ENTER TO WIN THE WOODLAWN MOVIE GIVEAWAY!!!

ENTER TO WIN THE WOODLAWN MOVIE GIVEAWAY!!!!

Deadline to Enter: Friday, October 16th!

 WOODLAWN is the Christian movie we’ve all been waiting for – an exhilarating high school football drama and remarkable true story of how love and unity overcame racism and hate in early 1970s Birmingham, Alabama. WOODLAWN depicts the spiritual awakening that captured the hearts of a team and unified an entire city.Starring Academy Award winner Jon Voight, Sean Astin, Nic Bishop and newcomer Caleb Castille.

I have this fabulous Giveaway Package for you! All you have to do is leave a comment  by Friday, October 16th (The release date of the movie) for a chance to win!

The Package Includes:

  • WOODLAWN T-Shirt
  • The Book WOODLAWN, by Todd Geralds, on which the movie is based
  • The Book TOUCHDOWN TONY, by Tony Nathan, the autobiography of the superstar player on whose life the film is based 
  • The Book WHEN GOD SHOWS UP, by Robert Noland, a 40-day devotional tied to the themes of the film
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    Signed, Sealed,Delivered: Truth Be Told Movie Giveaway!!

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    I love a Giveaway! This one is extra fun! These one-of-a-kind giveaway items come straight from the vaults of Martha Williamson, the creator of Signed, Sealed,Delivered: Truth Be Told and the executive producer of the TV classic TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL.

    Leave a comment below and you will be entered to win:

    · A small silver picture frame that was given as a gift by Martha to the TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL CREW during the series’ production
    · A vintage novel based on the series
    · Classic TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL themed greeting cards that include a CD single of a song from the show
    · And a TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL logo pen.

    Leave your comment by September 18th! Make sure you leave your name and a way to reach you so I can notify you if you win!

    This giveaway is sponsored by Grace Hill Media

    Watch the Trailer of “THE 33″ …The Trapped Chilean Miners

     

    Do you recall when the Chilean miners were trapped underground for more than 60 days? The world was praying and fixated on whether they would survive. It was a miraculous story and after five years it is now coming to he big screen. “THE 33,”  spotlights the faith of these men as their fate hung in the balance.

    Thanks to Grace Hill Media I have a sneak peak at “The 33,” that will give you chills. I watched it and immediately wanted to see the story of these courageous men.

    CNN is also running a special on the 33 men that explores how faith got them through their ordeal. Don’t miss “A Miner Miracle: Five Years after the Chilean Rescue” Tuesday at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Join @RosaFlores for a live twitter chat during the show using#ChileanMinersCNN.

    God’s Not Dead 2: He’s Surely Alive! Released Easter 2016!

    I love getting the scoop on upcoming movies and I was especially excited to find out that, “God’s Not Dead 2: He’s Surely Alive,” is being released in theaters Easter Weekend 2016! If you saw its prequel than you already know why you’ll want to catch this in theaters. In today’s cultural climate this movie about faith and what it means to stand in your faith is right on time!

    The film takes audiences back to Hope Springs, Arkansas to Martin Luther King Jr. High School. Grace Wesley a beloved history teacher played by Melissa Joan Hart shares her love of teaching, her love of life, and her love of people which all are manifested through her love for Christ. So when Brooke a student mourning over the loss of her brother, finds Grace at a coffee shop, their conversation naturally leads to Grace sharing with Brooke the hope she finds in Christ. However, conflict arises when Brooke asks an honest question about Jesus during a lesson Grace is teaching about Dr. King and Gandhi. Not everyone is happy with Grace’s answer which eventually leads her into trouble with the principal (Robin Givens) and superintendent. Once they team up with an attorney who has no love for God, Grace faces an epic court case. She teams up with a sympathetic and charismatic defense lawyer (Jessie Metcalfe) and faces the biggest battle of her life that could cost her the career she loves—and expel God from the classroom once and for all.

    God’s Not Dead 2 features a star-studded cast that includes: Melissa Joan Hart (Melissa & Joey), Jesse Metcalfe (Dallas), David A. R. White (God’s Not Dead), Hayley Orrantia (The Goldbergs), Ernie Hudson (Ghostbusters), Sadie Robertson (Duck Dynasty), Robin Givens (Head of The Class), Fred Thompson (Law & Order), Maria Canals-Barrera (Cristela), with Pat Boone and Ray Wise(Robocop).

