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Review: Sisters
Good for fans of Tina Fey and Amy Poehler, but not for much else. mpaa rating:R (For crude sexual content and language throughout, and for drug use.)Genre:ComedyDirected By: Jason Moore Run Time: 1 hour 58 minutes Cast: Amy Poehler, Tina Fey, Maya Rudolph, Ike Barinholtz Theatre...
Review: 45 Years
When the ground beneath a marriage is shaken, can it hold up? mpaa rating:R (For language and brief sexuality.)Genre:DramaDirected By: Andrew Haigh Run Time: 1 hour 31 minutes Cast: Charlotte Rampling, Tom Courtenay, Geraldine James, Dolly Wells Theatre Release:August 28, 2015 by Sundance...
Review: Concussion
Hollywood tries to turn a clash between science and a powerful institution into an immigrant doctor's "such a time as this." mpaa rating:PG-13 (For thematic material including some disturbing images, and language.)Genre:Drama, SportsDirected By: Peter Landesman Run Time: 2 hours 3 minutes Cast:...
Review: The Revenant
In the 1820s frontier wilderness, survival is a bear. mpaa rating:R (For strong frontier combat and violence including gory images, a sexual assault, language and brief nudity.)Genre:Drama, WesternDirected By: Alejandro González Iñárritu Run Time: 2 hours 36 minutes Cast: Leonardo DiCaprio,...
Review: Joy
The film is uneven, but Joy knows just who she is. mpaa rating:PG-13 (For brief strong language.)Genre:DramaDirected By: David O. Russell Run Time: 2 hours 4 minutes Cast: Jennifer Lawrence, Robert De Niro, Bradley Cooper, Edgar Ramírez Theatre Release:December 25, 2015 by Twentieth Century...
Blasphemy Blocks Re-Election of Indonesia's Only Christian Governor
But after losing Jakarta race, Ahok finds some favor in court. The blasphemy charges that cost Indonesia’s top Christian politician his re-election race won’t send him to jail. Just a day after Basuki Purnama—popularly known as Ahok—conceded the runoff for governor of...
Cease Squirming and Know That I Am God: Why Don’t We Share the Gospel?
We share the gospel because men and women need to know they are loved by God. I’ve seen people squirm and fidget whenever the topic of evangelism is mentioned. Of course, the reasons vary from person to person. Awkwardness I wonder if some feel awkward engaging in an activity they’ve...
Interview: How a Disney Ballerina Ended Up Fighting Modern Slavery
A director of church mobilization for International Justice Mission says women can’t have it all, but they can have something better. Today, forced labor and sexual servitude traps 45 million people—more than at any time in history. To respond to the modern slavery crisis, Jocelyn White,...
One-on-One with Dave Choi of Church of the Beloved in Chicago
Dave started the church in 2011 with no people, no resources, no building, nothing. Ed: Dave, you came here and started Church of the Beloved in Chicago, but give me a little backstory. How did you come to start this church? Dave: I was getting some offers from churches that were established...
The “E” Word: Why Many Avoid It, and How We Can Reimagine It
Part One in a new series. If we are honest, we must say that in many senses, we've lost our imagination, passion, and direction for evangelism. We need to put evangelism back into our imagination. To some, I may sound like a broken record (if you are old enough to remember records!). But I...