Category Archives: Sports (not baseball)


Seen today: disses my beloved East Coast, but whatever. a Pew Research Center study showed that only about 17% of Americans attend religious services on a weekly basis; thus, most Colts fans aren’t rushing home from church to watch the … Continue reading

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The Kingdom of God is Like a 10K Race

The following is a parable that was revealed to me while watching runners – including my dear wife, Jessicah – finish a 10K race on Saturday.  I'm pretty sure it was one of those parables that either got lost in … Continue reading

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Tiger Woods, Figure Skating, et al: Sport or Show?

Though this blog is usually focused on church and ministry-related themes, I couldn't help myself.  There are a few sports stories out there today that I just demanded my attention. Thomas Boswell, the excellent sports columnist for the Washington Post, … Continue reading

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Why I Support Michael Vick

I support Michael Vick's reinstatement to the NFL and his signing with my home-town Eagles. It's not because I think he can help the team (which I do), and it's not because I believe that folks deserve second chances (which … Continue reading

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Surprised by Hope: Delay of Game

The blogpost due today on Chapter 4 of NT Wright's Surprised by Hope – part of a series on that book – will be delayed by one day.  A full day of work and chores, coupled with a very good … Continue reading

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Why Baseball is Superior to Football

I watched the Super Bowl and enjoyed it.  After three slow quarters of play, the fourth quarter was exciting and suspenseful.  It was a very good game. However, even in the rare event of a competitive and entertaining Super Bowl … Continue reading

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Imus and “Cute” Tenessee Women

Missing among the outraged voices in the scandal surrounding Don Imus and his incredibly stupid comments about the Rutgers women’s basketball team is any statement from the University of Tennessee women’s basketball program.  I haven’t scoured the entire web for … Continue reading

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