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Christian Arbitration – Christian arbitration is required in a growing number of business and employment agreements. David Tereshchuk interviews individuals who wanted to take legal action but were bound by their agreements to engage in Christian arbitration. He also talks to Bryce Thomas, an attorney and nationally prominent Christian arbitrator who works with the Institute of Christian Conciliation. Thomas says in resolving disputes he relies primarily on Holy Scripture.
Faith-based films – Professional filmmakers, many in Nashville, Tennessee, are beginning to make big profits on faith-based, low-budget feature films. The production values are high and the Christian stories are appealing to large audiences, especially when marketed through churches. Correspondent Dan Lothian says Hollywood is paying attention.