Published Nov 5, 2020 in Pop Culture, Prayers, Spirituality, Sports ~ Approx 3 mins
One Jesuit thought he was done with deer hunting for good when he entered religious life. Then he had an opportunity to hunt earlier this month in northern Michigan. Here’s what he learned about prayer during that time.
Published Oct 23, 2020 in Discerning the Culture, Film, Pop Culture, Social Media, TV ~ Approx 7 mins
In a time where screens, digital streaming services and social media consumption seem to be the “daily bread”, is there a way to ensure we are discovering God in all of it? This new series gives some practical tips to discern God’s voice in the culture. This edition is part one of how to discern God’s voice in movies and TV shows.
Published Oct 9, 2020 in Film, Justice, Pop Culture, Science & Technology, Social Media, Topics ~ Approx 3 mins
Netflix’s new documentary “The Social Dilemma” paints a scary picture of how the tech industry, particularly social media, is having severe negative effects on society. And the lack of objective truth is the cause.
Published Sep 18, 2020 in Pop Culture, Sports ~ Approx 4 mins
About two months ago, I received an email from the Detroit Free Press/TCF Bank Marathon staff which told me that, due to continued uncertainty caused by the pandemic, the race was canceled. The message was disappointing but entirely understandable. They did say, however, that I could choose to run the full race virtually: on my […]
Published Sep 1, 2020 in Current Events, Film, In the News, Justice, Pop Culture, Race, Sports, Topics ~ Approx 4 mins
Black Panther fans around the world were saddened to learn of the death of 43-year-old actor Chadwick Boseman last week. He played in several iconic roles, and in each of these films Boseman portrayed a dignity that he carried with him offscreen.
Published Aug 28, 2020 in Current Events, In the News, Pop Culture, Social Media, Sports ~ Approx 4 mins
Lionel Messi, arguably soccer’s all time GOAT, is leaving FC Barcelona after spending almost 20 years with the Spanish soccer club. Sadly, this is the end of an era of soccer.