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Archive for the ‘Christianity and Culture’ Category

On Christian Unity

October 17, 2017

“Let each of you look not only to his own interests, but also to the interests of others.” (Philippians 2:4) It would be difficult to pick out the most neglected command in the New Testament, but I believe Ephesians 5:21 would be near the top. This is the command to submit ourselves one to another. […]

Marshall

October 12, 2017

Marshall is the true story of Thurgood Marshall, a NAACP attorney who would later become the first African American justice of the Supreme Court. Marshall focuses on Thurgood’s early life and one case in particular. At the time Thurgood Marshall traveled all over the United States defending clients of color who had been falsely accused […]

Learning to Disagree Better

September 28, 2017

“Whoever belittles his neighbor lacks sense…” (Proverbs 11:12) We have a problem in our country with communicating with people who are on the other side of an issue. Rather than listen and respond politely, we see people calling names, degrading others, belittling their neighbors, or worse. Before we can discuss our differences, we must first […]

A Ghost Story

July 6, 2017

“For there is no enduring remembrance of the wise or of the fools, seeing that in the days to come all will have been long forgotten.” (Ecclesiastes 2:16) A Ghost Story is a riveting look at humanity’s place in time. This intriguing meditation on the moments that make up a life will cause viewers to […]

Silence

January 6, 2017

Martin Scorsese has a higher purpose in making films. He is not merely trying to entertain or provide a couple of hours of escapism. He wants the viewer to wrestle with difficult questions. Silence is a mixture of beautiful filmmaking and a complex and challenging story that will linger with you long after the final […]

Top Films of 2016

January 5, 2017

Hell or High Water Hell or High Water is a perfect film. The acting, story, music, direction all come together to make a film you will want to return to over and over again. I recently viewed it for a second time and it was just as satisfying as the first. It is a modern […]

Rules Don’t Apply

November 21, 2016

After a long break from acting and making films, Warren Beatty returns to the big screen this week with Rules Don’t Apply. The film is a nostalgic love story set in 1950’s Hollywood. Although it is centered around the larger-than-life figure of Howard Hughes, Beatty insists it is not a biopic. This well-made passion project […]

What Now?

November 10, 2016

We have just endured an election that was nasty on all sides. It divided family, friends, and our country. Now the election has ended, people are feeling an array of emotions. Feelings such as joy, happiness, apathy, fear, sadness, confusion, and others are present in many Americans. The question being asked on all sides is […]

Peter Leithart on How Christians Should Respond to the Election

November 10, 2016

Peter Leithart offers a wonderful and beautiful reflection on how Christians should respond to the election of Donald Trump. For the first time in decades, the GOP offered a candidate whose pro-life convictions are wobbly and whose commitment to traditional marriage is non-existent. Four years from now, Roe and Obergefell will be untouched. Trump did […]

Why I Cannot Vote Republican or Democrat in November

October 13, 2016

This election has been difficult for all Americans. We have been asked to choose between two candidates whose disapproval ratings are at all time highs. Rather than vote for a candidate, many people are voting against a candidate. People know who they don’t want, and they are reluctantly voting for who they perceive to be […]