Monthly Archives: February 2015

Kingsman The Secret Service: Seeing What Others Don’t (Movie Review)

Matthew Vaughn (Kick-Ass, X-Men: First Class, Layer Cake) has taken Mark Millar’s graphic novel The Secret Service and turned it artfully into an artful send-up of the James Bond movies, and a social commentary on plenty of the issues that plague the … Continue reading

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Don’t Worry, Be Joyful (Sunday’s Sermon Today- Gospel of Luke)

Fresh out of business school, the young man answered a want ad for an accountant. Now he was being interviewed by a very nervous man who ran a small business that he had started himself. “I need someone with an … Continue reading

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The Overnighters: Dealing With The Aftermath (Movie Review)

Director Jesse Stone delivered a masterpiece with his documentary, The Overnighters. When I discussed the story of Pastor Jay Reinke with him in November, he hinted at a post script interview with Reinke after the film had been edited. Now, with the … Continue reading

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Horrible Bosses 2: Now They’re Their Own Bosses (Movie Review)

In the original film, Nick (Jason Sudeikis), Kurt (Jason Bateman), and Dale (Charlie Day) worked together in a comedic Strangers on a Train scenario where they would kill off each other’s Horrible Bosses. In the sequel, their Shower Buddy idea is going nowhere, … Continue reading

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And The Oscar Goes To… (Well, It SHOULD Go To…)

I’ve seen more of the films this year than in any previous year. I’m still smarting from a film like The Artist winning a few years ago; I think it’s ridiculous that a retread remake like True Grit even gets nominated. But this year, … Continue reading

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On Mercy (Mustard Seed Musing – Lent)

I’ve guest-written this for Jason Stanley’s blog as he covers Lent daily on his blog. I highly recommend Jason’s writing – and the diversity of writers he’s recruited for this Lent. Go check it out! Mercy. It’s not a word … Continue reading

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Livin’ On A Prayer (Ash Wednesday Sermon)

Livin’ on a prayer. Bon Jovi, circa 1986, nailed it in the musically excellent department, chronicling an economically-challenged couple who work hard, stick with each other, and hold onto hope livin’ on a prayer. The album Slippery When Wet was one of my … Continue reading

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