Pop's Art: The Bible Illustrated

Jonah swallowed by a whale

Sunday, November 18, 2018 Jim Robidoux 0
From the belly of the fish Jonah began praying to Yahweh. He prayed and prayed, even a prayer of thanksgiving to the God of salvation. He thanked God for saving him from the great depths of the ocean and for His forgiveness. Jonah also thanked God for being in His presence once more after running away. And after 3 days in the belly of the great fish God directed it to vomit out Jonah upon the dry land. READ MORE
The Soapbox

SWAT’s response to a serial hugger, and a neighbor in crisis

Tuesday, June 12, 2018 Jim Robidoux 0
No one was shot. No police dog was released. No Tasers, no real force at all. But why did all the force come to my street? SWAT team with a BEAR CAT, 22 rifles in all for a man who had quietly confided in his brother that he’d lost his will to live? No mental health crisis team came, only heavily armed police officers. READ MORE
Opinion

Palm Sunday: Holy Week and the symbolism of the palm branch

Saturday, March 24, 2018 Jim Robidoux 0
Symbolically, Palm Sunday is a declaration of victory over sin. It marks the end of Jesus’ earthly ministry as, this week would be his last week before dying on Good Friday. All of the events of Holy Week would be understood more clearly after Christ’s resurrection, Sunday morning. Palm Sunday was a procession of a king of another kind. One that would die to save His people, and die to pay for the sins of the whole world. READ MORE