Matthew’s Newsletter

Matthew Bell
Theology, Culture, and a whole lot inbetween.
Created 15 Sep 2021
  • I Believed Misinformation ... From The Gospel Coalition #018
    10 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Kyle Rittenhouse killed people in the middle of the street (on camera and in front of witnesses) and then, smoking rifle at his side, casually strolled past law enforcement. He didn’t run away. He did...
  • Marvel's Eternals Had A Message I Was Not Expecting #017
    08 Nov 2021 • 6 min read
    My parents and nana were here this weekend to help us finish up things we needed to do for our soon-to-be-born daughter. As is tradition, dad and I headed out on Saturday to see Marvel’s Eternals. I w...
  • An Autopsy of being Defriended #016
    02 Nov 2021 • 7 min read
    About 3 years ago I began to notice people I considered to be good friends were no longer Facebook friends. I would go to post something to their wall but they didn’t pop up in my search or my Google ...
  • Things I Like Today (TILT) #015
    01 Nov 2021 • 4 min read
    Good Monday, faithful readers! Happy All-Saints Day! On Facebook a few years ago I started to share “things I liked today” and out of everything I ever posted that always received the most engagement....
  • Alec Baldwin and the One Ring to Rule Them All #014
    27 Oct 2021 • 2 min read
    'Yet may I not even speak of it? For you seem ever to think only of its power in the hands of the Enemy: of its evil uses not of its good. The world is changing, you say. Minas Tirith will fall, if th...
  • Truth, Justice, and the American Way #013
    20 Oct 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    Captain America: “The uniform? Aren't the stars and stripes a little old-fashioned?” Phil Coulson: “With everything that's happening and the things that are about to come to light, people might just n...
  • You Will Own Nothing...#012
    18 Oct 2021 • 5 min read • 1 1
    “You’ll own nothing. And you’ll be happy. What you want you’ll rent, and it’ll be delivered by drone.” Source A few years ago my parents were cleaning out their attic for a move and set aside bins of ...
  • My Thoughts on Metroid Dread #011
    13 Oct 2021 • 5 min read
    I was two years old when the first Metroid game came out on the NES. However, the first Metroid game I played was Super Metroid on the SNES and while I loved it, I struggled to complete the game. This...
  • A Forgiveless Society #010
    12 Oct 2021 • 7 min read
    “At dawn he appeared again in the streets, where all the people gathered around him, and he sat down to teach them. The teachers of the college and the cultural elites brought in a woman caught in a t...
  • Why are we accepting this as normal? #009
    11 Oct 2021 • 1 min read
    Yesterday we stopped by a local park to do some training with our dog Bella. As we were leaving we saw Wawa and my very pregnant wife wanted a shake and some food (after my suggestion). As I went into...
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