Denzel Washington recently appeared on Instagram Live with Brooklyn Pastor A.R. Bernard of Christian Cultural Center to talk about his relationship with God and his faith journey. Washington, who is devout Christian, shared that he had given his life to Christ three times when he was younger, Fox News reported. The Academy Award-winning actor described […]
As “24” wraps up “Day Seven” and as a matter of business, “Day One” after a writers’-strike-induced 19-month absence from its regular Fox slot, the questions remain: How will this day end? Has the show regained relevance? And, I believe, the core question: can it still inspire? You see, I believe its longevity has been due not only to its entertaining qualities but rather its inspiring ones.
This year, Jack Bauer has fought against his own government’s investigation into his work, exposure to chemical weapons which have threatened death or even worse, his failure to protect his daughter from involvement in his life, the return from apparent death of his best work friend only to be complicated by his actions during his disappearance, and, oh yes, bad guys killing Americans and trying to take over the country.
I don’t know how the season will end. Like a good novel, there are many storylines relative to security, government, family, friendship and life purpose that reach well beyond drama. They reach into our lives, and for that reason, I hope “24” ends well and continues to fight a good fight.