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FILM REVIEW: “The Green Book”

  Okay, no kidding, “The Green Book” is easily the finest film I have seen in YEARS. Scanning back through my personal favorites, nothing even close comes to mind except “The Green MILE” – so that’s a bit weird. And … Continue reading

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WHEN HARRY MET SALLY

It’s a film with a classic New Year’s Eve finish . . . and don’t worry, I’m going to pass over the infamous diner scene. But “When Harry Met Sally” lets us eavesdrop on a poignant twelve-year romance between Meg … Continue reading

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“Bucky Stone” Interview

How’d you get into this Bucky Stone series? As a kid living in Bangkok, I gobbled up tons of such books purchased by my parents. I remember a “Danny Orlis” who excelled in hockey and football, and was always sharing … Continue reading

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Call the Midwife (TV/Book Review)

If you haven’t yet embraced this stirring PBS offering, there’s one more TV season to go . . . and it’s hugely worth your time to binge-watch all previous seasons and catch up. It’s easily the finest thing on television: … Continue reading

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The World Will Stand Back in Wonder

Yesterday’s Randy Roberts sermon (Dare to Be a Daniel) eloquently touched on one of my favorite themes: how a life of quiet, winsome eloquence can touch the whole planet. Here’s my all-time best illustration of how an obedient Christian’s life … Continue reading

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A Salute to the Missionary Band

I had a nice reunion chat after church yesterday with Nancy Jensen, who was my very first date! SA banquet, November, 1968, Far Eastern Academy. She said yes out of pity, I’m sure . . . but these 46 years … 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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