Posts Tagged ‘Sky Angle’

Texas injustice?

Friday, September 21st, 2012

Tammy CooperTexas resident Tammy Cooper spent a night in jail for child endangerment. On Thursday morning, Tammy made an appearance on Fox News’s, Fox and Friends, explaining her situation.

 

Cooper said her children had been playing on their scooters in their La Porte neighborhood.  Later that evening, two police officers arrested her after a neighbor, for which she was having an ongoing feud with, called in and reported Cooper for not watching the kids.

 

Despite the nosiness of her neighbor, Tammy blames police. “I couldn’t believe that the officer on the scene did not use better judgment, and could not look at the situation he was faced with and go strictly off of…the word that he got from my neighbor.”  

 

Do you believe the police acted appropriately in this situation?

 

To view Tammy’s interview, click here: http://foxnewsinsider.com/2012/09/20/watch-mother-arrested-for-allowing-her-kids-to-play-outside-tells-her-story-on-fox-and-friends/

 

Riding the faithful wave

Friday, September 7th, 2012

Bethany HamiltonBethany Hamilton, the Soul Surfer, became an international icon when she lost an arm after being mauled by a shark. Bethany refused to let the accident stop her from becoming a professional surfer and used her life-long faith in God to propel her forward.

 

“Growing up I was blessed to be part of a great church. This is where I met many friends who have encouraged me in life to live strong for Jesus,” Bethany said.

 

During the month of October, Bethany and her community are all participating in a campaign encouraging people to return to church. The campaign, National Back to Church Sunday, is America’s largest outreach ministry program that focuses on encouraging people of all backgrounds to attend church.

 

What effect do you believe that young public figures like Bethany can have on a younger audience who may be looking for a Christian role model?

 

To read the article in full, click here: http://www.christiannewswire.com/news/3281020530.html

 

Surprising statistics related to Primetime Broadcast TV

Tuesday, September 4th, 2012

Primetime TV becoming less child friendlyIt seems we have lost another gatekeeper for broadcast television. The Parents Television Council, a large nonprofit organization that commits itself to educating parents about harmful television content, recently published a new study finding that images of nudity on primetime broadcast television increased by 6300% between the 2011 and 2012 television seasons. 

 

Therapists claim that while most nudity on television is blurred out, audiences let their imaginations complete the picture. “If something is missing-as in pixilation- the brain will fill in the blanks from the existing storehouse of knowledge.”

 

Have your favorite primetime broadcast shows been replaced by programs that are no longer appropriate for your family to watch?

 

Click here to read the article in full: http://www.foxnews.com/entertainment/2012/08/23/new-study-says-full-frontal-nudity-on-prime-time-tv-up-400-over-last-year/?intcmp=features

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Religious freedoms and Tolerance

Monday, August 27th, 2012

The Family Research Council and Liberty Institute recently released a 140-page report that reflects a gradual increase in hostility toward Christianity in the U.S.

 

Examples of these infringements vary from the government’s judicial branch to small playgrounds. The report cites over 600 cases of abuse over a 10-year period.

 

“Our First Liberty is facing a relentless onslaught from well-funded and aggressive groups and individuals who are using the courts, congress, and the vast federal bureaucracy to suppress and limit religious freedom,” said Kelly Shackleford, President of the Liberty Institute.

 

Has the message of tolerance actually set up religious groups like Christians to be discriminated against?

 

To read the article in full, visit : http://www.christianpost.com/news/report-highlights-consistent-pattern-of-hostility-toward-christians-in-us-80408/

 

Pushing the Boundary

Friday, August 10th, 2012

The New Normal“The New Normal,” a soon to be aired show on the NBC Network, has been a lightning rod for criticism for the nature of the program. The premise is about two homosexual men who wish to have a child. The show, set to air on September 11, faces especially strong headwinds from family life groups across the country.

 

One group in particular that opposes the new show is “One Million Moms,” who claim that the media is trying to “recreate the biological wheel.” In the show, the happy couple wants a child and uses a surrogate mother. Producers of the show claim that the show does not intend to be offensive and alluded that being openly gay in this day and age is much different. He also cited hit shows like “Modern Family” and “Glee,” both of which includes central characters that live homosexual lives.

 

“One Million Moms” believes that shows like “The New Normal” “desensitizes America and our children to homosexuality, and ignores the millions of Americans who believe that marriage is between one man and one woman.”

 

Do you think that broadcasting companies should have an obligation keep in mind the moral values of millions of viewers nationwide?

