‘The Willoughbys’ Review- Fanciful And Family-Friendly

Based on the children’s book by Lois Lowry, ‘The Willoughbys‘ is a computer-animated children’s’ movie directed by Kris Pearn, who also co-wrote the screenplay with Mark Stanleigh. The film was made by Bron Animation and released widely on Netflix. Narrated by a neighborhood Cat (Ricky Gervais), he tells the story of the Willoughbys. Their family…

‘Unplanned’ Review- A Sobering True Story

Written and directed by Chuck Konzelman and Cary Solomon, Unplanned is based on the memoir of Abby Johnson made by Pure Flix. For those unfamiliar, Johnson is a former Planned Parenthood director who witnessed an abortion and saw the unborn child try to escape. This film shows the story of the events leading up to…

Music Review- Nichole Nordeman: Slow Down

Nicole Nordeman performs a beautiful song in Slow Down. It is perfect to go after Mother’s Day as it tells about a parent watching their child grow up. In the music video, she sings the beautiful lyrics against the backdrop of kids playing with their parents. The song is itself is beautiful and has so…

Back To The Bible

I was looking for a new book at my local bookstore, as rare as those are becoming, and I came across the section that had Bible. Wow, there are so many choices.  You want a King James Version Bible? How about New King James Version? NIV? ESV? HCSB? Philips? Man, it is not just the…

Childhood Books That Inspired Me

Yesterday, I was speaking to some friends about books that changed deeply affected our childhood. I cannot speak for my friends, but for me, it was a walk down memory lane. I remember writings from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Anna Sewell, Gilbert Morris, Samuel Clemens, HG Wells, Mary Shelley, and so many other books that…