More Than We Realize

  One of my favorite lighter moments in the otherwise gritty movie The Dark Knight is when Lucius Fox lets accountant Coleman Reese into his office to discuss Mr. Reese's financial findings, during which Reese implies Bruce Wayne is Batman and tries to blackmail Lucius.  The dialogue ended like this: Lucius Fox: [to Reese] Let... Continue Reading →

Speaking Up

Martin Scorsese’s film, Silence, about Jesuit missionaries in search of their mentor in 17th Century Japan came out in January is now on DVD. Two Portuguese priests sneak into Japan, where Christianity was outlawed at the time, to find their mentor who may have committed apostasy. Based on a novel of the same name by... Continue Reading →

No Throwaways

So, I watched Rogue One: A Star Wars Story recently. As a long-time fan of Star Wars, I have to begin by saying it was everything I wanted The Force Awakens to be. That I liked the movie at all came as a surprise, because for a long time I held a healthy level of... Continue Reading →

“The King Has Returned”

  Today I got to watch a favorite movie from my childhood with my little boy, The Lion King.  In interest of full disclosure, he’s still a little young for it and ended up playing a lot and occasionally looking up at it.  I was glued to it though.  There’s something stirring about some of... Continue Reading →

A Pest’s Perspective

Today I read that verse and I think I felt more of its significance than on other casual reads. To explain, I have to digress a little, so stay with me on this. I read this famous passage shortly after I discussed the mole problem I have at my house with my mom. To give... Continue Reading →

What is Good Enough?

I saw a video recently where Ravi Zacharias answered a student at Yale’s question, which was essentially, “Why can’t I just do good? Why do I have to become a Christian?” And Ravi Zacharias answered the question, but I feel like he over-complicated it or at least expressed it in a more esoteric or indirect... Continue Reading →

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