Movies

Come Sunday: A Conversation with the Reverend Carlton Pearson

No matter what else goes on during a week in the life of a preacher, a pastor, Sunday always comes on time. For many, likely most, Sunday anxiety does not come with wondering who will fuel the jet, maintain the vacation house, or gas up the boat at the marina. Often any inner conflict is repressed. On occasion, it breaks out. Read More

I’ll Push You . . . To Go See the Movie

Finally, a movie that gets the church right. You only get one night to see it in a theater. This Thursday. Read More

Selma and the History Debate or, Life Is Rarely, If Ever, Univocal

When I told John he should go see Selma he followed his intentions to do so with, “What do you think about the controversy about misrepresenting President Lyndon B. Johnson in the film?” Read More

So You’ve Had a Bad Day – Let Alexander Provide Some Wisdom

Maybe you have lived Murphy’s Law, “If it can go wrong, it will go wrong.” Talk about pessimism. But, have one of those days where it seems like everything did go wrong and you wonder if there is such a thing as Murphy’s Curse. Read More

Field Tripping with Robin Williams

Rick, my mentor, did not play golf. The golf course was not a place where we went to unwind, talk about things away from the confines of an office, or get lost in our surroundings. We went to the theater.
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