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Two Movies at Once!

I never dreamed I’d have two feature films, as a writer-director, in release at the same time–and two such completely different movies, too! Our distributor decided that, rather than wait as originally intended, they’d release my new comedy Notzilla right … Continue reading

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Healing River is Here!

A Filmmaker’s Journal Healing River, a feature film I wrote and directed (originally titled Over-the-Rhine) has just premiered on Amazon Prime–and right on time for your weekend Movie Night! (Even if you’re not a Prime member you can watch it … Continue reading

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A Filmmaker’s Journal

It’s Almost Here! My multi-award-winning feature film Healing River (formerly titled Over-the-Rhine) will premiere tomorrow, Friday, May 15, on Amazon Prime! I’ll post the new trailer and a direct link to the movie on Amazon tomorrow. (You can watch or … Continue reading

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Tutoring the Tutor

This is a true story. I tutored at an inner city college. Many of my students were the first in their families to finish high school. Or not sell drugs. Some became my personal heroes. My current tutee, a suburban … Continue reading

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When Wolves and Lambs Lie Down Together

Originally posted on A Pastor's Heart:
*A publication I read some years back carried the story of an annual church Christmas Dinner.  Over the years it had become a  family affair which welcomed everyone, including people off the street.…

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