Fed up with Hollywood, churches make their own films

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YORBA LINDA, Calif. (RNS) This year’s Oscars may have been passed out, but for some churches across the country the major motion picture season is just getting started. Frustrated with the movies Hollywood has been releasing, more and more congregations are making their own feature films. One is Friends Church here in Yorba Linda, a […]

  • There are about two billion Christians on earth. This is a large enough market to give secular Hollywood competition for movie viewers. Hollywood has produced many very good and enjoyable films for theatres and TV as well as TV programming without need of profanity, nudity, or excessive violence but the current trend seems to want to lean to sensational action,violence, nudity, and profanity as if such things were the norm of everyday living. Christians should pray for a Solid and talented Christian film industry will grow and develop high quality films and TV programming that anyone, Christian or non-Christian, can watch without being offended by content and will watch if the acting is believable and the storyline is absorbing enough to maintain viewer interest.