Monthly Archives: February 2019

“Shame Meter: Best Picture Nominated Films- The Green Book & Blackkklansman

What can these two Best Picture Nominated films tell us about our shame and what shame can do to a culture? You just might be surprised. We will bring out our Shame Meter and see what it says.

Shame Meter: Best Picture Nominated Films- A Star Is Born

What is the connection between shame and addiction? More than you might suspect. Check out this podcast about shame in Oscar Nominated Movie, A Star is Born.

Shame Meter: Best Picture Nominated Films- Bohemian Rhapsody

Dr. Bill Senyard here with another Gospel Rant #109. I am looking at just how much shame is evident in the eight Oscar Best Picture nominated films. Why? I mean who wants to talk about shame. Psychologists will tell you that shame innately hides. Who wants to admit that anyone has shamed us. Or if […]

Shame Meter: Best Picture Nominated Films- Roma

Bill Senyard here with another Gospel Rant. This time we are looking at the very hot foreign film Roma. It has been nominated for a bunch of Oscars including best foreign film, best director, best actress and best film. It is the artistic darling of this year’s class and so has some buzz. Fortunately, at […]

Shame Meter: Best Picture Nominated Films- Black Panther

Bill Senyard here with another Gospel Rant #108. I am looking at just how much shame is evident in the eight Oscar Best Picture nominated films. This is not just an interesting-I hope—psychological study that has little or no bearing on our lives. I am observing that in the recent decade, shame has become epidemic […]

Do Millennials Feel Evangelism Is Wrong?

Recent CT article headline “Half of Millennial Christians Say It’s Wrong to Evangelize”. https://www.christianitytoday.com/news/2019/february/half-of-millennial-christians-wrong-to-evangelize-barna.html Bombshell right? But honestly, I think that the author buried the lead. Or better, this lead, though explosive, just might cause readers to draw the wrong conclusions. Listen to other very interesting findings in the article that may prove to be […]