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Review: Magna Carta: Our Shared Legacy of Liberty

King John signed the Magna Carta 800 years ago. Many people, like my young teens, wonder, Who cares? Why would it matter to us? John Robson’s documentary, Magna Carta: Our Shared Legacy of Liberty answers this question with a whirlwind tour through history and a stirring call to action. From King Alfred’s neglected cakes and […]

Recommendation: The BBC Historical Farm Series

Now that the weather is getting colder and there’s an end in sight to tomatoes and cabbages decorating our house, my thoughts turn to the hands-on history of the BBC series, Edwardian Farm,  Victorian Farm, and Wartime Farm.  We watched them several years ago, and since then the girls have been re-watching them through illnesses, concussions, […]

The Drop Box, a Documentary about Life

A bell chimes and Pastor Lee Jong-rak hurries past shelves of baby supplies to the drop box at the front of his house.  He opens its door and finds yet another baby.  Carefully he carries it back to the warmth of the living quarters, unwraps it while volunteers and some of his children watch, and […]

Review: Burning Questions Apologetics DVDs

What is life all about?  Why are we here, and do we matter?  How should we live?  Such questions are all around us, asked by people of all ages and backgrounds.  Obviously, they provide an ideal starting point for evangelism, but most of us are not equipped to help either seekers or skeptics. Ravi Zacharias […]

Review: The Stories We Tell by Mike Cosper

Every culture has its stories. Our Western culture’s stories are, more and more, presented in movie form.  So, for us and our children to engage the culture, we need to consider movies, both the ones we watch and the ones we don’t watch. However, because we Christians are part of God’s much greater culture, we […]

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