Category: religion

Vyrso: My Selection of On Sale Books.

Vyrso: My Selection of On Sale Books.

Vyrso is part of Faithlife, formerly known as Logos Bible Software. It provides e-books focused on general rather than professional/academic audiences. I occasionally browse the site to see if there are any deals worth...

Mom’s Night Out (Movie Review, PG)

Mom’s Night Out (Movie Review, PG)

There are things I review on my blog that I think¬†everyone will love and then there are things I post here that I think some people will love…this one is for the¬†some people, not...

Man, Myth & Magic Volume 1

Man, Myth & Magic Volume 1

Perambulations When I first venture into a new library I like to peruse the shelves and just get a feel for where everything is and what gems lie in wait for me. Recently I...

The Song Movie Review (PG-13)

The Song Movie Review (PG-13)

Love and Hate Relationship On occasion I receive screener copies of films (these days they tend to be digital rather than physical) and usually these are Christian films. I have a love/hate relationship with...

The New Concise History of the Crusades by Thomas F. Madden (Book Review)

The New Concise History of the Crusades by Thomas F. Madden (Book Review)

I just completed Thomas F. Madden’s The New Concise History of the Crusades, a nice hardcover edition published by Barnes & Noble in 2007. The main text clocks in a little over 200 pages...

Water Within’s Better Off Broken (Song)

Water Within’s Better Off Broken (Song)

I’m always stumbling around looking for new musical artists…and Spotify surfaced a band called Water Within. I’d never heard of them and their songs all had well under 2,000 listens – indicating they aren’t...

Gaining a Little Perspective Through History

Gaining a Little Perspective Through History

I am skeptical of the idea, popular especially among evangelical Christians, that society is in a sharp downward spiral – particularly American society. This has resulted not from reading one or two specific volumes...

Bill Gates and Mosquitos

Bill Gates and Mosquitos

Bill Gates has a long history. I remember reading a biography of him when I was a teenager. At that point Gates was both respected and hated. Microsoft had an iron fist on much...

J.B. Phillips’ The New Testament in Modern English Revised Edition: Book Review

J.B. Phillips’ The New Testament in Modern English Revised Edition: Book Review

A Little Background My Studies I am preparing for a new series of sermons and leading a small group through the Gospel of Luke. Right now I’m refreshing my big picture understanding – so...

Cairn University Church Leader’s Conference.

Cairn University Church Leader’s Conference.

Overview Cairn University held its second annual Church Leaders’ Conference today and I attended along with two parishioners – John Broglin and Kiki Mackey (my sister-in-law). We left together from CCC at 8:45 am...