Director Sean Anders Talks About His Own ‘Instant Family’

Mark Wahlberg and Rose Byrne’s comedy/drama film, Instant Family appears to be an instant hit with both critics and audiences alike. Sure, not everyone is a fan, but I suspect that people don’t actually have kids themselves. Those that do, appreciate all of the chaos and (at times) the corniness that is a part of family life. In the movie, Wahlberg and Byrne play a couple who want to start a family, but sort of feel that they are a bit old to be just starting and find themselves looking into foster care adoption and end up adopting a teen girl and her two younger siblings. Unrealistic you say? Try telling that to Sean Anders who co-wrote the script and directed the movie. He lived it. Well, mostly.

I met Anders last week to talk about Instant Family just before the film opened and my biggest question for him was how much of this film was actually based on real life. “A lot of it,” he said and then went on telling me a story about how his family came to be.

“First of all, my …

The Bible Tour Worship Experience 2018

In partnership with ChildFund, the popular Bible Tour returns this fall, visiting 14 markets around the U.S. Now in its fourth year, this not-to-be-missed live concert worship event will feature music from award-winning artists Matt Maher, Natalie Grant, Andrew Peterson, Daniel & Harvest Bashta, and Steven Malcolm.

The Bible Tour 2018 is more than just a concert - it’s a live worship experience suitable for the entire family. With an evening offering numerous hit songs from your favorite artists, it also promises an incredible worship time and a life-changing night you will never forget.

The tour kicks off September 20 in Evansville, IN and will run through October 21 in Hershey, PA. Official tour markets and dates are listed below. Tickets to most of the cities are on sale now, but further ticket information and the most updated schedule can be found at BibleTour2018.com.

Bible Tour 2018 dates:

  • Sept. 20 - Evansville, IN
  • Sept. 21 - Minneapolis, MN
  • Sept. 23 - Lexington, KY
  • Oct. 10 - Dallas, TX
  • Oct. 11 - Oklahoma City, OK
  • Oct. 12 - Broomfield, CO
  • Oct. 13 - Kansas City, MO
  • Oct. 14 - Milwaukee, WI
  • Oct. 17 - Charlotte, NC
  • Oct. 18 - Indianapolis, IN
  • Oct. 19 - Virginia Beach, VA
  • Oct. 20 - Stamford, CT
  • Oct. 21 - Hershey, PA

*All dates and markets subject to change

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