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Film Review: Collateral Beauty

One can describe Collateral Beauty as a film that is powerful cubed.¬† It has powerful performances of a powerful subject that can have a powerful impact on viewers. ¬†Collateral Beauty is a film about profound loss, pain, and the restorative … Continue reading

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Film Review: Gleason

In the game of football months, sometimes years of training go into preparing for the seconds that occur after the ball is snapped. Although the tactics, strategies and plays can be very complicated, at its core, football is a simple … Continue reading

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Cross + Roads Faith and Film Festival Overview

After King David coveted and took Bathsheba, the wife of Uriah, a loyal soldier fighting the King’s battles, David tried and failed to cover up his offense. When that planned failed he had Uriah killed in a last gasp attempt … Continue reading

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Film Review: “McFarland, USA”

As February is traditionally one of the worst times of the year for movie releases, my expectations were rather low when I attended a screening of “McFarland, USA,” a biopic about a California cross country track coach starring Kevin Costner. … Continue reading

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Review: “12 Years A Slave”

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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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Rebirth

A touching post of determination, grace, love, survival, and rebirth from a cancer fighter whose new life comes through a bone marrow transplant. I invite you to read and remember on nn/16th. Rebirth.

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