A goofy, unserious film that generates laugh after laugh, stopping well short of the raunch-fests that pass for movie comedies today.
- December 19, 2013 |
Dr. Roger answers a child's question about Jesus and Santa's "naughty list."
- December 19, 2013 |
For many of us, we have wrongly believed that being ‘nice’ is akin to being ‘godly.’ We don’t want to ruffle feathers.
You’ve probably read the story many times of Mary’s visit from the angel Gabriel. But let's talk about Mary's cousin Elizabeth.
An intriguing editorial in TIME magazine chronicled how "A Christmas Story" has become the quintessential American film for Christmas, replacing "It’s a Wonderful Life."
The Lone Ranger, out on DVD Dec. 17, combines one of culture's most iconic duos with the Disney name, director Gore Verbinski, a very Depped-out Tonto, and a hard PG-13 rating. So what are we supposed to make of it? Crosswalk's Shawn McEvoy and Stephen McGarvey unmask this cynical comedy-Western. Read Christa Banister's full text review for Crosswalk.com here.
We grit our teeth, roll up our sleeves, and put on our “Merry Christmas face” when inside, we’re anything but joyful.
Indispensible Elements for Jesus's Birthday Celebration
The generation born in the 80s and 90s is well-educated, self-expressive and described by many as Narcissistic or “entitled.”
Christian rock-umentary serves as a touching lesson on the natures of faith, family, and life in the midst of change.
The Anglo-Saxon image of Santa so prevalent in America sparked a trending row on the Internet... over Jesus. Here's how we got there.
When a simple handshake “bet” between friends on Sunday’s game becomes an overpowering, heart-racing compulsion, you might want to check yourself.
While it’s for others to decide whether Jackson’s film is a worthy interpretation, readers have been finding inspiration, and spiritual nourishment in the pages of Tolkien’s classic.
Have you wanted to give an unbelieving friend a book about the Christian faith, but you were afraid it might come across in the wrong way? Well, I’ve got some great reads to recommend.
In another church tragedy, megachurch founder Isaac Hunter took his own life. This is only one of several pastoral suicides in recent months, leading some to wonder if this is a growing trend.
How to separate the expectations of others from what we really want this holiday season.
I was surprised to learn the true history of how this date was selected.
Perhaps, for those of us who’ve had some measure of worldly success, there’s still room for dissatisfaction, isn’t there?
“You’ve been entrusted with one life, finite minutes. You are spending them according to your values, whether you admit it or not.
- December 12, 2013 |