Alex Murashko

CP Contributor

'Alone Yet Not Alone' Actress Views Oscar Controversy Over Best Song as Faith-Filled Opportunity (INTERVIEW)

One of the primary actors of "Alone Yet Not Alone" says she doesn't blame the Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences for taking back its nomination of the movie's title song for the Best Song award. Though it was a huge disappointment for her, the rescindment is now a source of encouragement as she believes that more people will hear the song and see the film than ever before.

Most Watched Movie in History Re-Mastered, Set to Open in Theaters; Watch 'The JESUS Film' Trailer (VIDEO)

Viewed billions of times and serving as a global Christian outreach for more than three decades, "JESUS," the most watched film in history, has been re-mastered in high-definition with a complete new musical score in Dolby 5.1 surround sound. Also, in honor of its 35th anniversary, the re-titled "The JESUS Film" is scheduled for select theatrical showings beginning in March, according to project promoters.

Tony Dungy: Richard Sherman's Apparent Mocking of Michael Crabtree After Interception Not Appropriate

NBC Football Night in America commentator and former NFL coach Tony Dungy said he wasn't as concerned about Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman's controversial on-field interview after the playoff game against the San Francisco 49ers as he was about the defensive back's actions immediately following his victory-saving play. Dungy, a leader in Fellowship of Christian Athletes, released a video of his thoughts about the controversy on his blog on the All Pro Dad website Wednesday.

Super Bowl XLVIII: Catholic Alliance Trains 400 Volunteers to Combat Human Trafficking in NY and NJ; Calvary Chapel in Florida Springboards Ministry to World Cup in Brazil

Human trafficking for labor and sex, considered a worldwide epidemic, is of such heightened concern for this year's Super Bowl that one Catholic social activism group has trained more than 400 volunteers to canvas the New York and New Jersey region during the week-long extravaganza to raise awareness. Other groups, including churches, are taking aim at the problem as well.

Mark Driscoll Gears Up for Marriage Conference by Asking Followers to Tweet Relationship Questions

Author and pastor Mark Driscoll is gearing up for a marriage conference he'll host next month by asking those following his teachings to post questions regarding matrimony on Twitter with the hashtag/key word: #RM2014. The answers to the questions leading into the Real Marriage (also the title of Driscoll's book released in 2012) event will be posted on the Resurgence website, according to his ministry.

CP Year in Review: Top 10 Most Read Church & Ministry Stories of 2013

A year of heartbreaking personal tragedies suffered by Christian leaders appeared all too often as the main news at The Christian Post and the Church & Ministry section in 2013. In early April, Southern California-based megachurch pastor Rick Warren, and his wife, Kay, lost their son, Matthew to suicide. Warren grieved quite publically by journaling through social media, and he and his wife helped bring the issue of mental health to the forefront of the Christian community.

Ken Hutcherson ('Hutch') Had Cutting Edge Sword When Diving Into Word of God

Although his physical appearance denied that he once played in the NFL, Pastor Ken Hutcherson, reduced by the ravages of the cancer he fought for more than a decade, looked at me as I entered the room for his men's discipleship meeting on a Monday night in early November with the eyes of his former linebacker self – he read me like he was gauging a quarterback about to take a snap.