Setting the Spiritual Clock: Sacred Time Breaking Through the Secular Eclipse

Various Christian traditions mark their calendars to reflect the biblical and ecclesial narrative and enhance public worship. Such efforts safeguard against secularization’s encroachment in the church’s life. Setting the Spiritual Clock serves as a guide and traveling companion for the liturgical year, which circles the glorious Son as he breaks through the secular eclipse. Advent Flyer […]

“Food Fight—A Civil Dialogue over Our Daily Bread”

Have you ever witnessed or participated in a food fight? Whether one is referring to a fun food fight (like the scene in the movie Hook), or to a contentious battle over food in politics and business, all too often a food fight leaves a great big mess.[1] Hopefully, the upcoming conference titled “Food Fight—A Civil […]

“Blessed are the meek”—not those who are easily provoked

Alert: This post may contain spoilers of the movie, Selma. The biblical content referenced here may also spoil our desire to rule over others. Those who take themselves too seriously are easily slighted; they are not meek. Jesus says, “Blessed are the meek, for they shall inherit the earth” (Matthew 5:5; ESV). The meek are […]

Trinity Academy: A Prophetic Complement to Public School Education

This blog post is part of a series of entries on education in contemporary society. Education is essential to human formation and flourishing. So, too, are mentorship and friendship. In fact, the best kind of education includes mentorship and friendship in various ways. In view of such education, human society forms and flourishes best. Trinity […]

Interstellar: Beyond Scientific and Everyday Positivism

Interstellar deals with real science. See the following clips, which address the scientific claims and musings that pertain to this science fiction movie: Discovery Channel: The Science of Interstellar; Science of Interstellar—Interstellar Explained; Movie vs. Science: Neil deGrasse Tyson on “Interstellar”; Bill Nye’s Problem with ‘Interstellar’; Exclusive: The Science of Interstellar—Wired; and Movie Science: Interstellar.[1] […]