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'The Hunger Games Mockingjay Part 1' Reviews Are Mixed; Too Much Focus on Peeta?

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:38pm
One of the most anticipated young adult fiction films, "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 1," has met cinemas and eager fans went and watched the film. While most young adult audiences may enjoy the ruin of a dystopian oppressive leadership such as the Capitol, adults may not like the film, according to reviews.
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10 Bible Verses That Remind Us to Be Thankful for All God Has Given Us

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:31pm
With Thanksgiving Day approaching quickly, it is a perfect time to reflect on all the things we should be thankful in our lives. It's not so often we give thanks to God for all that he has done. Reading scripture and continuing to pray is a perfect way to give thanks.
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Every man is religious

World Magazine - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:26pm
An actress on the radio related how her mother, the night before she died in a car accident many years ago, had a dream of bucolic fields of waving grain. The actress has always taken this as a comforting sign that her mother is OK. But because there was no indication in the interview that the mother or daughter had any relationship with God, I’ve often wondered about the validity of that dream report. The interview did confirm my impression once again that people who don’t believe in
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Gripping Documentary Debuts Today: 'LITTLE HOPE WAS ARSON,' About East Texas Church Fires, A New York Times' Critic's Pick

Christian Newswire - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:16pm
"It's America unvarnished . . . " -- New York Times LittleHopeWasArson.com Contact: Michael Conrad, 214-616-0320, Michael@Lovell-Fairchild.com MEDIA ADVISORY, Nov. 21, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- LITTLE HOPE WAS ARSON is a bold documentary raising new questions about the 10 church fires that swept East Texas in 2010, when the blazes sparked the largest manhunt in the region's history. Through interviews with investigators, church communities and the two young arsonists, LITTLE HOP Source: Lovell-Fairchild
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Gripping Documentary Debuts Today: 'LITTLE HOPE WAS ARSON,' About East Texas Church Fires, A New York Times' Critic's Pick

Christian Newswire - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:16pm
"It's America unvarnished . . . " -- New York Times LittleHopeWasArson.com Contact: Michael Conrad, 214-616-0320, Michael@Lovell-Fairchild.com MEDIA ADVISORY, Nov. 21, 2014 /Christian Newswire/ -- LITTLE HOPE WAS ARSON is a bold documentary raising new questions about the 10 church fires that swept East Texas in 2010, when the blazes sparked the largest manhunt in the region's history. Through interviews with investigators, church communities and the two young arsonists, LITTLE HOP Source: Lovell-Fairchild
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Justin Bieber Spends Time With Rabbi During Self-Described Spiritual Quest

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:14pm
Pop icon Justin Bieber has moved on to the next part of his spiritual quest to "learn how to spread the Word of God" by spending time with a rabbi in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
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Mockingjay, Part 1 asks teens to tackle harsh realities

World Magazine - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 12:13pm
Trailers for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay, Part 1 show hero Katniss Everdeen as a kind of modern Joan of Arc. Dressed all in black, she’s a warrior princess leading the charge against the Capitol and evil President Snow.   But that’s not how the film starts. Instead, viewers first meet Katniss in weakness, suffering from post-traumatic stress and hiding in an air vent in District 13. This movie picks up where the last one left off. Katniss was rescued by District 13 rebels, but the
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Former ISIS Commander Helping Iraqi Forces Recapture Strategic Towns by Providing Key Intelligence

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:53am
A former Islamic State commander, currently locked away in a Baghdad prison, is now as a key informant for the Iraqi government and has provided crucial intelligence that has aided the liberation of strategic areas that were once under ISIS control.
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'Criminal Minds' Season 10 News: Episode 8 'The Boys of Sudsworth Place' Recap

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:31am
On Wednesday's episode of "Criminal Minds," a prominent lawyer goes missing in Boston, and the investigation unearths secrets from his past that could point to the reason for his disappearance.
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Midday Roundup: When it snows in Buffalo, it pours

World Magazine - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:30am
Heads up. The snow has finally stopped in Buffalo, N.Y., but the city still has much work to do to recover from one of the biggest winter storms in its history. As much as 7 feet of snow fell on some parts of Buffalo. Officials blame the storm for at least 12 deaths from either exposure or heart attacks. More than 30 roofs collapsed in the area overnight under the weight of massive amounts of snow. Homeowners are out trying to shovel as much snow off their roofs as possible before a
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Tizen 2.3 Revealed, Hints at 800 x 480 Resolution Low-End Smartphone

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:25am
Samsung has been using Google's Android mobile OS for as long as their smartphones have been existing but for the past two years, the South Korean tech company has been working on their own smartphone operating system called "Tizen."
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'American Horror Story: Freak Show' News: Episode 7 Recap 'Test of Strength,' Episode 8 Plot

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:13am
The seventh episode of 'American Horror Story: Freak Show' titled "Test of Strength" begins with Jimmy at the Mott's home attempting to rescue Bette and Dot. Bette wants to stay with Dandy, but Dot knows what he's really like.
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Without Question

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 11:05am
Philip was used to leading others to Jesus because he was obedient. How easily Philip could have argued with the angel who gave him these instructions from the Lord: "Arise and go toward the south." But why? Philip had been preaching in the city of Samaria, and revival was breaking out. And now God was sending him alone into the desert?
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Ferguson: Female Pastor Dragged by Police, Arrested During Peaceful Protest for Michael Brown as Grand Jury Deliberates

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:58am
A female pastor was reportedly left shaken and in pain after being manhandled and arrested by police on Wednesday, during what she says was a peaceful protest.
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'Arrow' Season 3 News: Episode 7 Recap 'Draw Back Your Bow,' Episode 8 Plot

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:56am
Episode 7 of "Arrow" sees Oliver as he struggles to accept that Felicity has moved on, while a woman who is obsessed with the Arrow stalks him relentlessly.
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Pop Stars Gather Together to Sing a Christmas Song to Help Find a Cure for Ebola

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:53am
30 famous pop stars joined together to remind us all that Christmas season is a lot more than just receiving gifts. Coming together and joining as one to spread love means a lot more to people in the long run.
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Israel Arrest Four Palestinians Who Planned to Assassinate Foreign Minister Lieberman With RPG

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:50am
The Israeli army revealed on Friday that it has arrested four Palestinians believed to be Hamas fighters who were planning to assassinate Foreign Minister Avigdor Lieberman using an RPG (rocket-propelled grenade).
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Tracy Morgan Still Recovering From Severe Brain Injury, Says Lawyer

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:48am
Actor Tracy Morgan is currently trying to recover from a severe brain injury, which he suffered during a highway crash more than five months ago. Morgan's lawyer has said that it is unknown if the actor will be "the Tracy Morgan he was once."
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The word of the year is an addictive mist

World Magazine - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:45am
What new words have we used in 2014 to talk about ourselves and our world?  “[L]anguage has preserved for us the inner, living history of man’s soul,” wrote Owen Barfield in his book History in English Words . “It reveals the evolution of consciousness.” Each year, Oxford Dictionaries chooses a “Word of the Year”—one that reflects our culture’s conversation over the past months and has the potential to stick in our vocabularies. This year’s contestants come
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Top ISIS Leader Killed in Mosul by US Coalition Airstrike

The Christian Post - Fri, 11/21/2014 - 10:42am
Radwan Taleb al-Hamdouni, the top ISIS leader in the terror group's Iraq stronghold of Mosul, has reportedly been killed by an airstrike, local sources said on Thursday.
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