The Good News According to Metallica

Two weekends ago I saw my favorite band, Metallica, for the third time. A downside of living in Richmond is that major concerts don't come through town like they did in Chicago. So my family made a quick road trip down to Atlanta. My parents came up from Florida to watch our kids so that my wife, … Read more about The Good News According to Metallica

The Spiritual Evolution of Han Solo

I probably should have asked more about the membership of Brian Blount's advisory council before I opened my talk with them this morning by exegeting the new Star Wars trailer. Not to be ageist---I find myself saying this a lot lately---but my analysis might have been lost on them. I don't think any … Read more about The Spiritual Evolution of Han Solo

Walter White: A Morally Ambiguous Savior

Spoiler alert! This is about the Breaking Bad finale, so stop reading if you haven't seen it yet. First things first: I loved the ending of Breaking Bad. It was the perfect conclusion to the best long form examination of the fine line between good and evil and a man's descent into darkness that I … Read more about Walter White: A Morally Ambiguous Savior

Listening for God

A little over a month ago, John Buchanan delivered his final sermon as the pastor of Fourth Presbyterian Church. John is a great preacher, admired across the nation as one of the best. After several years of listening to John's sermons, I came to the conclusion that he is not as much a great … Read more about Listening for God