Film

Video From the AP Religion Beat

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I was looking at the videos from the AP religion beat over the past year. We really cover a wide range – from Santa Muerte worship to Amish buggy battles. Check out the samples below. I produced and edited each…

Special events near Vancouver: May 28 & 29

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The Mennonite Historical Society of British Columbia is graciously hosting me for a two special events at Columbia Bible College in Abbotsford, BC. On Saturday, May 28, at 7:00pm we’ll have a screening of Through the Desert Goes Our Journey.…

The Apocalypse and Its Discontents

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I have a apocalyptic prediction: Throughout the year 2011 we will see a deluge of movies, television shows, books and films about the The End and the year 2012. Is it truly a prediction if this has already started? If…

Mention in The Kansan

Just ran across this mention regarding next week’s conference in TheKansan.com. http://www.thekansan.com/community/x1224670435/Kauffman-Museum-will-host-Great-Trek-scholar-filmmaker   Kauffman Museum will host ‘Great Trek’ scholar, filmmaker   The upcoming “Mennonites and Modernity” conference at Bethel College will bring visitors from different parts of the world,…

The Secret History of December 25th

http://www.pilgrimsonthesilkroad.com/ (Adoration of the Magi - Fourth century Sarcophagus) Around this time of year, questions about the exact date of Jesus’s birth pop up in sermons and over dinner tables everywhere. The most common explanation I hear is that Jesus was likely…

Bees That Drink Human Tears

http://www.pilgrimsonthesilkroad.com/ Howdy! Listen everyone, plant lots of flowers…if we run short the bees will go for your eyes! Well, not necessarily. But this item from the Journal of the Kansas Entomological Society seems a bit unsettling. From the abstract: Lisotrigona cacciae,…