Christmas Movies For When You Feel More Like Scrooge than Santa

This season is not lacking in cute, funny, romantic and sappy sweet movies and televisions specials. But if you're not in the mood for extreme Christmas cheer and looking for something a little more substantive ...

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The Best Bachelor Ever

They've already started doing promos for season 20 (20!) of The Bachelor. Ugh. I can't stand the concept of this show or The Bachelorette. The shows are demeaning, mean-spirited and just plain creepy. I really ...

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Without Ruth and Naomi The Bible Wouldn’t Pass the Bechdel Test

I've just had the startling realization that The Bible just barely passes the Bechdel Test. I don't know why I'm surprised. I know that the Bible is steeped in patriarchal themes and language, but the ...

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Not Feeling Thankful? It’s Okay

Thanksgiving is tomorrow! And there's so much to be thankful for! After all, you are not a refugee seeking a new place to call home. Your Thanksgiving table is not limited to whatever the good people at ...

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The House That Was Always Open

With all the talk of refugees and who our country will and won't welcome, I can't help thinking about the Rev. Dr. Jim Mosley (whose name graces the tabernacle at Ferncliff Camp and Conference Center, ...

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