Holy Mohawk, Batman!

Some people aspire to greatness in athletics. Others reach for the pinnacle of achievement in the arts. Kazuhiro Watanabe has the world record for the tallest mohawk. A couple of days ago, Mr. Wantanabe appeared in Washington Square Park in New York City, the geographical and emotional center of NYU, where my son is a [Read More…]

Vacationing with the Obamas and Other Ironies

Twice in the last four years we spent our summer vacation with the Obamas. Well, okay, that’s a bit of an exaggeration. But, truly, two times during our last four summer vacations we encountered the President and/or his family . . . and were somewhat inconvenienced in the process. Here are the facts. Last month, [Read More…]

You Don’t See This Headline Everyday! (I Didn’t Even Know Christ Played Basketball)

Today, as I was reading the New York Times on my Kindle, I came upon a peculiar sight. The headline read: “Christ the King 54, Nazareth 53: For Nazareth, a Loss Not Reflected in the Score.” Since I don’t follow New York high school basketball, I wasn’t quite prepared for what I read. As it [Read More…]

Good News for “Sound Guys” Everywhere

I’ve got good news for “sound guys” everywhere. Even if you’re not a “sound guy,” you might want to pay attention. But, first, let me explain what I’m talking about. In my experience as a pastor and speaker, “sound guy” is virtually a technical term for the person who oversees the audio for a lecture [Read More…]


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