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Loose Lips Bring Down Starships

When Director J.J. Abrams was filming Star Wars Episode VII he put up a poster at Pinewood Studios that said “Loose lips bring down starships” referencing posters from WWII. In the poster, Darth Vader’s hand is muffling the mouth of the officer who shared the plans to the Death Star. Abrams had a lot of visitors while filming the first movie and he made them all sign non-disclosure agreements (NDAs). If they told people what they saw, it could spoil everything.

Possible Preaching Angle:

This illustration provides a way to address the power of our words without putting anyone on the defensive. It’s great for talking about gossip and the impact it can have on the church, workplace, or community.


Frank Marshall, Twitter @LeDoctor (10-6-14)

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