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Sarah Hartland

Sarah Hartland

Sarah Hartland knew she wanted to be a writer from the time she wrote her first short story in the fourth grade. By the time she was in high school, she had written two novellas and countless short stories. It was her love of storytelling that led her into marketing and media.

Sarah freelanced throughout her time at Colorado Christian University, where she graduated with a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration. At CCU, Sarah competed in speech and debate across the country, securing multiple awards and a national debate championship. She co-lead CCU's first-ever broadcast media program, CCU.TV, and served as the program's Student Producer during her senior year.

When she's not writing blog posts or editing a video, Sarah loves to swing dance, ski, travel, or visit her seven younger siblings in Montana.


Recent posts by Sarah Hartland

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5 Mother's Day Gifts That Last All Year

By Sarah Hartland on Mar 2, 2021 7:00:00 AM

Cards, flowers and breakfast in bed are staples of Mother’s Day. But if you’re looking for something mom will really treasure all year long, here are five gift ideas that last far beyond the holiday.

Topics: Holidays
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5 Reasons You'll Love 'Pure Comedy'

By Sarah Hartland on Dec 12, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Get ready to laugh, because PureFlix.com is releasing another comedy series that will have your whole family in stitches. “Pure Comedy” is hitting Facebook Watch this month. Hosted by Mark Christopher Lawrence, the show brings you an exciting collaboration between new and veteran comedians. We know your whole family will love “Pure Comedy.” Here’s why:

Topics: Comedy
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7 Movies Coming to PureFlix.com this November

By Sarah Hartland on Oct 31, 2018 12:00:00 PM

With the holidays fast approaching and the nights beginning earlier, November is a great time to snuggle up with a great movie at home. For PureFlix.com members, there are thousands of clean, entertaining movies to choose from that won’t make you cringe or reach for the mute button on the remote. Here are just a few coming this November:  

Topics: Movie List Pure Flix Digital Pure Flix Exclusives
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You'll Love How this Family Raised Money for Its Adoption

By Sarah Hartland on Oct 26, 2018 9:00:00 AM

It’s no secret that adoption takes a lot of resources, but one Colorado family has gotten quite creative with their fundraising efforts. From yard sales to haircuts and painting lessons, the Hoekstras’ fundraising efforts were the perfect opportunity to bring a community together to complete a family. Now, the PureFlix.com family is part of that community too!

Topics: Giving Back
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What is Pure Flix and How Does It Work?

By Sarah Hartland on Aug 24, 2018 1:00:00 PM

PureFlix.com went live in the summer of 2015, after the film “God’s Not Dead” had wowed audiences the year prior, becoming the sixth most profitable movie in film history. The mission of Pure Flix is simple: impact the culture for Christ through impactful entertainment. But the big screen was just the beginning; thanks to Pure Flix, Christian movies and TV shows are more accessible than ever.

Topics: Technology Pure Flix Digital Support
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Faith Saved Her Marriage, Says Dolly Parton

By Sarah Hartland on May 18, 2018 11:30:00 AM

It is no secret Hollywood can be a dark place. So when a celebrity speaks out about their faith, people sit up and take notice. And Dolly Parton has not been shy about how her relationship with God saved her life and her marriage.

Topics: Influencers News
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Tear-Jerker: Shocked Couple Receives Life-Changing Gift

By Sarah Hartland on May 8, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Adoption is one of the most beautiful ways to make a difference — but it’s also one of the most expensive. So, when given the opportunity to share their story, Sarah and Sutton McKee of Los Angeles were more than ready to talk about the joys and struggles of the adoption process. What they didn’t know when they sat down for the discussion, though, was that they were in for a major surprise…

Topics: Family Pure Flix Digital Giving Back
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Featured Family Movies You're Sure to Love - May 2018

By Sarah Hartland on May 2, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Grab your popcorn, because even more new movies are coming to Pure Flix. Here are just a few of our favorites that have recently been added to our growing library of family-friendly movies, documentaries, and online series.

Topics: Movie List Family-Friendly Movies
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10 Featured Movies on PureFlix.com this April

By Sarah Hartland on Apr 4, 2018 4:30:00 PM

New titles are constantly being added to Pure Flix, and we don’t want you to miss them! Whether you’re looking for the perfect film for family movie night, or just something to watch on your own, the titles we’re featuring (and new ones we’re adding!) this month are sure to encourage you and your family.

Topics: News Movie List Pure Flix Exclusives
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Billy Graham is 'Home,' But His Words Stay With Us

By Sarah Hartland on Feb 21, 2018 12:25:00 PM

For many, it is hard to imagine a time when Rev. Billy Graham wasn’t a household name. Deemed America’s “most famous preacher” and “the Protestant pope,” Graham’s legacy will endure for centuries to come. Counselor to presidents and a voice to millions, his message was a simple yet transformative one: the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Topics: Christianity Influencers News
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5 Team USA Olympians Living Their Faith in PyeongChang

By Sarah Hartland on Feb 20, 2018 5:00:00 PM

The Winter Olympics are an exciting time for the world to come together in sportsmanship, and the 2018 Olympics in South Korea are no exception. Many athletes use this international stage as an opportunity not only to participate in the global community, but also to share their faith while the spotlight is on them. Here are five Team USA Olympic athletes who are living their faith in PyeongChang:

Topics: News Sports
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Christian Entrepreneurs Share Business Tips and Faith in New Show

By Sarah Hartland on Feb 13, 2018 4:00:00 PM

For Christian entrepreneurs, business and faith go hand-in-hand. “Pure Business,” coming soon to Facebook and PureFlix.com, explores remarkable businesses and their owners.

Topics: Pure Talk Pure Flix Original
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Pure Talk is Back, and Better Than Ever!

By Sarah Hartland on Feb 12, 2018 3:20:00 PM

In 2017, “Pure Talk,” an interactive online talk show from PureFlix.com on Facebook Live, tackled topics ranging from theology to entertainment. “Pure Talk” featured a variety of panelists and guests last year, coming together from across the country to broadcast conversations that matter.

Topics: Press Release Pure Talk
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Here's Why Marriage is Struggling, and How You Can Help

By Sarah Hartland on Feb 6, 2018 6:30:00 PM

By now, you’ve heard the statistics: Marriage is being delayed or abandoned altogether by more and more couples in the U.S. Christian Headlines reported: “In 1960, the median age for a first marriage was 20 for women and 23 for men. Today it’s 27 for women and 29 for men...A full 25 percent of Millennials are likely to forego marriage altogether.”

Topics: Romance Romantic Movies
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3 Ways to Get More Family-Friendly Entertainment

By Sarah Hartland on Jan 5, 2018 7:00:00 AM

Author, mom and Fox News writer Michelle Cox recently shared her observations of how quickly and easily her kids (and others) absorb messages from entertainment. Her stories will sound familiar to any modern parent. She wrote:

Topics: News Family Parenting
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Talking to Your Kids About the 'Religion' of 'The Last Jedi'

By Sarah Hartland on Dec 20, 2017 3:00:00 PM

It’s no surprise that “Star Wars: The Last Jedi” is dominating the box office. Movie and “Star Wars” fans alike are praising the film, and it is likely to be a topic of conversation for months to come. Whether you’re a “Star Wars” fan or not, keeping your kids from the franchise is nearly impossible, which means a conversation about the saga’s overt spiritual themes is more than warranted.

Topics: News Entertainment Parenting
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