Nineveh, Part II

The prophetic book of Nahum is essentially a sequel to the book of Jonah.  Both focus on the people of Nineveh. Jonas proclaims doom and destruction on them; they have a change of heart (repent); and God relents. A century or so later, they have...

Stop it, Micah!

The prophet Micah gives some strong words from God to the people. Although his proclamation (prophecy) should convict them, they instead take offense. At one point they even tell Micah to stop talking—as if his silence would keep God’s...

Movie Review: Chocolat

Reviewed by Peter DeHaan Nomadic traveler, Vianne Rocher (Juliette Binoche), shows up unexpectedly at a rural French village and creates quite a stir. A non-catholic, unmarried mom, and free spirit, she is not like the intransigent townsfolk. To...

Jonah and the Big Fish

You likely know the story of Jonah: He tries to run from God Spends a 3-day “time out” in a fish Is given a second chance Then does what God commands, albeit with a bad attitude He proclaims, “Forty more days and Nineveh will be...

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