Saturday, June 21, 2008
On Tiger Woods, the “Pele Speech” and Divine Encounters - What is Right and Wrong with America
I have been meaning to sit down and right about the 2008 U.S. Open since the playoff ended on Monday, but as happens to so many of us, work and the real world keep us from having the time for our hobbies and from reflecting on the mediating experiences of our life. But, I cannot fail to comment on what I think of last weekend’s events.
Friday, June 13, 2008
10 Most Male Insulting Commericals - Thank you to Askmen.com
One of the greatest challenges facing our culture today is the destruction of the positive male role model. Dennis Prager on his weekly radio program this week mentioned that when he was growing up he had male figures aside from his dad all day long. His teachers included many men, his principal, his rabbi, etc.
Tuesday, June 10, 2008
Ken Griffey Jr. - A True Legend in our Time
As a theologian, I have come to appreciate artistry. This past weekend I was at a conference where the theme was art, beauty, and the Gospel. But you know when we think of art and beauty, I think we tend to forget how important sports is at providing us with the canvas of beauty. And in my lifetime few athletes have provided a greater body of “art” than Ken Griffey Jr.
Wednesday, June 04, 2008
Bush Hatred is NOT Helpful
So Scott McClellan has published his book on “What Happened to make me angry.” The book has been welcomed by many who suffer from Bush hatred. But what does this book add to history or to the whole “coming together” that McClellen says he believes in and which he feels most betrayed by. But is it helpful!