Marji Laine: Faith~Driven Fiction

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Simple but not Easy

God'sNotDeadMy husband and I have been having a college-age Bible study at our house for the past couple of months. We typically watch a movie on the first Sunday, then discuss Biblical truths that are suggested by the movie for the next several weeks.

Last month, we searched for truth in “Iron Man 3,” examined it with a Biblical Worldview, and discussed Surviving Stupidity. Next month, we’ll investigate Continue reading


Character Moment: Starlet

Lisa Hamptom as Starlet in God's Not DeadYou’ve seen her. She’s friendly, fun, and engaging. She’s got a talent for fitting into any situation. A valuable skill if not completely genuine. Though she can be genuine. She truly cares about her friends. Not so much their needs, as to what they think of her. Her family takes Continue reading


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Roots of Anger

God'sNotDeadReading in Titus 2 got me thinking about the movie God’s Not Dead yet again. In this case, I thought about anger.

I’ve been taught that anger stems from one of two things: Continue reading


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Talking for Dogs

… and other lessons learned from the movie God’s Not Dead.book dog

I have always talked for my dogs. I think I got it from my grandmother. Her poodle used to race into the backyard and snap at the blue jays. She’d stand at the kitchen window and talk for him, threatening Continue reading


God’s Not Dead: What’s God Doing?

God'sNotDeadOur college group watched the movie, God’s Not Dead, this week. Wow, there’s a lot to unpack from this movie! So many stories. So many lessons.

The basic premise is a confrontation between a Christian college freshman and an atheistic philosophy professor. The prof Continue reading