Ever hear of Teleconferencing Greta? Bison attacks? Disney’s Fault! The Bell Rings too Late, Finding who really believes. Evan MacMullen and a Ride on a Bus Under the Fedora

The AP reports noted teenage climate activist is putting her time her month is and crossing the Atlantic in a "high tech sailboat" rather than flying to cut her carbon emissions. Forgetting for a moment all the carbon that was produced in making the ships stores that she will spend days or weeks consuming on … Continue reading Ever hear of Teleconferencing Greta? Bison attacks? Disney’s Fault! The Bell Rings too Late, Finding who really believes. Evan MacMullen and a Ride on a Bus Under the Fedora

Jesus & Comedy Three Times it was Done Right

Only a clever Human can make a joke about virtue The Screwtape letters We interrupt our coverage of Al Franken to talk about...comedy. If there has been one staple of modern humor from our cultural "betters" it's been the willingness to belittle and berate Christianity. Over the decades we have seen stand up comics, TV … Continue reading Jesus & Comedy Three Times it was Done Right

Voices of the Catholic Marketing Network Author Arthur Powers Book of Jotham

I speak to Author Arthur Powers Book of Jotham at the 2017 Catholic Marketing Network You can Buy his book here The Rest of my Catholic Marketing Network posts are here.

Yardsticks

by baldilocks As a few people may have noticed, I've been going back over posts from my old blog, which I started in 2003. One of the things which has hindered me in deciding what to write about is that, often, I feel like I'm repeating myself. But a long-time fan turned that notion around … Continue reading Yardsticks

Why KPFA Cancelled the Richard Dawkins Appearance (UPDATED)

by baldilocks Yesterday at Hot Air, John Sexton posted a piece about a radio station’s cancellation of an appearance by public atheist Richard Dawkins. The station’s reason? They say they don’t support “hurtful/abusive speech” and are unwilling to give it a platform. Hurtful/abusive speech, in this case, is code for speech critical of Islam, which … Continue reading Why KPFA Cancelled the Richard Dawkins Appearance (UPDATED)

40 Martyrs of Sebaste

The 40 Martyrs of Sebaste, also known as the Forty Martyrs of Armenia and also as The Holy Forty, were a group of Roman Soldiers who were cruelly tortured and killed for their refusal to renounce their Christian faith during the reign of Emperor Licinius in 320 AD. Their Feast Day is March 10 for Roman Catholics, … Continue reading 40 Martyrs of Sebaste

Christianity vs an Elk’s Club that Meets on Sundays

So they called them back and ordered them not to speak or teach at all in the name of Jesus. Peter and John, however, said to them in reply, "Whether it is right in the sight of God for us to obey you rather than God, you be the judges. It is impossible for us … Continue reading Christianity vs an Elk’s Club that Meets on Sundays

Religious Extremism and You

Repost from my blog. by baldilocks I try not to scream in frustration in response to some usage of the word 'extremism.' People use it without even thinking about what it actually means. And it almost always has the word 'Christian' is front of it, and, less often, 'Muslim.' According to the ignorant, extremism is … Continue reading Religious Extremism and You

One Critical Point to add to this Stacy McCain Biblical Piece

There is a lot to be said for this piece by Stacy McCain titled #LashEquality: @CoverGirl Promotes Transgender Agenda in Commercials. Its discussion of history, references to scripture, celebration of his ancient ancestors (Being of Sicilian ancestry from a family that lived next to a volcano (Mt. Etna) I can go back to the mid … Continue reading One Critical Point to add to this Stacy McCain Biblical Piece

Trump is God and the Devil

by baldilocks This morning I posted two statuses on my Facebook page that received a lot of reaction. The one I want to discuss is this one. There are two types which are the opposing sides of the same coin: “Trump-worshippers” and “Trump AntiChristers[i].” The first group is much more vocal than the last one (coined … Continue reading Trump is God and the Devil

Review: Season One of The Last Kingdom

By John Ruberry Without the phenomenal box office success of The Lord of the Rings trilogy, HBO's Game of Thrones series may not have ever launched. And without GoT's ongoing critical and audience raves, The Last Kingdom would almost certainly never have been giving the green light by the BBC. I just finished binge-watching the … Continue reading Review: Season One of The Last Kingdom

The Good Samaritan, Excuses & Previews of Christian Attractions

As election day comes closer I find myself thinking of a sermon my pastor gave on the parable of the Good Samaritan. For those not familiar with it, here is the passage in Luke Chapter 10 Verses 25 to 37 There was a scholar of the law who stood up to test him and said, … Continue reading The Good Samaritan, Excuses & Previews of Christian Attractions

Cause and Effect Extra Louisiana What has Christianity ever done for us? edition

Reg:  All right, but apart from the sanitation, medicine, education, wine, public order, irrigation, roads, the fresh water system and public health, what have the Romans ever done for us? Monty Python  Life of Brian 1979 Helen Ramirez: You want to know why I'm leaving?  Then listen.   Kane will be dead in half an … Continue reading Cause and Effect Extra Louisiana What has Christianity ever done for us? edition

Muhammad, the Mountain, and the Lukewarm

by baldilocks Before the death of the legendary Muhammad Ali—a Muslim--I said a prayer for him--that God the Father might draw him to Jesus the Christ—and I said so on Social Media. I expected one of my few Muslim friends to take offense to this, but it is many professed Christians who seem have more … Continue reading Muhammad, the Mountain, and the Lukewarm

Matt Drudge and the Daily Mirror get it wrong

The Christian ideal has not been tried and found wanting; it has been found difficult and left untried. G. K. Chesterton Yesterday I saw the following link at Drudge Outbreak of super STD difficult to contain... It linked to the following Daily Mirror story titled thus: Why outbreak of super gonorrhoea is proving difficult to … Continue reading Matt Drudge and the Daily Mirror get it wrong