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About dangeroushope

Striving to follow Christ, love people and learn more about the world.

Coen Marathon: The Ballad of Buster Scruggs

“There’s just gotta be a place up ahead, where men ain’t low down, and poker’s played fair. If there weren’t, what are all the songs about? I’ll see y’all there. And we can sing together and shake our heads over … Continue reading

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A Spike Lee Joint: “BlacKkKlansman” Review

“There’s never been a black cop in this city.  We think you might be the man to open things up around here.” “You’re Jewish. They hate you. Doesn’t that piss you off? Why are you acting like you don’t got … Continue reading

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Make America Read Again: The Mid-Term Wave Edition

So, I have read some more books. “It’s Even Worse Than It Looks: How the American Constitutional System Collided With The New Politics of Extremism” by Thomas E. Mann and Norman J. Ornstein Pretty much everyone knows that Congress is … Continue reading

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Paul’s Resume of Suffering: 2 Corinthians 11:16-33

The following is a sermon I preached at Seed Church on June 10, 2018.  You can listen to the sermon right here. Mean: Verse 16-21:  “I repeat, let no one think me foolish.  But even if you do, accept me … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

“Nazis. I hate these guys.” “We named the *dog* Indiana.” “Oh, *idiot*! In Latin Jehovah begins with an ‘I’!” _____________________________________________ This is the part where we all collectively wish that the “Indiana Jones” film series ended here with a worthy … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: Empire of the Sun

“I learned a new word today. ‘Atom bomb.’ It was like a white light in the sky.  Like God taking a photograph. ” “That’s the idea, Jim. First one side feeds you and the other side tries to get you … Continue reading

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Spielberg Marathon: The Color Purple

“All my life I had to fight. I had to fight my daddy. I had to fight my uncles. I had to fight my brothers. A girl child ain’t safe in a family of men, but I ain’t never thought … Continue reading

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