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MOVIE REVIEW: “RICHARD JEWELL”

I will sometimes forgive a film’s R rating if the director forgoes all the CGI effects and simply tells a good story. Twice in a row now, Clint Eastwood has done that. (His recent drug-cartel adventure, The Mule, is another … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: JUSTICE ON TRIAL

As a moderate Democrat, I read this book with mixed emotions. I will say up-front that the writing is really quite good, and the reporting impeccable. Other reviewers have noted that the authors’ conservative credentials have given them nearly unlimited … Continue reading

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FILM REVIEW: A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

                There was no church choir. No baptismal font. No pulpit. But I just heard one of the very best sermons of my life. For two poignant hours on Black Friday I sat in a Regal theater auditorium next to … Continue reading

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BOOK REVIEW: “I Will Always Write Back”

  This amazing book relates the miracle of two high school kids whose pen pal relationship transforms both lives. Martin is a brilliant boy living in abject poverty in Zimbabwe; Caitlin is an admittedly pampered junior high girl in Pennsylvania … Continue reading

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Red Hat Blue Hat

Christian #1: “Send her back!” Christian #2: “You’re all bigots!” I got a prickly surprise the other day. It leaked out here on Facebook that an admired friend of mine is a diehard and enthusiastic member of The Other Party. … Continue reading

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Movie Review: “Yesterday”

  You’d have to be a Beatles fan, but the new film “Yesterday” is a wonderful nostalgia-drenched ride. Its basic premise is that the entire world has blinked . . . and all of a sudden, only Jack Malik has … Continue reading

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MercyMe Concert!

I was re-baptized last Friday night, and no, I didn’t actually get wet. Lisa and I were fortunate enough to be at the Microsoft Theater in L.A. to hear MercyMe perform from their 25-year legacy of Christian hits. I know … Continue reading

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