Terry Glaspey at The Gospel Coalition on Novelists Who Affirm Faith. How Could Victor Hugo Be Neglected?

Recently at The Gospel Coalition Terry Glaspey wrote an article about novelists who affirm faith. His list leaves off one of the greatest novelists in western history – Victor Hugo. Works such as Hunchback of Notre Dame and Les Miserables have many theological lessons in each book. This is a response to this column by Terry Glaspey. Continue reading

Bethel’s Kris Vallotton is No Different Than Mormon Founder Joseph Smith. Here’s Why…

This post is a look at the Mormon prophet Joseph Smith and some of his false prophecies. In addition this post finds parallels between Joseph Smith and Kris Vallotton of Bethel. Both are false prophets. Smith made false prophecies about the Mormon faith and American history. Vallotton meanwhile made a major false prophecy claiming that Donald Trump will be re-elected in 2020. Then he backtracks, makes an apology and then back tracks again. In the view of this blog if you are going to get involved with Bethel, you might as well get involved in Mormonism. Continue reading

How I Became Part of a Pandemic and How This Washingtonian Also Became a New Yorker in the Process

A startling article in the New York Times presented new information on the COVID-19 pandemic in New York City. I learned that I was in Times Square and Manhattan when the COVID-19 virus was growing and becoming established. It appears I dodged a bullet but its been unsettling as well. While I am a Washingtonian because of this shared common bond I also consider myself a New Yorker as well. Continue reading

A Unique Conversation Before Seeing Frozen on Broadway. And Like Elsa A Perspective From Someone Likewise Standing on the Abyss

On Saturday night I had a unique experience in an Italian restaurant in Times Square. A couple from Washington, D.C. speak some soothing words to me as I explain my parents’ deaths and why I am in New York City. Plus like Elsa in Frozen I am also on the abyss having lost my parents who were my supports in life. Continue reading

With the Nationals in the World Series a Reflection on D.C. Baseball and Some Music From Damn Yankees, a Musical About Another Famed D.C. Team is a Must!

The Washington Nationals are in the World Series and it has consumed the D.C. area. This post is just a brief reflection on the Nats and baseball in D.C. Plus I figured it was appropriate to talk about a famous musical that dealt with the last Washington baseball team the Senators immortalized into the American conscious in Damn Yankees.  Continue reading