Jonathan Sperry and the Messaging of Faith

I took the family to see The Secrets of Jonathan Sperry last weekend. This is an independent “family” movie by Christian director Rich Christiano, with an explicitly Christian message and worldview. The movie had been vigorously promoted locally by some good friends of mine, who were obviously excited to see something in the theater that was not only not antithetical to Christianity, but which explicitly promotes Christian faith. I understand the urge to try to gain a foothold for decency in all kinds of public arenas, but I had a hard time getting exci...