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Friday, January 10, 2020

TAKE #7 - THE FINANCIAL PRINCIPALS OF GOD


Thank you for visiting my new Blog on How To Make Christian Movies!   

I'm going to be sharing a lot of Great stuff here, including How to Write, Shoot, Edit and Self-Distribute Simple & Effective Christian movies following The Lord's Perfect Kingdom Order.   Just like the Order given by God to Market and Spread the Gospel Message to the World.  

God had this Order for The Gospel Message:

"But you will receive power when the Holy Spirit comes on you; and you will be my witnesses in Jerusalem, and in all Judea and Samaria, and to the ends of the earth."
Acts 1:8

We all read the part where God says "...and You will be my Witnesses", but if you pay close attention you will see that the first part of the scripture says, that; "You Will Receive Power"...   So my question to you is... do you have The Power to make movies for God?  Do you know How to Get it?  Do you know where to find such power?  And understand why do you need it?   My other question to you is... was God's Gospel Message Successfully Distributed around the world?  Yes it was.   And the reason for it, was because those who carried the Message of the Gospel Had the POWER of The Holy Spirit so they may start and finish the work God had called them to do... and do it Successfully against all the odds! 

God Is Our Provider

Have you ever tried to make a movie or do any big project for God where things didn't work out or didn't go smooth, or the movie's budget never showed up? Do you think if you had The POWER of The Holy Spirit within you (and you do if you are a Christian) and you work in Perfect Order with God's Kingdom which is what The Holy Spirit does, he makes sure every Good Work is done in Accordance to God's Word and God's Perfect Kingdom Order.   And the reason this is so important, is because demons also know of this perfect order.  In fact, that's why they were cast down from The kingdom of God into to the earth because they too tried to create chaos in God's Kingdom order.  

Devils and Demons also know God's perfect order and system and they too know they must obey and abide by God's Eternal Laws.   But here is the issue, demons are also watching over mankind to make sure people are NOT following God's perfect laws and order, because if they are not, Demons know sins separates makind from their Creator leaving them powerless and doors are left open, and that allows the enemy to come in and disrupt (legally) those who break God's Kingdom Laws and Order.  This is why we must know how the enemy works and how they operate and why they do what they do?, so that we may stay obedient to God's Kingdom Order as we work on God's Kingdom projects, having total Authority, Dominion and Power over the works of darkness. 

And through this Blog, I will help you on how to make quick, simple and effective Christian movies, @ low-cost but with 4K Quality!   But more importantly, how to make them... through The Order of God's most powerful and amazing system thought of and Created before the Foundation of the World and even The Whole Universe.  God does have a Perfect Operating Kingdom System and Plan and Christian movie makers need to know this.

When we follow God's Kingdom system (not Hollywood's), things change and become new, and positive things begin to happen because everything works in total and complete Harmony with The Kingdom of God.  It's simple, and not complicated, we just need to be obedient and do things through His Perfect Order.

YOU WILL ALSO LEARN THAT 'ONLY GOD' IS OUR PROVIDER!

I will also show you How to Make Money as a Christian Movie Maker (Yes!), there is nothing wrong with making money as long as you do things in a legal and legit manner, Not following principals from a fallen systems like the Hollywood system... but doing things God's way!   Listen, I promised you I will not sugarcoat things.  But there is a very fine line, (really, it's not fine at all) there is just one Big Thick line.... You are either walking with God or you are not.  And to walk with God means to be obedient to His Word and Process. That's it.  And keep in mind that God is the one who calls the shots, not us.   God is the True, Writer, Producer, Director, Cinematographer, Editor, Marketing Expert, Distributor and Only GOD is Your Provider (meaning HE IS YOUR TRUE INVESTOR), and Interesting enough, God wants you to SEEK HIM and TREAT HIM as such.    Yet, Christian filmmakers are going all over the place and everywhere else looking for help or answers, when God has all the Answers!  

