Music: The Forgotten Language of the Heart
Our Philosophy on Movies
James F. Stoddard III I believe that every feeling, every emotion that can be felt by man, can be expressed through music. Can it be that while we have been immersed in this medium, we have been seduced and distracted to forget its power for good or evil? My story with music begins when I […]
The Book of Mormon in the “Real World”: An Answer for Apathy in the Church
James F. Stoddard III Often when entertainment, specifically movies, are discussed in a Christian setting several phrases are used: There is nothing bad in it! The issue is not whether there is anything bad in it, but rather whether there is anything good in it. The words “it is not enough to be good, we must […]
San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival
by James F. Stoddard III There I was, 1996 and fresh out of BYU, teaching high school history, government and PE in Northern Arizona to students who couldn’t care less about the subject material. It was culture shock after years at BYU and teaching motivated new missionaries at the Missionary Training Center. How could I […]
The San Antonio Independent Christian Film Festival is the greatest film festival for those seeking honorable, moral films. Their $101,000 Jubilee Award is the top cash prize in the world awarded by a film festival. Their standards and vision are unparalleled and have inspired the production of many high quality Christian films.