Monster Fighters

So I’m sitting here this morning, listening to Jon and Ella play. Over and over Ella keeps emphasizing to Jon that the figures they are playing with are “monster fighters – they fight monsters so normal people don’t have to.” Anytime that declaration is made, it is quickly followed by a series of “Hi-yah! Bam!… Continue reading Monster Fighters

Collateral Damage

*This is the modified transcript of a message I shared last weekend with the students of Crossroads Church of Walton County during their Disciple Now Weekend. It’s only slightly different from what was actually delivered. This message is about defending the gospel – or, to use a more technical term, it’s about apologetics. If you’ve… Continue reading Collateral Damage

Where A Hero Starts

*This is the modified transcript of a message I shared last weekend with the students of Crossroads Church of Walton County during their Disciple Now Weekend. It’s only slightly different from what was actually delivered. Hi. My name is Jason Brooks, and I am a nerd. A full-fledged, honest-to-goodness nerd. I grew up loving comic… Continue reading Where A Hero Starts

The Hounds of Justice

This isn’t going to be a particularly long post, because the situation is still developing and details – as always with news stories like this – are going to change. But while most of us slept last night, the hounds of justice were on watch. In case you haven’t heard, on Monday, some people detonated… Continue reading The Hounds of Justice

Why We Need Superman

I have a confession: I’ve been a bit ambivalent towards Zack Snyder’s upcoming Man of Steel, a reboot of the Superman movie franchise. It’s not because Snyder isn’t a great director (I liked both Watchmen and 300), and it’s not because the cast isn’t amazing (though I didn’t exactly warm to Henry Cavill at first…he’s… Continue reading Why We Need Superman