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Ron faces the ultimate challenge of acceptance when he marries Sylvia, recently widowed, and has to find common ground with his new step son, Billy. How can God bring them together? Watch and be inspired in this CMAX original, Ron’s Beads. If you like this short film, please share and scroll down to see how you can be involved and watch more inspirational films like this.
A CMAX Original Short by John M. Forte, Jr.
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Jenna Marie Abbott has incredible news! Her grandmother just left her millions of dollars, but her inheritance comes with one galling stipulation; Jenna must use the money to launch and run a Christian online streaming platform, complete with managing an eclectic and opinionated team of creatives. Though life at Paradiso.tv may more resemble Purgatorio, the Big Guy upstairs just might be tuning in!
I Accept Both: The Life of Maximilian Kolbe
Many know of Maximilian Kolbe’s sacrificial act in Auschwitz. But how many know of his mystical visions as a child, or his rub up with Freemasons in Rome as a seminarian, his founding a convent in Nagasaki, or his passion for media? This feature length dramatic film demonstrates a life that began as extraordinarily as it concluded.
Transfigure: A 12-episode Discipleship Primer for Youth
Based on the 12 onboarding themes of the Refuge youth discipleship ministry, join host Tom Esposito (Co-Founder of the Missioners of Christ and COO of CMAX Media Corp) on a fast-paced journey created to help teens “thrive in your Catholic identity as you engage a post-Christian culture.” Where ministry, Christian anthropology, and authentic psychology, sociology, and theology meet, mediocrity is not an option.
The Gospel According to Vinny (The Movie)
You think you know Vinny? Yeah, the rough-around-the-edges yet lovable biblical-scholar wannabe is full of real-life wisdom for all ages… and even more! From Vinny’s childhood and family life to his young adult years up to the seasoned man he is today, you will get to see the many “ingredients” that have gone into to make Vinny the sage he is today (with a touch of basil).
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Episode 101 – Hello. My Name Is . . .
Host Johnathan Brownlee introduces his philosophy on renovation and building projects. We see the beginnings of the Macauley/Clark heritage restoration.
Episode 102 – Weekend & Entertainment
Entertain…inside and out. Home theaters, outdoor entertaining spaces, and home gyms.
Episode 103 – Border Dude
Fireplaces options, flooring, and the moving of the Clark house begins. We also see a beautiful new kitchen renovation.
Episode 104 – Sawmill and Timber Frame
Learn ways to care for the environment from artists and experts in Squamish, British Columbia. Plus, Johnathan picks the right saw for the specific wood job.
Episode 105 – Drive for Show, Putt for Dough
How to pick the right tools for the job. Integrating metal into renovation. The artistry of Burled Bowls. How fine cabinetry can enhance your home value.
Episode 106 – The Urban Show
Condo living and renovations. An English Kitchen, woodworking, and planting a garden in pots. Storage/organizing options and a spin around the hand-tool aisle.
Episode 107 – NOT the Holiday Show
Making new…old. A tour of the heritage neighborhood with our architect and some fun projects for the family. Plus, easy “hacks” to make simple furniture special.
Episode 108 – Finishing Touches
Glassblowing, choosing furniture fabrics, and recovering dining chairs. Fine light fixtures. Sanding blocks and sanding papers. A crown molding innovation.
Episode 109 – A Home with a Different View
Visit a Floating Home, a historic Row House, and a House on Wheels. Window installation, choosing a saw for demolition, and integrating new and recycled materials.
Episode 110 – Hardhats and Blueprints
Tour a working construction site. Venting and insulation. Prewiring your home. Visit a world class model making facility and testing engineered wood products.
Episode 111 – Mix, Match and A Ply
Stained glass repair, tile mosaic project, and home inspection at the Macauley House. Visit a plywood factory. Structural engineer starts our renovation spec out.
Episode 112 – A Day in the Life
Specialty stone, when and what to plant, and designing the lighting in your home. Touring a fabulous kitchen and testing for hazardous materials in our renovation.
Episode 113 – Strikes, Spare and Renos
Trimming plants and flooring options. Johnathan also helps a buddy on a hardwood flooring restoration. Also, options for security systems to protect your home.
Episode 114 – Squamish Hat Trick
Blacksmith, stone mason, and the basics of timber frame joints. Plus, a lesson in hydroponics.
Episode 115 – Home Sweet Homeshow
Take a tour around the homeshow with Johnathan. Wall beds, gilding frames, and other fun ideas.
Episode 116 – A Day Late and a Lot Wiser
Picking your bathroom fixtures, structural engineering, and planning your dream kitchen. Carpet options and water plants to finish off your home.
Episode 117 –Macauley and Clark House Reno Begins
Demolition, excavation, grading for heritage renovation. Custom closets. Home office design/construction. Raising Macauley House. Rugs. Mirror resilvering.
Episode 118 – Concrete, Sawdust and Pillows
Build a children’s workbench, starting the Clark House construction with insulating concrete forms, and planning for furniture and accessories.
Episode 119 – Heritage Hip
Take a heritage house tour, learn about different types of concrete, and milling custom moldings to match your heritage restoration.
Episode 120 – What’s For Dinner?
Designing your kitchen, picking out your appliances and tile, and a spin around a vegetable and fruit garden.
Episode 121 – The Leisure Show
Home spa and bathroom design, your own putting green, designing and building your plumbing and heating system. Plus, more design options and some tool safety.
Episode 122 – Little Treasures
Drainage systems, safety railings and personal protection tips, roofing types, and installation and ladder safety.
Episode 123 – Walkabout
Custom awnings, woodworking classes, a lesson in plant names, and window design basics round out this episode.
Episode 124 – Pink Lime and Luxury
Taking a break during renovation. Choosing marble slab for the countertops. More kitchen and bathroom design. Plus, using cast glass as an architectural feature.
Episode 125 – Born Again Beauties
Commercial live and workspaces, reusing salvaged materials, and the ultimate recycled home…a barn from 1640 England.
Episode 126 – Dear Johnathan
Johnathan answers emails from viewers and picks some of his favorite moments from the first 25 episodes.
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