Category Archives: Culture

Dion on Fresh Air

Loved this interview with Dion on Fresh Air. I loved his music, his stories and his faith. I remember when he made his foray into Christian music back in the 80s and enjoying his music and being encouraged by his faith connection. … Continue reading

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GPS Tracker in fake Tusk, Joseph Kony and human tragedy

Really good podcast here from Fresh Air on the Ivory smuggling problem and it’s cause and affects rooting in human tragedy. I just hope we can all become more aware and help do away with purchasing religious (or otherwise) ivory … Continue reading

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Re-blogged: PG Porn

Jonathan McKee Speaks: PG Porn Good article here by Jonathan McKee. Just wish that the artists or producers or agents or what have you that make decisions to create songs and videos like this would be faced with the realization … Continue reading

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My anti-gun hermeneutic

Picture from: Murder in Chicago: The Human Toll I recently had an online conversation with one of my former youth that is pro-gun rights. I always hesitate to post things like this because I get frustrated with responses and it … Continue reading

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The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness

Do you know that the United States has 5% of the world’s population yet incarcerates 25% of the world’s prisoners?  What do you think about this? Finally started reading this book today after asking for it from my wife and … Continue reading

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It’s getting hot in ‘ere

Been thinking about this, “2014 was the planet’s warmest year on record.  Now, one year doesn’t make a trend, but this does – 14 of the 15 warmest years on record have all fallen in the first 15 years of … Continue reading

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Man Helps Dead Shark Give Birth To 3 Babies On Beach

Awesome! Yeah for life! 🙂

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Rob Bell is getting a TV Show

I appreciate Tony Jones’ thoughts: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/tonyjones/2014/12/03/is-rob-bell-this-or-that Excerpt of Tony quoting Danielle Shroyer here: If Oprah calls you up and invites you to share your thoughts on your faith, what kind of a moron would you have to be to say … Continue reading

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Awesome – can’t wait! :)

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Louis CK Monologue on SNL

Seems like the link doesn’t embed anymore, so here is the direct link: http://www.hulu.com/watch/615361 This is an awesome monologue. Besides my brother, Louis CK is my favorite comedian out there. It’s not just because he’s funny, which he is, but … Continue reading

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