Death of a Salesman

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As it has been revealed through the social media tsunami, Hollywood and Broadway actor Philip Seymour Hoffman was pronounced dead yesterday. The death was ruled by police to be caused by a heroin overdose. By Hollywood standards, Hoffman was a brilliant and prolific actor, he died while filming the last installment of the Hunger Games […]

What if?

What if someone you lost returned? Returned from where? From the dead. At least that is the premise behind ABC’s new show Resurrection. See the trailer here.   It’s a provocative question.   A young boy Jacob wakes up in China in a field with no explanation of how he got there. No one knows […]

The Last Day Revival

THE LAST  DAY  REVIVAL   The Bible predicts that there will be a mighty spiritual revival in the last days. The Holy Spirit will be poured out in Pentecostal power. In Matthew 24:14 says: “This gospel of the kingdom will be preached in all the world as a witness to all the nations, and then […]

A Little Scandal Never Hurt Anyone

Scandal

“Everyone has a secret…” states ABC’s webpage of it’s hit TV show Scandal. The quick witted protagonist Olivia Pope commands a firm of “fixers” who take in Washington D.C.’s elite of the elite. Politicians, Socialites, Businessmen alike hire the services of Pope and Associates to either hide their dirty laundry or clear their name of […]

Not So Sleepy, Not So Hollow

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And she said, The glory is departed from Israel: for the ark of God is taken. 1 Samuel 4:22 The glory was with Israel, but it was never with Fox TV. With their new show Sleepy Hollow, the writers have taken great liberties mixing Washington Irving’s American tale with the Biblical narrative. The only elements […]

The Weather Made Me Do It

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Today the BBC posted an article BBC News – Rise in violence ‘linked to climate change’ The team says with the current projected levels of climate change, the world is likely to become a more violent place. Fascinating concept that science investigated. Here is another quote from the article. “One of the main mechanisms that […]

Sell-a-vision

Popular entertainment is largely violent. The govenment knows this. They admit it as far back as 1999. The Influence of Violent Entertainment Material on Kids: What is to be Done? Parents know this. Sex, Violence, and Profanity in the Media Fact Sheet, TV Statistics – Parents Television Council Jim Carey knows this. Jim Carrey condemns […]

Proverbs 31:30

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Favour is deceitful, and beauty is vain: but a woman that feareth the LORD, she shall be praised. Proverbs 31:30 Men, how do you respond to women? How do you treat them? Women, how do you think you should look and act? How do you display yourself toward men? Young men and young women, are […]

The Lone Ranger: Unmasked

lone ranger

Disney has recently spent a lot of money creating and advertising the new Lone Ranger film. When the radio program was created in 1933, Fran Striker wrote a creed of beliefs for the Character. I believe that to have a friend, a man must be one. That all men are created equal and that everyone […]

Superman is coming to..church?

superman coming to church

If you have not noticed the Man of Steel is everywhere now. You almost can not go to a public place and avoid being bombarded by promotional materials, including church! Check out this CNN blog on the phenomenon. http://religion.blogs.cnn.com/2013/06/14/superman-coming-to-a-church-near-you/ And if you’re a pastor, there is even more for you. You can get promotional clips, […]

Identified

identified

As I was driving home last Friday from Chico, the northbound lane coming into the town of Paradise had slowed down and was backup a half mile. I had figured that there was an accident up the road so I made my detour on some back roads to my destination. It wasn’t until a few […]

A Shelter In The Time of Storm

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As I walk in from an evening walk tonight I see the devastation caused by a two mile wide tornado in the Oklahoma City area. In the last month I’ve been to Oklahoma twice. Once to present a Battlefield Hollywood seminar in the Tulsa area. Listening to the newscaster he mentioned how many were found […]

HOW WE KNOW IF WE ARE CHRISTIANS

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Would you like to know if you’re really a Christian? Maybe someone will say … “I live my life right.” No. That’s not proof of anything. Many people live properly without Jesus. They have an external morality and look very good. There are people of high morals, who would also be able to take off their shirt and give it […]

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