This is a picture of an ecumenical campus ministry I was involved with at North Dakota State for a time. Now it’s sold off and is someone’s private home Derek Penwell writes […]
Mad Max: Fury Road is the movie I have waited for my entire life. It’s not perfect, but it comes close. It is refreshing in many ways–it doesn’t rely on CGI, the secondary characters are fully fleshed out, and it doesn’t waste precious minutes of screen time on unnecessary exposition or explanation.
John Spong starts his book on Eternal Life talking about funerals. In them, he notes, the services are not (or should not be) directed to members of the church. It is really […]
May 4 1970 – US National Guard shoot dead 4 unarmed students & wound 9 anti-war protesters at Kent State University. pic.twitter.com/jP9FrtfTcb — DailyRadical History (@radicaldaily) May 4, 2015
If you haven’t heard, the church recently announced that it will allow members to “pay tithing and submit other charitable donations” electronically. Now, if you’re anything like me, you no longer need […]
I like video games. I don’t play them as much as I used to, but I’ll still sit down and play the occasional shooter or role-playing game, and I like to keep […]
Play ball! It’s no coincidence that baseball’s opening day falls right around Easter and Passover, says Stephen Schneck, director of the Institute for Policy Research & Catholic Studies at The Catholic University […]
This is a rather Kantian (sort of) critique: Take the pledge!
When one considers Paterno’s legacy and all the good he did for Penn State and the student athletes he taught, coached, and inspired, those actions deserves praise, and certainly, one mistake does not erase all that good. Unfortunately, all the respect I gained for Paterno over the years led me to a great disappointment.
The first talk given today in church was one of the best I have heard in a long time. It was better than anything I heard last night and, most likely, […]
I think about the term “pro-abortion” a lot. In fact, this is not the first time I have written about it. I have heard this appellation too many times from pro-lifers, and when I use ‘pro-lifers,’ I mean it with complete respect because I am, essentially, pro-life.
In this episode, Michael Talerico, a social democrat, and Shaun Maher, a conservative, discuss the implications of Benjamin Netanyahu’s speech to congress and its potential impact on the negations between the Obama […]