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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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Film Review: Tower

One of the joys of attending film festivals is seeing independent films that often do not get a wide distribution if they are distributed at all. Unfortunately, documentaries are among the most overlooked film genres when it comes to theatrical … Continue reading

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Film Review: The Revenant

J.Ryan Parker, a friend and fellow theology minded film blogger, (Pop Theology on Patheos.com) asked me if I saw The Revenant. My response was an immediate “no.” The new film epic starring Leonardo DiCaprio as Hugh Glass is not merely … Continue reading

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Cross + Roads: Renewal Tour- Tribeca Film Festival

Cross Roads Faith and Film Renewal: Day 1 After arriving in NYC and settling in my hotel, I ventured out to get my bearings. While here I was hoping to run into a friend I have known for over 25 … Continue reading

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Carrying the Cross and Dropping the Crowbar

One of my favorite scenes in the movie “Field of Dreams” is when Ray Kinsella, played by Kevin Costner, is trying to convince Terence Mann, played by James Earl Jones, to go with him to a Boston Red Sox baseball … Continue reading

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Faith Take Film Review: “Philomena”

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Sermon Notes: With the Dawn of Redeeming Grace

Tonight concludes the Advent sermon series, “Repeat Sounding the Joy, “where we have looked closely at the theological teaching in favored Christmas carols. The first Sunday in Advent we looked at the theme of expectation as taught by Charles Wesley … Continue reading

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