It is impossible to love and be loved while filled with a toxic sense of fear and shame.
We must overcome these four deeply rooted response patterns to become all that we are created to be. We must somehow return to the Garden from whence we came.
Of course God is present in all of his creation all of the time, but this is different. I tell my college students: God is ‘in your face’ present!
Our annual Christmas movie extravaganza compiled from our family’s favorite Christmas movies of all time and suggestions from members of the THW community.
Sue and I put our heads together over dinner at Outback last night and came up with our own twenty (popular) books on the two themes of Two Handed Warriors—Culture Making and Faith Building.
If the stable teaches us anything it’s that you can’t always judge a Christmas classic by its humble beginning.
Few of us will ever get an invitation to an early screening of our life’s work like George did. Yet we will all appear before the judgment seat of Christ. To be a two handed warrior is to live for that heavenly red carpet affair, not its pale imitation at the Kodak theatre. Part 3 of our annual repost of one of the most read THW series.
Frank Capra’s masterpiece is not just a great Christmas movie, it is one of the ten best films ever made.
A young girl’s wish leads to mysterious abandoned house and a maybe a Christmas angel (played by Touched by an Angel star, Della Reese.) Act One graduate Andrea Gyertson Nasfell’s second Christmas movie, after Christmas with a Capital C (2011).
Alfonso Cuarón’s masterpiece confronts us with a tale of a miraculously pregnant unwed mother and her reluctant protector set amidst the most horrific violence an empire can throw at them: in short, a stark retelling of the Christmas story.
Joyeux Noel (French for ‘Merry Christmas.’ U.S. release in 2006) The remarkable true story of the ‘Christmas Truce’ of 1914. Christmas Eve during world War I, the Germans, French, and Scottish fraternize and get to know the men who live on the opposite side of a brutal war, in what became a true lesson of humanity.
Can’t get enough of Chevy Chase on Community? This is the movie for you. The Griswold family’s plan for a big Christmas turns out to be “nuts’?