Monthly Archives: January 2015

“He has taken leave of His senses”

   The title of this blog is from Mark 3:21. Some of his old homies thought Jesus had gone mad when he began his ministry. He was saying and doing things like casting out demons and forgiving sins that made people wonder—even his … Continue reading

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American Heroes and American Snipers

    I saw American Sniper last Friday when it came out. I thought it was a good film but not a great one. As ever, Clint Eastwood does a solid job directing. It has been an immensely lucrative but polarizing film. However, overall I didn’t feel … Continue reading

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“Unbroken” ~ and other Holiday Movie Fare

   Hollywood always releases at least a half-dozen potential blockbusters between T-day in late November and New Years Day.  Last year’s films I found particularly good. I saw The Secret Life of Walter Mitty on Christmas Eve.  Perhaps it was my mood—a bit melancholy, and … Continue reading

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Do I Finally Get It Now. . . Maybe?

    Quite unexpectedly, I had a “born-again” experience in September, 1979.  At that time I had been an avowed agnostic for many years—from right around the time of  my 13th birthday. I’ve written about that experience in several blogs as well as in my books The … Continue reading

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