Archives for May 6, 2012 @ 15:36

More on the Bible and Metaphor

This is from my commentary on 1 Peter and follows my post from yesterday: [Read more…]

Football and Concussions

Did you see this? Gary Plummer hopes the death of his former teammate Junior Seau sparks a change in the way the NFL sends its players back into society…. Plummer, a former Cal star, played professionally for 15 seasons, starting with the Oakland Invaders of the USFL from 1983-85. He played with the Chargers from [Read More…]

Hollande Wins in France

From USA Today: PARIS (AP) – Socialist Francois Hollande defeated conservative incumbent Nicolas Sarkozy on Sunday to become France’s next president, heralding a change in how Europe tackles its debt crisis and how France flexes its military and diplomatic muscle around the world…. Hollande wants to renegotiate a hard-won European treaty on budget cuts that [Read More…]

Why Men Should Read More Fiction

My news magazine on the iPad occasionally includes a clip from a site called The Art of Manliness, and this one was irresistible after last week’s post on whether or not fiction is good for us. Well, this piece argues men need to read more fiction … here’s the opening and you can read the [Read More…]

Prayer for the Week

Almighty God, whom truly to know is everlasting life: Grant us so perfectly to know your Son Jesus Christ to be the way, the truth, and the life, that we may steadfastly follow his steps in the way that leads to eternal life; through Jesus Christ your Son our Lord, who lives and reigns with [Read More…]