“I have a hall. I have a dress. The apartment is almost ready. It’s a small task to God to find me a groom by the end of Hanukkah.”
A decade ago, I read Paul Young’s novel The Shack, and became intrigued by what I might ask God if I were face-to-face with the Almighty Creator of the Universe. If we’re honest with ourselves, seeing loved ones suffer and die is often the greatest challenge to our faith. For Young, the story revolved around… [Read More]
Freeman introduces a number of ways people find personal proofs for God. By slowing down, stopping, and looking around, we can see them.
This week, Steve welcomes Peter ‘the Bearded Movie Guy’ Percival and Patrick ‘with the good beard’ Erskine to wrestle with one of director Martin Scorcese’s most nuanced works, SILENCE. Does God speak in the silence of our suffering? How does faith interact with action? All this and more, only on ScreenFish. Want to continue to… [Read More]
Freeman mentioned that the show’s success has been due more to the concept of simply discussing faith than the method of presentation; it asks and explores what people are doing already.
Our band of intrepid explorers have a mission–to find a suitable location to start a colony on the red planet. Failure is not an option.
This week, the Norton boys (Jason and Steve) punch their ticket with THE GIRL ON THE TRAIN. How do we define who we are? Does the ‘perfect relationship’ really exist? Can Steve tell the difference between methods of transportation? All this and more, only on ScreenFish. Want to continue to conversation at home? Click the link… [Read More]
Terrence Malick is an acquired taste. The mysterious director has built a prolific career, to be sure, but his style of filmmaking can be polarizing, with it’s emphasis on visual narratives and fractured style. Some have written him off as self-indulgent while others have looked upon him as a prophetic and profound. Personally, I fall… [Read More]
The underlying issue of the film is really about belief and disbelief. Why is it that some people are so willing to not believe something? And the antithesis is also important: why are some people willing to believe something?
Finally, the film is about wonder and faith. When Meacham tells Grace the non-tall tale version of his encounter so many years before, he says he didn’t experience fear, but rather awe at the magic in the world. He says, “It changed the way I see the world.”