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What’s Wrong With Christian Filmmaking?

Good article… very interesting and brought to my attention by Kevin Sorbo

Thimblerig's Ark

This morning I read a review of the film God’s Not Dead over at Gospelspam.com, and was struck by the thesis of the review, which is found in the title, “God’s Not Dead but Christian Screenwriting Is.”

The review had plenty of good to say about the film, but also plenty to say about the problems currently found in Christian filmmaking – specifically the writing.  This issue brings up strong feelings and thoughts in me, as I am a Christian, and I have been a student of screenwriting since 2007.  I’ve written screenplays (both produced and un-produced), and have recently published my first novel, Thimblerig’s Ark.  I felt led to respond to the article in the comment section at Gospelspam, and then decided to reproduce the bulk of my comments here.

Let me say from the start that my intention with this article is not to attack my fellow Christian artists.  I…

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  1. April 15, 2014 at 10:11 am

    Thanks for reblogging the article, and I didn’t realize Sorbo had linked the story, which was very cool.


    • April 16, 2014 at 5:02 am

      Yes I thought that was cool too. I “liked” Sorbo’s Facebook fan page and so I get his postings in my news-feed and that is how I found out about your excellent article.

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