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Seeing and Believing 258 | Dave Franco’s The Rental and Nicholas Ray’s In a Lonely Place

This week, Seeing & Believing kicks off a new series on film noir! Our “Summer of Darkness” begins in a slightly unconventional place with the Humphrey Bogart-starring In a Lonely Place, about a hotheaded screenwriter whose romance with a neighbor hits a rough patch when the police accuse him of murder. The thing is, maybe... Read more

Our challenge as the Church to seek out the lonely and isolated

(Photo: Unsplash/Kenny Luo)When I was a boy, my family home was always extended to include the latest person desperately in need of companionship, support, family or maybe just a hot meal. From the elderly gentleman living opposite who, aside from us, had few friends, to a returning missionary family or the young person feeling like... Read more

No One Understands! Lessons for Lonely Sufferers

When I was a high-school freshman, my school in Central Asia was attacked by terrorists. No children were killed, though five adults (including two believers) were. My family eventually moved to London and I returned to a boarding school I’d attended the previous year.I leaned hard on my friends for support. Being 13-year-old kids, though,... Read more

Persecuted pastors, lonely and discouraged, find new hope to carry on

A Myanmar pastor praises God.(Photo: Open Doors UK and Ireland)Pastor Joshua from Myanmar was sitting alone in a prison cell, feeling forgotten and hopeless. His persecutors had won. Then a pair of strangers paid him a visit in prison, and everything made sense...It is Sunday morning at Pastor Joshua's church in Myanmar. The worship of... Read more

10 Beautiful Truths God Has for the Lonely Woman

The great irony of loneliness is that so many of us feel alone! And although some of us require solitude to recharge, it’s important that we not linger in isolation. I wonder, how many lonely women among us have unintentionally isolated themselves from the community God has put around them? As you read that, did... Read more

David Bentley Harts Lonely, Final Stand for Christian Universalism

[ad_1] For these not already acquainted with him, David Bentley Hart of the College of Notre Dame is extensively thought to be one of many two most influential tutorial theologians within the English-speaking world at the moment (together with John Milbank of Nottingham College). Harts output is prodigious, and his vary of mental interestsin the... Read more