Category Archives: Religion/Faith

A Filmmaker’s Journal

Originally posted on Mitch Teemley:
Something Real “Faith-based” movies are in the toddler stage. Hollywood only began to realize there was a large audience for such films when The Passion of the Christ sold massive numbers of tickets to churchgoers in…

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7 Components of Spiritual Leadership

I’m a vision guy. I tend toward creative rather than management roles. But from the start, God made it clear my emphasis during my last big project (directing and producing the feature film Notzilla) would to be on leadership. So … Continue reading

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Shake the Gates!

        “Jesus said to them, ‘Go into all the world and proclaim the good news to every creature.’” ~Mark 16:15 “Then all the ends of the earth will remember and turn again to their Creator, and all … Continue reading

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Shine!

     “Let your light so shine before others that they may see your good deeds and cry out in praise to your Father in heaven!” ~Matthew 5:16

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To be Immortal

High School graduation was a big deal. We were finally adults! En route to prom, my lacey-gowned girlfriend and I were asked if we were married. Married? That’s what grown-ups do! A few days later, I threw an all-night party, … Continue reading

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We are His Workmanship

“For we are His workmanship. He has created us anew in Christ Jesus, so that we may accomplish the good things he planned long ago for us to do.” ~Ephesians 2:10

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How do You Forgive the Unforgivable?

I’ve just finished the first draft of the novelization of my feature film Over-the-Rhine (distribution plans in-the-works), a story about the hard work of forgiveness, and more. How do you forgive the unforgiveable? To begin with, you have to remember … Continue reading

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