We review the recent remake of Ben Hur, what turned out to be a $100 million bomb, only taking in $26 million at the box office. Why does it fall far short of the 1959 classic? We also look at the blood lust and the violence involved in the old Roman games. Given the interest in reality fornication-fests with the Bachelorette, etc., will there be reality hunts and killings broadcast on the internet sometime in the near future? The fastest-growing spectator sport in America is cage fighting and MMA. How shall Christians interact with these games?
Homeschooled himself in the 1960's and 70's, Kevin Swanson and his wife, Brenda, are now homeschooling their five children. Since graduating from his homeschool and then serving as student body president of a large west coast university, he has gone on to other leadership positions in corporate management, church, and other non-profits.