And for years, Christian filmmakers (including myself) wondered why the world system seemed not to be working for us (the Children of God), right?  Then, I learned from God's Word... that God's vision for each and every Christian filmmaker is to be Successful and to Prosper; having an abundance of wealth so that Christian Filmmakers (not investors or bankers or hollywood) may own and control God's Movies, Properties and All His Entertainment Content.   Don't believe me?, read The Blessings found on: Deuteronomy 28.

BTW, God never intended for us to be broke, or worst... He never expect us to borrow money to make God's films.  In fact, did you know that God is totally against borrowing money or using other people's money... unless, they give you the money Free and Clear and Without Strings Attached?  Yet, Hollywood is all about using other people's and company's money, that's their operating system... and Christian filmmakers for years have been led to believe that they too can borrow money or find investors to lend them the money for... God's films. Really?   But did we ever check with God to see if borrowing money from people was right or wrong?  Of course not.  I didn't care either, money was a good thing, right!  So I made a couple of our first two (2) Christian movies with borrowed money, and guess what?  I'm still paying for some of that movie debt and I know some of you are too.   

But last year, Thank God!  I began to do many financial changes according to God's Kingdom and Order, and by the end of January 2020, I finish paying all my bank loans and credit card debts from the two films I produced years ago. Amen!  And if you are wondering how I did it, I just did what God says we should do.  Stop borrowing, and see God as Your Provider! and and start paying off all your current debts.  That's it.  I don't own any new cars anymore, I drive Paid-Off used Van and I owe no car loans.  Did you know that if you are part of a Millionaire's Club (like I'm part of... because I shoot their videos :)  They all say the same thing, "If you want to be a millionaire work on Making Money and Do Not Borrow Money!"   Basically when we borrow money (without an effective secure and guaranteed way to make money) we actually become more poor.  Which is exactly what the Bible says! The Secret is NOT TO BORROW MONEY, EVER!!!  That means, NO INVESTORS!!!    Filmmakers need to learn to FINANCE their own films with God's help.  I personally have finance two of our Five (5) Christian movies.   Yes, God will help you!... but you need to do things right, according to His Word and then... You need to have patience.  That's why we need to be wise and make simple, easier to do and not too expensive Christian movies.   At this time, anything over 5K to 10K is crazy... unless you have a million dollars in the bank... or you love throwing money away.  At this point, I wouldn't make a Christian movie for more than 5K.   Why, first, because I will be financing it and second, because that's all I can afford for now.   But again, soon, as our other businesses prosper, then we may get to make films for $10k.   But the beauty of this, is that We will own 100% of God's movie.  And since we make lower-cost movies, it is almost a guaranteed to make our money back.   

Again, we are not about (or believe) Making Money with Christian movies, instead, we Believe Christian Movies are a Ministry, not a Money Making Scheme!   We see Christian movies as our Giving to the Lord!  That's why there are so many Christian filmmakers so confused... they think we should make Christian films just like Hollywood makes them.  That's a huge error and a big mistake.  But that's just me.

The Truth is that... Borrowing money, my brothers and sisters is the foundation of working outside of God's Word and Protection, and it equals walking in Disobedience because Our God truly Declares that He is Our One and Only Provider! And no one else. 

Our Lord's Kingdom System is very simple, God basically wants us to seek Him, read His Written Word, Study it, Learn from It so that we may become Doers of His Word.   But what do Christians do? 

They read the Word at home, or hear the Word at church, then they go out and do things their way.  Hey, we've all done it!, but from now on, we need to understand That God's Word is The final Word and He expects us to follow it!  No more games, no more lies, no more indifference about His Word... unless you like to be broke and remain broke! or worst...  have a ton of issues (you can't resolve).   Not me. I have learned my lesson, I have repented before the Lord, may times.  But I too have decided to follow Him totally and completely based on His Word.  

