Category Archives: Movies

on the Movie Risen, Starring Joseph Fiennes

After lunch today, my wife and I decided to watch the movie Risen, starring Joseph Fiennes (Luther, 2003). To be honest, we were both skeptical, not knowing what to expect.  Is this another Russell Crowe Noah, where too much creative … Continue reading

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Are Christians Still Complaining about the Noah Movie?

Here we go again – being known for what we are against rather than the love and compassion that should characterize us (John 13:34-35). At any rate, rather than complaining about the Hollywood movie Noah, Why don’t we, as Christ followers, seize the … Continue reading

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Three Lessons I Learned from “Breaking Bad”

Like millions of Americans, I too became hooked on the critically acclaimed Breaking Bad series: “To provide for his family’s future after he is diagnosed with lung cancer, a chemistry genius turned high school teacher teams up with an ex-student to … Continue reading

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What about Nudity, Violence, Explicit Sex, Blasphemy and Cursing in the Arts?

Author Jerram Barrs, a professor at Covenant Theological Seminary, reminds us that the biblical book of Job is full of blasphemy and the Song of songs contains “explicit descriptions of nudity and of very sensual sex.”  Barrs point is that … Continue reading

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