The Lucy Principle

Lucy-Scarlett-JohanssonThe new movie Lucy starring Scarlett Johansson hit number 1 in the country this weekend.

The sci-fi thriller asks the question, “What would happen if someone were able to use 100% of their brain’s power?”

The premise is that most people only ever use 10% of their brain. It’s an interesting concept – if not a completely scientifically accurate one. And clearly by it’s box office haul it’s a question that’s intrigued a large audience.

Which makes me wonder – what if they made a movie about someone who was able to use 100% of their spiritual power? Continue reading


POP GOD POPcast: Episode 19 – Summer Movie Preview with Josh Gibbs

slide.001Welcome to Episode 19 of the POP GOD POPcast – an exploration of into the lives of people seeking God in the present tense.

This week we’re doing something a little different with the podcast – a preview of this summer’s biggest movies. My good friend and fellow movie buff Josh Gibbs sits down with me as we break down the movies we’re most (and least) excited about. We give our thoughts on Godzilla, Guardians of the Galaxy, Transformers: Age of Extinction, 22 Jump Street, The Fault In Our Stars, TMNT and many more sequels, superheroes, cartoons, and even chick flicks.

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Enjoy this exploration into the movies which will inspire a whole slew of POP GOD posts over the summer. I challenge you to seek the presence of God out in these blockbusters as well.

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The Blockbuster Of The Summer

despicable-me-2-poster-01Seen any good movies this summer? What was your favorite: Iron Man 3? Despicable Me 2? Fast And The Furious 6? Something without a number in the title?

When advertising a new film, a marketing company’s job is to make you feel like you need to see a movie immediately. And now with Twitter if you don’t see a movie the moment its out you’re also subject to spoilers across social media.

In the summer season success is not measured in how much money the movie makes during the 8 or so weeks it sits in theaters. It’s all about the opening weekend. Continue reading