    Other returning cast favorites include: Trisha LaFache (Amy Ryan), Benjamin Onyango (Reverend Jude), Paul Kwo (Martin Yip), and Newsboys (Michael Tait, Duncan Phillips, Jeff Frankenstein, and Jody Davis).

    A sneak peek of Melissa Joan Hart and Jessie Metcalfe in God's Not Dead 2.

    A sneak peek of Melissa Joan Hart and Jessie Metcalfe in God’s Not Dead 2.

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    Catch the Premiere of Signed Sealed Delivered From Paris With Love On Hallmark Tonight!

    Signed Sealed Delivered: From Paris With Love Premieres Tonight at 9 pm ET/PT 8 CT and 11 AM ET on The Hallmark  Movies and Mystery Channel!

    If you’re looking for a warm hearted movie to curl up on the couch with a bowl of popcorn to then you’ll want to catch the new movie, “Signed Sealed Delivered: From Paris With Love.” I had the pleasure of previewing this movie written by Martha Williamson who also worked on Touched by an Angel. This is a refreshing  story centered around four wonderfully written characters. Oliver (Eric Mabius) a lead postal detective  with a charming old world demeanor. He’s waiting patiently for his wife, Holly (Poppy Montgomery) who has left him to live in Paris to pursue her dreams. Oliver copes through his faith and taking his job with his co-workers very seriously whose goal is to deliver letters that have been lost through the postal mail. Shane,(Kristin Booth), Rita (Crystal Lowe) and Norman ( Geoff Gustafson) who work along with Oliver are also delightful and are navigating through their own feelings of love and their own faith.

    Life gets shaken up when Holly arrives in town and Oliver has to face the fate of his own marriage. The free spirited Rita and the love able and shy Norman dance around their feelings for one another while Shane can’t deny that her friendship with Oliver is special and different, but respects the sanctity of his marriage. This movie is beautifully complex and   The relationships are woven together intricately in a meaningful way that will draw you into these character’s lives. The movie explores the fragility and strength of love along with  the forgiveness that it requires.

    When the movie was over I found myself wanting to watch more and luckily I can because it will be a 10 part series on Hallmark! I can’t wait to see how these postal detectives deliver letters that will give us more stories of love and faith and to see what happens between Oliver and Shane and Rita and Norman.

    Read More at The Hallmark Channel!

    Giveaway! Win a Vintage TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL Greeting Card

    GIVEAWAY!!!! WIN A VINTAGE TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL GREETING CARD!

    Enter by June 8th!

    Did you love Touched By An Angel? I did and I had an awesome opportunity to be involved in a press conference with Martha Williamson who also just wrote and produced the new heart warming movie, “Signed Sealed Delivered From Paris with Love.” I can’t wait to post my review of the movie and the interview. But, first I have this AWESOME GIVEAWAY!!!!! Leave a comment and a way to contact you by Monday, June 8th and be entered to win a Vintage Touched by an Angle Greeting Card!

     

    These beautiful greeting cards are a limited edition that can no longer be purchased anywhere! The greeting card has rare images of the Touched By An Angel cast and each contains a CD single of a song that was featured in an episode of the series. They really are gorgeous and a keepsake for anyone who has a soft spot in their heart for this wholesome series.

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    Giveaway! Win an Autographed Poster of Diogo Morgado!

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    Have you watched the new series on CW, “The Messengers?” If you have then you may have recognized that Diogo Morgado who played Jesus in the, “Son of Man,” is also playing the Man the total opposite role of what he played in the “Son of Man.”THE MESSENGERS on The CW, premiered on April 17th. It’s a Revelation-inspired series about a group of strangers who, after a mysterious meteorite falls to Earth, become the Angels of the Apocalypse and must do battle with the devil.

    Would you like a signed copy of this poster by Diogo Morgado?

    Just leave a comment with a way to contact you by Monday, April 28th

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    Dogs of War Gets A Hero Salute!

