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My 2014 New Year’s Revolution

Acknowledgement: I want to thank the genius of the AT&T commercial series with the guy interviewing kids for the inspiration behind this genius move. Whereas, The world has too long been plagued by the burden of the New Year’s resolution; And Whereas Said resolutions are always made with the best of intentions and the highest […]

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Ray Lewis and the culture of convenient and celebrity Christianity

Last night, NFL pundits celebrated the illustrious career of one of the fiercest competitors to ever don an NFL uniform. From the analysts in the booth and studio to the hundreds of media types tweeting sentimental snippets, Lewis was hailed as a great leader, a great competitor, a great tackler…great, great, great. Twitter / nfl: […]

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Here’s to the men who lose!

To everything there is a season, A time for every purpose under heaven…A time to gain, And a time to lose; A time to keep, And a time to throw away; Eccl. 3:1,6 (NKJV) I watched the Texas Longhorns and the Oklahoma State Cowboys last night. I was elated that my Longhorns won the game, but […]

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The Greybeard Chronicles: Yesterday, When I was King— or, There is No Time Like the Present

It is the habit—and the prerogative— of those of us with silver in our hair to reminisce, to rubberneck, to relish (and embellish) past heroics. I have not pastored a church since 1997. I have not suited up for a game of organized football since 1979. The further I get from the things I “used […]

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What Do You Do When the Life has Gone Out of the Life of the Party?

Susanna Kim of ABC News has written a sad, sorry story about former NFL sensation Terrell Owens. Terrell Owens was despised by almost every fan of every team on which he did not play and by many on the teams on which he did. He was seen as selfish, self-centered, a Prima Donna. In San […]

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