Having the Mind of Christ—- A Sermon

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Ian Rankin’s Even Dogs in the Wild


Perhaps you are old enough to remember cassette tapes, or even reel to reel tapes. The thing that happens at the very end of a rewind is that the tape goes into a sort of hyper-drive spinning at 90 miles an hour and then finally, abruptly reaching the end. And you wonder why it doesn't just break or fall apart. This aptly describes the end of this novel, which has plenty of curiosities and mysteries along the way, but towards the end.... well the reading becomes rabid as you race to find out … [Read more...]

In Case You Wondered What Real Rock and Roll Was Like— Part Five

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hbVj96_yk_oHere's a nice tribute at the Kennedy Center to Gordon Summoner, a mere jazz bassist in Newcastle until a drummer found him and they launched the Police. And the rest is history...... … [Read more...]

A Hot Play from Coldplay and James Cordon for the Super Bowl

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In Case You Wondered What Real Rock and Roll Was—- Part Four

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnxW7xMF79wHere's a nice tribute to Carlos Santana … [Read more...]

In Case You Wondered What Real Rock and Roll Was– Part Three

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P-JFdEJS7GgBilly Joel was one of only 2-3 pianists who had a brilliant career in rock, in an age of guitars and more guitars. This is a nice tribute, which includes a moving rendition by Don Henley of She's Got a Way. … [Read more...]

In Case You Wondered What Real Rock and Roll Was Like— Part Two

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Hx34ZJtiwssThis was a Kennedy Center All Star tribute to the music of Paul McCartney. … [Read more...]

In Case You Wondered What Real Rock Was Like— Part One

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b_gREw_7xIQThis was an All Star tribute to Led Zeppelin. This is why they call it 'classic rock'. Real musicians were writing and performing their own music on real instruments producing memorable tunes that stick in your head for generations. And notice that Plant and Page et al. were in the audience and thought the recreation was awesome. This was the vox populi in the 60s, 70s, and into the 80s when technologically produced music replaced actually playing … [Read more...]

The Finest Hours– Call forth the Greatest Courage

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BQmllwTKtqU'The Finest Hours' starring Chris Pine and Casey Affleck, is certainly one of the finest 'rescue' movies ever made. It tells the true story of a dramatic rescue of more than twenty men hanging on for dear life to the second half of a tanker that split, in gale force winter winds and thundering tides on Feb. 18, 1952 off the coast of Chatham And Wellfleet Massachusetts. The movie is one hour and 57 minutes long, but it seems much shorter as this … [Read more...]