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A New Movie: Paul, Apostle of Christ

March 23, 2018 2 Comments
A New Movie: Paul, Apostle of Christ

Over a month ago I was blessed to get an early view of the new movie, Paul, Apostle of Christ. It is indeed wonderful — beautifully filmed and with a moving ending. It is not a simple retelling of the Acts of the Apostles; such films have already been made. Instead, it is a moving […]

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Don’t Worry about being”Left Behind.”Have a Holy Fear of being taken up to Judgment.

October 2, 2014 20 Comments
Don’t Worry about being”Left Behind.”Have a Holy Fear of being taken up to Judgment.

The movie “Left Behind” opens today. And while, in a secular culture dismissive of any consequences for unbelief, we can rejoice in any salutary reminders, it is unfortunate that the reminder is riddled with questionable theology and dubious biblical interpreation. In certain (but not all) Protestant circles, and especially among the Evangelicals, there is a […]

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100+ Charlie Chan Sayings and Proverbs. A surprisingly good selection of truisms and insights for your reading pleasure.

March 23, 2012 12 Comments

My Father was a great fan of Charlie Chan movies, a series of detective movies from the 1930s featuring a fictional Chinese-American detective. My father had every one on them on video tape. Not only did he watch them often, he also collected Charlie Chan sayings. For in every movie there would be dozens of […]

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On Becoming What God Made You to Be As a Road to Glory

February 11, 2011 43 Comments

There was movie some years ago that most of you have seen called Toy Story. It had a deep impact on me for it came out a critical moment in my life. It was my 33rd  year of life and my 6th year of priesthood. I had suffered a nervous breakdown that required a week […]

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Parody on the Culture of Death

September 2, 2009 5 Comments

We have discussed the “culture of death”  numerous times before on this blog. This description of Western Culture was used by Pope John Paul II. Fundamentally it refers to the fact that in the modern, western world, especially America death is incresingly seen as a “solution” to problems. Has a child come along at an inconvenient […]

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A Movie on the Miracle of Marriage – Fireproof

July 20, 2009 3 Comments

There is a new movie making the rounds in Christian Circles called  Fireproof.  It is about a young couple who experience that  their marriage is falling apart. There is anger, resentment, accusations, and disappointment. But God isn’t done with them, He’s just getting started. The husband Caleb is a fire f ighter who often reminds […]

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Interview with Ron Howard

June 12, 2009 0 Comments

The following video is an interview with Ron Howard by Stephen Colbert. Of course Colbert is a comedian so don’t take any of this too seriously. But what I find most interesting is how uncomfortable Ron Howard seems to be. Most guests on Colbert’s show seem to know that he is playing a role of […]

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Refuting Angels and Demons

May 24, 2009 0 Comments

A new website exists to refute and clarify many of the claims made in the movie “Angels and Demons. You might like to check it out or to send others to it: The Truth About Angels and Demons Westminster Seminary  is a Calvinist Seminary, so be careful about there article “What’s the Difference Between Protestants […]

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