IPMN Tribute to Bob Simon of CBS News

In April 2012, Carol Hylkema, who at the time was serving as the moderator of IPMN, sent a letter to Jeffrey Fager, then chairman of CBS News (he has since stepped down to return as Executive Producer of “60 Minutes”), to thank him and commend reporter Bob Simon for a news story which had aired […]

‘OLD FASHIONED’ Romance is a New Hit

BURBANK, Calif. –  Love is in, and a new movie about it is breaking records and turning heads.  OLD FASHIONED—an upstart, indie romantic drama about respect in romance—sold out theaters, drew spontaneous applause at the end and, according to Box Office Mojo, holds the new record as best-performing Christian film in fewer than 300 theaters. […]

Schuller’s Tree of Life Community Church to Merge into Shepherd’s Grove

GARDEN GROVE, Calif. — Tree of Life Community church (www.treeoflifeoc.org), founded by the Rev. Bobby Schuller, will merge into Shepherd’s Grove church (www.shepherdsgrove.org), home of Crystal Cathedral Ministries and the “Hour of Power with Bobby Schuller” television program (www.hourofpower.org), on March 1. Members of both congregations approved the consolidation last month. Schuller had pastored the […]

Media Alert: Live Web Chat With Former Planned Parenthood Manager Ramona Trevino

EVENT: Former Planned Parenthood Manager Ramona Treviño is joined by several pro-life leaders in discussing her new tell-all book, REDEEMED BY GRACE. You’ll also be able to hear from national pro-life leaders and learn how they witnessed Treviño’s transformation from pro-choice advocate to pro-life speaker! WHEN: 9 p.m. ET Monday, February 16, 2015. WHERE: Online […]

Opening Day Alert

WHAT OLD FASHIONED—a surprisingly contemporary romantic drama where chivalry makes a comeback, and asks the timely question: Can a couple committed to respect make it in today’s hook-up dating scene? All this as FIFTY SHADES OF GREY grabs headlines. Just say no to control and dominance. Real love happens as mutual attraction factors in mutual […]

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly listings – February 13

Religion & Ethics NewsWeekly is a production of THIRTEEN Productions LLC for WNET. Visit www.pbs.org/religionandethics for additional information. Show #1824 will be fed over PBS at 5:00 p.m. EST on February 13 (check local listings). Church Economics Prize Contest – A Brooklyn church asks, what’s wrong with the economy? Members of the Bay Ridge United Methodist Church are offering […]

WHERE HOPE GROWS Sets May 15, 2015 for North American Theatrical Release through Roadside Attractions

LOS ANGELES – Roadside Attractions and Godspeed Pictures announce the May 15, 2015 theatrical release of WHERE HOPE GROWS. Winner of the 2014 Heartland Film Festival Audience Choice Award, the film already has a strong social media presence garnering over 200,000 Likes on Facebook (www.Facebook.com/WhereHopeGrows). Roadside Attractions co-President Howard Cohen stated, “We are thrilled to be releasing […]

Auburn Seminary’s Macky Alston named one of ’15 faith leaders to watch in 2015′

NEW YORK — The Center for American Progress has released its list of top “faith leaders to watch in 2015,” and Auburn Seminary’s Macky Alston, award-winning filmmaker and vice president for strategy, engagement, and media, is one of only fifteen selected. This recognition signals that Alston’s own prophetic voice and his ability to elevate others’ […]