This Week's Trailer Park Round-Up

Happy Monday, Threedonia! I hope you’re all faring well now that the Christmas season is into full swing. To bolster your week, here’s a fresh batch of movie trailers:

1. Mary Magdalene

The Biblical story of the title character (Rooney Mara), a former prostitute turned disciple of Jesus Christ (Joaquin Phoenix). Also stars Chiwetel […]

An Unsafe Enterprise

Scott Ott wrote this shortly after the church shooting at Sutherland Springs, Texas. It is beautifully written and, in my mind, goes right to the heart of why the Christian faith is not for the feint of heart.

Here’s the transcript:

Churches cannot be made safe. We can station armed guards, and members of […]

Gun Control? People Control

The Tower of Babel, Pieter Bruegel the Elder

Doug Wilson nails the heart of the gun control debate over at Blog and Mablog.

To take one pertinent example, the communists, in the course of their vile career, murdered approximately 100 million people. Whenever unbelieving man builds a Tower of Babel, it is so that […]

Stop Oppressing Me With Your Freedom!

Nobody brings the red meat quite like the great Matt Walsh, and his latest on religious liberty, where he addresses the oft-repeated liberal claim that Christians are “forcing their morality on others,” is a must-read.

No matter how you read the Bill of Rights, there’s no way to interpret it as granting the government […]

From The Trailer Park - Same Kind of Different As Me

A couple in a struggling marriage (Greg Kinnear, Renee Zellweger) befriend a homeless man (Djimon Honsou) and try to help him turn his life around. Also stars Jon Voight.

Hollywood Good Guy: Jim Carrey

Those of you who live or have lived in the Los Angeles area may be familiar with Homeboy Industries, a charity devoted to helping reformed gang members and other convicted felons rehabilitate and start new lives. Its founder and manager, Father Greg Boyle, was the guest speaker at my college graduation, and the stories he […]

Sunday Open Thread

The Ganges River at sunrise.

Sunday Open Thread

I.. I love this… =')

Biblical Lives in Modern Times

Brazilian photographer Sebastião Salgado traveled to the Simien Mountains of Ethiopia, a region known as the “roof of Africa”. There he documented an isolated Christian village, virtually untouched by civilization for millennia. It is believed to be one of the world’s first Christian communities, going back to only a few years after the death of […]

Faith Blooming In The Desert

Two young Iranian women who converted to Christianity and were jailed for evangelizing for Christ

We’ve all heard the horrible stories of Christians being oppressed and murdered by ISIS and other Muslim regimes in the Middle East. But there’s something else going on over there that the media is not covering. The spiritual […]