Critiques of the “Blue Like Jazz” Movie and My Thoughts

I should recognize up front that I can hardly be considered a neutral party with respect to the Blue Like Jazz movie. First, I got to see a screening of a rough cut a few months ago, and then sit in on a podcast interview with Steve Taylor, the film’s director. I also got to [Read More...]

Blue Like Jazz: My Webcast with Marshall Allman and Steve Taylor

While Steve Taylor, director of the upcoming “Blue Like Jazz” movie, and Marshall Allman, star of the film, were at South by Southwest premiering the movie, I got a chance to do an interview with them by webcast. We talked about the evolution of the story from book to screen, why they felt so strongly [Read More...]

Blue Like Jazz: My Interview with Donald Miller, Steve Taylor and Marshall Allman

I got to sit down with Donald Miller, author of the bestselling faith memoir, “Blue Like Jazz,” along with Steve Taylor (Blue Like Jazz film director) and Marshall Allman (the film’s star) before an advanced screening of the movie. We talked about faith, images of God, dangerous theology, music and unearned grace. The movie hits [Read More...]

Blue Like Jazz: I Was Donald Miller

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I was Donald Miller.
 Once upon a time, a lot of us were. Some of us still are. I, too, grew up in the church. Then it hurt me. So I walked away — injured, disillusioned, and pissed off. I, too, went away to college and left my faith behind me, with no intention of [Read More...]


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