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Sunday’s Sermon Today: Adopted By God

Today is Adoption Day at Blandford UMC. You’re adopted, I’m adopted. Everyone in this room is adopted. Now, some of you were adopted by earthly parents who chose you to be part of their family. That is just… awesome. But some of … Continue reading


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Annie: It’s A Hard Knock Life But It Doesn’t Have To Be (Movie Review)

I knew we were going to Jamie Foxx’s Annie the first few bars into the trailer several months ago. My wife is a big fan of the 1982 Annie starring Aileen Quinn and Albert Finney, and she didn’t have to say anything. I wondered … Continue reading

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Mr. Peabody & Sherman: Our Adoptive Relationship (Movie Review)

Mr. Peabody & Sherman is Twentieth Century Fox/Dreamwork’s latest animated adventure, written by Craig Wright (a seminary grad, and writer for Dirty Sexy Money, Lost, and Six Feet Under), about a talking dog and his human son, Sherman (Max Charles). This particular dog, Mr. … Continue reading

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Smurfs 2: Born Blue Or Made Blue, It Doesn’t Matter (Movie Review)

I’ve been watching The Smurfs my whole life. There’s just something that draws me in about a bunch of blue, pint-sized souls who see the world from a cheery perspective, even though they’re always the underdogs. It appealed to me as a … Continue reading

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