This is part 2 of “Theology in the ‘Verse,” which deals with Joss Whedon’s Firefly TV series as it is continued in the feature film Serenity. This post contains spoilers, so if you are planning on watching the episodes or movie, check them out first and then come back to read and comment! What do […]


Can’t Stop the Signal


It’s no secret I’m a huge science fiction fan. At the top of the index card on which I listed attributes of a potential wife during a junior high relationship Bible study session, the very first item is “Must at least tolerate Star Trek.” True story. Still have the index card. But I nearly had […]


What the Church can learn from Star Trek

I admit it…I’m a nerd. I’ve loved Star Trek since before the “cool” reboot of this summer. It’s in my blood: my father was hooked as a star-gazing teenager. I thoroughly enjoyed the summer movie, though, and I began thinking about what made it an excellent movie, and what promises it made for revitalizing the […]