Here are some quick scriptures (and trust me, there are plenty more that I will be showing you) all Written in God's Word over 6000 years ago that proves God's point of view in the matter or Lending and Borrowing:

God tells us these Truths:

1. Owe no man anything except to love one another, for he who loves another has fulfilled the law (Romans 13:8, NKJ).

2. "For the LORD your God will bless you as He has promised you, and you will lend to many nations, but you will not borrow; and you will rule over many nations, but they will not rule over you. (Deuteronomy 15:6)

3.

"The rich rules over the poor, And the borrower becomes the lender's slave. (Proverbs 22:7)



And there are a ton of many more things you need to know... if interested, just make sure to Join My Blog by adding your Email so that you may receive Movie Making posts direct to your Email. 

God Loves You! and Make Movies 4Him!
Norton Rodriguez | TheGodofmoses.com

Wednesday, January 8, 2020

TAKE #6 - THEY SAY 'Summit' IS THE MOST POWERFUL COMPUTER IN THE WORLD!

TAKE #6 - THEY SAY 'Summit' IS THE MOST POWERFUL COMPUTER IN THE WORLD!

I know, I know... many of you, would like to just jump into How to Create a Christian Movie... and the steps it takes and so on.. and trust me, we'll get there.   But before we do, keep in mind, that you can't become a successful Christian filmmaker without first, knowing The Power of God that lives in you.   Please, never try making a movie without Him.
Now, you will find that at times, I post related posts about God and Understanding His Power.   Because if you just jump into making a Christian film... you may be missing the greatest lesson...  

Specially knowing that... without God we can't do anything.   So, it is my duty, as a teacher of Christian Movie Making (which is the same as saying Making Movies for God), to in the process of teaching you the basics of movie making, also show you The Power of God and how to Communicate with Him in the process of Making Christian Movies.   Making a movie is really the icing on the cake, that's the easy part, but what's inside of the cake, the foundation and meat of it is the most important part!  And it's the same with God, you must know God deeply and have God oversee and help you every step of the way.  Why? Because making Christian movies is not about making the movies you want to make, but more about what movies God wants you to make. 

You see, God always calls the shots!    God is the True Director, Producer, Filmmaker, Editor, Marketing Dept and Distributor.   God is all that + more.   This is why, becoming a Christian movie maker... is more than just making Christian movies.   This is exactly why many Christian movies fail or never get made.   You need to know everything about His Power and His Love and what He has done for YOU (Creatively speaking), before... you even write the first Word on a screenplay.

That said, please allow me to post these very relevant short Posts... that every Christian Producer, Director and Filmmakers based on things they need to know about God and His Power.  Yes, even before making you first Christian Movie.  And don't worry!  I will be posting soon, more steps on how to make christian movies; from How and Where to get the Ideas, to How To Make Them, to Distribution and beyond!... but ALL done with God's help and Direction. 

Again, allow me to show you God's amazing power through Technology and Computers:

They say 'Summit' IS THE MOST POWERFUL COMPUTER IN THE WORLD!

The world's most powerful super-computer today is called: Summit, built by IBM for the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory in Tennessee. It occupies the equivalent of two basketball courts and achieves an impressive 148.6 petaflops thanks to its 2.41 million cores and it uses 4,000 gallons of water a minute around a circulatory system to cool its 37,000 processors.
Oak Ridge says it can deliver a peak performance of 200 quadrillion 'calculations' per second (that’s 200 followed by 15 zeros), that’s about 'a million times faster' than a typical laptop, and nearly twice the peak performance of China’s top-ranking Sunway TaihuLight (China's fastest computer).
Although mankind may be able to build the fastest computers and amazing robots, when we compare them to the human brain, sure they may be able to calculate mathematical problems a lot faster (and they can) and they may do some of the work that humans do faster and more effectively (and they can), yet even the fastest computers or robots in the world will never be able experience love, joy, happiness, have it's own thoughts, dreams, visions, have passion or compassion, be creative or have the ability to communicate with God our creator in a 'freewill' matter.

