Tags » The Godfather

Guns, Beer, and Biblical Translation

By Paul Koch –­­

Every Tuesday morning, I meet up with three other pastors from my circuit to translate the lessons for the upcoming Sunday. Now, this may seem like a simple task, but I assure you it is not. 868 more words

Living Word

Deniro and Hoffman film

Many many years ago I made a vow that I would watch every single Robert DeNiro (and Al Pacino movie) that I could. At the time I felt like I was “studying” them (and in some sense I still think I was!). 854 more words


Upcoming Films I'd Like To See...

Recently when watching the television or going to the cinema, I have seen many movie trailers that have interested me. People have also suggested various films to me that I would like to watch. 1,040 more words

My Media

The Breath of God

By Paul Koch

I’m one of those people who rarely has dreams. When I do, my memories of them are not very clear. I can’t usually tell you what the dream was about past a general feeling, like it was terrifying or comforting or something like that. 1,576 more words

Living Word

A Gang Story (2011)

A Gang Story starring Gérard Lanvin and Tchéky Karyo, is The Godfather (1972) transposed to rural France. Director Olivier Marchal’s thriller is a violent and visceral depiction of a group of mafia’esque criminals and their intricate dealings and relationships. 377 more words


The Freedom of the Confessional Preacher

By Paul Koch

Do you confess the Unaltered Augsburg Confession to be a true exposition of Holy Scripture and a correct exhibition of the doctrine of the Evangelical Lutheran Church? 989 more words

Living Word