Always ‘In the Hunt’

Kevin Sauer

An inspiring guest post by a writer I respect and enjoy reading – Timothy Dalrymple  * By Marta Hummel Mossburg Rowing is not a sport for our times. In an age where even the president thinks it’s OK to snap a selfie at a funeral, the concept of finding oneself through losing oneself is oxymoronic. [Read More...]

Why Football Is (or Can Be) Good for the Soul

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Mark Oppenheimer’s recent cover article on faith and football for Sports Illustrated is a sterling example of agenda journalism. Whether or not the author had an agenda when he accepted the assignment, he clearly had one by the time he started writing: not representing in a deep and nuanced way the faith lives of football players but [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 12/24/12 – Gun Control Fantasies; Jesus and the ‘God-button’; Tebow and the Patience of Job

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BREAKFAST LINKS 12/24/12: Johnnie Moore, Patheos/Philosophical Fragments: “We must let what we know about God compensate for what we don’t understand about Him. While we think we need answers, what we actually need is God Himself.” Stephen Greenhut, Orange County Register: Utopian Fantasies of Gun Control Advocates J. E. Dyer, Patheos/The Optimistic Christian: “What a [Read More...]

Breakfast Links for 11/13/12 – God’s Wild Mercies, God Will Let You Down, Stages of Religious Persecution

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BREAKFAST LINKS 11/13/12: Charles Pope, Archdiocese of Washington: Thoughts on the 5 Stages of Religious Persecution Dwight Longnecker, Patheos/Standing On My Head: “God’s mercy takes us where the wild things are. We encounter God and it was not what we thought.” Frank Viola, Patheos/Frank Viola: “Get clear on this: God will let you down. He [Read More...]

Jay Cutler, Michael Vick, and NFL Concussions

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Last night, in a matchup against the Houston Texans, Chicago Bears quarterback Jay Cutler took a helmet-to-helmet cheap-shot to the head.  The linebacker who dealt the blow remained in the game — and so did Cutler.  He was hit in the head again on the next play, stayed in for another six plays, and then [Read More...]


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