Making of the Mob

As I mentioned not long ago, one cultural phenomenon that has long intrigued and fascinated me is the Mob (I blame The Godfather and GoodFellas!). I just saw on Twitter that AMC is airing an eight-part special entitled The Making of the Mob narrated by Ray Liotta. Oh this is a must-watch for me! Set your DVRs!! Αυτω η δοξα

Book Review: Toxic Spirituality

Toxic Spirituality: Four Enduring Temptations of Christian Faith by Eric Gritsch Fortress | Amazon | CBD Emeritus Professor of Church History at Gettysburg Lutheran Seminary Eric Gritsch offers a “reality check” to the church at large concerning four strains of Christianity that have “weakened, indeed abused, the core of Christian tradition.”  Who are these four horsemen… More Book Review: Toxic Spirituality

Signs of the Times

I was flipping through the eight edition of Turabian’s style guide and something caught my eye. I flipped back and I had seen it. There, listed in the index, was the section number for how to cite a text message. A text message! I couldn’t imagine what sort of paper wherein a text message would qualify as a reference,… More Signs of the Times

Here’s Your Sign

We usually read church signs. They’re big, bright, and meant to be read. So, out of a habit formed over the years, we read church signs if we’re able. The other night, on the way home from my daughter’s basketball practice, I noticed a church sign that caught my eye. What did it say? Before I… More Here’s Your Sign

Quote of the Day

Today’s quote is from a veritable well of quotable quotes, Dr. Jim West, who says of those currently occupying the White House and Congress, May God bless America. By removing all of you from office this election. Amen and amen. You can read the whole letter here. Αυτω η δοξα