One of the most disturbing scenes in Serenity is after Captain Malcolm Reynolds, on the run while trying to discover the secret kept by the highest echelons of the tyrannical Alliance, discovers that practically all of his friends and business partners have been hunted down by the Alliance’s Operative. The Operative calls to ask him, […]


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 […]