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.

Entering the UK as Sir Winston Departs

January 24, 2019 – Winston Churchill’s death 54 years ago today marks a week of vivid personal memories. Sir Winston died as I was preparing to leave home for a three-year Air Force posting at RAF Stations Bentwaters and Woodbridge … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

Cana

Image | Posted on | Leave a comment

But I mean that in a good way …

Image | Posted on | Leave a comment

Martin

Image | Posted on | Leave a comment

Slow Down, Dems

Image | Posted on | Leave a comment

Santa and Jack: Keep the Myth

John F. Kennedy had been dead 13 years by the time the first of our six adult children was born. By the time they cracked their first high school history book, JFK had long since passed from flesh to myth. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

The Hot Christmas of 1962

For my grandchildren and the children in your life, a story about two mythological figures – Santa Claus and John F. Kennedy – and how they saved Christmas from an early episode of climate change.

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment