Revealing the “Painted Devil”: Why the movie “The Beguiled” is more than mere entertainment

The Lady of the Kingdoms brags, “No one sees me” (Isaiah 47:10) Sofia Coppola’s 2017 film The Beguiled is exposing some pretty high-profile names in Hollywood, though I doubt they are the kinds of names you are familiar with. Set in the backdrop of the American Civil War in 1863, Thomas Cullinan’s novel The Beguiled

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You may be free, but are you Standing Free?

July marks not only the beginning of summer but also the midpoint of the year. It’s the month for reflecting on what has been and what is yet to come, and perhaps even being a little grateful for all that never was nor ever will be. I’ve found throughout my journey that the greatest acknowledgement

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Guest Blog: God Is Handing Out Swords and Mantles to His Wonder Women

[This post was re-published with permission by Larry Sparks] While watching Wonder Woman with my family, I sensed the Holy Spirit present a series of prophetic thoughts directed at what He is doing in women in this generation. The Lord is handing out swords to women in this hour!  A sword represents authority. A sword qualifies you

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Movie Evangelism? How God is using Cars, Transformers, and Wonder Woman to bring people to Encounter

If you haven’t seen a movie lately, you may be in danger of missing out on a truly important part of your faith walk.  At least that is what some evangelists like Christopher West and Pope Benedict XVI have been asserting. Anyone who is familiar with Christopher West’s courses, lectures, books and blog posts knows

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What does it mean when a Proverbs 31 Woman feels led to divorce?

Even “The Best Yes” can’t assure us that our life will live out perfect. Best-Selling Author and founder of Proverbs 31 Ministries, Lysa TerKeurst, announced Tuesday on her blog that she is seeking a divorce from her husband citing abuse of substances, infidelity, and refusal to be truthful to her and their family. Lysa’s transparency

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