White Horse Inn: The Theology of Christmas Movies

[display_podcast]What’s the true spirit of Christmas? That’s the question at the heart of countless Christmas movies that clutter the airwaves and cable listings at this time of year. But the answer one typically receives from films of this genre is not merely a departure from the biblical narrative, but rather is a kind of anti-gospel that turns our attention completely away from the redemption provided by the incarnate Son of God. The hosts will discuss this topic by walking through mem … [Read more...]

Breakpoint: Merry Christmas Building and Loan! THE GOSPEL MESSAGE IN ‘IT’S A WONDERFUL LIFE’

It’s one of the most beloved movies of all time. But I wonder how many people miss the gospel message in "It's a Wonderful Life". [display_podcast]I love the film, “It’s a Wonderful Life.” My family watches it every Christmas. I sometimes think about how much fun it would be to visit Bedford Falls, and meet all those delightful characters—even Old Man Potter.My friend and long-time BreakPoint colleague, Anne Morse, recently did just that: well, almost. She visited Seneca Falls, New York, … [Read more...]

The Daren Streblow Comedy Show Mini-Cast 44: Tim Clue

[display_podcast]Comedian and playwright Tim Clue calls into the show to be laughed at and laughed with.Tim and Daren discuss the secrets of marrying the perfect comedian’s wife – a woman who laughs at their jokes while keeping them on the straight and narrow.Tim also talks about the new play he recently wrote and produced called Standing in Mattoon, which is loosely based on a real town featuring and amazing annual bagel festival – but that’s beside the point.  The play centers aroun … [Read more...]