10 Mar 2014

What’s So Funny? – Part 2

When movies make fun of religious characters, should we laugh?

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09 Mar 2014

What’s So Funny? (Or: Christianity and Comedy are Not Exclusive)

A criminal steals a baby. Are you laughing? A rabbi uses Jesus’s name in vain? Is that funny?

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27 Jan 2014

Through a Screen Darkly… Again?

My book Through a Screen Darkly was published in 2007. Martha Bayles’ book, grabbing the same title, was published in January 2014. I’m going to take that as a compliment.

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10 Sep 2013

With Gratitude for the Life and Work of Lee Hough

Lee Hough was my friend, my counselor, my confidant, my voice of reassurance, my coach.

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03 Sep 2013

Losing My Religion: A Pre-Hutchmoot Interview

In which I ramble on about burnout, about disillusionment, about driving myself into dangerous territory, about a desperate attempt to change my life…

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23 Feb 2012

Through Calgary darkly…

I’ll be speaking about “dangerous moviegoing” on Friday night in Calgary, AB…

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08 Nov 2011

Into the wilderness

I recently received an email from a young woman saying that she wanted to read my novels, but that first she needed to know if we believed the same things. I’m still reeling from that question. And yet, if I’m honest…

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18 Oct 2011

A Christmas gift idea

Christmas is coming. Pick up any of my five books to give as Christmas gifts, and I’ll mail you the following as a no-charge bonus: 

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15 Sep 2010

IAM Encounter 10: How Then Shall We Tell Stories?

I hope you enjoy this presentation of my visit to Encounter 10, the 2010 arts conference hosted by International Arts Movement. This talk was my response to a question posed to me by the IAM team. I had the privilege of sharing thoughts in response to the question “How Then

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04 Feb 2010

Another Reader Goes Through a Screen Darkly

I’m jealous of anybody who has time to read. I’m especially jealous of folks who have time to read fifty two books in one year!

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