Artistic Expression: Finding Faith in the Secular

The writer of Ecclesiastes observed, “Of making many books there is no end, and much study wearies the body” (Ecclesiastes 12:12). I will not attempt to comment on the second half of this statement, but the first part is certainly true. We live in a time...

Discovering Spiritual Messages in Secular Films

I have always loved movies. It is a lifelong passion. Because I love the movies, I like to share with others those movies that touched me deeply and to give them a chance to discuss them. I want them to see how they speak so deeply to me. My hope is that these movies...

Faith-Based Movies are Crowding the Silver Screen

I’m an avid movie watcher. It’s not at all unusual for me to quote a line or even play a clip from a meaningful film during a sermon if it helps move a thought forward or at least provokes the imagination “God-ward.” That is why I have been...