Top Family Movies for Summer 2016; Dove Channel Expands Film Offerings For Families;  Top Family Movies; Top Movie Picks; Wholesome Family EntertainmentBox Office Success Linked to Good Reviews; Movie, Media Companies Seek to InspireTop Ten 2016 Redemptive Movies Top Ten Family Movies 2016;Movies Inspire GratitudeFamily Movies Prevail; Winning Redemptive MoviesEternal Light in the MoviesTruly Family FilmsMother's Day MoviesDVDS That Bring GoodWide Variety of Family MoviesInspirational True StoriesRedemptive Movies Top DVDsRedemptive DVDs Popular for InspirationFamily Movies Strong in DVD Sale; Top DVDS for Kids, FamiliesTop Family, Redemptive DVDs; Family Movies Top DVD/Streaming Choices Great Family Movies on DVDReviews for Good Movies Redemptive Movies for All Ages;  Movies with Traditional Family ValuesBest Family-Friendly MoviesTop Family MoviesGood Summer Movies Can Strengthen Families  Wholesome Family MoviesFamily Movies Getting BetterRedemptive, Family Movies Top Box OfficeInspired or Based on True EventsEaster MoviesRedemptive Movie Shine LightFlood of Faith-Based MoviesMoses Tops Darth Vader;  Movieguide Objective Criteria100 Top Christian DVDsFamily Movies Have Staying Power ; Benghazi Soldiers, Faith, Courage; Best EntertainmentBest Family MoviesTop DVDs RedemptiveNetflix Picks; TV- Dolly Parton's Christmas of Many Colors: Circle of LovePocahontas: Dove of PeaceA Time to DanceThe PassionThe 24th Annual Movieguide AwardsSigned, Sealed, Delivered: From the Heart;  Mark Burnett and Roma Downey Launch Light TV Faith Network; Hallmark Channel's TV Countdown to ChristmasPBS National Park SeriesWhen Calls the Heart, Renewed 4th SeasonEaster TVBest of PBS for All AgesGraceful, Charming TV; Elegant, Ethically Diverse Awards ShowRedemptive Media Growth

2015- MoviesJoyThe Good DinosaurMullyWoodlawnPanCaptive; 90 Minutes in HeavenAdrenaline; War RoomThe 33Max; Little BoyBeyond the MaskDo You Believe?; HomeCinderellaMcFarland, USAWelcome to InspirationFinding NoahThe Gospel of MarkThe Drop BoxShine! FUMC Temple, TX Shines Since 1895 , The Peanuts Movie ; Top Ten Faith DVDs; Good Overcomes Evil in Family DVDs; Goodness, Kindness, True Love in Movies; Divine Love in Movies; Family Thanksgiving MoviesTop Family DVDs; Faith to Triumph Over Tragedies; Top DVDs Inspire Resilience, Hope; Veterans' Day DVDs; Media Honors Military ; Redemptive Movies Have Staying Power; Family Redemptive Movies Grow, Improve; Woodlawn Game-Changer; Great Family Night DVDs; Movies that Facilitate National Reconciliation, Redemption; Faith Films Resembling Hollywood Movies; Family, Redemptive Films, Renaissance of Artistry; Disney Stands Test of Time; Good  Movie Picks; Movies Bring Hope; Top Box Office Family Movies ; Top Pick Family Movies ; Beyond the Farthest Star; Themes of Reconciliation, Redemption Draw Diverse Audiences; TVWhen Calls the HeartDolly Parton's Coat of Many Colors;, A.D. The Bible Continues, Ep. 9; Work of Mark Burnett and Roma Downey Encourages Essentials of Faith, Love, HopeThe 23rd Annual Movieguide AwardsFood FortunesAncient Roads from Christ to ConstantineSaints & Strangers; PBS Christmas Music; Holiday Entertainment; Peanuts Christmas; Consumer Support, Better TV; Good Media Choices; Family Movies Popular on All Screen Sizes

2014- MoviesThe Hobbit: The Battle of the Five ArmiesPaddingtonUnbrokenSelmaThe SongOld FashionedDolphin Tale 2Creed of GoldThe GiverWhen the Game Stands TallPatterns of Evidence: ExodusBragg N EastMoms' Night OutWhere Hope GrowsHeaven Is for RealGod's Not DeadThe Redemption of Henry MyersSon of GodLiving HopeThe Letters, NobleThe Monuments MenMuppets Most WantedPlanes: Fire & RescueTV- The Gabby Douglas StoryKitchen InfernoAmazing America with Sarah PalinLove Finds You in Sugarcreek 

2013- MoviesReturn to the Hiding PlaceThe Christmas CandleThe Hunger Games: Catching FireStand Your GroundGrace UnpluggedAlone Yet Not AloneUnstoppableHome RunRing the BellTV-  The Bible 

2012- Movies- The WalkUnconditional, TV- The Great Escape2011- MoviesOctober BabyDolphin TaleSeven Days in UtopiaCourageousWar of ResistanceSoul SurferSpy Kids 4: All the Time in the WorldChoice Decision;The Victor Marx StoryTV- The Heart of ChristmasOff-Road Overhaul

2010- Movies- Temple GrandinThe Last WaltzRustThe Grace Card; TV-Swamp PeopleBig Head Bites ItBattle of the SupercarsMy Generation; 2009- Movies- The Blind SideTo Save a LifeTV- Tool Academy

2008- Movies-Fireproof , The Stoning of Soraya M.2007- Movies- Facing the GiantsThe Case for ChristTV- Friday Night Lights; 2006- Movies- The Sensation of SightAmazing GraceBella; 2005- MoviesEnd of the SpearMovies- 2004- The Conscientious ObjectorThe Passion of the Christ; TV-2004 - Overhaulin'Movies- 2003- Secondhand LionsMovies- 2002Distance; 2001- TV- Touched by an Angel,X.F.L. ; 1998- Movie- Hope Floats

2007- Amazing Grace

2006- Bella, The Nativity Story

2005- Chronicles of Narnia: The Lion, Witch, and the Wardrobe

2004- Passion of the Christ

2003- Finding Nemo, Seabiscuit, Sacagawea

2000- The Basket

1995- Operation Dumbo Drop, Secret of Roan Inish, Across the Great Divide

1994- 2003 Touched by An Angel

1993- The Silver Brumby, Rudy, Schindler's List

1992- Where the Red Fern Grows II

1989- Lawrence of Arabia

1983- Best Christmas Pageant Ever, The Black Stallion Returns

1980- Last Flight of Noah's Ark

1979- Black Stallion

1978- Shipwreck

1977- Race for Your Life, Charlie Brown

1975- The Hiding Place, Apple Dumpling Gang, Adventures of the Wilderness Family Trilogy

1974- Castaway Cowboy

1965- Sound of Music, The Greatest Story Ever Told

1963- Lilies of the Field, Shadowlands

1962- To Kill a Mockingbird

1951- Jim Thorpe: All American

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