Think Bigger (Sarafina)

Sarafina is a movie that chronicles the plight of schoolchildren in South Africa under a government declared state of emergency that was instituted in 1976 in response to the Soweto Riots. This state of emergency lasted for thirteen years until 1989. During this time, 10,000 schoolchildren were imprisoned and 750 were put to death.  Sarafina is the nameContinue reading “Think Bigger (Sarafina)”

“I’m Glad We Tried” (Night Crossing)

Night Crossing is an older movie (1981), about a time that should never be forgotten but could easily be.  It is based on the true story of two families, the Strelzyks and the Wetzels. They lived in Germany when it was divided into east and west and the people in the east (where these families lived), weren’t allowedContinue reading ““I’m Glad We Tried” (Night Crossing)”

Jesus and Organized Religion (3)

It seems that these days disciples of Jesus bear the responsibility of not only being apologists for anything and everything claiming to be Christian, but in the eyes of an increasing amount of people, they should be defenders of all religions and faiths—especially the radicalized ones. Read the vitriol of people like Sam Harris andContinue reading “Jesus and Organized Religion (3)”