Monthly Archives: February 2015

Testimony Envy: Don’t be Ashamed of Your Story


I’m a sucker for dramatic stories; maybe it’s the journalist in me. We all know the nightly news thrives on the “if it bleeds it leads” mentality, and it’s the dramatic stories that grab headlines and stick in our minds. But even in Christian circles (including Christian journalism) we’re often drawn to the testimony of someone who made that sensational 180-degree turn toward Jesus. Continue reading


A Sincere Form of Flattery: Review of “The Imitation Game”

Hey look! It's Smaug!

Hey look! It’s Smaug!

Rated PG-13, 114 minutes (watched 2/16/15)

The Imitation Game has a lot going for it. It has a great cast, an engaging backstory, and a new twist on a genre I thought had been mined just about as much as possible: World War II. It’s good, it’s true, it’s different, and I enjoyed it. I’m just not sure it knows what it is.  Continue reading