The human brain is one of the most powerful and amazing organs The Lord gave us in Creation. No computer in the world has the ability to think on its own; or invent and create without the help of a human mind thinking, creating and designing behind it. Sure even cars today are able to drive themselves... but not without first, having a human pre-program it in such a way, as to 'obey the laws of God', laws like (do not kill) while driving and using a vehicle. The laws of Physics (are all God's created Laws) like the law of gravity, law of space, law of distance, expansion and direction)... without this technical inputs written or spoken into a software system, the most powerful computers or robots in the world will not be able to function... actually they would be useless. Not the case of a human mind, which was Created and is Supervised by a Living God every second and hour of each day. In fact, The Whole Kingdom of God is watching over us. We are not alone.
We thank God and Give Him all The Glory and Honor for given us The most Power mind in the universe which reconfirms that we were Created in God's own Image and Likeness... that is just amazing! And today in 2020, because of the invention of powerful computers and robots... we are now able to see that nothing created by mankind will ever be greater than The Human Mind, It's Power and Ability to do The Impossible.
These new amazing computers and robots as amazing as they are... has allowed us to fully understand the Bigness and Greatness of our God, specially when we compare everything mankind has been able to accomplish so far... with the Power and Unlimited ability to Create with our human mind.
It's great to know... that our mind can truly do the impossible without limits! which does also reveal in a Mighty Way that God is Real, He is Alive and Well.
Never doubt it.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

TAKE #5 - A Working God


A working God

And to prove the point that God is also calling us to work hard for His Dream and Visions...  God shows us in His Word that HE too is a working God.  If you search the Bible for the word "work" you will soon come across these following scriptures:

Genesis 2:2 - And on the seventh day God finished his work which he had done, and he rested on the seventh day from all his work which he had done. 

John 5:17 - But Jesus answered them, "My Father is working still, and I am working." 

This scripture clearly reveals to us that God is a working God.   

God shows us that before anybody else worked, He worked... and He made things happen.   And that my friends, is what we (and the church) have missed in the past.   When God wants something done, he is willing to work it SIX days a week (resting on the seventh).    

So, how can we succeed?  

1) .  God wants us to walk by faith in our times of lack and to seek him 24/7 against all the odds, even when we don't see things happening in the physical realm,

2).  Work hard for the vision that God has given you 24/6 and make things happen daily, meaning daily do something towards your goal,

3).  Be laser-focused, persevere, do not look back, and never give up!  Move forward towards God's vision against all the odds by putting God first, and you will see that all the obstacles will eventually crumble before your very eyes and before His presence.  

4.)   Do everything with Great Passion and Joy... but above all... be pro-active and take action! Do Not wait on things to happen, do pray, seek God first, and move full speed ahead as He leads you.

If you just do the above four (4) suggested things on a daily basis, I assure you that God will bless your work and your dreams beyond your wildest dreams.  

TAKE #4 - The Confirmation of our Calling!


TAKE #4

The Confirmation of our Calling!

The Creative Seed of God

Furthermore, we need to also know and understand... that everything in life and in the Kingdom of God starts with a seed and God is the seed Creator and Provider.   Before we are born (before the foundation of the world) God planted a seed in our hearts with the desire of the things we would like to be, and that desire in us begins to grow through the years.  

Knowing that God is a good God, when we like something that it's good in the eyes of God, then we can rest assured that God planted that desire in our hearts.  So if you feel a desire in your heart about making movies for God....guess who planted it there?  We do not create or choose our own Godly desires, God does.  Why do you think there are people who like to be doctors, police officers, fire fighters or pilots....  it's because these individuals had a desire (sometimes) from childhood to be doctors, police officers, or movie makers, etc.

So why does God plants the desire in our hearts (again, many times from childhood and other times he changes our course in life)?  The answer is simple:

"So we may become exactly that which He has created us to be."

