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    The new five part “Refracted Glory Bible Study” released earlier this spring.  It adapts the documentary film to a format suitable for group studies.  The study booklet, written by Caleb Rodriguez, takes a slower pace than that of the film, which allows for a deeper exploration of Scripture.

    Hummingbirds, whether viewed in rocks or in flight, in laboratories or in backyards, point us to the eternal life only found in Jesus Christ.

    “It became clear that the ‘Refracted Glory’ movie was rather hard for churches to use,” says the film’s director, Benjamin Owen; “but we wanted that content to be usable for church groups.”  The solution of a Bible study came through much prayer, and the collaborative efforts of Caleb Rodriguez, David Rives, and others.

    The accompanying DVD provides an introduction for each session, with the “Refracted Glory” content referenced in the study booklet.  “You could say the documentary looks mostly at the science, where as the study book is focused mainly on Scripture,” explains Owen.


    Each session is rich with scripture and insight, great for stimulating exciting discussions with your family or bible study group.  While hummingbirds may point us to Scripture, it is Scripture which enables us to understand hummingbirds. And in every matter, His word is found reliable and relevant for our daily lives.

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  • The Dove Foundation recently reviewed “Refracted Glory” and we’re very happy to have recieved a Dove Seal recommending our hummingbird documentary for family viewing.  You can read the review HERE.

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    “We are proud to award ‘Refracted Glory’ the Dove ‘Faith-Friendly’ Seal for all ages.”


    The purpose of the Dove Seal is to identify a video or entertainment product that is “appropriate for the  family” based on Judeo-Christian ethics.

  • David Rives interviews Benjamin Owen on Creation in the 21st Century Episode 45, which recently aired on TBN (Trinity Broadcasting Network).  The weekly television show is hosted by David Rives and features interviews with leading scientists in the fields of biology, astrophysics, geology, medicine, and more.  In this episode, Owen talks about what he learned while producing the hummingbird documentary Refracted Glory.  You can watch the archived episode on the website…

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    You can find TBN’s channel on your TV by consulting your Channel Guide.
    For Dish customers, tune to Channel 260
    For DirectTV, tune to Channel 372
    AT&T  U-verse, Channel 560
    Comcast, and Xfinity subscribers, Channel 392
    Charter Cable (please check the channel guide for your area, as channel number is area-specific)

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    Filming “Creation in the 21st Century” at the TBN studio.


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  • RG_VODthumb_square800We’re very excited to make “Refracted Glory” available for online rent/streaming through Vimeo and Reelhouse.  This is a great alternative to buying the DVD if you only want to watch the movie once.  Both sites offer a PayPal checkout option.

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    Similar to YouTube, Vimeo is a video hosting service.  They also have an “On Demand” store where you can download or rent movies.

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    A unique feature of Reelhouse is the option to gift the rental to a friend. Simply click the “purchase as gift” button on the checkout page.


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    San Antonio, Texas — “Refracted Glory” screened at the Christian Worldview Film Festival held March 12-14, where it was nominated for two awards; Best Documentary and Best Origianal Music Score.  Representing the film were Benjamin Owen, Gabriel Hudelson, Caleb Phipps and Matthew Duran.

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    “It was an honor to be a finalist in the Christian Worldview Film Festival next to so many great films.” Owen said. “It’s nice talking with viewers after the screenings, and someone always has a hummingbird story to share.”

    The event featured 80 films, plus 6 showcase films and musical performances.  There were around 1,000 people attending throughout the week and 14 awards were presented at the closing ceremony.

    You can view the finalists films at: www.christianworldviewfilmfestival.com

  • “Refracted Glory” will be among the documentaries featured in the Christian Worldview Film Festival this year. The festival will be held March 10th-14th, 2015 in San Antonio, TX. This event showcases some of the best in Christian media and it’s a blessing to see “Refracted Glory” included for 2015.

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    Each film selected for the festival was judged independently by at least 5 judges who scored the film using a numbering scale covering up to 16 factors divided between worldview and technical merits.

    The Christian Worldview Film Festival “was started in 2014 by the non-profit ministry Media Talk 101 to encourage Christian Filmmakers in their Biblical worldview and the craft of filmmaking. The inaugural five day event featured 33 speakers presenting 50 unique workshops on Christian filmmaking, plus 80 Christian films which played on six different screens. An awards ceremony closed out the week with 13 different awards and a total of $6500 in prizes. The Film Festival had 700 registered attendees for our first year and we anticipate more in attendance for 2015.”

    View the official selections and buy tickets for the festival at:
    www.christianworldviewfilmfestival.com

  • RG_DVD_Cover_vLORThe “Refracted Glory” DVD begins shipping today! It’s been a exciting week leading up to the DVD release; with a great response at the premiere last Tuesday. Thank you all for your support of “Refracted Glory.” Please help us spread the word about this film, which we believe to present an important message.

    The DVD and Soundtrack Album are both available on Amazon.com and the DVD is on CreationSuperStore.com in addition to the Border Watch Films Media Store.

    We have press materials available HERE about the film.

     James Gardner, who appears in the film, said; “I have been looking forward to previewing this production for a long time. And I am happy to say that I am not disappointed. I am particularly pleased how you ended the film with a clear presentation of the Gospel. I think you did a very good job putting this together. And the video editing is impressive.”

    The host, David Rives said; “I was asked by Benjamin Owen to host a feature length documentary on Hummingbirds. As I began to do some preliminary research for the project, I realized that there has never been a documentary made about hummingbirds from a “design” perspective. These incredible creatures are so tiny, yet their capabilities are truly marvelous in every way! The films in the past that have aired on PBS and nature channels have been consistently from an evolutionary perspective, assuming that hummingbirds arose by means of natural selection over millions upon millions of years. This film “Refracted Glory” is not only inspirational and educational, but NOTHING LIKE IT HAS EVER BEEN PRODUCED…. Until now! Join me on this journey of discovery by ordering your copy today. With expert interviews, an original film score, animations, slow-motion video, and hosted and narrated by your’s truly!”

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