What does “Dove Approved” mean, anyway?

For two decades the Dove seal of approval has been helping families quickly determine if a movie is right for their family. People tell us that evaluating their choices has become increasingly difficult and complex in today’s world, and the difficulties are for some really good reasons. Reasons that indicate our growth and our grace, […]

Our New Seals and Review Strategy

  Hello Filmmakers, Distributors and Friends, Greetings from The Dove Foundation and dove.org. Many of you have known us for a long time, as a solid-rock organization providing authoritative perspective and information about the latest movies released in theater, on DVD and streaming. Dove continues to be the gatekeeper of trusted content for studios, broadcasters, […]

Celebrating Wonder-Families

Hello Dove Family! Meet The Lynch’s – one of our first Dove Family Reviewers. LeighAnn and her daughter Ellie were among the first to see the new release and here’s Ellie’s reaction (Ellie is 13 years old). Fly Your Wonder Today! Ellie Lynch’s Review Of Wonder Woman! “I really, really loved this movie. At both the […]

Dove’s “Frankly Faraci” Season Finale: Rapper Propaganda Opens Up on Faith, Family, Hip-Hop, and the End of Racism

Dove Channel’s new original series Frankly Faraci wrapped up its first season in a grand finale episode featuring legendary rapper and hip-hop artist Propaganda, a performer who has been outspoken about his faith. In his most in-depth interview to date, the celebrated recording artist deals directly with race, religion, family, and how the church in […]

3 Ways to Overcome School-Day Blues

It’s a month or two into school. My kids are dragging. I am dragging. The weather is cooling down and I’m thinking wistfully back to our beach days in July. You’re with me, right? At the Tromp house, we’ve discovered sometimes laughter is the best medicine. Here are just a few kid-approved ideas on ways […]

Jim Davis, Producer and Writer of “The Fight Within,” Talks of Inspiration

Jim Davis has a checkered background which includes serving as a minister. In addition to being a husband and father, Jim recently wrote and produced the screenplay for the movie The Fight Within. The film, awarded five Doves by The Dove Foundation, is a story which features mixed martial arts. It speaks of finding resolve from […]

It’s A Wonderful Movie Night: Video Homeschooling During Christmas

Christmas is a busy time for families, but home education can’t be put on hold for the whole month of December, tempting as it may be at times. Keep the kids learning and working away at their studies during the holidays, but consider adding some Christmas-themed video fun to the mix. One way to do […]

24 Days of Christmas Movies

I have a confession to make. I love Christmas. The music, lights, cookies, decorations, everyone looking out for others, and family get-togethers. I love every minute of it. Maybe that’s why I like the holiday movies so much. They combine everything I love about the season: Beautiful music, lights, decorations, and an excuse to sit […]

Thanksgiving Is Magic

I know that everyone and their sister is blogging about Thanksgiving this week. But I couldn’t resist. Being purposeful about living life and parenting my kids is something I’m passionate about. And yes, I know today isn’t Thanksgiving, but I’m betting most of you would be in a turkey-induced coma if I waited until Thursday. […]