writer: John Wierick

Karen Kingsbury’s A Time to Dance

September 5, 2017

Dove Approved for All Ages

Karen Kingsbury's "A Time to Dance" is a story of romance and making a marriage work. Abby and John have been married for 25 years. They have raised two wonderful children, but their life as a couple for the past few years have been going through the motions of looking like a happy couple. The [...]

When Calls the Heart: Trials of the Heart

May 26, 2015

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"When Calls the Heart: Trials of the Heart" features the first two episodes of season two of this warm and family-driven drama, based on the book by Janette Oke. In the opening sequence of episode one Jack teaches Elizabeth to ride and they share a few close moments as well as a laugh. Jack tells [...]

When Calls the Heart: Season 2

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

"When Calls the Heart: Season 2" picks up where Season 1 left off, and we are happy to say the quality of the acting, writing, and direction is still with the series. It features characters of virtue pitted against schemers and those who are out only for themselves. Themes of faith, loyalty, and [...]

Naughty and Nice

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

When two very different radio personalities are thrown together on the same show, things begin to change for both of them. Pepper Sterling from L.A. has been suspended from his show due to his attitude and antics on air. Sandy, on the other hand, is in the small town of Idyllwild, Colorado, where [...]

When Calls the Heart: A Telling Silence

April 22, 2014

Dove Approved for All Ages

"When Calls the Heart" is a terrific TV series which features excellent acting, superb writing and a wonderful setting, the small mining town of Coal Valley. In episode three, "A Telling Silence" a young girl has not spoken since her father died in the mine tragedy. Elizabeth is determined to learn [...]

When Calls the Heart: Season 1

Dove Approved for Ages 12+

This is a great new family series! It is set in the small town of Coal Valley and covers the hardships and determination of the people as new school teacher Elizabeth Thatcher arrives. The TV series manages to create memorable characters, humor, moments which require faith and grit, and a little [...]