Heaven is For Real is the movie depiction of the incredibly popular book of the same name written by Todd Burpo, the father of the young boy (Colton) who says he experienced Heaven as chronicled in the book and movie. There is one thing we know, the topic of heaven will create discussion.
To me, this whole campaign is a continuation of a nation that wants to address the symptoms but never wants to deal with the REAL underlying issue. In this case, the issue isn’t that young boys (or girls) are calling girls “bossy”. It’s that young girls and boys are not being taught how to conduct themselves in a way that builds others up and shows humility and love toward another.
DadPad reviews upcoming movie, Moms’ Night Out. From the website, “All Allyson and her friends want is a peaceful, grown-up evening of dinner and conversation . . . a long-needed moms’ night out. But in order to enjoy high heels, adult conversation and food not served in a paper bag, they need their husbands to watch the kids for three hours—what could go wrong? MOMS’ NIGHT OUT is an endearing true-to-life family comedy that celebrates the beautiful mess called parenting.”
Let’s face it, without the Evangelicals and conservative audience, Duck Dynasty would be like most of the other A&E shows, watched by a small niche audience. What makes Duck Dynasty different is the values and morals the show displays. Sure the show is made up mostly of inane and harmless antics by a down to earth, admittedly redneck family.
Sunday, June 14 could be an historic day in fatherhood. Seldom have we seen fathers in a TV or movie role that don’t include their being depicted as a fool, oaf, unneeded or extraneous. Events focus on activities but not always on what makes a father really COURAGEOUS.
As we get ready to hear a collective “PLAY BALL” as opening day of Major League Baseball draws near, we are also growing in anticipation of the release of the movie, Home Run, to theaters around the nation. I wrote a review of the movie a couple of weeks ago that you can read here. […]