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Making Laughs Last

Posted by John Lindsay on 4th December 2011 in Actors

Just because someone can be funny once doesn’t mean that the process can be repeated. Of all the actors, comedians and entertainers that have been asked to host the Oscars, three have been noteworthy: Bob Hope (18), Billy Crystal (8) and Johnny Carson (5). What set these entertainers apart from all the other hosts? Trust. The real question is why did the audience trust them above all of their peers? Read the rest of this entry »

The Perfect Gift

It is of utmost importance that we, as writers and producers of Bible-based work get our facts strait. The sketch “The Perfect Gift” was written and produced in 2008 at Detroit World Outreach and is a prime example of live drama, video and preaching (see video link below). The reference made in the sketch about the Magi meeting up with Mary and Joseph when Jesus was two years old was based on Matthew 2:16 but was incorrectly interpreted. There is no question that the Magi were an integral part of God’s plan to protect Jesus from King Herod, however there is no evidence that the Magi were at the birth nor is it feasible to think that it took them two years to arrive. Read the rest of this entry »