Category Archives: Movies

Movie Write-Up: God’s Not Dead 2

I watched the 2016 Christian movie, God’s Not Dead 2, on Amazon last night.  God’s Not Dead 2 is the sequel to the 2014 movie God’s Not Dead. Here are some items.  In the course of my commentary, I will … Continue reading

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Scattered Ramblings on Contentment and Hope

A few weeks ago, I watched the 1955 movie, A Man Called Peter, which was about Peter Marshall, a preacher and Senate chaplain.  I did not know much about Peter Marshall himself, but I enjoyed his wife Catherine’s book, Christy, … Continue reading

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Movie Write-Up (Sort Of): The Keys of the Kingdom

I mentioned yesterday that I watched some faith-affirming films last week.  I watched three of them that I want to discuss on this blog.  The first one was the 2014 romantic comedy Christian Mingle, which I wrote about yesterday.  The … Continue reading

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Movie Write-Up (Sort Of): Christian Mingle

I watched some faith-affirming movies last week.  Today, I will comment on the first one that I watched: the 2014 romantic comedy Christian Mingle.  Christian Mingle is a Christian dating site. Gwyneth Hayden is disappointed with the dating scene and … Continue reading

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Church Write-Up: Bill Lumbergh-God (or Worse)?

I visited two churches last Sunday.  One was a non-denominational church that I visited before.  The other was a Baptist church.  The Baptist church was like an African-American church, in that it had an African-American choir, an African-American preacher, and … Continue reading

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Items from the Gospel of Nicodemus

I recently read the “Gospel of Nicodemus” in The Lost Books of the Bible and the Forgotten Books of Eden.  The English translation there is what I will quote in this post. The “Gospel of Nicodemus” is also known as … Continue reading

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Book Write-Up: Man, Myth, Messiah

Rice Broocks.  Man, Myth, Messiah: Answering History’s Greatest Question.  Nashville: W Publishing Group (an Imprint of Thomas Nelson), 2016.  See here to buy the book. Rice Broocks wrote the apologetic book, God’s Not Dead, which was the inspiration for the … Continue reading

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Philo on Difficult Torah Passages about Rape and Slavery

When I was in college, I would discuss religion with an atheist friend.  He would criticize the Bible, while I would try to defend it.  I still look at the Bible as a source of wisdom, but I have to … Continue reading

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Never Again; Philo’s Ascetic Preference for Bread; Mentoring on Grocery-Shopping

I have three items for my write-up on this morning’s church service.  The first items two relate to things I have recently watched and read. A.  In the children’s part of the service, the pastor was continuing his series on … Continue reading

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Movie Write-Up: Star Wars, the Force Awakens (and the Previews)

We went to see Star Wars: The Force Awakens on Saturday.  Here are some of my reactions to the movie, and to some of the previews that came before it.  This blog post will contain spoilers. A.  I don’t want … Continue reading

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