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(RNS) — U.S. Army Chaplain Darren Turner and his wife, Heather, faced the trauma of war on the battlefield and the home front when he was suddenly deployed to Iraq days after he entered the military chaplaincy.

A decade later, their story is portrayed in the movie “Indivisible,” which opens Friday (Oct. 26) and features “Grey’s Anatomy” actors Justin Bruening and Sarah Drew.

webRNS Plagiarism DeMuth1 101818(RNS) — Plagiarism: It’s the sin few in the wider Christian publishing world will publicly talk about.

But peel away the layers, and it’s undecorated lying and stealing — a practice rooted in the cult of Christian celebrity plaguing the North American church.

BP Erwins and DownesNASHVILLE (BP) -- Filmmaker Jon Erwin says his father often told him to "dream big, dream bold, dream the impossible."

Erwin has followed that advice, and earlier this year many of those dreams came true with his hit faith-based movie "I Can Only Imagine."

RNS PETERSON HOSPICE(RNS) — Eugene Peterson, the bestselling author of “The Message” and longtime pastor praised as a “shepherd’s shepherd,” is moving into hospice and receiving palliative medical care.

fake newsMost folks don’t like to be accused of spreading incorrect facts (aka fake news). Personally, we want to be credible; as Christians, we need to be believable.

microphone 2469295 1280Imagine a type of radio where you can choose to listen to whichever programs you want to and when you want to — as well as pause, rewind, fast forward or listen again. This type of program exists. It is a podcast.

postage stamps 484991 640It’s hard to beat the power of look-‘em-in-the-eyes personal contact for effective communication. However, that’s not always an option in our electronic-saturated culture. I was reminded of that in the last couple of weeks, thanks to a a couple of articles, Star Trek and a scam.

photography 2188440 1280Back in 1911, newspaper editor Tess Flanders was first credited with “Use a picture. It’s worth a thousand words.” While that may not be literally true, pictures are important in good communication.

webRNS YouVersion Anniversary2 072618EDMOND, Okla. (RNS) — A high-tech Bible in your pocket?

In 2018, it’s a reality for hundreds of millions of smartphone users around the world.

webRNS Rogers Neighbor5 071218(RNS) — There’s a moment near the beginning of the documentary film “Won’t You Be My Neighbor?” where producer Margy Whitmer muses, “We had a director who once said to me, if you take all of the elements that make good television and do the exact opposite, you have ‘Mister Rogers' Neighborhood’: low production values, simple set, an unlikely star,” she said.

“Yet it worked, because it was saying something really important.”