Last night I watched Disney's Robin Hood with my kids for the first time. I was reminded exactly why the movie was a childhood favorite. As a boy, I wanted to be that sly fox armed with bow and arrows, nerves of steel, courage and valor, and a heart for the people. Even as an adult, there's … Continue reading Robin Hood: A Treasury of Gospel Illustrations
I've never seen Mel Gibson's The Passion of the Christ. Someone is probably on their way as I write to come revoke my ordination certificate, but nevertheless it's true. The movie came out when I was in high school. I remember seeing the trailer for it and thinking of all the blood and gore that was … Continue reading Jesus Doesn’t Need Your Pity
(Article originally published in 2015 before premiere of 50 Shades of Grey) I don't have enough fingers and toes to count the number of articles floating around seeking to persuade Christians to please, pretty please, not go see 50 Shades of Grey this weekend. They argue that it lays a foundation for perverted sexual desire, normalized sexual … Continue reading Who Cares if Christians See ’50 Shades’?