Their story/Our story/His Story...

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But in your hearts set apart Christ as Lord. Always be prepared to give an answer to everyone who asks you to give the reason for the hope that you have. But do this with gentleness and respect... (1Peter 3:15)

(Tim) Kevin Bacon and Nicole Kidman star in The Golden Compass due to be released in December. The movie is based on a trilogy by atheist Philip Pullman who, in an interview he gave in 2003, was forthright about the plot at the center of his own story: "My books are about killing God."

My dear brothers and sisters, are we telling the True Story that the Apostle Paul told to the Areopagus? And if we are, is it only being told within the safe confines of our comfy church buildings where no eggs or tomatoes will splatter in our faces? Please pray for me and the souls of our church, that we will tell the Gospel story.

Here's a good take on The Golden Compass, evangelism, and storytelling. (It's the entry titled "Duh.")