Nothing gets so quickly boring and utterly complicated as reading the genealogies in the Bible. These lists of people from father to clan to tribe usually turn readers away from the biblical text rather than draw them into it. Truth is, we don’t really care who begat who. We’re looking for something more interesting, or at least something […]

I recently watched a very interesting documentary called Spitfire: The Plane That Saved the World. It followed the development of the Supermarine Spitfire through it’s various iterations and models from the Battle of Britain to saving Malta to the air war over Europe. They showed many refitted and reworked Spitifires, talked to pilots, and examined […]