A Lesson to Networks from “The Sound of Music”: Wholesome Entertainment Sells

Sound of Music - Carrie Underwood

I hope you enjoyed NBC’s live television broadcast of “The Sound of Music” on Thursday evening.How successful was the broadcast? There were some weaknesses, to be sure:  Myself, I enjoyed Carrie Underwood’s performance in the role of Maria, but I found “True Blood” star Stephen Moyer unconvincing as Captain Von Trapp.  Overall, though, I enjoyed it tremendously.And according to early reports, “The Sound of Music” gave NBC its biggest non-sports Thursday since the finale of “ER” in 200 … [Read more...]

Einstein’s Best Quote, Ever

"I want to know how God created this world.  I am not interested in this or that phenomenon, in the spectrum of this or that element.  I want to know His thoughts; the rest are details." … [Read more...]

The Mystery of the Three-in-One

Today is Trinity Sunday.  It’s so darned easy to take that for granted—to listen to the Gospel with the ears of someone who has heard that old story s-o-o-o many times before, then to drive back home, mow the lawn and enjoy your Sunday dinner and maybe a movie.But wait!  What is this “three persons in one God” stuff really about?The word “Trinity” never shows up in the Bible; but with the eyes of faith, you can find it all over the place.  Remember when Jesus was baptized by John in the Jorda … [Read more...]