Bob Brown

Bob is a graduate of the WORLD Journalism Institute’s mid-career course.

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Old Fashioned makes courtship look appealing

Movie
by Bob Brown
Posted 2/13/15, 12:10 pm

Old fashioned has taken it on the chin. Long gone are the days of courting and saving intimacy for marriage. But the modern attitude toward sex is not exclusive to the unchurched. The new film Old Fashioned (rated PG-13 for thematic elements) examines the struggles young, single Christians face in a sex-saturated culture. It opened today, just in time for Valentine's Day.

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Marriage matters to Ohio high schoolers

Education
by Bob Brown
Posted 1/24/15, 04:43 pm

How improbable is this: Put the organization of a biblical worldview conference into the hands of teenagers. Trust these high schoolers to coordinate transportation from Mason, Ohio, to Washington, D.C., reserve hotel and conference rooms, and arrange speaking engagements with members of Congress.

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Nightcrawler lacks purpose but might win an Oscar

Movie
by Bob Brown
Posted 11/25/14, 09:00 am

Nightcrawler’s Lou Bloom (Jake Gyllenhall) is neither hero nor anti-hero: He’s a loner trying to keep busy. After he happens on a car wreck and meets a nightcrawler—a cameraman who works into the early hours of the morning filming accidents and crime scenes and selling the footage to TV news stations—he buys a police scanner and a used video camera and begins a new career.

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