Tag Archives: Movies

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To Live is Christ (A Theology of Guardians of the Galaxy)

I’ve been listening to Amy Poehler’s new book, Yes Please, on my commute. Amy (we’re on a first name basis) reads her own audio book with all sorts of hilarious special guests and it has made my time in the car infinitely more enjoyable this week. At one point, she talks about how when we’re down, […]

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This week’s post is brought to you by my favorite bride-to-be’s birthday. I am so thankful for your dance skills and your wisdom and your humor and your awkward hugs. Can’t wait to see you in 10 days and celebrate you (and then move back to the same city as you in a few months!).   […]

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5 Important Questions the Noah Movie Raised

Last weekend, I managed to con/convince a few friends into going to see the Noah movie with me. I had heard reviews on every end of the spectrum about it, and I wanted to form my own opinion. I sat down, trying to keep my expectations low and to just enjoy the movie as entertainment, […]

The last time just the three of us went on a beach vacation together, I was still in high school. Can't wait for you both to be here!

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This week’s post is brought to you by SPRING BREAK!! I’ve got lots of fun adventures coming up in the next two weeks, including teaching in a one room schoolhouse at an orphanage for a few days, meeting my parents at the beach, and getting to show them my life here in the GDL. But […]

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This week’s recommendations are brought to you by love and Valentine’s Day and this quote from Frederick Buechner: Listening: – As Sure As the Sun by Ellie Holcomb. I love Ellie’s voice and her thoughts and her faith and the scripture that is woven into every song. On the Web: – Our Father Who Art […]

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This week’s recommendations are brought to you by all the conferences this weekend (teacher conference as well as simulcast of the IF:gathering, which I have loved!) Listening: – IF:GATHERING. Love these women and the ways they are choosing to follow Jesus. This has been such an encouraging weekend of faith and worship. If you have […]

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This week’s recommendations are brought to you by cray international weekend trips: Listening: – The Road Recordings by The Brilliance. So hipster. So chill. So fun. – Bill Nye and Ken Ham’s Debate on Creationism and Evolutionism. Two smart men who fundamentally disagree. I love arguments. On the Web: – Share this with all the schools, […]

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This week’s recommendations are brought to you by this view from the restaurant we ate at last night: Listening: – Fortunate Fall by Audrey Assad. This has been my grading, running, waking up, sabbath-ing, praying, sleeping soundtrack since I bought it on iTunes. She sings scripture, she sings true struggles, and she has incredible talent. I can’t […]