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Thou Shalt Laugh 1 (2006)
The Book of Ecclesiastes, Chapter 3, teaches us that there is a time and place for everything.

"a time to weep, and a time to laugh..." 
Many Christians have forgotten about the verses of the Bible that tell us to eat, drink, and be merry. We have forgotten about the wedding of Cana, and we have forgotten about the verses that tell us to celebrate God with high and thunderous praise. If you are new to Christian comedy and want to become reacquainted with some of the joys of good comedy, Thou Shalt Laugh 1 is a good place to start. The film brings a group of comedians together in a church in southern California before an audience of Christians and friends. Each comedian brings their own brand of comedy to the platform.

Give this video a try. You will likely laugh until you cry.

Starring:

Patricia Heaton, Jeff Allen, Thor Ramsey, Michael Jr., Taylor Mason, Gilbert Esquivel, Theresa Roberts Logan, and Joby Saad​​

The Mandalorian 
What seems to be the end does not always mean game over. Rebuilding after the fall of The Empire means new alliances, new ways of doing things, and in the case of the Mandalorian, new ways of viewing relationships and connections. One of the results of these changes is that a feared bounty hunter inherits a totally new type of assignment.  This is a great series for family and friends.  As the series progresses, you may be inspired to take a look at old things in a new way.

​Starring: Pedro Paschal

​Rated: TV-14

New! More Films for Mom, Dad, and Young Adults...

Patterns of Evidence: The Moses Controversy

The road where science and scripture meet often occurs

in the field of archaeology and the science of authentication of artifacts. Archaeological digs and carbon dating have helped scientists

unravel key facts and information.

Decades old theories that Moses did not write the

first five books of the Bible have raged on

for some time. A new look at these theories

reveals something quite different. 


Starring: Timothy Mahoney

Jingle Jangle: A Christmas Journey (2020)
When Grandma is called upon to tell a Christmas story, she can sense that the children need something a little different this year.  The story of an inventor and entrepreneur with aspirations to have his work loved by all is just what Grandma's children need.  A perfect cast of characters brings this musical story of family, love, loss, and triumph to the Big Screen. The film will definitely warm the hearts of viewers. The themes of creativity, purpose, and self-determination are sure to inspire movie lovers of every generation.


Starring: Forest Whitaker, Keegan-Michael Key, Anika Noni Rose, Phylicia Rashad, Hugh Bonneville

Rated PG: Fantasy, Musical 2hr 2min

"We Can Be Heroes" (2020)

Oh no! The Heroes have fallen. But there is hope. The children of the heroes have been hidden away for safety and security. What do you think happens when the kids find out that their parents are missing?

The film shows ingenuity, perseverance, determination, and community are just as important as super powers and abilities.

Without these key ingredients, the plan just won't work.


Starring: Elizabeth Moss, YaYa Gosselin, Pedro Paschal

Rated: PG 

​​​Amazing Love: The Story of Hosea (2012)
The film brings the story of the prophet Hosea to life. A camping trip with a gifted team leader and master storyteller, gives the youth of the church a chance to experience this Bible story in a new and different way. The film uses realistic reenactments to enhance the understanding of the campers as they listen and discuss the scripture. This film is

of great value to Bible students of all ages. We can see through the eyes of the prophet how our relationship with God is often filled with our missteps and with Gods faithfulness, compassion, and forgiveness.


​Starring: Sean Astin, Elijah Alexander,  Kenton Duty

​​​​​​Falcon and the Winter Soldier 

Right now, it's all about the shield.

What exactly is the best way to remember "Cap" (Captain America)?

Falcon is thinking about it, Bucky is thinking about it, and America is thinking about it.

Of course, the villains are not. The quest for global domination never ends for the bad guys.

If you are ready to dive into some new adventures with the Falcon and Bucky,

you are in the right place. Just don't miss the opening sequence. Just saying.


Starring:  Sebastian Stan, Anthony Mackie, Emily VanCamp, and Wyatt Russell

​Rated: TV-14 LV

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Superbook

(Animated Bible Stories for Children)
A brother and sister who live in a technological and science savvy home discover a link to the treasured stories of The Superbook - The Bible. One of the most valuable benefits, of sharing this series as a family, is that as the Bible scripture comes to life the characters make connections between the biblical lessons and daily life of today. Perseverance, reverence, determination, anointing, and unwavering faith are themes throughout the series. This series is a great addition to family Bible reading and discussions.

​Starring: Shannon Chan-Kent, Sam Vincent, Cathy Weseluck

​Rated: 7+

"Soul" (2020)

The hustle and bustle of our daily lives center around work, necessities, needs, and accomplishments. With the stresses of the present day, accomplishment often takes a back seat to the circumstances of the moment. An extremely talented music educator struggles with the dilemma of managing these priorities. What really matters in this world before we move on up a little higher?

Is it our works, our accomplishments, and our fame, or is it our soul? 


Starring: Jamie Foxx, Tina Fey, and Graham Norton

Rated: PG 

PBS Docu-Series: "The Black Church"

Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr. takes us on a journey which outlines

and enlightens viewers about the history of the Black Church in America. 

From the earliest periods of American history to the church of today, 

the influence of the Black Church can be seen in the fabric of America.

The journey takes us from the early American rural landscape

to the modern urban experience.

The series originally aired during Black History Month, but is a program

that can be viewed and experienced at any time of the year.


​Starring: Dr. Henry Louis Gates, Jr.

The Christmas Chronicles 2 (2020)
The wonder and magic of the season, and the coolest Mr. and Mrs. Claus on the Big Screen, are a treat for the kids and a sight

for sore eyes for your family in this year of pandemic and challenge. The plot takes an unusual twist this time for Kate

and a delightful newcomer.  In this adventure Christmas is about more than getting the gifts to the children.

A villain threatens the safety and security of the entire North Pole. 

The battle between good and evil gets pretty intense in this one. Is this the last Christmas ever?

Check out the film out to see how things work out for Santa and the Crew. 

Starring: Kurt Russell, Goldie Hawn, Darby Camp, Jahzir Bruno, Julian Dennison

Rated PG: Adventure, Comedy, Family 1hr 52 min

The Case for Christ (2017 Film)
What happens when an internationally known journalist and proclaimed atheist sets out to prove that Christ and the resurrection is just a myth? Lee Strobel, a well-known and celebrated journalist, travels the globe

to seek out evidence to disprove all that we know and believe about Jesus Christ who is the cornerstone of our faith.  Strobel seeks the facts and information from scientists, archaeologists, and historians around the world. Here is one piece of advice in watching this program;

 stay with it until the end.

Rated PG​

Starring: L. Scott Caldwell,  Erika Christensen, Faye Dunaway