A concerned mother called into our radio program this week to express her concerns about Bubble Goth – a pop music style and culture popular among teens that is dark, hyper-sexualized and downright creepy.
PU writes: “Do you know of the computer game Wizard 101? My 20 year old daughter has been playing this game for many years and insists it is just a fun game. I was wondering if there are actual spells in this game like there are in the Harry Potter books. And how innocent is this game?”
In 2009, Susan Powell, a young Salt Lake City mother of two disappeared from her home, never to be seen or heard from again. When her husband, Josh, came under suspicion for the disappearance and possible murder of his wife, he moved to Washington state. With the children sent off to live with Susan’s parents during the subsequent investigation, the family home was left empty.
LT writes: “I attend a Christian Missionary Alliance Church, and recently I noticed one of the musicians had a red chile resembling the Italian horn, and a necklace made up of many small chile peppers hung on his podium. Being Italian this made me uncomfortable because it looks like the Italian horn used to ward off evil. Should I mention this to this man and /or the Pastor, or am I being too sensitive?”
Referred to as a New Age contemplative, Joan Borysenko is a highly educated woman and very popular speaker who tries to appeal to everyone and ends up incorporating New Age and eastern religious beliefs with science into a kind of eclectic hodge-podge that exposes the faithful to non-Christian worldviews.
An Italian politician is convinced that he’s been cursed by the father of a woman he once publicly disparaged and is threatening to call the Pope directly to demand an exorcism to be free of the hex.
In response to numerous requests for clarification of theological errors contained in the book, Healing of Families, by Fr. Yozefu Ssemakula, the office of Bishop Gregory L. Parkes of the Diocese of Pensacola-Tallahassee has issued a statement announcing that the work is now under review.