December 15, 2017

Stand by for the first

Stand by for the first non-Passion related blog entry in a couple of weeks. Kathy Mattea in Concert. Brown Theater. Louisville, Ky. Friday, March 5, 2004. When I told one of my co-workers I was going to see Kathy Mattea, he … [Continue reading...]

Two Other “Jesus” Movies Worth

Two Other "Jesus" Movies Worth Watching: Part Two Jesus Christ Superstar was first released in 1969 as a recording. Andrew Lloyd Webber and Tim Rice had done a Biblical musical about Joseph, but this was a daring contemporizing … [Continue reading...]

Two Other “Jesus” Movies Worth

Two Other "Jesus" Movies Worth Watching: Part One Franco Zefirelli's 1977 "Jesus of Nazareth" is a seven hour mini-series that covers the story of Jesus from birth to resurrection. It is easily the most ambitious "Jesus" … [Continue reading...]

Stephen Prothero on “The Passion”

Stephen Prothero on "The Passion" in Opinion Journal:Mr. Gibson's idiosyncratic take on this medieval "Man of Sorrows" is plainly a product of American culture. It draws on the Bible, medieval passion plays and Roman Catholic … [Continue reading...]

Richard is a Canadian Baptist

Richard is a Canadian Baptist pastor. I thought his thoughts were worth posting and sharing. Why I (probably) Won't Go See The Passion- by Richard Campeau The controversial film The Passion of the Christ, directed by … [Continue reading...]

My Questions About “The Passion.”

My Questions About "The Passion." I want to be really clear that I have not seen this movie. I will say I've devoted more than a year to learning about it, having written one of the first blog pieces on the film almost two … [Continue reading...]

My Review of The Gospel

My Review of The Gospel of John: The Movie Denise and I just finished watching the new "Gospel of John" movie. I'd like to say a few things about it. I have two other films that follow the Biblical text as the script. … [Continue reading...]

The Music Debate at our

The Music Debate at our House: Does it have an influence on what people do? We have this continuous simmering disagreement in my household over music. I love music, and enjoy all different kinds. My kids are a lot like me, though … [Continue reading...]

Advice to My Daughter: GOP

Advice to My Daughter: GOP or Libertarian? My daughter struggling with whether she is a Republican or a Libertarian. Here's her post. Here's my answer. Dear Noel, First of all, remember that your political principles are … [Continue reading...]

No Room for a Pastor

No Room for a Pastor in a School Lunchroom Saw this story about a church I'm very familiar with in the town where I pastored for four years. Seems the local school board has banned ministers from eating lunch with students in … [Continue reading...]