The Link 9.4.09: 16 Straight Field Goals, Health Care, and 36 Hours in Zagreb

Got alot of good stuff for you today: 1,I’m pretty sure that you’ve never seen anything like this.  16 STRAIGHT FIELD GOALS by Jamal Crawford back in 2007.  It is a masterpiece performance by a supremely talented but enigmatic performer. 2. Speaking of Crawford, check out his dribbling skill.  He comes into the video somewhere [Read More...]

Newsweek on Abortion: The Culture of Death and Societal “Progression”

Newsweek‘s Eleanor Clift just wrote a column on how the battle over national health care now includes significant debate over the role of abortion within public health plans. I’m not going to engage the question of universal health care or the matter of publicly funded abortions.  I do not support either of these matters.  What [Read More...]

The Link 8.28.09: Street Basketball, Band of Horses, Lead09 Conference

1. Linked at Truehoop, the best basketball blog on the web, this is one of the best pieces I’ve read about the experience of playing basketball.  Don’t worry–I have read many. 2. Have you heard the song “The Funeral” by Band of Horses? It’s haunting.  I don’t know what it’s about. 3. Wondering what to [Read More...]

The Link 8.1.09: Horrible Athlete Rappers, Good Christian Rappers, and Kindles

1. From ESPN Page 2′s DJ Gallo, a hilarious rundown of some of the worst rap lyrics written by athletes.  Said one Shaquille O’Neal: “Forget Tony Danza, I’m the boss/When it comes to money, I’m like Dick Butkus”.  Huh?  2. Meanwhile, at the Legacy conference being held at Chicago’s Moody Bible Institute, there’s some legit rapping going [Read More...]

The Link 4.10.09: Islam, A-Rod, and Universal Health Care

1. If you have not read Al Mohler’s recent piece on Islam, I cannot recommend you do so more strongly.  Islam is a topic of huge importance for Christians, and I’ve rarely seen a Christian thinker address it more helpfully and clearly than Mohler does. 2. ESPN columnist Bill Simmons on the A-Rod phenomenon.  3. [Read More...]