 

You may read the article in full at:

 http://www.christianpost.com/news/the-new-normal-gay-adoption-show-damaging-our-culture-says-one-million-moms-78690/

 

The Sacrifice

Friday, June 29th, 2012

The Five-Day CrucifixionThe Five-Day Crucifixion is a supernatural drama based on the story written by Salvatore A. Bono. The drama is in production and the production company, The Sky’s the Limit Productions LLC, has released a short teaser that they hope will attract attention to the movie.

The film centers on the story of John Santo and his deeply rooted spiritual convictions. Despite being tempted by Satan, in the form of a charming, attractive young woman, John’s faith is truly put to the test when he is forced to make a choice to save his daughter’s life by selling his soul to the Devil.

Personal choices can have dire consequences. How would you react if you were in John’s shoes?

Read the article in full and watch at teaser at:

http://www.christianpost.com/news/teaser-for-five-day-crucifixion-released-video-77083/

Lights out in Dallas

Friday, June 1st, 2012

ABC recently cancelled its show, GCB, due to the public outcry from conservative Christian groups nationwide. Dr. Ted Baehr, founder and publisher of Movie Guide®: The Family Guide to Movies and Entertainment, helped launch a campaign encouraging advertisers to remove funding for the show and to turn their support to family-friendly programming.

 

 “You don’t inspire or champion anyone by mocking and ridiculing someone’s faith,” said Dr. Baehr.

 

The show GBC was based on a novel by Kim Gatlin, and was meant to be a parody of southern “Christian values.” The humor in the storyline is the reality of how Amanda’s former Christian schoolmates come across as heartless, unforgiving, and “un-Christian.”

 

How can Christian women help  protect their reputations from perceptions such as what was seen in the show?

 

Read the full article here at http://christiannewswire.com/news/8821219706.html

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Caged White Dove

Thursday, April 19th, 2012

The Trinity Broadcasting Network leads the way on bringing inspirational programming to prisons across the country, providing men, women, and juveniles with promise and hope.

 

The program, TBN Second Chance, brings inmates 24-hour programing providing prisoners with a source of entertainment that emphasizes faith and morals. Prisons hope to continue to use this as a rehabilitation resource for prisoners. TBN covers the upfront costs due to state penitentiary budgets, which are becoming thinner every year.

 

TBN Second Chance offers four networks: TBN’s flagship channel, JCTV, The Church Channel, and TBN Enlace USA, a network exclusively in Spanish.

 

Chaplain Lois Woodward praises TBN, explaining that the programs provide a “positive influence to inmates that help them overcome destructive attitudes and behaviors.” Woodward emphasized the importance of Christian based TV. “It is a tool in taking them to the next level emotionally, spiritually, and ultimately a successful reentry into society.”

 

 

http://www.charismanews.com/us/33193-new-tbn-program-takes-gospel-to-prisoners

 

Do you think that Christian television can have a positive impact on the rehabilitation of prisoners?

Is Jeff Foxworthy the right man for the job?

Friday, April 6th, 2012

Jeff Foxworthy, Stand-up comedian and member of the Blue Collar Comedy Tour, teams up with the Game Show Network to bring viewers a game show of biblical proportions. GSN presents “The American Bible Challenge,” an hour-long game show, will test your knowledge of the Bible, which is what Foxworthy calls “the best-selling book of all time.”  The GSN network wanted to bring in the Blue Collar Comedy Tour star and former host of the popular program Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader? to create excitement and buzz about the new game show.

 

“The one-hour game show is still in development, but its format will be straight-forward and recognizable to most viewers - contestants will be asked questions designed to acknowledge and celebrate the Bible’s continuing importance in contemporary life and culture. “

 

To read more visit:   http://www.christianpost.com/news/the-american-bible-challenge-new-christian-game-show-68380/

 

Can Jeff Foxworthy’s folky character bring more attention to the Bible and attract a younger audience?

The Art of Violence

Tuesday, March 27th, 2012

The Hunger Games is a movie based on the best selling trilogy by Suzanne Collins. In the movie, 24 children are selected to become sacrifices in a violent, gladiator-like tournament where only one person emerges alive. Sixteen-year-old Kantiss Everdeen volunteers herself to the tournament in order to save her younger sister from the same fate.

 

The violent nature of the film has opened the door to criticism. “We are playing with fire. What children watch and read matters greatly. It seeps into their hearts, minds, and souls.”Dr. Brenda Hunter, PhD addresses that most parents feel overwhelmed by the nature of such mainstream violence. Hunter continues to explain that the violent nature of the movie can be a bad influence for young minds.

 

To read more visit: http://www.christiannewswire.com/news/9513419261.html

 

Despite the films violent exterior, could there be an important under-the-surface lesson embedded deep in the story itself?