Film Satirizes Insensitive Efforts At Christian Relevance

More and more Christians are trying to bridge the gap between culture and church. But many are hampered by their own insensitivity. That’s insensitivity to other people and to God’s voice.  Jesus People looks at the problem through satire and models a solution.

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Who Really Discovered America? You Might Be Surprised…

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue; but he was guided by a map based on Chinese voyages. And according to a new book, Who Discovered America?:The Untold History of the Peopling of the Americas, the Minoans traveled to America about a thousand years before them.

Gavin Menzies calls Who Discovered America? his swan song book. Mostly retired, the octogenarian adventurer is passing the baton to his co-author, Ian Hudson, who speaks to us today from London.

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April 24th: The Day We Start Working For Ourselves Instead Of Government

April 24th is Tax Freedom Day for 2015.

It marks when we have finished paying our contributions to Uncle Obama and his counterparts in state and local government.

Let me explain how it is calculated…

According to the Tax foundation, which invented the holiday, Tax Freedom Day takes all federal, state, and local taxes, and divides them by the nation’s income.

In 2015, Americans will pay 3.28 TRILLION dollars in federal taxes. Guess how much more we pay in state and local taxes?

Watch the video below to find out!

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Film Shows ‘Big Eyes’ Artist Transforming Abuse Into Success

Those sad children with the “Big Eyes” sold a lot of pictures half a century ago. But artist Margaret Keane was afraid to take the credit.

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In A World Where Men Rule, A Young Woman Takes On Voice-Over

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The movie industry lost one of its greatest voices a few years ago. Don LaFontaine recorded countless trailers using the phrase “In a world ….”  Ever since, people have been asking who will take his place.  In the film “In a World …” we meet three characters who hope to be the answer to that question.

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