Howard Hendricks has never been one of the marquee names of conservative Christianity. He was too naturally reserved for that, more comfortable in the classroom than behind the pulpit, though he delivered his fair share of high-profile sermons. But over more than five decades as a professor at Dalla ... More >>
Yeah, OK, OK, I get that GCB is going to be a send-up of drunk bitchy Christian women in the Park Cities. I'm all for that. I just hope the comedic voice of the TV series doesn't serve to obscure the fact that it's true.
Alan Peppard had a funny piece in The Dallas Morning News yesterday about all ... More >>
Below, Friend of Unfair Park PeterK was wondering in the comments what newsreel footage of the 1936 Texas Centennial Exposition looked like. So he set off in search of some. And what he came back with last night was an extraordinary find -- a 42-clip collection consisting not only of short glimps ... More >>
I'm really worried about what the Reverend Robert Jeffress is going to say at Dallas First Baptist Church Sunday about the quake in Japan. I live within a three-mile radius of First Baptist, and I'm afraid I won't be far enough away.
The ad for his sermon that appeared here on Unfair Park ye ... More >>
Someone has posted to YouTube a 1961 film about school desegregation in Dallas called Dallas at the Crossroads. (Parts Two and Three follow after the jump.) I forget what kind of hoops I had to jump through in order to see this thing back in the mid-1980s when I was working on my book, The Accommoda ... More >>
Dr. W.A. Criswell Speaks of a New Sanctuary for First Baptist Dallas from First Dallas on Vimeo.It was back in November we first learned of First Baptist Dallas's plans to remake downtown in its own image. A few hours ago, First Baptist posted the video above, a virtual fly-through of the conceptual ... More >>