     

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    Every once in awhile I’m given the opportunity to review a new show that is coming on television. I’ve been selective about what I review because of the raunchiness that seems to have evaded television and frankly I don’t want to waste my time or to even present it to my readers. But, I was given the opportunity to view Dogs of War a new show on A&E that will be on at 10 pm ET on Sundays starting on November 16th and I can’t wait to watch the 2nd episode. If it  is anything like the 1st episode than A&E has landed on a hit. Dogs of War is about Jim Stanek a combat veteran who comes home and is struggling with PTSD. He looks into getting a service dog, but finds out that they are extremely expensive, but he doesn’t let that stop him. Instead he opens up a non profit called Paws and Stripes that saves dogs from kill shelters and he trains them as service dogs for veterans at little or no cost.

    We meet Michael another veteran who fought in Iraq also suffering what so many veterans who come back from fighting endure, emotional, mental and physical suffering. Michael breaks my heart and reminds me of how much the men and women in this country sacrifice to protect our freedom and how much they can lose in the process. It is heart wrenching to hear him talk about how he wasn’t ready to be discharged, and how he wanted to fight the war so his kids didn’t have to, but because of an ambush his was thrown  head first through the vehicle he was driving and then had to run through fire and basically they decided he wasn’t deployable. He described it so pointedly when he said in the accident when he flew out of that window a part of him flew out that he hasn’t been able to get back. Michael too is looking for a service dog and he and Jim have an instant connection.

    Now, Jim’s job is to find a dog for Michael. You see the process of Michael meeting two dogs. I was taken aback of how emotional it was for Michael. Michael ended up passing on the first dog, and you could see the disappointment on his face. When Tennessee comes in you can sense the connection and the relief that Michael feels. He renames the dog a Cherokee name that means, “my 6,”  because that means he will always have his back. Don’t you want to cry! I did. Your quickly reminded of why dog is called a man’s best friend.

    The show also takes a look at the dynamics in the family and how his wife Jennifer, also deals with the new addition because she for so long has been doing the job that his dog will eventually take over to a certain extent. In the last 8 years Jennifer has been by Michael’s side constantly. As Michael says it isn’t all fun and games, there is training involved and a lot of trust is required by both him and the dog, but when you see it successfully happening you just want to root him on! Michael still struggles with PTSD, that is the reality, but you see hope in his eyes and actions, which  is what Jim is trying to give back to these veterans who gave so much and lost so much. Jim cares about the dogs and the vets in a way that is admirable and honorable.

    I encourage you to watch Dogs of War on November 16th. It is fitting that the premiere airs Tonight at 10:00 PM ET on A&E on Veterans Day. Here is the Trailer.

    Looking for Something to Do With The Kids? DOLPHIN TALE 2 Hits Theaters Tomorrow!

     DOLPHIN TALE 2 OPENS IN THEATERS TOMORROW!
    Opening September 12th!

    I could not be more excited about seeing DOLPHIN TALE 2 with Anya tomorrow on opening night. I think we all need a feel good movie that the whole family can watch. In one of my earlier posts I expressed my gratitude for the absolutely fantastic and generous gifts I received from Warner Brothers.

    Let me just say this, Anya can not put the DOLPHIN TALE 2 book down! So if the book is any indication of how great the movie is going to be then I am really looking forward to tomorrow!

    The cast includes Harry Connick Jr (for you mom!), Ashley Judd, Morgan Freeman, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Nathan Gamble, and Bethany Hamilton and more! Fall in love with Winter and Hope in this heartwarming film!

    Check out the trailer at http://www.dolphintale2.com/
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    Watch The First 15 Minutes of the Identical for Free!! Tell The Producers What You Think!

    As you all know I absolutely loved the Identical and as mentioned in my review mainstream critics weren’t giving it the credit it deserved. But, now you can watch the first 15 minutes and decide what you think!

    Sometimes the critics can get it wrong.
    The feedback from audiences is they loved the movie and would recommend it to their family and friends. They loved the wholesome story, family-friendly and faith-affirming themes in the film.

    TIME FOR YOU TO MAKE THE DECISION FOR YOURSELF!

    The producers have released the first 15 minutes of the film on www.theidenticalmovie.com for you to decide for yourself.
    Watch the intro for the film yourself and make the decision to see the film
    THIS WEEKEND!!!

    Go to

    www.theidenticalmovie.com

    POST YOUR OPINION and

    COMMIT TO SUPPORTING THE FILM