In other words, we are not an accident.   We were created in perfection and for a perfect purpose.   Meaning you have been perfectly designed and created for such a time as this.   

 For we are his workmanship, created in Christ Jesus for good works, which God prepared beforehand, that we should walk in them.  Ephesians 2:10

Saturday, December 28, 2019

TAKE #3 - The Calling


TAKE #3 

THE CALLING

The Calling

The first thing you need to understand is that Christian Movie Making is first and foremost a ministry and not a money making scheme.   As a Christian movie maker, you make movies for God not for yourself, that means that God becomes your audience of one and what The Lord does with it is all up to Him.   God is always the Writer, Producer, Director, Editor and Distributor behind all our movies whether they make money or not.   Sure we have to do our part by first, Making the film, then Editing it and later when complete Market the movie everywhere possible.   But the end game should never be to make money, the Main reason why Christian filmmakers make movies is for the Spreading The Good News of The Gospel in New Creative ways.  And yes, you can be as Creative as you like in making a Christian movie as long as you stay within the fine line of God's True Word.    And if a Christian movie makes Money, that's just the icing on the cake Blessing. 

Of course, if a Christian movie makes money, then the Christian movie maker will have the funds to making the next films and so on.   But, keep in mind, that's not always the case, some movies no matter what we do and how much we pray... could make or not many money.  And again, that's fine, since our goal should be to Spread the Gospel through motion picture films around the world.

In other words, God always calls the shots and we are His Mouth, Hands and Feet.  So if you are doing it for the money, I will be honest with you, again, although money can be made making low-budget and high budget Christian movies, making money should never be our main goal or motivation.  The ministry behind Christian Movie Making is about Touching Lives and Changing lives while saving the lost, and to be honest, no movie can ever do that... unless, it has the Gospel message in it (meaning The Creative Word of God) and that should be our top priority and goal behind Christian Movie Making.  

TAKE #2 - START WITH CREATING A SHORT FILM

TAKE #2 

START WITH CREATING A SHORT FILM
Why a Short Film? 

Because a short film can be used as a very effective stepping stones to a full length feature film once you have tested yourself on a lower and easier level.   A short film could have a length of only 5 to 10 minutes, while a feature is an 80 to 90 Minute movie with at least 75 to 100 scenes, and about the same in  Screenplay pages.


Producing a short film is a great way to start.    A short movie gives you the opportunity to learn and practice your movie-making-skills on a lower scale.   The making of a short film teaches you the basics of film making and it gets you ready for becoming a Christian producer and director.   



Many big time filmmakers in Hollywood started their careers making short-films.  Steven Spielberg used his "silent" 16mm short film Amblim (1967) (it was silent because he didn't have the money for a sound person) to get his big break in Hollywood, and George Lucas USC thesis film THX 1138 (1971), perked the interest of Warner Brothers and was later made into a feature, which later helped him write, produce and direct the first Star Wars (1977)... and the rest is history.    Moving making has always been a very organized step-by-step process, meaning you need to learn to walk before you may run with your first movie. 

TAKE #1 - HOW TO FIND YOUR MOVIE IDEA

TAKE #1 

HOW TO FIND YOUR MOVIE IDEA

So where should we start?
IDEA ONE
One of the Best ways to find great movie ideas is by finding stories from our own personal life experiences.   Just as top Comedians often times get their break into comedy by using their own personal life experiences or by finding funny stories that has happened to family members, friends and co-workers.  In the same manner, Christian filmmakers may find great Creative dramatic stories within their own life experiences or the experiences of others.  There are great golden nuggets in anyones life story and experiences and we should study them first, specially if we don't have a movie idea in mind.


