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Movies of 2014: the Best, the Worst, and the Could-Have-Beens
It’s that time of the year when we critique-ers of movies exalt the films that enlightened, enriched or simply entertained cinemagoers. At the same time, we get out our venom-dipped goose quills...

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CNN's Finding Jesus: Faith, Fact Forgery
I was able to view the first installment and found it enlightening and done with a flair that held my attention throughout. By the end of the episode, we are once again reminded that no matter the evidence, supportive or conflicting, our faith is built on just that, faith.
Where Was God?
If problems can’t be escaped no matter how rich, famous, bright or beautiful one may become, then maybe there’s an ethereal reason for these inescapable adversities. Maybe our struggle through toil and trouble is one of the main reasons we are here, for these woes cause us to trust in God.
Horse Camp
This one may be an ordeal for older folk (it was for me), but it’s a gentle tale with positive values for little girls who will no doubt also want to go to horse camp some day.

Articles, Commentaries, Interviews, and Other Musings from Preview Editor Phil Boatwright
Where Was God? a question that will come up in each life, for at some point we all have or will experience ordeal of some kind. During those moments a person feels vulnerable, alone, and God seems so quiet. That’s an unsettling thought, I know, but it’s true. No one gets through life without problems.
Eight Movies Hard to Watch... But Worth It
Most of us are looking for escape from the realities of life whenever we venture into a movie theater. Indeed, that’s the main duty of the cinema, to entertain us. Occasionally, however, a film can open our eyes to injustice and sometimes even offer ways in which we can correct such wrongs.
Are Faith-Based Films Becoming Too Socially Correct?
I have no hostility towards these well-intentioned filmmakers. However, after viewing these two productions, I’m reminded of how important it is to know the Bible, not just a storyteller’s concept of it.

The Best Film of the Year Didn't Get Made
Matters of the spirit are unseen by eyes that don’t view with faith. But there have been films more successful with addressing the question of how one comes to forgive monsters.

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