Monthly Archives: October 2011

My economic plan – part 1 (NBA edition)

Kobe Bryant made over $25 million for the Lakers last year. LeBron James made $16,022,500 in salary this year; $27,000,000 in endorsements. Derrick Rose (my man!) made $6.9 mill to break ankles on fast breaks. breaking ankles The Lakers shelled … Continue reading

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Helping can sometimes = hurting?

Helping can sometimes = hurting? Huh?  Before I get into this, check out funnyman’s soundbite. “If this is going to be a Christian nation that doesn’t help the poor, either we’ve got to pretend that Jesus was just as selfish … Continue reading

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Love Wins – chapter 8

“Whatever you’ve been told about the end…Jesus passionately urges us to live like the end is here, now, today.” Rob Bell ends his book with a call to remember the love of God instead of any hellish doctrine that smacks … Continue reading

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Love Wins – chapter 7

Luke 15:11-32. Ever read it?  If not—AND if so—stop what you’re doing, ‘cause God’s about to ruin the image and the style that you’re used to. Sorry.  Had a Digital Underground moment there.   So, now that you’ve read Luke … Continue reading

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Love Wins – chapter 6

Chapter 6 in Love Wins is titled, “There are rocks everywhere.”  The focus of the chapter is how Christ is found in random passages in the Old Testament—everywhere, really—and how Christ is working and wooing people to God in all … Continue reading

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Lecrae’s killer quote

“Of all temptations, getting rich is one people aren’t afraid of, making it extremely dangerous.  Guard your heart.” That’s a tweet from Lecrae, a hip hop recording artist who follows Jesus pretty hard core.  Well respected guy in many circles. … Continue reading

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Follow Jesus more than on Twitter

Found this courtesy of Mike King.

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“Worship” by Rachael Swanson

Not a lot of people give my bride the credit she deserves, in my unbiased opinion.  She’s got degrees coming out of her yin and yang, with lots of great perspective on tons of stuff.  She is an overlooked resource … Continue reading

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My Zen Master

Yogi Berra is one of my favorite philosophers.  A true zen master.  Since baseball is over for the season[1] and I’m already looking forward to it being the Cubs’ year next year, I figured that one of the all time … Continue reading

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