Film’s ‘tricky territory’: A review of the “tricky territory” covered by The Young Messiah, a movie about Jesus’ childhood.

Netflix faith movies: A list of 40 faith-based movies currently available on the Netflix streaming service.

Churches promote movies: With faith-based film releases to theaters increasing, some churches have been more intentional about promoting these films for their value not only to the individual believer’s faith, but also to building the church community. Tyler Morning Telegraph

Mike Farris’s music: Grammy winner Mike Farris “isn’t your typical Christian music artist.” Midland Reporter-Telegram

Legal faith drama: Rhodes Short’s faith-based courtroom drama, Who Will Move the Stone?, is about a worldly lawyer who defends a man facing a possible death sentence for murdering a priest. Daily Tribune

Lecrae breaks ground: With his past two albums, hip-hop star Lecrae has gone where no other artist in the Christian hip-hop genre has gone.” Augusta Chronicle

Tammy Trent’s ministry: Singer and author Tammy Trent’s story of tragedy, restoration, healing, and hope “crosses over generational lines and her music inspires all ages, bringing strength and renewed joy.” The Register-Mail

TobyMac’s ‘soul music’: TobyMac describes his style as “soul music, but not in the traditional sense.” The Fresno Bee

Religious jewelry chips: An Israeli entrepreneur aims to produce silicon chips containing the entire Bible and sell them as pieces of religious jewelry: lapel pins, necklaces and, of course, crosses and Stars of David. Religion News Service

Giants star’s ministry: One of the stars of football movie Facing the Giants is now a student ministry leader. The Clinton Chronicle

Author coaches others: Award-winning author David Hazard (Blood Brothers) gives free writing workshops at his local library. Loudon Now

DC reunion talk: TobyMac isn’t ruling out the possibility that DC Talk will be back at some point. The Register-Guard

Faith films multiply: The number of faith-based releases and their share of the box office recently “has multiplied like loaves and fishes.” The Topeka Capital-Journal