Tag Archives: Purpose

Marshall – Movie

The Lord commanded Moses to solicit his brother’s help. While Marshall is the story of Thurgood Marshall and his beginnings with the NAACP in a career-defining case, it’s the story of his reluctant recruit, Sam Friedman, that I found particularly … Continue reading

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Cars 3 – Movie Discussion

**Spoiler Alert ** I always wonder who the Cars movies are really written for…adults or kids. They’re cute and animated and entertaining for kids, to be sure, but the themes…they always hit me between the eyes—and this one made me … Continue reading

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Moana – Movie Discussion

Moana is an adventure story about a girl who is trying to find her purpose in life. She loves her home, but she also longs to leave it. Her father wants her to stay close. Her mother is trying to … Continue reading

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Peak Experiences

I read this quote the other day in Herschel Walker’s book, Breaking Free. …What I saw when I was out on the field as a professional facing guys who were, like me, at the pinnacle of their profession. I don’t … Continue reading

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Pitch Perfect 2 – Movie Discussion

I know people don’t go to see Pitch Perfect looking for a deep meaning. You go for the music and the laughs (and even though it’s crass and ridiculous, it is funny, admittedly—and that from someone who doesn’t usually find … Continue reading

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The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel – Movie Discussion

There’s no present like the time. – Babul In keeping with the first, Best Exotic Marigold Hotel movie, the second was fun and full of laughs (largely thanks to Dev Patel’s fantastically awkward, fast-talking, lovable Sonny) mixed with just the … Continue reading

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The Drop Box – Movie Discussion

Don’t miss the chance to see The Drop Box! It’s entertaining, true, informative, inspirational…and it’s important. It’s such an important film. It’s the story of a pastor in Seoul, South Korea who developed a drop box for babies, and the … Continue reading

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Finding Your Voice

Eric Liddell said he felt the pleasure and the presence of God when he ran. I suspect this kid, Raul Gil, could say the same thing about his singing… Continue reading

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The Undesirable Parish

I read these words today: Richard Wurmbrand…suffered abominably at the hands of the communists for over two decades in prison. I have never seen a more gracious, kind or happier man. That meeting still profoundly affects me years later. Richard … Continue reading

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Book of Life – Movie Discussion

The Book of Life is a fun, creative story which offers a look into the Hispanic culture and some really solid inspirational messages. While it’s not coming from a Christian worldview, it provides an easy segue into that discussion. Another … Continue reading

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