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Interesting Books 2019
This post may contain affiliate links. When you use them to purchase, we receive a small commission at no additional cost to you. I’m a pretty avid reader. It’s part of my daily routine, and longer periods on vacation. Several years ago I started keeping a list of books I’d finished during the year; to…
Everyone’s Happy Sale!
WOW!! We are having our best Christmas season ever here at Raising Real Men! We are so grateful...it takes a lot of stress out of the time between now and our conference speaking season. And it's not over yet - order by December 20th for Christmas Delivery. That gratefulness is making us feel generous, so…
It’s A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood
A review of the new Tom Hanks movie In 1998, an investigative reporter for Esquire magazine was assigned to do a profile of the TV legend, Mister Rogers. That reporter had a well-earned reputation for keen, biting cynicism, and the magazine’s editors thought it might be interesting to have their most hard-edged reporter writing a…
Christmas Savings Continue!
We love Christmas so much! The sights, the smells, the flavors all remind us of the joy of the Incarnation - when God became flesh and lived among us so that He could become the sacrifice for our sins. We love giving gifts because we've been given the greatest gift of all - salvation! We…
Movie Review: Apollo 11
I’m a fan of historical films (see my reviews of They Shall Not Grow Old and Darkest Hour). I had read some sharp criticism of last year’s dramatization First Man and didn’t see it, but Melanie and I had a recent “date afternoon” and watched the purely documentary Apollo 11 at a local IMAX theater.…
Review: How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World
With its prequels having resolved their own struggles, and the Netflix show adding little to the world, the series finale How to Train Your Dragon: The Hidden World seemed to offer little more than one last visit to the picturesque village of Berk and its fantastical, improbable menagerie of dragons. But all is not well…
What To Watch For During The Big Game
It's that time again, our annual preview of commercials rolling out for "the Superb Owl" as someone cleverly said. You know what we mean, the football championship with the jealously trademarked name. Right, that one. Bloomberg reports that a thirty-second commercial for Sunday's game has been selling for $5.1 to $5.3 million this year. Though analysts say…