Works of Wonder: God's Not Dead

God’s Not Dead

It’s been a while since a film made me as angry as “God’s Not Dead” did.  Not because I hated it.  Far from it.  And not because I disagreed with its message. “God’s Not Dead” made me angry because it had the chance to be truly great, but it settled for merely good. As I was watching the movie, I …

Works of Wonder: Heaven is for Real

Heaven is for Real

One of the most successful biblical films in the year of the Bible epic is undoubtedly “Heaven is for Real”, an adaptation of the enormously popular bestselling book of the same name. “Heaven” follows the story of the Burpo family through many trials, including the near-death of their son and the revelation later on that during this scrape the boy, …

Works of Wonder: The Lego Movie

The Lego Movie

Did you spend a lot of time building Lego masterpieces when you were younger? I’m going to be honest: I know I did some, but I don’t think I did anywhere near enough to explain why I love “The Lego Movie” as much as I do. I blame my deep affection for this movie, instead, on my bottomless love for …

Works of Wonder

Works of Wonder

I would like to take this opportunity to introduce Works of Wonder, a new ongoing segment for Life Springs. Works of Wonder will feature reviews of movies, books, television, video games and anything else I deem interesting. The reviews will all be short so that you don’t take up too much of your time reading them, but will still give …