‘Runaway Slave’ movie theme song

Here’s the music video to Rev. C.L. Bryant’s movie “Runaway Slave.” Jack Spade sings and it  includes some scenes and people  featured in the film. You can get it by clicking on one of my Amazon links… Click here for my story on Rev. Bryant and “Runaway Slave”

Johnny Cash for Lent

This first Sunday of Lent 2012 is also Johnny Cash’s birthday. He was born February 26, 1932 and entered eternity on September 12, 2003. In honor of him and the LORD he loved, I’m featuring Johnny’s killer version of the Trent Reznor song “Hurt” – my all-time favorite music video. “Hurt” is on Johnny Cash’s […]

Controversial John Paul II statue will get makeover

By David Kerr The statue of Bl. John Paul II that stands outside of Rome’s Termini train station Rome, Italy, Jan 10, 2012 / 05:01 pm (CNA).- The much criticized 12-foot bronze sculpture of Blessed John Paul II that stands outside of Rome’s main train station will be revamped. “I made a design for the […]

Disabled orphan Emmanuel inspires X Factor judges

17-year-old Emmanuel Kelly, born in Iraq and found in a shoebox with his brother, is quite inspiring. I wish he chose a better song than John Lennon’s “Imagine,” but get your tissues anyway – because this is all about love. Emmanuel says he was found by nuns, so I suppose they were Catholic nuns. Thank […]

Vatican slams Pope John Paul II statue

Oh, the irony. Hell of way to depict the Holy Father who wrote a beautiful letter to artists: http://www.vatican.va/holy_father/john_paul_ii/letters/documents/hf_jp-ii_let_23041999_artists_en.html By ALBA TOBELLA & FRANCES D’EMILIO Observer-Dispatch Posted May 20, 2011 @ 12:36 PM ROME, Italy —The Vatican on Friday slammed a giant new modernist sculpture that portrays John Paul II, saying the bronze work outside […]

Pope Benedict: Look closely at Christ crucified

Pope Benedict’s mediation on the God Man, Christ crucified: What remains now before our eyes? It is a crucified man, a cross raised on Golgotha, a cross which seems a sign of the final defeat of the One who brought light to those immersed in darkness, the One who spoke of the power of forgiveness […]

Missing Roy Orbison

The shades. The hair. And the face of a man who apparently didn’t take himself too seriously. How about the lyrics and melodies he wrote, played and sang so sweetly? Roy Orbison was just too cool for words. Years after the tragic deaths of his wife, Claudette, and two sons, 52-year-old Roy Orbison was on […]