Jesus answered, “I am the way and the truth and the life. No one comes to the Father except through me….” (John 14:6)

If you ask Christians what they are most thankful for out of everything in their lives, you’ll likely find that Christ’s “amazing grace” tops the list. For those willing to accept the offer, Jesus’ sacrificial death paid the way to heaven even though humans do not deserve it and cannot repay it. Salvation by grace is an idea unique to Christianity. In 7 Truths That Changed the World, RTB philosopher/theologian Kenneth Samples writes, “Christianity at its heart is a religion not of self-help but of divine rescue.” (more…)

Every other day it seems news breaks about another business going belly up and filing for bankruptcy. Earlier this week Hostess became the latest company to bite the cream-filled dust. (more…)

Disney’s TRON Legacy opens in theaters today. It’s been 28 years since the original debuted. For its time, TRON was an astounding breakthrough in computer-generated special effects. It helped pave the way for the digital wonders gracing the screen today. Although there’s nothing “special” about the film’s effects now, the existential issues TRON touches on remain timeless. As one hijacked program asks, “If I don’t have a User, then who wrote me?” (more…)

What was the first thing I did after getting home from seeing The Social Network? That’s right—I checked my Facebook page. (more…)

Image credit: Kham Tran (www.khamtran.com).

“The unexamined life is not worth living for a human being.” —Socrates

Taking a page from the doomed Greek philosopher’s book, RTB’s own philosophy expert, Kenneth Samples, asserts that “the unexamined worldview is not worth believing or living out.” (more…)

I love zombies. Always have. As kids, my brother (also a big fan of zombies) and I would gurgle lines from classic zombie films and record them as the outgoing message for our answering machine. Our mother was less than thrilled. (more…)

A New Creation

Director James Cameron’s titanic blockbuster Avatar was released on DVD yesterday in conjunction with Earth Day. With a worldwide gross over $2.5 billion, Avatar topped the all-time box office charts and the film’s surreal setting made for intriguing headlines. (more…)