All posts filed under: Faith Testimony

Album Review ~ Moments By UPPERROOM

Category Religious/Christian Genre Contemporary Rock/Worship Release Date May 18, 2018. Rating 4 Stars Review Passionate shouts of worship from the voices of Abbie Simmons, Meredith Mauldin, SarahBeth Smith, and Elyssa Smith, showcase hearts that are sincere in their worship of God, boldly displaying their faith through music as they invite and lead others to do the same. The depth of passion is unmistakable and most prominent in UPPERROOM’s music as it offers a glimpse that let’s one believe they’ve indeed dined with Jesus and are willing to share what they’ve received in abundance—this is the heart and desire of the Master! That all would come to Him and receive life and the passion to truly live. Advertisements

Movie Review ~ I Can Only Imagine By Kevin Downes Production & Mission Pictures International

… a film by the Erwin Brothers The inspiring and unknown true story behind MercyMe’s beloved, chart topping song that brings ultimate hope to so many is a gripping reminder of the power of true forgiveness. Category Religious/Christian/Inspirational Genre Drama Release Date March 16, 2018. Rating 4.5 Stars Review From a place of despair and depression, to a journey that would lead to the mountain top of renewed hope, faith, love, and forgiveness, as well as a destiny found in God alone—this is the inspiring but untold true story before now, of Bart Millard, lead vocal of Mercy Me music band. “How long did it take you to write this song,” Amy Grant asked. “Uhm…about ten minutes, I guess,” Bart replied. “No.” Amy shook her head. “It took a lifetime, Bart.” And you could see understanding dawn on Bart’s face as Amy’s words took hold and sunk in. As Bart’s story unfolds, it clear that in the place of surrender, God grinds Bart’s pain, makes a clay of worth out of it, and then builds …

Movie Review ~ Samson By Pureflix

Category Religious/Christian Genre Epic/Biblical Release Date March 16, 2018. Rating 4 Stars Review Samson movie by Pureflix is a storyline particularly written to depict the life of the judge, Samson of Israel, with the purpose of drawing out the journey of a man which began from a place of self-imposed mediocrity to one of faith-based triumph. For the first time, Samson’s story is laid out in the manner that mirrors the faith which earned him a place in the “Hall of Faith,” as presented in the Book of Hebrews by the Apostle Paul of the early Christian Church. A touching story of pain, loss, regret, and ultimately, salvation, with the Scriptural aim to instill hope in believers, the story of Samson in this movie reveals the boundless nature of God’s grace capable of reaching into the deepest pits of failure to redeem whomever God chooses to show mercy, while also displaying the ever manifold power of His wisdom that is able to restore any broken destiny to its fullest potential in the midst of the …

Scoop ~ Interview With My Daddy Is In Heaven Main Cast, Jenn Gotzon Chandler

Jenn Gotzon Chandler is a friend and a sweet and talented person! A top actress and main cast in a lot of award-winning and notable Christian/inspirational movies, Jenn has gone on to become a producer alongside her husband, Jim E. Chandler. The two, a lovely pair and dynamic duo, through Jenn’s new company, are producing a movie, The Farmer And The Belle, which respected critics predict will be a hit and a Christmas Classic! Though this isn’t Jenn’s first visit on TBAP, we recently caught up, and Jenn has let me in on what she’s been up to lately, especially on her role in the new movie, My Daddy Is In Heaven, where she plays the main cast as Rebecca Crownover. Take a look! Miranda ~ Hello Jenn! It’s super awesome to have you back on TBAP! What have you been up to lately? Jenn: Thanks Miranda! Adore you to pieces. What have I been up to??? Learning how to be a better wife for my hubby, lol, I’m making a new salmon recipe in …

Entertainment Scoop ~ Interview with Lead Singer, Chad Sowards, of Mass Anthem Music Band

Mass Anthem recently signed with DREAM Label, and has an album out, Through People Like Us. Speaking with lead singer, Chad Sowards, on behalf of the group, Chad tells us a bit about the band’s experience so far in the music industry, and how the group has maintained its zeal to do what God has called them to do. Also shedding light on some of his personal principles, Chad presents some inspiring words that not only sets the band apart, but would also set any heart ablaze! Miranda ~ Hello! Glad to have you visit TBAP today. Could you please tell us a bit about Mass Anthem? Chad: Happy to be here! Our purpose as a band is to speak life over and into people. The best way we know how to do that is through music. We love touring, experiencing new cities, and meeting new people. We always set out to create music that will inspire people and encourage them on their walks with the Lord. Miranda ~ What led to the choosing of …

Article ~ The Perks Of Being An [Entertainment] Blogger

In this piece, I aim to be more personal than I usually am. Yes, I’m a private person—very private!—but I’ve come to realize that it is impossible to inspire people without telling your personal story. What I do here on the TBAP blog, as editor, is tell other people’s stories (using articles and interviews) with the hope that what they have learned on their personal journey will inspire and help others to live out their lives courageously for God, and this has in turn blessed me greatly! So, here I am in this article, starting by letting you know how being an entertainment blogger has affected me personally and brightened my journey. Trust me when I say this: what I offer in this piece may be nothing like what you expect it to be, as I rightly suspect that this article’s title may persuade a reader to presume that it offers nothing but vanity. On the contrary! It is my desire and hope that you will not only be blessed and encouraged by it, but …

Interview with Martin Midgård Hagen, Lead Singer, Radiate Worship

Radiate Worship is the amazing worship team from Tabernacle Pentecostal Church in Bergen, Norway. Known for their amazing songs that have been translated into other languages and shared by their Scandinavian neighbors, Radiate Worship recently joined the DREAM Label Group family of artists who make delightful music with a heart to serve God and influence the culture of the world in a positive way. In an interview with Martin Midgård Hagen, the lead singer of the group, Martin reveals to TBAP the culture and the ideals of Radiate Worship. Take a look! Miranda ~ Hello! Glad to have you visit TBAP today. Could you please tell us a bit about Radiate Worship? Martin: Hi! Big thanks for reaching out! Radiate Worship is a worship band that emerged from the worship ministry of our church, Tabernacle Pentecostal Church, Bergen, Norway, a church that many of us were been born into and, others have found it to be their home later on. From my experience, I’d say we have been blessed with a leadership that has given …