Monthly Archives: July 2015

Why The Church Needs Art – Part three

Check out the lessons Scott Erickson learned while he was the artist in residence at Ecclesia Church in Houston, Texas. Click HERE

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Kenny Stabler, RIP

By Steve Beard Kenny Stabler, RIP. I became a life-long Raiders fan during my childhood because my dad won a Kenny “The Snake” Stabler autographed football at a raffle. It is one of half a dozen items that I deeply … Continue reading

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Free Speech Under Fire

By Steve Beard As a budding young journalist and editor, my thoughts on the First Amendment and free speech — even outrageously offensive speech — were shaped by Nat Hentoff, columnist for the left-wing Village Voice. Hentoff was a prolific … Continue reading

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HOUSTON ROLLER DERBY AT 10: A JAMMIN’ GOOD TIME

By Sean McManus Houston Press Not too long ago, local bad-ass and onetime Houston Press writer John Nova Lomax postulated a very good argument that Houston might very well be America’s Most Miserable Sports City. Surely we have our highs, like the … Continue reading

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Nicholas Winton, Rescuer of Children, RIP

By Steve Beard For 50 years, Nicholas Winton kept an explosive and dramatic secret from his wife. It was only after she found an old scrapbook in the attic of their home – names, documents, photographs – that he first … Continue reading

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He’s Jesus Christ

“If you subscribe to the caricature of devout religious believers as mostly sanctimonious hypocrites, the kind who rake in cash and care about human life only when it is unborn, come visit the doctor here,” observed New York Times columnist Nickolas … Continue reading

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