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Remembering the Cross

March 26, 2018

The soldier walked up to the condemned man’s side 
 To test his wounds to assure he died 
 When his spear came up the sky it cried 
 The earth moaned and split open wide 

 I can’t explain everything I saw 
 When the water fell I felt it fall 
 I held […]

The Case for Christmas

December 21, 2017

“But when the fullness of time had come, God sent forth his Son, born of woman, born under the law, to redeem those who were under the law, so that we might receive adoption as sons.” (Galatians 4:4-5) One of the many things I love about Churches of Christ is our devotion to truth. We […]

Wonder

November 17, 2017

Wonder is the inspiring story of August Pullman (Jacob Tremblay), a boy born with a facial deformity, who is entering the fifth grade. Up until this point, Auggie had been homeschooled and lived a relatively sheltered life often venturing outside with his astronaut helmet so no one could see his face. His parents, Nate (Owen […]

Seeing God in the Chaos

September 3, 2017

“In the beginning, God created the heavens and the earth. The earth was without form and void, and darkness was over the face of the deep. And the Spirit of God was hovering over the face of the waters.” (Genesis 1:1-2) Now you might be wondering what this passage has to do with what we […]

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 […]

Pete’s Dragon

August 12, 2016

Pete’s Dragon is a mix of all kinds of different things that will encourage various emotions in the viewer. If you are looking for a faithful remake of the original, then you will be disappointed. If you are looking for a film with impressive visual effects based off characters you are familiar with, then you […]

A Prayer for the New Year

January 5, 2016

Our God, Our Father in heaven, We come before the throne of your grace, seeking your face, humbled by your presence. You are a God of steadfast love, your mercies are new every morning, and your faithfulness is toward every generation. What can we render to you for your benefits toward us in this past […]

On Controversies

November 30, 2015

“It has long been my experience that the most nourishing spiritual food is not found so much in the controversial literature as in the devotional literature of the church.” Hughes Oliphant Old Controversies fill our history books. Controversies get people excited. People like to gossip about the latest controversies whether they are religious, political, or […]

December 19, 2012

Originally posted on sacredmargins:
We are excited to have Scott Elliot as our guest blogger this week. Scott is the minister at the La Grange Church of Christ in La Grange, TX. We all happened upon Scott in different ways. Chris discovered him through his excellent blog. Allen found him by his Relevant magazine movie…