50 Most Important Religious Films of All Time?

James Brown in The Blues BrothersChristianity Today’s Movies & TV Blog brought this one to our attention. Though you have to take any “Greatest of All Time” list with a grain of salt, there are some interesting choices on this one. As CT notes, you expect Mel Gibson’s The Passion of the Christ and Cecil B. DeMille’s The Ten Commandments. But this list from the website FilmSnobbery.com also features choices like Monty Python’s Life of Brian and (even more head-scratchingly) The Blues Brothers. (We dig the music, and that scene in the church with James Brown was fun, but does that alone make The Blues Brothers a religious film?)


Ways to Help Haiti

Ways to Help Haiti for urban faithAccording to early reports from the International Red Cross, up to 3 million people may have been affected by Tuesday’s catastrophic earthquake in Haiti, and tens of thousands are feared dead.

If you’re looking for a way to help, here are several faith-based organizations and ministry efforts that are providing food, supplies, and direct emergency relief to the Haitian people. If you know of other organizations that should be added to this list, please let us know in the comments section below or at our Facebook page.

Church of God In Christ (COGIC) Charities

National Baptist Convention U.S.A.’s Haiti Relief Fund

African Methodist Episcopal Service and Development Agency

World Vision

Salvation Army

Catholic Relief Services

World Relief

Compassion International

Baptist Haiti Mission

Childs Memorial Temple Church of God In Christ Haiti Relief Project

Samaritan’s Purse

United Methodist Committee on Relief

Convoy of Hope

Hope International

Hope for Haiti Children’s Center

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