"This is supposed to be entertainment, it's not theology."

No, this is not Rick Warren, Tronn Oilham, the CEO for Every Tribe Entertainment or your Vacation Bible School director. This is Ron Howard, telling it like it is. Of course, Ron Howard is wrong. He is certainly trying to say something about God. But in another sense, he is right. This is a movie. This is entertainment. We certainly cannot expect it to be a serious theological statement. If it was, nobody would want to see it.

People don't go to Walmart to buy designer or long lasting clothing. We don't go to White Castle expecting to find health food. Nor does anybody go to movies expecting to find anything serious, particularly serious theology. They go for entertainment.

Now if we could just get into our churches that they're not movie theaters.

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