Monthly Archives: December 2007

Given the Gift of Love

My beloved friends, let us continue to love each other since love comes from God. Everyone who loves is born of God and experiences a relationship with God.  The person who refuses to love doesn’t know the first thing about God, because God is love – so you can’t know him if you don’t love.  […]

Christmas at the Movies

 “To my mind, there are only two truly great Christmas movies: “Scrooge,” the 1951 adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “A Christmas Carol,” starring Alastair Sim, and Frank Capra’s “It’s a Wonderful Life,” starring James Stewart.” Libertas hits the Christmas nail on the head. Read his understanding of how the Kingdom of God breaks into these two […]

For Those We Cannot Be With This Christmas

In 1513, a sixty-eight year old man wrote a letter on Christmas Eve which has spoken for many for centuries.

I am Legend: “God Still Loves Us”

In his play Galileo, Bertolt Brecht has the famous physicist warn that awsome new achievement would be echoed by a universal howl of horror. Those howls of horror are the context for I am Legend, an End-of-the World cinematic parable based on the Christian view of the matter.

Two Memoirs of 2007

The end of 2007 presents us with memoirs by two of America’s most popular entertainers, Alan Alda and Steve Martin. Have either of these men had brushes with the Kingdom of God?