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All Were Silent (For Peter)

In this clip from the West Coast Biblical Studies Conference, Dr. Michael Barber addresses a question on Peter’s Authority in Acts Chapter 15. To listen to all the talks from the conference, click here.

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Why You Should Rejoice in Persecution

In this clip from the West Coast Biblical Studies Conference, Dr. John Bergsma explains the importance of rejoicing while suffering and undergoing persecution. To listen to all the talks from the conference, click here.  

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The Fire of the Holy Spirit Rains Down on Us

Dr. Michael Barber, Professor of Theology & Scripture at JPCatholic, discusses how the altar is symbolically linked to baptism. This clip is from the West Coast Biblical Studies Conference from January, 2017. To listen to all the talks from the conference, click here.

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Ascension: Go Forth, I Am With You Always!

Fr. Richard Pagano reflects on the readings for this upcoming Sunday (May 28th, 2017). He reminds us that just like the Apostles, we are all called to announce the Gospel of the Lord. Fr. Pagano is a Roman Catholic priest from the Diocese of St. Augustine, FL. He is currently enrolled in JPCatholic’s MBA in Film Producing program.  

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Why Do You Go to Mass?

Fr. Richard Pagano reflects on the readings for this upcoming Sunday (May 21th, 2017).  Fr. Pagano is a Roman Catholic priest from the Diocese of St. Augustine, FL. He is currently enrolled in JPCatholic’s MBA in Film Producing program.

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Three Coins in the Fountain: Movie Review

— By Timmerie Millington — I recently watched the Golden Age film, Three Coins in the Fountain for the first time on Netflix.  This is a classic movie everyone should watch.  Three Coins in the Fountain will leave you reflecting on relationships, deception, and sacrifices, and not to mention nostalgically musing on time spent in Rome or pining for future …

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Why a missionary in Africa became a Hollywood actor

(Pictured: Eddie Kaulukukui in the film 40 Nights, which tells the story of the pre-ministry life of Jesus and the time He spent in the wilderness for 40 nights after being baptized by John the Baptist.) The following article is part of a reflection from the “Hollywood Mentor Series.” Through the Hollywood Mentor Series students in JPCatholic’s MBA in Film Producing program get the …

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Five Hundred, Twenty-Five Thousand, Six Hundred Minutes

Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life Review By Carly Twehous Stars Hollow, Connecticut and the spunky mother-daughter duo of Lorelei and Lorelei (Rory) Gilmore immediately captured the hearts of viewers way back in 2000, when it first aired. Back then, Rory was a high school sophomore, who always had her nose in a book, and Lorelei was a fast-talking, …

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Love in the Time of Genocide: ‘The Promise’ Review

(2017—Director: Terry George) ★★★ (out of 5 stars) For much of his career, Irish writer-director Terry George drew from his experiences of the Irish “Troubles” to craft absorbing tales of perseverance in an oppressive landscape. This ranges from Daniel Day-Lewis and Pete Postlethwaite getting framed and imprisoned for a crime they didn’t commit in 1993’s In the Name of the …

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The Work-Life Balance in Filmmaking

In this bonus clip from our Faculty Insights Interview, filmmaker Nathan Scoggins discusses keeping a work life balance in the film industry. To see our entire interview with Professor Scoggins click here. Click here for a bonus clip on “Evoking Emotions through Film” Click here for a bonus clip on “The Power of Super Hero Stories”