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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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Chef: Jon Favreau’s Love Affair (Movie Review)

Jon Favreau’s ode to food, Chef, was a delightfully fun (and simple) film that asks us whether we’re critics or participants, tearing down or building up, full of bitterness or full of joy. The film, which Favreau produced, directed, wrote, and … Continue reading

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The Judge: What Lies Do We Tell Ourselves (Movie Review)

The Judge makes me want to be a better dad. Like a sequence out of the Old Testament (the feud between Jacob and Esau, the favoritism toward Joseph and its consequences), the screenplay by Nick Schenk (Gran Turino) digs into the … Continue reading

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Iron Man: You Know Who I Am, But Do I?

Iron Man 3 was a different kind of superhero movie than we’ve seen before, more akin to Dark Knight Rises than The Avengers, but it was still officially the first sign that summer is upon us. Tony Stark (Robert Downey Jr.) returns … Continue reading

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