Archives for Mar 31, 2012 @ 13:27

Does God Care about Sports?

Tim Dalrymple, who recently wrote a book on Jeremy Lin, reflects on whether or not God cares about sports, and if God does, how. Isn’t it degrading to suggest that God cares about sports?  Isn’t that anthropomorphizing?  Are we, like the ancient Greeks with their stories of gods who did all sorts of silly and [Read More…]


Eugene Robinson, at WaPo, contends eventually healthcare has to change: Eventually, however, our health-care system will be restructured. It has to be. The current fee-for-service paradigm, with doctors and hospitals being paid through for-profit insurance companies, is needlessly inefficient and ruinously expensive. When people talk about out-of-control government spending, they’re really talking about rising medical [Read More…]

Church, well, what do you mean?

Aaron Niequist, in Relevant Mag: For the last 35 years, one of the most anthemic phrases around my church is this one: “the Church is the hope of the world.” I couldn’t agree more. The Almighty God is actively healing and redeeming the entire world, and doing it primarily through human beings who are willing [Read More…]

Weekly Meanderings

Chicago Tamara Out Loud, Mama for a moment. The Oregon Ducks win! (Top Ten College Towns) Comment: For the life of me, how can anyone not have Pepperdine (Malibu for goodness sake) and Point Loma University (San Diego, on the beach) on a list of top college locations! Women and politics, By Melinda Henneberger: Karen Tumulty has [Read More…]