Tag Archives: Bible

Burning Your Enemies Alive

The entire planet suddenly finds itself standing united in its moral outrage against the ISIS crime of burning a man alive. Jordanian pilot Moath al-Kasasbeh perished at the hands of terrorists who executed their captive with fire. What kind of … Continue reading

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“Sycamore Row” and Judgment Day

  Sycamore Row is John Grisham returning to form with a tightly written and entertaining legal drama. There are a couple of sweet plot twists here that make this a pleasurable read. In the end, the jury gets it right … Continue reading

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Fifty Years Ago Today . . .

Christians should also thank God for the literary abundance of C. S. Lewis, who passed away the same day as John F. Kennedy. Two of my favorite quotes are both from “Mere Christianity.”  Regarding faith, he writes: “To trust Him … Continue reading

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Captain Phillips and the Second Coming

Okay, I cried at the movies yesterday for maybe the first time in a decade. For two hours and fifteen minutes Captain Phillips and his crew had to battle Somali pirates who forced their way aboard the Maersk Alabama and … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Green Mile

  September 16, 2012 I was saddened last week to hear of the passing of Michael Clarke Duncan, the gentle giant who played John Coffey – “like the drink, only not spelt the same” – in my all-time favorite movie, … Continue reading

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