IDEA TWO
Getting ideas from the Bible itself is another great alternative.  The Great director of the 1920's - 1950's  Cecil B. DeMille once said "The Bible is full of Movie Ideas".   Hundreds of movies have been made from just one of Jesus's Parables.   Taking a Bible story like the story of David and Golliath and turning it into a modern times movie is a great idea and has been done many times by filmmakers everywhere.    But just because hundreds of films have been made about a Bible Story, Verse or Jesus Parable, it doesn't mean that it can't be done.   Just think for a moment or do a search on Movies made about Jesus Christ.   There has been hundreds of movies made about Jesus starting since the silent film era.   And when the Passion of The Christ came out, we all thought, that's it.  There will never be another great movie about Jesus, yet, since then... it's been totally the opposite, there has been hundreds of movies about Jesus made since The Passion of The Christ.  Only because there are a million ways to make a movie, each filmmaker and producer may use different techniques, different locations, different actors and so on... making every film about Jesus very different and at times... very interesting to watch.    
IDEA THREE


Another great source for Great ideas is Our Lord, yes God.  God is the source of ALL Creation, God is a Mighty and Creative God.  In fact, everything we see, hear, feel, touch, taste and sense... has been created by God.   But even more interesting, God has even Created every Good Thought or Idea that comes to our minds.  Think about it, the only reason a Thought or an Idea comes to mind, is because that Idea or Thought most be real and tangible somewhere, right? In other words, why would an idea or thought come to mind in the first place if it doesn't exist?       We know this because God has a Kingdom and everything we see on earth came from God and His Kingdom.  So it makes sense that every Good thought comes from God and so... every good thing that has been created before the Foundation of The World.   But at the same time, every evil thought comes from the god of darkness.   But Jesus Christ overcame evil with Good... in fact He overcame it with Love.   


IDEA FOUR
  
If none of the above works for you, then simply make it a habit to search the web for good stories.  It used to be that we would search and read Newspapers and Magazines, but today... it's best to search the Web for good movie story ideas.
There are millions of people being Interviewed for the Web by giving their testimonies using their smartphone, webcams or video cameras.  If you search the Web hard enough or youtube you will find amazing testimonies.   Plus millions of Website owners often times post their personal testimony on their website as well.   Become a great researcher of Great Movie Stories and as you do... you will find them.

Tuesday, May 27, 2008

MAKING MOVIES by FAITH | Introduction

MAKING MOVIES by FAITH


Making Movies by Faith is a small book I wrote and published online in the late 1990's, today, I've been updating it and soon, we will be publishing it as an eBook online. 

Our new Blog 'How To Make a Christian Movie' was created for first-time Christian Filmmakers from all walks of life, but specially for those who may be starting out this amazing Vision and Journey, one full of amazing Blessings and Breakthroughs.  I have been making Christian films for well over 28 years and I would not change it for anything else, because aside of movie making being my passion since I was 14 years old, it is also my movie making ministry onto the Lord.   Because Christian movies or Faith Based films (whatever the world wants to call it), they are truly Powerful & Creative evangelical tools.   

I truly believe that Christian filmmakers are at the level of most Christian Pastors or Preachers, in the sense that Christian filmmakers are both prophets and a teachers, just like Jesus Christ was.    We are like a prophet in that we are able to 'see' a story in thoughts, dreams or visions and then, through the Art of Movie Making, we are able to bring them to Life as a tangible 3, 5, 30, 60 or 90 minute Creative movie or video story.   While pastors preach and tell stories behind a podium live, we show our Creative Gospel stories on 4k or 6k video using actors and action, showing a more dramatic representation of any Bible Story.  So, as you may see... I believe we are both (pastors, filmmakers and teachers) all at the same time, since we share The Gospel in many similar ways.   While most pastors preach in Churches, our films may also have the potential to go all over the world, and continue to touch and transform lives for years to come.

How To Make a Christian Movie is geared to motivate the Movie Making desire God has placed in your heart and to help you get started, right now, not tomorrow, not the next day... but TODAY!  God is a NOW God and when He gives us a desire to do something, it's so we may start NOW!   

How long will you wait?  

