This is SHINE TYC and we see God everywhere...at least that's our prayer. We see the world through the lens of our faith, we purposely consume entertainment through that same lens. With that being said....like many of you I got my Disney+ subscription this week so I could see the Broadway sensation, Hamilton. It was… Continue reading Of Course, I See God in HAMILTON
This is one of the hardest review assignments I've ever had. The difficulty has nothing to do with the show's characters or its storylines. It has more to do with the current state of the nation. The day I began watching the first season of "Sweet Magnolias" on Netflix I had just written about Amy… Continue reading Sweet Magnolias: The World We Need, But Can’t Quite Believe In Right Now
Photo: CBS sports Christians can learn something from Kobe Bryant. In the same way that Kobe followed Michael Jordan's philosophy in basketball, Christians might use the same model to follow the teachings of Jesus. Kobe exhausted Jordan with constant calls at all hours of the night. Likewise, we should pray without ceasing to understand God's… Continue reading 4 Things I Love About Jesus…and Michael Jordan
As Joe Burrow embraced Eddie George, Doug Flutie, Desmond Howard, and Tim Tebow, I thought, "This is a great moment in sports and 'They' - the racists - are going to ruin it."
The pain and dysfunction from a single pebble of betrayal can ripple across families for years. I just spent the last two months reeling in angst while binge watching five seasons of "The Affair" on Showtime. While most affairs land couples at the base of a giant mountain to rebuild trust and rise to forgiveness,… Continue reading Now That The Affair is Over
(l to r) Ephraim Sykes (David Ruffin), Jeremy Pope (Eddie Kendricks), James Harkness (Paul Williams), Jared Joseph (Melvin Franklin), and Derrick Baskin (Otis Williams) in the world premiere of Ain’t Too Proud—The Life and Times of The Temptations at Berkeley Repertory Theatre. Photo by Carole Litwin/Berkeley Repertory Theatre On a brisk Tuesday night in New York City,… Continue reading Ain’t Too Proud
I really enjoy a good story. Of course, living a Shine TYC life means I see everything through the lens of my faith -- a Christian World view doesn't idolize or demonize anything in God's creation but understands there is a way to use it all for God's glory. So, that brings me to my… Continue reading What I learned from Alita: Battle Angel