Tom's been writing about religion – broadly defined – for years in the Journal. Tom's experience as a retired minister and his curiosity about matters of faith will make for an always insightful exploration of these topics. Tom's encouraging open discussion, so join in.
On a typical Saturday night, Josh Caterer might do a gig at a local Chicago venue as the front man for the pop punk band called Smoking Popes. The next morning he'll be leading worship at Calvary Memorial Church on Lake Street.
Oak Park resident Dirk Ficca has observed a significant amount of tension in his village between those who see Palestinians as the victims in the Middle East and those who see Israel as being surrounded by actors whose stated aim is to destroy their spiritual homeland. Donald Trump's rants and the debate in Congress over the nuclear treaty with Iran have only heightened the tension.
In many ways, the play the children of True Freedom Ministries and Cornerstone Anglican Church presented last Sunday was your typical church Christmas pageant. Children dressed up as shepherds and angels, as Mary and Joseph; sang carols like "O Little Town of Bethlehem" and "Silent Night"; and read the Christmas story from Luke and Matthew.
On Oct. 25, The Doris Davenport Show aired for the first time on WPNA, 1490 on the AM dial, on the top floor of the Oak Park Arms.
Davenport, who co-hosts with Doug Wyman and does just about everything to get the show on the air every Sunday at 7 p.m., described it as "a weekly radio program that meets the community where you are. Maybe you heard or read about a topic, a person or a performance and want to know more.
Everyone in this primary election season seems angry. Bernie gets enthusiastic support from angry liberals and Trump gets big vote totals from angry conservatives. So, is that good or bad, and what is the place of anger in politics?
Betty's Day Care is seeking qualified teachers with a bachelors, associate or CDA to work in her newly extended day care center. Good place to work along with nice people. Fax resume 773-261-1434 or you may call 773-261-1433.