I was standing by the entrance of the cinema when I recognized him — John Lewis, long-serving congressman from Georgia, civil rights champion, and personal hero. I was at the theater because The District Church was hosting an advance screening of the new movie, Selma, together with two other churches — Restoration Arlington and The …
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Saw this the other week (on Facebook). Yes, I recognize the irony of sharing this via technology, but when you’ve got to reach people, you reach them where they are. A more concise and eloquent version of “Faith and technology: who is in control?”
A Monday reminder that God is awesome and his creation is beautiful. Thanks to the tremendously talented Joel Schat and Sleeping at Last for the visuals and the audio. You should turn your volume up.
A video interlude. Kid President: Bird Ballet:
The first time I saw Les Misérables was in 1996, when the show came to Hong Kong and my mom took me; and it’s been one of my favorite musicals–and stories–ever since, with tremendous set pieces, brilliant melodies, and explorations of law and grace and fortune and forgiveness and the marginalized. The epilogue version of “Do You …
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