Today I was reading back through the Voy forum, looking for a specific post. I found it: The Tom Cruise of UBF. I just want to state publicly that I am no longer the “self-adopted role of an UBF apologist and propaganda man” :)
That Voy post actually helped me recently. Being called the “Tom Cruise of UBF” reminded me earlier this year of one of my favorite Tom Cruise movies, A Few Good Men. After watching this movie again this year, I decided to repent of defending UBF and learn from Tom Cruise’s character in that movie, Lt. Daniel Kaffee.
The tagline of the movie became a real-life inspiration to me: “In the heart of the nation’s capital, in a courthouse of the U.S. government, one man will stop at nothing to keep his honor, and one will stop at nothing to find the truth.” The dialogue in the movie regarding honor vs. truth opened my mind to see how wrong it is to ignore truth for the sake of honor. I pray that God’s people may be people of truth, asking questions and untwisting flawed theology.
Here is my favorite clip. Perhaps I am the Tom Cruise of UBF afterall.
Ending Part 1:
Ending Part 2: