Movie Review: Scott Pilgrim vs. The World

Watching Scott Pilgrim vs. The World is a little like the dreams you might have if you fell asleep playing Nintendo and reading comic books on the couch next to your high-school girlfriend. It’s about young love, video games, finding a job, comic books, genuine maturity, and cartoons. And it’s funny. Director Edgar Wright has... Continue Reading

Book Review: Every Bible Student needs a good atlas – Crossway’s ESV Bible Atlas

After all, what is more necessary for Bible Study than a good atlas? I have to confess to owning a dozen or more of them First, I declare a bias – well, two if I may: that I know John Currid (one of the co-authors of this volume -he’s a colleague and a dear friend),... Continue Reading

TODAY Show Wedding Contest Final Four features Belhaven University Alumni

TODAY is partnering with Facebook to throw a modern day wedding! From the bride’s dress to the honeymoon location, we’re counting on viewers to plan a unique dream wedding on the Plaza. Become a Facebook fanand follow the exciting progress!… Couple #4: Genevieve & David A native of Dublin, Ireland, David McKay, 23, came to... Continue Reading

BOOK REVIEW: So, Pastor, What’s Your Point — New Book Aims at Helping Pastors Reach People in the Pews

“Listening to a sermon is not at all like reading a book, so you have to present material for the ear. “A sermon should have one main point,” says Dr. Dennis Prutow, professor of homiletics and pastoral theology for the Reformed Presbyterian Theological Seminary (RPTS), who will release his book on the procedures of sermon... Continue Reading

MOVIE REVIEW: Why Does Hollywood Hate ‘To Save a Life’?

So, why the hatred? There’s really only one answer. The movie’s message of salvation is decidedly Christian Earlier this year I was blessed with the opportunity to co-star in the film “To Save a Life.” It turned out to be one of the most successful faith-based films of all time. Aimed squarely at teenagers facing... Continue Reading

BOOK REVIEW: ‘What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage’ by Paul David Tripp

The main problem with most marriages, says Paul Tripp, is lack of submission— to God! A Review of: What Did You Expect? Redeeming the Realities of Marriage by Paul David Tripp, Crossway Books, April 2010, 288 pp., $3.19 Twelve years ago, my husband and I dutifully pursued premarital counseling, which meant having dinner with a... Continue Reading

BOOK REVIEW: The Hijacking of the American Evangelical

“Prior to Roe v. Wade, the term evangelical was exclusively a spiritual term. The American political landscape is littered with abuses of words: terms specifically commandeered to evoke emotional or visceral responses to trigger electoral action. None has had as significant an impact as the hijacking of the term ‘evangelical.’ “Prior to Roe v. Wade,... Continue Reading

Global Warming—The Big Picture: Review of Brian Sussman’s Climategate

Climategate provides a comprehensive debunking of global warming mythology. “Climategate: A Veteran Meteorologist Exposes the Global Warming Scam” by Brian Sussman, WND Books, April 22, 2010, 240 pp. Climategate is thorough, knowledgeable, timely, and very well written. I have been reading about global warming for 20 years, yet this book included important information and details... Continue Reading

Movie Review: The Death and Life of Charlie St. Cloud

And while the view of the afterlife pitched in Charlie St. Cloud doesn’t square with what you learned in Sunday school, there are religious overtones Last winter, 16-year-old Abby Sunderland set out from California on a mission to be the youngest sailor to circumnavigate the world solo. But by early June, Abby was in trouble... Continue Reading

A New Idol? We’re Falling Behind

Other than the complete lack of a sneering judge with an English accent, it seems that the first series of `Imam Idol’ has been a great success, at least if the BBC report is anything to go by. Scholar wins Malaysian TV’s Young Imam contest A 26-year-old religious scholar has been chosen as the winner... Continue Reading