Archives for Apr 23, 2010 @ 17:08

Arizona Immigration Bill

Arizona has passed a bill that hopes to tighten up immigration offenses and protect the citizens of Arizona.  What do you think? We’d love to hear from the folks in Arizona. Here’s a clip from, followed by Jim Wallis’ statement:   Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer signed a state bill Friday that requires police to [Read More…]

Friday Night at the Movies: The Green Mile

MOVIE REVIEW: Jesus Walked the “Green Mile” (1999) by Jeremy Berg And now for a throwback movie you maybe never thought of as a good Easter time tale with powerful echoes of the passion of Christ and the message of redemption.   It’s already been 11 years since the release of The Green Mile (1999). The [Read More…]

Comcast Digital

For some reason we weren’t getting channel 53, CLTV (Chicagoland TV), about two weeks ago. Which is fine except the Cubs broadcast some of their games on CLTV. The odd thing is that we used to get CLTV and then — whoosh — the channel disappeared. I gave good ol’ Comcast a little call to [Read More…]

Now Brewing: Serranos

One of my kind students bought me a bag of Breakfast Blend from Serranos coffee — from Colorado Springs. It’s a mixture of darker beans and lighter beans and is a good morning blend. Smooth enough for my tastes. Fulsome taste. I need to set the grinder down a bit to get a slower espresso [Read More…]

On Changing Culture 4

James Davison Hunter, in his new book, (To Change the World: The Irony, Tragedy, and Possibility of Christianity in the Late Modern World ), examines the Christian Left, and he opens with a quotable line: After observing the the Christian Right is shaped by the Mythic Order and Decline Story, the progressives have a different [Read More…]

Jonathan Acuff

Just in case you, Christian, are in need of the occasional light-hearted look at what Christians — and we mean mostly conservative evangelical Christians — are like, what they quibble about and what they look like to outsiders … Get a copy of Jonathan Acuff’s hilarious, side-splitting and poke-us-in-the-heart ribs, Stuff Christians Like  … Find [Read More…]