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I apologize for not being more active, but not having other reviewers or books to review, it's been a little difficult. However I want to let you know about this wonderful DVD "God's Not Dead." Working at the library I found it on our shelves and took it home. When I brought it back I raved about it. I wanted to take it out again, but it seems word gets around. It's always on hold for someone else. That's great.

The opening scene is in a freshman college philosophy class. The professor states he is an atheist, and asks that if everyone will sign a paper with 3 little words on it he can dispense of the dust and get to the subject. Those 3 words are "God Is Dead." One student cannot sign that. He is given 3 chances to argue the case of the existence of God before the class.

Fueled by hate on one side and a determined love of God on the other this is not your simple movie. The poor kid researches and goes off on a journey of his own to state his case. The end is nothing short of amazing. I guess telling people stuff like this is one of the reasons I can't get a hold of it a second time. It's really that good.

For more you can go here:
http://godsnotdeadthemovie.com/synopsis

To purchase a copy try these links:
Amazon
ChristianBook.com
Barnes & Noble

May our Lord be with you now and always. Remember, God is in control, even when things look like they're crashing all around you. David

Saturday, December 13, 2008

LEAGUE OF SUPERHEROES, by Stephen, Leon Rice


Saturday – The other pivotal character is Genie. Not only is she pivotal to the book, she is at the center of it, even more so than our superheroes. This is because of their strange introduction over the Internet (kiddies don't try this at home), the age she gives herself compared to the knowledge she possesses, and her ability to design and create these supersuits themselves. All in all, she is one fantastic character. I'm not sure I've seen a more unusual charater written into any story. Genie says she's seven years old. Fine, makes sense, after all she was on KidChat and sounds like a girl, plus has a little animated girlie icon. Yet how many kids that age don't know about people, particularly parents? How many little girls do you know that have literally no social interaction outside the Internet? And how many seven year old girls could comprehend the techno-heroes, assimilate their concepts into design and actually build these supersuits? Not many I bet. I mean, this little girl has to have a grasp on quantum physics way beyond what even most current scientists have. Yet is she simply a computer that talks? It begins to baffle you when you find out that if she is a computer, how is it she experiences emotions? Computers can do basically one of three things. They can validate something or invalidate something or pass the information around for another check. That's it. Yes or no, or check it out again. That is all a computer can do. Yet Genie is absorbed into the fantasy world of these geeks so that she helps fulfill their fantasy. She can cry as well as laugh. She can show compassion as well as anger. If this isn't a computer, it must be one very special girl. Or is it something else we haven't even thought of? I'll let you find out for yourselves. I enjoyed having this mystery over my head for most of the book. It gave it a persona that is rare today. So what are you waiting for, go out and buy the book already? - David Brollier


This is a Tag Team Tour. So if you want to learn more about this book, find out who is going to post today, or any day during this week, you have been "tagged". The buton links below are the places you can go to find these things out. Happy hunting. Oh, and if you end up in a site that has not yet posted, you might want to look around anyway. Some of these members have some really great sites and some fantastic things to say.






Now I'm sure you want to find out just where you can buy this fantastic book, so I'm pleased to help you out in that are. First though, you may want to check out Stephen Rice's site (button link below) and see what he's up to. Trust me, he's not telling you everything. I have grown to appreciate Steve in the short time I've known him. He can be brutally honest, but his compassion, as well as his humor, is practically legendary. Besides, if you want some of the background on the Techno-heroes and their geek counter parts, he's been posting that for over a week now. You'll get a great heads up on what is in his book just by visiting his site.


Now for further information and where to buy this wonderful book you can go to the source itself,

Writer's Cafe Press

or visit the League of Superhero the Series site

and of course Amazon

Friday, December 12, 2008

LEAGUE OF SUPERHEROES, by Stephen, Leon Rice


Friday – Seems like everyone has a younger sibling to contend with, well, at least one in this story. I have a younger brother and can remember some really trying times, but Brian and I forged a bond that only brothers and sisters can understand. I’ve said that I have the divine right to pick on my brother, but heaven help the guy who tries to pick on him. The same is true with Clarice Peters and her brother Allen. She has one superpower, being a nuisance, if you can call that a superpower. I don’t think it qualifies because first of all younger brothers and sisters seem to have this as a genetic trait. Secondly, at least at first glance there seems to be nothing positive they can do with that. It does, however, foster perseverance, which may, in some small way qualify them for superhood. Clarice is the thorn in everyone’s side that gets the ball rolling. To really understand this story you need to get into her head and understand how all these events are affecting her. She is pivotal to the story, even if she is a nuisance.


