Gifted – An Old Formula That Works

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By Dennis Bailey @dbaileyauthor Because of a dearth of new faith-based movies, I am expanding the scope of these reviews to include both spiritual and non-spiritual titles. But fear not, anything reviewed on this blog will always remain family-friendly. Today’s feature, FilmNation Entertainment’s Gifted. Chris Evans plays Frank Adler, a former college professor turned boat mechanic living in a small …

10 Classic Love Stories for Valentine’s Day

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@dbaileyauthor Who doesn’t love a good love story? And with Valentine’s Day on the horizon, it’s a safe bet the Hallmark Channel will be running a collection of their most sugary-sweet televised love sonnets around the clock. Well, with all due respect to Hallmark and their commercial sponsors, why not switch the input on your remote to your DVD player …

The Case for Rain Before the Flood, Part II

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@dbaileyauthor Welcome back to our investigation of the prospect of rain showers on the earth before the Great Flood. When last we looked, the only thing we knew for certain from an examination of the Scriptures is that it hadn’t rained before man, that rain isn’t mentioned again in the Bible until the flood, and that God had provided other …

The Case for Rain Before the Flood, Part I

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@dbaileyauthor During research for my upcoming novel set during the time of Noah’s Ark, I found myself confronted by the age-old dilemma of whether or not it rained on the earth before the flood. It is a question that has no doubt dogged mankind since Moses penned the book of Genesis over three thousand years ago. As a former law …

31 Pearls of Wisdom from Proverbs

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@dbaileyauthor Happy New Year! Whether we call them resolutions or not, we all have things we’d like to accomplish in the coming year. For some, it’s to lose weight or begin an exercise program (usually, two mutually inclusive activities). For others, it’s to travel or maybe spend more time with family instead of at work. And still for others, it’s …

Researching Noah’s Ark

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@dbaileyauthor While my manuscript, Army of God, is currently being considered by a pair of prospective publishers, I thought I’d give you a glimpse into the research that went into writing this book. Despite the risks of dealing with such an iconic theme, there were two goals that I tried to keep in mind while I researched and wrote. Goal Number One Even …

Even With a Couple of Clichés, The Young Messiah Satisfies

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@dbaileyauthor Welcome back to faith-based movie reviews. Today, 1492 Pictures The Young Messiah. Following his resurrection of a young tormentor in Egypt, a seven year-old Jesus, played by Adam Greaves-Neal, returns with his parents to Nazareth following the death of Herod the Great. But when news of the miracle reaches the younger Herod (Jonathan Bailey), he orders Roman centurion Severus …

Faith-based Movie Reviews – Risen

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@dbaileyauthor  Welcome to faith-based movie reviews. For believers, by a believer. Here you’ll find unbiased evaluations of current and past motion pictures with a spiritual component—all presented from a Christian worldview. Movies are evaluated both for entertainment value and Christian-friendliness. First up, Sony Pictures Risen. The story opens with the crucifixion, attended by Roman tribune Clavius, played by Joseph Fiennes, …