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Actor Kirk Douglas dies at 103

by Gary D. Cumberland
Posted 2/06/20, 10:23 am

A popular, cleft-chinned leading man in the 1950s and ’60s, Kirk Douglas cemented his legacy with his starring role in the 1960 movie Spartacus. He died Wednesday at age 103, his family confirmed.

What else did he accomplish? Douglas also was an acclaimed producer and director. He received three Oscar nominations for best actor, and the Academy Awards honored him in 1996 for his overall contribution to the movie industry. He authored 11 books.

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Documentary | By What Standard? examines controversial social theories and the Southern Baptist Convention
by Megan Basham
Posted 1/30/20, 04:16 pm

Are critical race theory and intersectionality (CRT/I) the kind of “hollow and deceptive philosophy, which depends on human tradition,” that Colossians 2:8 warns us about? Or are they useful secular tools by which we can explain Biblical principles, akin to Paul quoting pagan teachers to reason with the Epicureans?

That’s the question at the heart of a fraught debate within the largest Protestant denomination in the United States. It’s also the subject of a new documentary from Founders Ministries, By What Standard?

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The Turning is a dead end

Movie | Somewhat scary movie goes nowhere fast
by Bob Brown
Posted 1/30/20, 04:11 pm

Somebody had to know what was going on. It wasn’t poor Kate (played by Mackenzie Davis), the nanny in the new film The Turning taking care of two children on an expansive estate haunted by mysterious apparitions. 

It wasn’t this reviewer, either, confounded by the film’s abrupt ending. One assumes that “somebody” was Hollywood veteran Steven Spielberg, the film’s executive producer.

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