Tag Archives: religion

Here Comes the Boom – Kevin James and Religion in Entertainment

Recently our family rented the movie Here Comes the Boom, starring Kevin James, Henry Winkler, and Salma Hayek. James plays a high school biology teacher who gets involved with mixed-martial arts (MMA) fighting to try to raise enough money to prevent the … Continue reading

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Category: entertainment, Religion
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Don’t Drink the Kool-aid: Jonestown was an Atheist Marxist Socialist Cult

In modern Internet culture, references to “drinking the Kool-Aid” have become a rather common idiomatic expression to derogatorily describe anyone whose dedication to a cause or ideology is complete and unquestioning. Most people know that this is a reference to the terrible … Continue reading

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Category: politics
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Original Poetry: By the Hand of Uriah

In the months I was preparing to visit Israel last year, I listened to a great deal of the Old Testament while riding my bicycle to and from work. Listening instead of reading helped me approach the scriptures in a way that prompted … Continue reading

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Category: lds, original poetry
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