“Son of God:” From Stained Glass to Silver Screen (Movie Review)

son of god movie poster“Who do you say that I am?”

Jesus originally posed this question to His closest followers, but it’s a question that is as timeless as it is timely.  Jesus is arguably the most recognizable figure of all human history—though He’s also the least understood.

Christianity affirms that the best and truest stories about Jesus come from the four “gospels” contained in the Bible.  Like all ancient biographies, the four gospels were intended to be read as reliable history.  But they were also written to invoke faith in the heart of the reader.  For Christians, the four gospels are the measuring stick by which we evaluate all other stories about Jesus. Read more

Being right or being redemptive: What we can learn from Duck Dynasty-gate

Aight.  If you’ve just crawled out from under a rock, you’re hearing a lot of buzz around Phil Robertson, one of the stars of A&E’s popular reality show Duck Dynasty.  In an interview with Gentlemen’s Quarterly, Robertson expressed his opposition to homosexuality on the basis of scripture.  A&E has since suspended his contract. Read more