Tag Archives: The Bible

Is Reading Fundamental? (A Mustard Seed Musing)

As a father, husband, pastor, blogger, adult, etc. I know I get to the end of the day, and sometimes the last thing I feel capable of is opening a book and providing non-robotic, out-loud reading. It would be easier … Continue reading

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Why Story Matters (A Mustard Seed Musing)

Originally published through the blog connected to Context with Lorna Dueck: Life Beyond the Headlines in Canada. Why does ‘story’ matter? Why does what we watch on television, venture to the movies, or crack open a book matter? What difference can a … Continue reading

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Adam Hamilton’s Making Sense Of The Bible: How Do You Read? (Book Review)

Adam Hamilton, founder and lead pastor of Church of the Resurrection in Kansas City, has produced a long line of books and resources  but Making Sense of the Bible is the first that I’d call a thoroughly accessible seminary class. Beginning with … Continue reading

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Noah: Behind Every Great Man (Deluxe, Spoiler-Laden Review)

Noah isn’t your Sunday School, felt board version of the story found in Genesis 6-10 of the Bible’s Old Testament, but an epic, Hollywood-size thriller about a man who receives a vision of what God wants in a world full of violence … Continue reading

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Brian Godawa On Noah: “Respect The Story” (Interview)

Brian Godawa is the author of the Chronicles of the Nephilim series, screenwriter of To End All Wars and The Visitation, and blogger at Godawa.com. But who is Brian Godawa and why does he care so deeply about Noah? This week, the author/speaker/theologian sat down to … 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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Hating On “The Bible” Miniseries

I’ve said it before and I’ll say it again: I’m skeptical of media that barely dresses up a point of view with a few tidbits of action, drama, or acting, barely concealing that it is a diatribe against this or … Continue reading

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Mid-season TV Replacements: What2Watch

My tolerance for television has reached an all-time low. A new show is lucky to get a five-episode trial run, and a lesser show barely gets a reprieve after two issues of lackluster scripting or acting. So what can be … Continue reading

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