Acting Like a Child vs. Being an Adult: A Review of “The Way Way Back”

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If you were 14-years-old, how would you feel if the person who’s supposed to be the male role model in your life told you that on a scale of one to 10, you were a three? That’s the situation facing the painfully shy Duncan (Liam James) in the new comedy/drama “The Way Way Back,” written [Read More...]

The American Family at Its Best: A look at UP TV’s “Bulloch Family Ranch”

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Julie and Rusty Bulloch’s ranch in Lakeland, Florida, sits upon acres of dirt and grass. But in the spiritual sense, their family home is built on the rock that Jesus talked about, the type that couldn’t be knocked down by rain, winds and floods because it was built on a solid foundation. Now, America will [Read More...]

Sheriff Walt Longmire: An Old-Fashioned Hero in a World of TV Antiheroes

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In the days of TV antiheroes like Tony Soprano and Don Draper, Sheriff Walt Longmire serves as a throwback to old-fashioned heroes like Marshall Matt Dillon of “Gunsmoke.” In fact, the series “Longmire” reminds me of that classic TV western in a couple of ways. “Longmire” – which premiered on A&E in June 2012, and [Read More...]

The Key to Self-Worth

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The following is the text of the Christopher News Note “The Key to Self-Worth.” See the end of the post for ways to request a pdf or paper copy: “You are precious in My eyes and honored, and I love you.” — Isaiah 43:4 Life is messy. A lot of us spend our time trying [Read More...]


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