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“Heaven is for Real” Hits Theaters Today

Posted by Amy on April 16, 2014, 8:43 am

Movies aimed at Christian audiences have crowded theaters this year, with mixed results (just take a look at our post about “Noah” to see what I mean). The latest movie is “Heaven Is For Real,” which premieres this Wednesday during Holy Week.

The real story behind the movie is fascinating. In 2003, a little boy named Connor Corum underwent emergency surgery, and he says that, during the surgery, he went to heaven and met Jesus, his deceased grandfather, and even his miscarried sister (whom no one had ever told him about). Connor relayed other details to his parents that are seemingly impossible for him to know.

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Holy Week Is Here: Let’s Make the Last Week of Lent Count!

Posted by Amy on April 15, 2014, 7:40 pm

Have you gotten a little lax with your Lenten goals? You’re not alone.

At the start of Lent, I so optimistically proclaimed that I was going to make this “the best Lent ever.” I made lists of all the character flaws I wanted to work on and all the things that were hindering my relationship with Christ. I set goals. I made plans. And I failed.

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