Some helpful articles I’ve bookmarked recently (or not so recently): “I’ll See You in Court” (Jesse Johnson, The Cripplegate) — a helpful explanation of 1 Corinthians 6 and its application in lawsuits and insurance dilemmas. “Unmarried Sex Is Worse Than You Think” (TGC, Sarah Eekhoff Zylstra and Collin Hansen ) “The Conversation About Sex You […]Read More Grab bag
The argument may not be biblical or theological, but Kevin DeYoung is right: This week marks the beginning of baseball, for 150 years, our national pastime. Football may be the king of revenue and ratings, March Madness may be the most enjoyable three weeks of sports, the NHL may be the obsession north of the […]Read More You should like baseball
Sunday evening was the opening of the 2013 Major League Baseball season. I guess my passion for baseball has been passed on — my 17-year-old daughter has been reminding me daily for several weeks that baseball season is coming. No way she was missing that game! This morning I read an excellent piece by Kevin […]Read More Why baseball is best
Very often church signs have messages on them that are not necessarily fitting for an organism that exists to uphold the eternal truth of God. Often I have passed church signs and cringed over poor theology, or muttered a “huh?” wondering what was meant by a particular slogan. But I saw this one on CNN […]Read More An acceptable use of a church sign
BALL GAME! This has nothing to do with biblical truth or the church, but there is a measure of grace in a team that has never won anything in the postseason — 50 years of futility — finally winning at least one series. I’ve followed the Texas Rangers for all 38 years that they have […]Read More Once in every fifty years….
When you are a baseball fan and the greatest claim to fame your team can make is a 1-9 post-season record, two no-hitters by a 40-something hall-of-famer who did most of his outstanding work prior to arriving on your team, and the worst contract in the history of baseball (cost to team approximately 3 years, […]Read More 30-3