The Portrayal of a Realistic Marriage: Review of the movie, Darkest Hour

If we look past some of the sexism of 1940s England, we see a valuable picture. The story presents us with the way a marriage in that incredibly stressful situation has to work if victory would be achieved. Winston Churchill was, of course, a leader. He led. But we see, in the few poignant scenes including Clementine, how she needed to be quite as strong as he for him to be able to lead. And she was.

Christ is Masculinity Extraordinaire

In relationship to His Church, Jesus Christ demonstrates the archetype of masculinity in its pure form. (In another context, Christ shows us where femininity came from also.) The apostle Paul calls forth the excellency of Christ becoming our husband in 1Corinthians 11:2-3, while Ephesians 5:22-33 explains it more fully, two examples among others. So if you want to see a …

Should You Take your Children to See Disney’s New Beauty and the Beast?

A mom asked me this question because a debate broke out in her church group about the new movie opening today. Director Bill Condon revealed that the live-action reboot would end with a “nice, exclusively gay moment.” Moms who have been eagerly anticipating the release of this film prior to learning about the homosexual content are now discussing whether or …

The Real Message of the movie, “I Am Michael”

“You want to go to heaven, don’t you?…You need to be heterosexual.” Who actually talks like that? Certainly no one who works with same-sex attracted (SSA) people rejecting the gay identity. But so opens the film billed as “the true story” of Michael Glatze, ardent gay activist turned intergendered married Christian pastor. In the scene, the converted Glatze (played by …