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23 Blast: Blinded Teenager Learns To Play, Live Again (Movie Review)

Travis Freeman, a real-life teenager from Corbin, KY., goes blind overnight, throwing his world into darkness and impacting the lives of those in his family, on his football team, and within the community. But this is a bigger-than-Hollywood kind of … Continue reading

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Samson’s Story: 4th & Long (Sunday’s Sermon Today)

Some stories we read because they inspire us and lift us up; some stories we tell because they warn of what could be if we continue down the path that we’re currently on. Some stories, like Samson’s, are a beautiful … Continue reading

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When The Game Stands Tall: Every Play Perfect (Movie Review)

When the Game Stands Tall is the best football film since Friday Night Lights. Tracking the final games of De La Salle High School’s 151-game winning streak in 2003 to the subsequent games afterward, the film is framed around a football season, … Continue reading

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A New Season (Neighbors Fall 2013)

This devotion will show up in the Virginia Methodist devotion, Neighbors, this fall. But here it is now. Fall is one of my favorite times of year. It brings football, colder weather, some family traditions, and usually the sort of … Continue reading

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Silver Linings Playbook: Judgment vs. Forgiveness

Silver Linings Playbook is the only Oscar movie I had left to watch, and the fact that Jennifer Lawrence (Hunger Games, Winter’s Bone) won an Academy Award only made my anticipation grow. A romantic comedy about a Philadelphia Eagles fan with emotional … Continue reading

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Who God Is Rooting For In The Super Bowl

Maybe it’s Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis’ fault. The man once accused of murder at the Super Bowl, the man convicted of obstruction of justice, and the man who quotes Bible verses to his teammates before every game may be … Continue reading

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