This is a Tag Team Tour. So if you want to learn more about this book, find out who is going to post today, or any day during this week, you have been "tagged". The buton links below are the places you can go to find these things out. Happy hunting. Oh, and if you end up in a site that has not yet posted, you might want to look around anyway. Some of these members have some really great sites and some fantastic things to say.






Now I'm sure you want to find out just where you can buy this fantastic book, so I'm pleased to help you out in that are. First though, you may want to check out Stephen Rice's site (button link below) and see what he's up to. Trust me, he's not telling you everything. I have grown to appreciate Steve in the short time I've known him. He can be brutally honest, but his compassion, as well as his humor, is practically legendary. Besides, if you want some of the background on the Techno-heroes and their geek counter parts, he's been posting that for over a week now. You'll get a great heads up on what is in his book just by visiting his site.


Now for further information and where to buy this wonderful book you can go to the source itself,

Writer's Cafe Press

or visit the League of Superhero the Series site

and of course Amazon

Thursday, December 11, 2008

LEAGUE OF SUPERHEROES, by Stephen, Leon Rice


Thursday – Tom Reilly narrates the story for us, using some interesting linguistics like, “No scratch that.” In other words, rather than write everything down in perfect English you get to hear what goes on in his head, the imperfect copy of what he will later write. Tom is a language geek, and somehow feels left out. Still the Mad Scientist Club accepts him and his ways with the same appreciation it shows the other 3 members. His superhero is also a bit of a biographical statement. Thinking that he is all but invisible to the world around him, Tom wants to actually have that ability, the ability of Darklight, to go anywhere undetected. He’s even able to go through walls. The ultimate invisibility cloak, however, produces a lot of heat, so he found out early it’s best to use that only when absolutely necessary. His other cloaking tools work just fine, as does his jets, an upgrade from Titan. They have a whisper mode (Titan gets the upgrade too) and he can fly without waking the neighborhood. That’s also good, because what’s the use of being invisible if people can hear you?


This is a Tag Team Tour. So if you want to learn more about this book, find out who is going to post today, or any day during this week, you have been "tagged". The buton links below are the places you can go to find these things out. Happy hunting. Oh, and if you end up in a site that has not yet posted, you might want to look around anyway. Some of these members have some really great sites and some fantastic things to say.






Now I'm sure you want to find out just where you can buy this fantastic book, so I'm pleased to help you out in that are. First though, you may want to check out Stephen Rice's site (button link below) and see what he's up to. Trust me, he's not telling you everything. I have grown to appreciate Steve in the short time I've known him. He can be brutally honest, but his compassion, as well as his humor, is practically legendary. Besides, if you want some of the background on the Techno-heroes and their geek counter parts, he's been posting that for over a week now. You'll get a great heads up on what is in his book just by visiting his site.


Now for further information and where to buy this wonderful book you can go to the source itself,

Writer's Cafe Press

or visit the League of Superhero the Series site

and of course Amazon

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

LEAGUE OF SUPERHEROES, by Stephen, Leon Rice


Wednesday – What would any respectable superhero novel about geeks be without a computer hacker. Enter Allen Peters. Allen is the one everyone goes to for just about everything computer related, and it is Allen that Caprice goes to so Genie can talk to her outside of KidChat. His superhero is Tachyon, where he is able to adjust time. If I understand this correctly, Allen, in his Tachyon suit,could slow down time around him while he travels at normal speed, giving the impression of zipping around the Flash or Superman. This solved several problems that you will find mentioned in the book. (Hey, I'm not going to tell you the whole story or anything. You have to read it yourself. Besides, it's more fun that way.) Yet, even though his hero is quite impressive he remains constantly impressed by Genie’s improvisions to their supersuits. Something shared by them all. Allen is one of those practical thinkers and not quite as impulsive as Rod Davies, which is good. Being a teen with a supersuit is tough enough without getting carried away.


This is a Tag Team Tour. So if you want to learn more about this book, find out who is going to post today, or any day during this week, you have been "tagged". The buton links below are the places you can go to find these things out. Happy hunting. Oh, and if you end up in a site that has not yet posted, you might want to look around anyway. Some of these members have some really great sites and some fantastic things to say.






Now I'm sure you want to find out just where you can buy this fantastic book, so I'm pleased to help you out in that are. First though, you may want to check out Stephen Rice's site (button link below) and see what he's up to. Trust me, he's not telling you everything. I have grown to appreciate Steve in the short time I've known him. He can be brutally honest, but his compassion, as well as his humor, is practically legendary. Besides, if you want some of the background on the Techno-heroes and their geek counter parts, he's been posting that for over a week now. You'll get a great heads up on what is in his book just by visiting his site.


Now for further information and where to buy this wonderful book you can go to the source itself,

Writer's Cafe Press

or visit the League of Superhero the Series site

and of course Amazon

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