Movies

Abby Johnson Movie “Unplanned” moves to Number 1 Best Seller on Amazon

The launch of the DVD, “Unplanned”, is officially underway!! This morning the world woke up seeing the news from Abby Johnson, that it is reached the #1 best selling on Amazon. Better still? It’s currently still a preorder!!! Set to be released to the public tomorrow, August 13th, we couldn’t be more excited for Abby …

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Chocolate

The 7 Deadly Sins of Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Talking about Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory during Lent seems cruel, especially if you gave up sweets. But the lessons that Willy and Charlie teach us go far beyond food. This penitential season is the perfect time to revisit the classic tale, or introduce your kids to the story for the first time. This …

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Grinch

The Grinch Had an Extraordinary Spiritual Life

Each year many people love watch How the Grinch Stole Christmas. We can imagine some commonsense reasons for that. One of the most important, though perhaps unacknowledged, has something to do with the miraculous. Quite frankly, it has to do with the Grinch’s spiritual life, and his extraordinary conversion. For most of us, the classic stages …

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Is the Growing Hit Film “Searching” Anti-Christian?

At first a limited release, the missing-person thriller Searching has garnered rave reviews from the nation’s top critics. It’s an impressive showing for first-time director Aneesh Chaganty, a former Google employee. Critics have hailed the film as a contemporary take on a familiar “whodunit” story, and they point to John Cho’s performance as particularly moving. …

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Can We Still Enjoy Military Thrillers After Changes by Pope Francis?

From the works of Brad Thor and Vince Flynn to Matthew Betley, military thrillers regularly top the bestseller lists. They’ve been popular since at least the 1950s, but after 9/11, readers have absolutely flocked to them. In light of Pope Francis’s recent change to the Catechism involving the inadmissibility of the death penalty, however, some …

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Grace and Protestantism: Two Excellent New Resources

Grace and Protestantism. These are two concepts that we think we have a firm understanding of—even converts and those of us with advanced theological educations—but we really have a hard time putting our finder on foundations of the concepts. That makes it even harder to understand the deeper issues, too. Two resources I’ve come across …

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