I’ve been on a sports fast since the beginning of football season. I haven’t been perfect as I’ve checked the occasional score or stat here and there. It was impossible not to know who won big games since Facebook and Twitter give you up-to-date info and emotions on sports. In addition, I would watch a … Continue reading Some Thoughts on Sports and its Fans at the End of my Sports Fast
People brag about juice fasting, diets, etc. For Lent, they give up social media, high fructose corn syrup, etc. for forty days. I feel called by the Lord to fast from one particular thing, and it will go until the first week of February. From now until Super Bowl 48, I will be giving up … Continue reading This Aint No Juice Fast
Last week I was at a workshop/conference put on by a Christian ministry with my boss and pastor. Like any of these gatherings, there was a time of worship. As we were leaving one of the sessions my boss remarked, “I don’t want to sound uptight, but I see why many folks see ‘contemporary praise … Continue reading Stuff that Annoys Christians: A New Blog Series
John Calvin blew out Jonathan Edwards to be crowned the first ever Reformadness champion! Thanks everyone for participating (and arguing with grace). :-) Continue reading And the Winner Is….
We are down to our final two Reform theologians. After beginning with 64 Reformed theologians – from Martin Luther to Meredith Kline – we are down to (surprise, surprise) two no. 1 seeds: John Calvin and Jonathan Edwards. Calvin never really had any difficulty in getting to the final round. In fact, only two people … Continue reading ReforMadness Final!
The Granddaddy of them all, Wrestlemania, is this Sunday. While I’ll be preaching an evening service that night, big sweaty men in spandex will be grappling each other in front of 70,000 people….just for kicks. I like doing Wrestlemania predictions every year. I don’t follow the product like I used to, so here is my … Continue reading Wrestlemania 29 Predictions
Wow! Controversy will abound. John Frame was tied with Cornelius Van Til. I gave the tie breaker to the higher seed, which means that higher seed, John Frame, advances. Whoa! But, both Van Til and Frame would have had a tough matchup in the Final Four against John Calvin. I thought Ferguson would get some … Continue reading ReforMadness – Final Four!