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A Christian hero in Hollywood?

Media | Actor Chris Pratt sets lofty goals for new production company
by Marty VanDriel
Posted 2/14/20, 02:39 pm

Guardians of the Galaxy and Jurassic World star Chris Pratt is a rare A-list Christian voice in Hollywood. He’s also made headlines in the past for wearing patriotic-themed T-shirts and expressing support for the military.

Pratt’s latest project, a production company he announced on Feb. 4, aims to “create entertaining content, focusing on themes which will help to bridge the growing divide in our country and world.” Pratt calls the company Indivisible Productions.

“You know, make the world a better place,” he said jokingly. “No biggie. You’re welcome.”

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Meghan A.T.B. Reese

A Supreme view

Documentary | Created Equal uncovers roots of Clarence Thomas’ worldview
by Megan Basham
Posted 2/13/20, 04:59 pm

Late in the new documentary Created Equal: Clarence Thomas in His Own Words we see a bronze bust sitting high on a shelf in Thomas’ office. It’s of his greatest role model, his grandfather. And beneath the stern gaze are words Myers Anderson would often say: “Old Man Can’t is dead. I helped bury him.” 

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A possible ‘humanitarian catastrophe’

International | Uprooted Syrians face record cold and snow
by Mindy Belz
Posted 2/11/20, 10:32 am

SYRIA: Snow and sub-zero temperatures threaten 600,000 newly displaced Syrians fleeing fighting and trapped in northern Syria at the Turkish border. More than 200,000 Syrians have been forced from their homes in just the past week—in what aid groups warn could be a “humanitarian catastrophe.”

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