Although it sporadically errs on the side of sentimentality and simplification, “The Case for Christ” sustains interest, and even generates mild suspense, while offering a faith-based spin on the template of an investigative-journalism drama.
offer a range of possible explanations for it, including a primordial feeling of always having “belonged” to the estranged relative, a sense of wanting to experience the bonding missed out on during childhood, or simply an overwhelming closeness based on similarities: like meeting a mate who was designed for you in a science lab.“But the thing about Scientology is, celebrities get to break all the rules,” says Ortega. Timothy Keller explains why people walk away from God, why secularists want scientific rationale, and why this fails, as our search for meaning, happiness and identity goes unsatisfied without seeking God in the process. Keller also discusses how, as followers of Christ, we need to understand what we believe, why we believe it and why it's critical that we communicate that to nonbelievers in a winsome way.After I was born she had a nervous breakdown and couldn’t take care of me, so I lived with her grandparents until I was about 2. My mom and my stepfather took a break because they were fighting so much and I cried the entire time he was gone. Near the end of the time my parents had joint custody of me I had a stepdad.I think that’s part of the reason we’ve never been close: We didn’t bond when I was a Did you have any contact with your father when you were a child? She asked me how I could miss someone I hadn’t been with for such a long time. My mom’s always picked the wrong guy out of the crowd and she’s had a couple of divorces. I missed him, which was weird because we didn’t have much of a relationship. He took good care of my mom but she went through one of her stages again, so it ended.