Monthly Archives: August 2014

What I’ve Been Reading (Book Reviews)

Julia Immonen with Craig Borlase, Row For Freedom. The story of Immonen’s turn from living in the bubble to rowing across the ocean with four other people to raise awareness bout hurting people ensured in human trafficking. Heartfelt, honest, and inspiring, this one … Continue reading

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#TBT: The Usual Suspects: Truth From So Many Angles (DVD Review)

At Hollywood Jesus, we’re doing a month-long look at our favorite indie films. Here’s another of my favorites, this time a crime noir about a mismatched band of thieves who find themselves tangled in a bigger conspiracy. It’s one of … Continue reading

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The Be-Attitudes: Challenged Or Beaten Down (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Sometimes, I think that the Church has a persecution complex. We can convince ourselves in the holy huddle, the protective bubble of family and friends who think like we do, that ‘the world’ (whatever that is) is out to get … Continue reading

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Blue Lights In The Mirror (A Mustard Seed Musing)

Driving home on the interstate one night, I was passed by an SUV doing well over the speed limit. No innocent to speeding myself, I looked down at my speedometer and recognized that the other vehicle was doing twenty to … Continue reading

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FF Rant: #Winning (2014)

Here’s my dream draft in a ten-team league for this year, drum roll please… Quarterback: Drew Brees, New Orleans Saints ($35). Consistency, consistency, consistency. Brees just keeps chucking it, even while the NO brass keeps saying they’ll take more running reps. … Continue reading

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Tawni O’Dell’s One Of Us: Shadows Of Home (Book Review)

Psychologist Danny Doyle returns home to his coal-mining roots in Pennsylvania to check on his ailing grandfather, and finds himself embroiled in a serial killer’s machinations to avenge old wrongs in Tawni O’Dell’s fifth novel, One of Us. Eerily similar in … Continue reading

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The Be-Attitudes: Peacemaking or Keeping the Peace? (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Blessed are the peacemakers,for they will be called children of God.–Matthew 5:9 I’ve always wanted to be a superhero. Whether it was Superman or Luke Skywalker, I wanted to be the person who would defeat evil and make it so … Continue reading

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