Movie Reviews

Cinderella is an uncompromising adaptation of the original

Unless a major blockbuster film is playing, I typically don’t go out of my way to take chances at the theater. Of course, I was the first person in line for some of 2014’s biggest films like Dawn of the Planet of the Apes, Guardians of the Galaxy, The Amazing…

Album Reviews

“The Way West” is a worship band to look out for

Meet The Way West: a worship band out of Sacramento, California, made up of musicians Mark Monroe (vocals/rhythm guitar), Wesley Binford (lead guitar), and Andrew Miles (drums). The Way West’s debut recording “Kingdom” kicks off with the title track by the same name. While I enjoyed the lyrical work, Monroe…


Why does anyone review anything anymore?

With services like Spotify, Pandora, Netflix, Hulu Plus and Gamefly, it seems like reviews are a dying art. I used to read reviews all the time because I wanted to make sure I didn’t waste my money on junk. Now, either it’s available for a nominal cost or I can…


12 Declarations for 2015

2015. Another year has ended, and a new one has just begun. As I sat in my room a few hours before the New Year, God put some stuff on my heart. Stuff that He wanted me to work on in the new year. Stuff that we all could work…


A Humble Christmas

As I sit on my couch watching droplets of rain gracefully fall from the sky, I’m warmed by a fire in our wood-burning stove and the soft twinkling of the Christmas tree. This moment is pretty much a quintessential “Christmas” moment. Like the ones depicted on Pinterest by the girls…


Spotify is offering a family plan… Finally!

My wife and I have used Spotify since it launched in the United states in July 2011. Honestly, it’s hard to imagine our musical lives before Spotify. In fact, I haven’t bought an album in years. If you don’t count records that is. Yeah, yeah, I’m a hipster, moving on…