Re-Enchantment: A Return to Comic-Con

Re-Enchantment: A Return to Comic-Con

We have left the time in which our culture and its people have any connectivity to the spiritual. That’s an assertion Andrew Root makes in his book, The Pastor in the Secular Age. He says we have moved toward being a people that have been disenchanted. The problem of...
Movie Review: The Eyes of Tammy Faye

Movie Review: The Eyes of Tammy Faye

There is a strange attraction to the spotlight. Like moths, some are drawn to it and become who they are as they dance within its light. “The Eyes of Tammy Faye” is a film that tells the story of how time in the spotlight drove a couple to the heights of fame and...
‘Pig’

‘Pig’

There are always many people that gather at intersections in my city looking for help. Most are not really seen and, if seen, they’re ignored. Yet, all of these people have a story, and that story may be something that would blow us away if we knew it. “Pig,” a new...
‘Nomadland’

‘Nomadland’

An ominous statement about the town of Empire, Nevada, opens the film, “Nomadland.” It says the town lived because of the U.S. gypsum plant. The plant closed and, within a couple of years, the town’s ZIP code was discontinued. We then meet Fern (Frances McDormand)....