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Film Review: Fences

  Fences is the long awaited screen adaptation of August Wilson’s 1987 Pulitzer Prize winning play. After decades of rumors, and starts and stops, the African-American family drama set in the 1950’s and 60’s finally made its film debut this … Continue reading

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Sermon: The Empire Strikes Back/A New Hope

This is the sermon that was for the 3rd Sunday in Advent, the Sunday following the Newtown CT school shooting.  The Scripture was Matthew 2:7-23, the story of Joseph being directed to take Jesus to Exile in Egypt before the … Continue reading

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In Case You Missed It Film Review Series: “War Photographer”

With the recent murders of foreign correspondents James Foley and Steven Sotloff we are reminded the danger war correspondents accept in their determination to report on wars and conflicts and in so doing share the suffering these bring to so … Continue reading

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Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close, but not Very Obvious.

This review originally appeared in the United Methodist Reporter. Set in New York City during the painful days following the 9/11 attack, “Extremely Loud and Incredibly Close” opens a window to the struggle and pain the tragedy inflicted on a … Continue reading

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