Review: The Hardest Peace

Recently, 29-year-old Brittany Maynard, diagnosed with brain cancer, announced that she had scheduled her death for 1 November. Maynard, a volunteer advocate for Compassion and Choices, had been given six months to live, and came to the conclusion that any treatment would ultimately prove…

Review: Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus

Running in the digital circles in which I run, it has been virtually impossible in the last twelve months or so to miss the hype—both pre- and post-publication—concerning Nabeel Querishi’s Seeking Allah, Finding Jesus: A Devout Muslim Encounters Christianity. When I first came across…

Review: Dark Journey, Deep Grace: Jeffrey Dahmer’s Journey of Faith

“Is heaven for boys like me? I’ve been terribly bad. Could I possibly go to heaven too?” These words were spoken by Pastor Roy Ratcliff from the pulpit at the memorial service of Jeffrey Dahmer. Pastor Ratcliff’s answer was unequivocal: “The answer for both…

Man of Steel: A review

I grew up loving comic books, and my favourite superhero was Superman. I can still vividly recall waking up on a Sunday morning and sitting at the breakfast table to hear my dad tell me that Superman—or, at least, Christopher Reeve—was injured in a…

Review: Sarah’s Choice

I recently had the opportunity to watch the 2009 film Sarah’s Choice, starring Christian musician and author Rebecca St. James. It raised some interesting thoughts. A brief synopsis St. James plays Sarah Collins, a young woman struggling to make ends meet while working at…