Good Christian? Bad Christian? It all depends on who’s doing the evaluating. The reaction to Jerry Falwell Jr.’s comments on encouraging students at Liberty University to be armed in case there is an ISIS attack at the school has led to a great deal of theological and political angst. Brian D. McLaren, described as “one […]
The new Noah film starring Russell Crowe is getting a lot of attention, some negative and some positive. My take on it is a little different. It’s hard to take a biblical story and turn it into a movie. It’s been tried many times with the meaning of the story lost in the layers that […]
Daniel Darling, the senior pastor of Gages Lake Bible Church in the northwest suburbs of Chicago, is saying that some people might think “we love our guns more than our neighbors.” Pastor Darling is not saying that keeping and bearing arms is sinful. While Jesus told Peter to put away his sword (Matt. 26:47–56; Mark […]
‘Courageous’ is the fourth film from the increasingly well-funded Sherwood Pictures, the team that brought you ‘Facing the Giants’ and ‘Fireproof’. If you listen to audiences, this is the greatest Christian movie ever made. But critics seem almost as unanimously to wish this cop drama had exercised its right to remain silent. Why the disconnect? Find out now on Movieology!
Memorial Day commemorates American men and women who died while in the military service. It’s not a day to celebrate war. In fact, it should be a day when we reflect on the true costs and consequences of war. I can think of no better way to do this than to offer a review of the film Sergeant York (1941), a war movie that caries an antiwar message. It’s the true story of World War I Medal of Honor recipient Alvin C. York (1887-1964). The York family eked out a meager existence in remote Pall Mall, Tennessee.