The movie Rocky captures the spirit of a lone fighter with the odds stacked against him who prevails in the end. What's interesting about this film is that the same caliber of courage depicted by Rocky is what it took to actually make the movie.
I'm an evangelist, an author and a movie buff. I love Jesus, the Gospel and a really good movie.
Ever since I was a kid I used movies to escape the noise of my very loud, very volatile inner city family. When a Gospel-passionate, rule-heavy fundamentalist church reached my entire family for Christ I still watched movies as a way to escape the pressure of quasi-legalism.
This weekend the Rachel Scott story is unpacked in the emotionally riveting and spiritually challenging I'm Not Ashamed movie.
Every once in a while, a Christian movie comes along that simply must be seen. The reason this kind of movie must be taken seriously is not because of the special effects, a production budget that is in the tens of millions of dollars or the fact that it is packed and stacked with the trendiest, flavor-of-the-day Hollywood actors. No, this brand of movie must be seen because it tells a powerful story with compelling characters leading to a powerful and potentially life-transforming reaction.
I Am Not Ashamed is one of those movies.
The Deity and Humanity of Jesus can be tricky theological subjects. From the time Jesus ascended into the clouds there have been differing opinions about just who Jesus actually was. Even today there are two prevalent views of Jesus that pervade the landscape. To put in another way, some have a Superman view of Jesus and others have a Batman view.
Hey, how are you. Sorry I've not written earlier. You know how things get, especially around the holidays.
Take a deep breath and don't be nervous. This letter is not to confront you but to help you understand one of your newer target audiences...evangelical Christians.
I am a theologically conservative Christ
While the staff party was fun, the movie itself was
1. They are hard to get together but when they do people get saved (Philippians 1:27.)
2. They thrive on diversity (Galatians 3:28.)
3. Bruce Banner has an indwelling, unstoppable power that he can unleash at any time (Ephesians 6:10.)
4. Iron Man has impenetrable suit of armor andmaximizes it (Ephesians 6:13.)
How did I feel about Divided? Mixed, split and, well, divided! This surprisingly well filmed documentary follows the journey of one young man on a â€œquestâ€ to discover whatâ€™s gone wrong with youth ministry and how to fix it.
It quickly identifies one of the major reasons for youth
You may think that I'm going to go off on the upcoming To Save a Life movie as one of those Christian movies whose budget, cinematography standards, plot and acting have been, well, left behind. But I'm not.
Whatever giants the makers of this movie may have been facing this