Mitch Randall, executive director of EthicsDaily.com, recaps the year! Please consider a year-end, tax-deductible gift to EthicsDaily.com in support of Christian ethics.
Most Americans say the federal government is more responsible than organized religion for caring for the poor, according to a recent review of poll data. “A review of Gallup poll data shows that, on one hand, Americans are very religious but that, on the other hand, Americans have been more likely to think that government, […]Read More
Producers of the movie Left Behind missed their goal of making the film the number-one-ranked movie in America in the first weekend of February. According to box office figures on Entertainment Weekly’s Web site, Left Behind ranked No. 17 in weekend grosses for Feb. 2 through 4. It generated $2.2 million, compared to The Wedding […]Read More
Having spent an afternoon watching this PG-13 video, I can vouch for the critical reviews of the most expensive Christian movie ever produced. The most compelling segment of Left Behind is at the very beginning when a TV reporter covers a startling scientific development in Israel that will end world hunger. Believable frames are replaced […]Read More
Left Behind was first released Oct. 31 on video and aggressively promoted within conservative Christian circles. The Los Angeles Times reported that Left Behind sold 2.5 million video copies, “making it 2000’s best selling independent video.” Cloud Ten, the production company, offered two movie theater passes with the purchase of the video and hoped the […]Read More
Jesus told his disciples to be “wise as serpents and harmless as doves.” Serpentine wisdom referred to tough-mindedness, according to Martin Luther King, Jr. The nature of doves related to compassion. People of faith must be sharp minded and tender hearted, King said. He lamented that too often believers reverse Jesus’ admonition. They are soft […]Read More