Now we look at the protagonist—the heroine—of the story: Dorothy. As we saw that the scarecrow, tin man, and cowardly lion each represent a different type of Christian, so Dorothy represents a kind of Christian as well—a type of Christian that is urgently needed today. Let’s consider three New Testament men who can be compared to
One of the most famous stories of all time—thanks to Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer’s classic 1939 motion picture production—is L. Frank Baum’s The Wonderful Wizard of Oz. The story features a protagonist, Dorothy, who is swept away by a ravaging tornado in her Kansas home, and mysteriously lands in a fantasy world. Her only objective is to get home,
So what, then, does the Bible say about the meaning of life? Why are we here on the earth? What are we to do? What is my purpose on this earth? What is your purpose? What is uncle Steve’s purpose? LOOK FOR THE TRUTH Paul the apostle strolls into the city of Athens, Greece, a notorious haven
In the second chapter of the book of Genesis, Moses records an epic statement from the Creation: “And Jehovah God formed man of the dust of the ground, and breathed into his nostrils the breath of LIFE, and the man became a living soul.” — Genesis 2:7 — For as long as man can remember, he
In 2013, if you had listened to any of the pop “hits” stations for as little as ten minutes, you would have likely heard Miss Katy Perry’s smash hit, “Roar.” At the risk of putting words into Miss Perry’s mouth (for the sake of this article, we will assume Miss Perry actually has something to do with the
[Continued from Part 1] Another thing that is involved in the traditional zombie apocalypse is a countdown to destruction. Typically, there is a matter of days until the military comes in to bomb the area in which the protagonist is located. How ironic, then, that there is a ticking time-bomb in the real zombie apocalypse!
“Mama always said, ‘Life is like a zombie apocalypse.’” …Wait, that doesn’t sound right… For those of you don’t know me (likely about 98% of you), I am somewhat of a nerd. I like fantasy/science-fiction novels, appreciate fantasy/science-fiction movies (rarely), and enjoy fantasy/science-fiction video games. One of my favorite sub-genres (in theory, at least) is the good ol’ zombie apocalypse.