I can’t believe I have been finished with the first season of Lost since Wednesday and this is the first time I am posting about it. I haven’t seen any of the new episodes, but since I picked up some extra cash for pastor appreciation I think I will be catching up with itunes. But I digress, Lost is wonderful. I haven’t had that much fun watching a TV show since the first series of "The West Wing." I was totally engrossed in this idea of carving out society where there is none, and with the different ways that people are forced to handle responsibility. If you haven’t seen it then it is time to take a sabbatical and spend a week watching some really well written TV that isn’t a political or a crime drama, and that is rare in today’s world.
Even without the supernatural stuff it would be a great series. I love the way they tell about the back stories of each of the main guys through flashbacks and there are some genuinely eerie moments and a couple of places where I found myself laughing out loud.
As I watched, I couldn’t help but see some of the God elements. (Watching things to see how I can use it in a lesson is a curse I can’t break). There is some really cool stuff about belief verses science and some stuff about helping others. I can see a bunch of stuff, but I’m not sure my youth even watched the series so it would take a whole lot of back story to make things work. Maybe we could have a LOST marathon and watch some of the shows and then talk about them.
If anyone knows where I can pick up the "Gospel According to LOST" lessons I would be very grateful.