Author Archives: Philip E Jenks

About Philip E Jenks

Philip is a retired communicator for American Baptist Churches USA, the U.S. Conference for the World Council of Churches, the U.S. National Council of Churches, and two Philadelphia area daily newspapers. He and his spouse, the Rev. Dr. Martha M. Cruz, are the parents of six adults and are members of St. Paul's Evangelical Lutheran Church in Rye Brook, N.Y. They live in Port Chester, N.Y.

When Generals Were Not Dopes and Babies

The death of Kirk Douglas this week sent me searching through scores of his movies to see which ones were streaming online. This morning I downloaded my favorite, Seven Days in May, and watched it over coffee on my tablet. … Continue reading

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Pantheon

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Again and Again and Again and …

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Listen!

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Coke Can! Duck!

As the Vietnam War heated up in 1965, concern was expressed about the inadequacy of combat training for Air Force GI’s. The USAF Chief of Staff ordered every Air Force base in the world to make sure all enlisted personnel … Continue reading

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Never Missed a Thing

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Saint Paul Feast Day

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