God has already provided you with EVERYTHING you need to succeed on this earth... Today, you have been given all kinds of Creative Digital Tools that have never been available to mankind on the earth before the year 2000.  I started making movies, before Computers, before The Internet, Before the Cell phones... so did hollywood, and their movies (even their old silent movies) can still be watch on youtube.    Truly, you have no more excuses... specially when there are people all over the world even in Africa (I have many Christian filmmaker friend there) today they are making movies with their Smartphone or with any digital camera they can get their hands on.  Making movies has never been about the gear, but about the desire in a filmmakers heart.  It's like the time, I wanted to do something for the Lord, and the Lord one day spoke to me and said: "Norton, how bad do you really want it".   God was about to give me something, that I had prayed about, but when I really thought about what God had asked me... I discovered, that what I was praying for... wasn't really a passion but a simple desire.   So, I told the Lord, Lord, Thank you, I understand, you are right, that is not for me.     I then understood, that God knows your every desire, He knows when you are real and when you are not, when you are truly passionate about something or not.  The Good News is that God truly wants to give you all the desires in your heart, but only when those desires are lined with God's Vision.  You see, It's never our Vision, but The Lords. 


There are two ways to jump start a career as a Christian Movie Maker, one, is by going the film school route, and the other, by walking by faith and starting on your own… teaching yourself step by step through film books and youtube videos... and testing and practising movie making techniques until you become a movie maker.   This is the route I took in 1992 and I've seen many Christian filmmakers also start this way... by faith.  It does take seeking The Lord and Walking with Him hand by hand, while owning a good digital camera or smartphone, a laptop or computer for editing... or just plan to edit on your smartphone, something I would hate doing, but I know many young filmmakers are using their smartphone both to Film and Edit their films.  I mean, come'on you can't make it simpler than that :)

But do not worry, through my Making Christian Movies by Faith eBook and this How To Make a Christian Movie Blog, you will learn everything there is to know about Christian Movie Making; from how to write a simple movie script, finding your Cast and Crew, then filming it and editing your Christian Film in 30 days!   ...if you are willing to stick to a Fun Regid Movie Making schedule.  

I will show you Step by Step Exactly what you need to know and to do, so that your Christian Movie Project be a short film or a Feature Length movie becomes successful.   And keep in mind, that when I talk about a Christian movie being successful, I'm not talking Hollywood type of success, hollywood sees everything through a MONEY MAKING GLASS.   Their god is Money, while ours is The God of Abraham, Isaac and Jacob and He is a God of All The Blessings found in Deuteronomy 28. 

A Christian movie becomes successful the moment it's filmed, edited and completed.. and then it's Promoted, Marketed and Distributed everywhere possible.  That means, taking a movie Idea that comes from The Kingdom of God and making it happen in the realm of this world.  Because the moment a Christian film is born in the world (with your help and God's help), that movie has the potential to be seen by thousands and even millions of people around the world.  In some cases within months, some in a years time... and yet others, it make take 5 to 10 years to see their true results, but eventually be assured that God will use it as long as the movie has been produced and completed.   This is why we (as Christian movie makers) have to stay focused through the whole movie making process, so that The Movie Vision that God placed in our hearts comes to life!  That's your part as a Christian movie maker, God's part starts once we begin to produce the movie, then edit it, market, promote it and show The Lord's movies for years to come.    

And did you know, the Lord once told me this amazing thing:  The reason it's so important to make Christian films for The Lord is because a Christian movie is Eternal.   Yes, Christians films will play for Eternally in The Kingdom of God and in this Eternal earth.   But guess what?  Most Hollywood films are NOT eternal films.  Keep that in mind, so that you may understand The Importance of being A Christian Movie Maker for The Kingdom of God.  Amen.

Make Movies 4Him!
Norton Sr.

TAKE #7 - THE FINANCIAL PRINCIPALS OF GOD

Thank you for visiting my new Blog on How To Make Christian Movies!    I'm going to be sharing a lot of Great stuff here, including...