Category Archives: Popular Culture

Of Blind Men & Elephants

By | 13 Feb 2016

A recent trend I’ve seen which greatly disturbs me — even angers me, at times — is a tendency for Christian believers to divide themselves from one other according to their pet doctrines. This is much like the old East-Indian parable of the blind men and the elephant: Five blind men heard an elephant had been brought into… Read More »

Filled With The Trolly Spirit

By | 2 Sep 2015

One of the major negative phenomena which has occurred since the inception of the World-Wide Web is that of the “Internet troll.” For those of you unfamiliar with this particular item of techno-jargon, a troll is a cyber-bully, a person who gleefully and/or angrily comments on various articles and discussions on all sorts of websites in the most… Read More »

The Real Story of Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

By | 14 Apr 2013

Last weekend on Saturday night, using free tickets a friend of my wife gave us, we attended the production of an abridged version of Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat at Prescott High School in Prescott, AZ. It was the first time for me to see the play I’d of course heard of it, but never saw it,… Read More »

The Former East-West German Border

By | 13 Jun 2012

A couple of friends of mine from our former church in Tucson were posting earlier today on Facebook about the fall of the Berlin Wall back in 1989-1990. It reminded me of when I was in the US Army in then-West Germany (Federal Republic of Germany or FRG) back in the early 1970’s and they took a bunch… Read More »