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Is There Hope In Your Despair? (At The Movies: First Reformed)

Is There Hope In Your Despair? (At The Movies: First Reformed)

July 25, 2021

“Wisdom is holding two contradictory truths in our mind, simultaneously, Hope and despair. A life without despair is a life without hope. Holding these two ideas in our head is life itself.” The film, "First Reformed," is about extremes: two very different churches, two very different pastors, two competing emotions, and two radically different paths forward. 
All of us will enter a season of despair. Where will we turn? 

We All Need To Belong (At The Movies: Hunt For Wilderpeople)

We All Need To Belong (At The Movies: Hunt For Wilderpeople)

July 13, 2021

We all have a need to belong, to be wanted, to be loved. God made us this way. We'll talk about that and the delightful, emotional, new movie, "Hunt For Wilderpeople." 

Would You Recant Your Faith To Save A Village From Torture? (At The Movies: Silence)

Would You Recant Your Faith To Save A Village From Torture? (At The Movies: Silence)

July 8, 2021

We can't think of a worse situation: "Recant your faith or watch a whole village be tortured and killed." That's the terrible dilemma at the heart of the movie, "Silence." Whew. This is a tough one. 

How To Live When You’ve Lost Everything (At The Movies: Up)

How To Live When You’ve Lost Everything (At The Movies: Up)

July 1, 2021

Why does it feel as though time flies? How do you live when you've lost everything? What is the value of multigenerational relationships? The superb movie, Up, takes a deep dive into these profound questions. Not only does it make us cry and laugh. It makes us think. 

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