Called By God

“And the call isn’t out there at allit’s inside meit’s like the tidealways falling and rising  I will carry you here in my heartyou remind methat come what mayI know the way.  I am Moana!” – Songs of the Ancestors Who doesn’t like a Disney musical? Who doesn’t have a soft spot in their heart…

Moana And The Sea

“You rule the oceans. You subdue their storm-tossed waves..” – Psalm 89:9.  Throughout her journey, Moana has a special connection to the sea. The sea literally calls to her, the water shifting and waning to provide her safety in her travels. This seems like an obvious sign she is destined to go beyond the lagoon…

What’s Holding You Back

“Sometimes our strengths lie beneath the surface … Far beneath, in some cases.” – Moana Moana is one of those movies you can watch over and over no matter how old you are. There is so much to like about this movie: the visuals are stunning, the music is amazing and the story is inspiring.…

Our Purpose Is To Serve God

“Now when David had served God’s purpose in his own generation, he fell asleep; he was buried with his ancestors and his body decayed.” Acts 13:36 NIV) Every movie that is made has a purpose.  The movie may fail to achieve that purpose but it still has a purpose. Through the story of the movie, the film’s…

For All Intents And Purposes

“For through the Son everything was created, both in the heavenly realm and on the earth, all that is seen and all that is unseen. Every seat of power, realm of government, principality, and authority—it was all created through him and for his purpose!” – Coplossians 1:16. Moana is the story of a Polynesian princess desperate…