05 Jul 2010
Since I viewed the first trailer, I’ve been saying that the Twilight series was another step in the de-Christianization of our culture…but I had no idea how bad really it was! I’m with this reviewer….I WAS TOO KIND BEFORE!
Tremendous review of the Twilight series by Jasmine Baucham.
Several people that I respected –and some that I don’t hold in especially high regard –had loved the books, and told me to take another look, and to keep going: I wasn’t being fair. Now, I had read Twilight and New Moon and viewed both of the films before I spoke … Read the rest...read more
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28 May 2010
Here’s an interesting series of articles about initiating our sons into manhood…something that has been entirely lost in our technological society. Thought provoking!
Below is an overview of the series, which can be found in it’s entirety here.
David Wills faced a monumental task. Governor Andrew Curtin of Pennsylvania appointed him to oversee the burial of thousands of Union and Confederate soldiers at Gettysburg. In addition, the 32-year-old attorney was to plan a dedication ceremony for this pivotal Civil War battle.
The task was daunting. Following the July 1863 conflict, Gettysburg had taken on the appearance — and the stench … Read the rest...read more
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