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Selma: It’s Still A Struggle (Movie Review)

The quiet chatter of four small girls seconds before the church explodes in flames. Matthew 6:26 whispered in a prison cell to remind Martin Luther King that God had a plan for him. The charging shadow of a state trooper … Continue reading

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Ten Words #1: God Doesn’t Have An Identity Crisis

The first word: “I am God, your God, who brought you out of the land of Egypt, out of a life of slavery. No other gods, only me” (The Message, Exodus 20:1-3).  [This is Week 2 of the Ten Words series. To read the intro, … Continue reading

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Gravity: Where Do You Get Your Strength? (Movie Review)

Castaway in space. That’s how my review was shaping up as I sat through the first two-thirds of the Oscar-nominated Gravity. Sure, Sandra Bullock was pulling off her typical ‘wow’ performance as Dr. Ryan Stone, first-time astronaut and survivor of a catastrophic … Continue reading

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My “Best Of What I Saw” 2013 Version

By my count, I saw 38 films in 2013, plus over a hundred DVDs and several dozen TV shows. Of course, not all of them are created equal, and here’s my wrap up of what was actually worth catching! Best … Continue reading

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