Kevin DeYoung — the complete “Hellbound?” interview

This rounds out my collection of “young, restless and Reformed” interviewees. Like Justin Taylor, Kevin doesn’t have nearly the name recognition of Mark Driscoll, but he’s certainly more of a “brain trust” in the Reformed world. My conversation with Kevin was uncomfortable and awkward at times. He has called his involvement with the film “interesting,” [Read More...]

More from the “Hellbound?” vault — Paul Young, Baxter Krueger and John McMurray

Originally, we planned to interview all three of these guys separately, but they insisted on doing it as a group discussion. Unfortunately, we weren’t really equipped for that from a technical point of view¬†(we had only one camera and three mics), but we improvised and, thankfully, were at least able to use snippets of this [Read More...]

God hates… rocket surgery?

This is one of several deleted scenes from Hellbound? Many people have advised me never to release this, but to hell with that. The idea for this segment was born over beers and burgers at Prime 16 in New Haven the evening we interviewed Miroslav Volf at Yale. We were on our way to Houston [Read More...]

Justin Taylor – the full “Hellbound?” interview

Continuing with the “young, restless and Reformed” theme, begun with my interview with Mark Driscoll, I bring you my full interview with Justin Taylor. Though not a household name like Driscoll, Justin is an influential blogger at the Gospel Coalition whose pre-emptive post, Rob Bell: Universalist?, which was a response to the book trailer for [Read More...]

Mark Driscoll – the full “Hellbound?” interview

I’ve been meaning to post this for a while, but Vimeo has been giving me all sorts of technical grief. At any rate, it’s finally online. It goes for just over an hour, and it features everything you saw in the film and a whole lot more, including a spot where Mark gets a little [Read More...]

A new interview where I connect the dots between “Hellbound?”, “Expelled” and… leprechauns?

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The best of all possible stories — can it be true?

That’s the title of the paper I’ll be delivering at Trinity Western University’s Hell and Damnation public philosophy lecture event on February 13. Also presenting will be TWU philosophy professor Myron Penner, whose paper is called “How to Be a Universalist.” The event kicks off at 7pm and will wrap around 9. Q&A to follow [Read More...]

52-minute version of “Hellbound?” now available

Good things come in small packages, or in this case, shorter packages. (Yikes, there’s no way to escape the innuendo, is there?) At any rate, we cut an abridged version of Hellbound? for CBC’s Documentary Channel, so I thought I’d also make it available online for those with short attention spans, don’t have a lot [Read More...]

Everyone likes to give notes–but no one likes to get them

I’ve spent most of the last 10 years working as a screenwriter. And as anyone in the film industry knows, when it comes to “above the line” talent (those who are responsible for the creative direction of a film), screenwriters consistently rank at the bottom. On a typical film set, the director is king, the [Read More...]

A video in which I speak my mind

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