Another Shooting, More Christians Pontificating (Including Me, Sorry)

By Joel A. Hess - Another shooting. More pontificating. Along with the hopeless, Christians scurry to draw lines in social media sands. Some hurriedly throw out the hypocrite label to anyone who disagrees with their version of gun control. Others feign fear that the Red Army is coming to burn churches whenever someone even mentions … Continue reading Another Shooting, More Christians Pontificating (Including Me, Sorry)

Jesus doesn’t need Religious Freedom and neither does His Church

By Joel A. Hess - Although it has died down since the Donald took office, many prominent Christians and Christian organizations have been on a crusade to preserve the First Amendment in this country. No doubt, it has been under assault over the last 10 years as Hollywood and despotic judges have been on a … Continue reading Jesus doesn’t need Religious Freedom and neither does His Church

Competing Visions

By Tim Winterstein - From February 2–9, the Spokane International Film Festival celebrated its twentieth year, holding screenings of documentary and narrative features, as well as shorts blocks from around the world, including a Best of the Northwest program featuring local filmmakers. The festival opened with Benny and Joon, a 1993 film that was set … Continue reading Competing Visions